SAY WHAT? Stars You Probably Didn’t Know Were Black was originally published on blackamericaweb.com
1. Colin Kapernick
Although he was adopted into an all white family, Colin’s biological parents are black.
2. Derek Jeter
The legendary baseball player is mixed with African American and Irish.
3. Adriana Lima
The Victoria’s Secret supermodel is mixed with African, West Indian and Portuguese.
4. Maya Rudolph
The ‘SNL’ actress is the daughter of soul singer Minnie Ripperton.
5. Pete Wentz
The lead singer of rock band ‘Fall Out Boy’ is half black. His grandfather is Jamaican and father is African American.
6. Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne is part black and part Samoan.
7. Vin Diesel
While he doesn’t identify himself as black, he has been known to say he’s “a person of color”. Vin has never met his biological father but his step father is black.