Some celebrities wear their nationality on their sleeve. Cardi B, Gina Rodriguez, and Mario Lopez are just some of the celebs who represent their culture day in and day out. Some Latinos, however, are more under the radar. 

Here are celebrities you wouldn't have guessed are Latinx:


Alexis Bledel

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The "Gilmore Girls"star proudly declares herself a Latina, as she grew up in an Argentine household and learned English only when she began school.


Andrew Keegan

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This '90s heartthrob's mother is of Colombian descent, though the actor seems to be more invested in his religion than his heritage.


Cameron Diaz

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Diaz doesn't talk about her Latino roots often, but she did once proudly explain that her family members were cigar rollers: "I grew up with the Cuban heritage, the Cuban culture, the food, the language, although I don’t speak Spanish… well I can barely speak English. And that’s where I am from.”


David Blaine

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The magic man is part Puerto Rican on his father's side.


Mark Ballas

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The "Dancing With The Stars"  performer is Mexican, Greek, Spanish, and English. In fact, his grandmother was named the "The Queen of Latin" after winning the International Latin American Dance Championship in 1995.


Jamie-Lynn Sigler

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Though Sigler played Italian-American Meadow Soprano on "The Sopranos" for eight years, the actress' mother is 100% Cuban.


Louis C.K.

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The comedian's father is a native of Mexico. His first language was Spanish, and he didn't learn English until the family moved back to the US.



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The "Milkshake" singer is a mix of Chinese, Puerto Rican, and African American roots. She's taken inspiration from all of her cultures in her current pursuit as a chef and cookbook author.


Frankie Muniz

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He's part Puerto Rican, despite playing Bryan Cranston's son on "Malcom In The Middle."


Kid Cudi

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The rapper, whose full name is Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi, is part African American, part Mexican-American.


Nicole Richie

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Richie was born to Peter Michael Escovedo and Karen Moss, but was later legally adopted by Lionel Richie and his wife Brenda. She has Mexican, English, and African-American roots.


Ryan Lochte

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This swimming superstar is half Cuban. His mother was born and raised in Havana.


Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi

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The reality TV star was born in Santiago, Chile, but was later adopted and raised by Italian-American parents.


Freddie Prinze Jr.

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Prinze grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, but his maternal grandmother is of Puerto Rican ancestry.


Vanna White

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Very few people know much about the "Wheel of Fortune" letter-turner, but White was born to a Puerto Rican father.


Bella Thorne

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Thorne's late father was Cuban. She's previously explained her frustration with being questioned about her heritage, saying, "You don't have to be brunette to be Latin. It's just a fact. I'm naturally blonde."