Most of us know that singer Rihanna hails from Barbados, but you may not know that some of your other favorite celebrities have West Indian roots as well. Check out our list of 15 celebs with Caribbean heritage.
Tatyana Ali’s father is Trinidadian of East Indian descent.
Both of model Tyson Beckford’s parents are Jamaican.
Tia Mowry-Hardrict & Tamera Mowry-Housley
Tia & Tamera’s mom is of Bahamian descent.
Nicki Minaj is part Trinidadian.
Bond Girl Naomie Harris’ mother is Jamaican and her dad is Trinidadian.
Prison Break star Wentworth Miller’s parents are both Jamaican.
Rihanna is from Barbados and she reminds us daily.
Kerry Washington’s mother is Jamaican-American.
Leona Lewis’ father is of Afro-Guyanese descent.
Supermodel Naomi Campbell’s mother is Jamaican. Her paternal grandmother was Chinese-Jamaican.
Garcelle Beauvais is Haitian.
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Maxwell’s mother is Haitian.
Britain’s Got Talent Judge Alesha Dixon’s father is Jamaican.
Love & Hip Hop NY‘s Olivia Longott is of Jamaican and Cuban descent.
Singer, rapper and producer Wyclef Jean is Haitian.