Today’s Celebrities Reflect America’s Demographic Shifts

You probably know the names of these celebrities. Do you know their racial and ethnic ancestry?

Race

Derek Jeter
Mother
Irish German and English, ancestry
Father
Black ancestry

Cameron Diaz
Mother
English, German, and Cherokee ancestry
Father
Cuban ancestry
Halle Berry
Mother
English and German ancestry
Father
Black ancestry

Bruno Mars
Mother
Filipino and Spanish ancestry
Father
Puerto Rican and Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry
Apolo Ohno
Mother
European American ancestry
Father
Japanese ancestry
Norah Jones
Mother
American ancestry
Father
Indian ancestry

Selena Gomez
Mother
Mexican ancestry
Father
Italian-American ancestry
Tiger Woods
Mother
Thai, Chinese, Dutch ancestry
Father
Black ancestry
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