Check Out These Pinoy Celebrities That You Didn’t Know Has Foreign Blood
A lot of people would agree that the genes of Filipinos combined with other foreign blood make an incredible combination.
That is also why it’s not really surprising that many of them were able to own the spotlight because of their almost perfect looks.
In a report by GMA entertainment website, they list down some of Pinoy celebrities who have foreign blood that some people might not be aware of because of the screen names they use when they entered showbiz.
Kapuso Primetime Queen Marian Rivera was born in Madrid, Spain to a Spanish father, Francisco Javier Gracia Alonso, and Amalia Rivera, a Filipina from Cavite.
Mary Jane Santa Ana Guck or better known by her stage name Jaclyn Jose was born to a Filipina mother and while her father is of German-American descent.
45-year-old former actress and MTV Asia VJ Donita Rose is the eldest daughter of an American father, William Kent Cavett, and a Filipino mother, Evelyn Ramos.
Ernest Lorenzo Velasquez Dee or simply Enchong Dee is a Filipino-Chinese actor.
Hiro Peralta or Hirojenel Benz Magalona Peralta in real life is Filipino-Japanese Kapuso actor.
Teen actress Jillian Ward was born to a half-American and half-Filipino mother.
Ken Steven Angeles Chan or simply Ken Chan is a Filipino-Chinese actor, model and television presenter.
Bea Alonzo’s real name is Phylbert Angelie Ranollo Fagestrom, she is half-Filipino and half-British.
Arci Muñoz was born as Ramona Cecilia Datuin Muñoz, this Kapamilya actress was born to parents of Spanish descent.
Kapuso star Jazzmin Leslie Ocampo McDonald or Jazz Ocampo’s mestiza look is because of her Filipino-American-Spanish mix.
“Banana Sundae” star Angelica Panganiban got her surname from her adoptive family, but her biological father, Mark David Charlson is said to be an American.
Former professional basketball player Chris Tiu or Christopher John Alandy-Dy Tiu is a Filipino-Chinese.
27-year-old actress Jessy Mendiola was born in Dubai where her half-Lebanese and half-British father used to work, her mother is a pure Filipina.
Yassi Pressman is a Filipino- British model, actress, television personality, singer and dancer.
Hope Elizabeth “Liza” Soberano is a Filipino-American actress. She was born in Santa Clara, California, to a Filipino father and an American mother.
24-year-old Kapuso actor Derrick Monasterio’s father is an American while her mother was the former Filipina actress Tina Monasterio.
Maria Venus Raj y Bayonito, popularly known as Venus Raj was born in Qatar to an Indian father and a Filipino mother.
Former “Viva Hotbabe” member Jen Rosendahl is Filipino-German.
“Chinita Princess” Kim Chiu is a Filipino-Chinese actress.
Angelika Dela Cruz
Angelika Dela Cruz was born to a Filipino father Ernie Dela Cruz and an Italian-Austrian mother.
Derek Ramsay was born in Enfield, England to a Filipina mother and British father.
Alessandra de Rossi
Italian blood runs through the veins of Alessandra who was born in England as Alessandra Schiavone de Rossi.
31-year-old Kapuso actress Yasmien Kurdi was raised by her Lebanese father in Kuwait.
It was revealed in an interview with LJ Reyes that she came from a Filipino-Chinese family.
Max was born in Vallejo, California, USA as Isabelle Abiera Collins, she has dual citizenship – Filipino and American.
Gwen Zamora or Gwenaelle Tasha Mae Agnese in real life was born to an Australian father.
“It’s Showtime” host Anne Curtis is half-Australian and half-Filipino.
Bartolome Alberto Mott or more popularly known as the actor Tom Rodriguez was raised by his American father, a US Navy serviceman and a Filipina mother.
Megan and Lauren Young
Celebrity sisters Megan and Lauren Young once lived in Virginia, USA, the hometown of their American father.
Sarah Lahbati was born in Geneva, Switzerland as Sarah Lahbati Alzolto. Her father is from Moroccan descent.
Iya was born in Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia as Raelene Elaine Ebaler Villania to Australian parents who are of Filipino descent.
Georgina Wilson who was born in Wichita, Kansas, United States is a Filipino-British.
Love Marie Payawal Ongpauco or better known as Heart Evangelista comes from a Filipino-Chinese family.
34-year-old Kapuso star Solenn Heussaff is half Filipina and half French, she often goes to France to visit her French dad.
Rhian Ramos or Rhian Denise Ramos Howell in real life is half-Filipino and half-British.
Carla Abellana got her Spanish-German blood from her grandma Delia Razon, a former actress who was born to a German father and a Filipino-Spanish mother.
29-year-old Kapuso star Ivan Dorschner was born in Los Angeles, California, to a German-Irish father and a Filipino mother.
24-year-old Kapuso star Kim Domingo is a half Pinay and half French.
Edward Jake Lasap Falcon, better known as the hunk actor Ejay Falcon’s biological father is a French.
Gil Cuerva was born as Guillermo Ernesto Eleazar Cuerva to a Spanish father and a Filipino mother.