Celebrities Filipino Blood
Filipino-American Celebrities Who Have Achieved Stardom

The Philippines has always had talent, no matter where they are in the world. As a result, I’ve compiled a list of famous celebrities you may not be aware of who have Filipino ancestors. Without further ado, here they are.

Here are the 10 celebrities with Filipino blood in them

    1. Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson (H.E.R.)

      Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson (H.E.R.)Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson was born and raised in the United States to a Filipino mother and an African-American father. Her upbringing was characterized by a constant presence of music in her home, ranging from karaoke singing, which is common in Filipino households, to music from her musician father’s band.

      Full name:Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson
      Born:June 27, 1997 (age 24), Vallejo, California, United States
      Profession:Singer-songwriter · Guitarist
      Available on:YouTube
      YouTube Music
    2. Jacob Batalon

      Jacob BatalonThe actor who plays Ned, Jacob Batalon is of Filipino origin. However, in the MCU Spider-Man films, it is never explicitly stated that Ned is of Filipino descent or that his family is Filipino. The scene establishes the presence of more canon Filipino characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

      Born:October 9, 1996 (age 25), Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
    3. Michael Copon

      Michael Copon

      Michael Copon was born in the Virginia town of Chesapeake. His father is of Filipino origin. In the year 2000, he graduated from Deep Creek High School. Copon is a producer and actor from the United States. He is best known for his roles as Felix Taggaro in One Tree Hill, Vin Keahi in Beyond the Break, and Lucas Kendall in Power Rangers Time Force.

      Born:November 13, 1982 (age 39), Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
      Occupation:Actor · Producer
    4. Hailee Steinfeld

      Hailee SteinfeldHailee Steinfeld was born to a Jewish father and a Christian mother. Ricardo Domasin, her maternal grandfather, was half Filipino (from Panglao, Bohol) and half African-American. Steinfeld grew up in Agoura Hills and later in Thousand Oaks, California, where she attended Ascension Lutheran School, Conejo Elementary School, and Colina Middle School. She was homeschooled from 2008 until she graduated from high school in June 2015.

      Born:December 11, 1996 (age 25), Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, US
      Occupation:Actress · Singer
      Available on:YouTube
      YouTube Music
    5. Olivia Rodrigo

      Olivia RodrigoOlivia Rodrigo was born in the United States and grew up in Marietta, California before moving to Los Angeles to pursue a career as an actress. She lived and grew up in neighboring Temecula. Rodrigo is biracial, with her father being Filipino-American and her mother having German and Irish ancestry. Olivia Isabel Rodrigo is an actress and singer-songwriter from the United States. She rose to prominence after starring in the Disney television shows Bizaardvark and High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.

      Born:February 20, 2003 (age 19), Rancho Springs Medical Center, Murrieta, California, United States
      Occupation:Singer-songwriter · Actress
      Available on:YouTube
      YouTube Music
    6. Bella Poarch

      Bella PoarchBella Poarch is Filipino and was born in the Philippines before moving to Hawaii with her family. Bella revealed her adoption in a TikTok video, and she has previously out-spoken about her “rough childhood” and abuse. She tweeted in August 2020 that she had been suffering from major depressive disorder and PTSD since 2017.

      Born:February 9, 1997 (age 25), Philippines
      Occupation:Social Media Personality · Singer
      Available on: YouTube
      YouTube Music
    7. Vanessa Hudgens

      Vanessa HudgensVanessa Hudgens, the daughter of Filipina Gina and American Greg Hudgens, has been outspoken about her Filipino heritage. In 2020, she revealed that Pansit and Lumpia were two of her favorite Filipino dishes for Christmas.

      Born:December 14, 1988 (age 33), Salinas, California, United States
      Occupation:Actress · Singer
    8. Dave Bautista

      Dave Bautista

      His mother is Greek, and his father is the son of Filipino immigrants. His paternal grandfather served in the Philippine military, worked as a taxi driver and barber, and did a bunch of other jobs to support his family. His mother is a lesbian. Dave Bautista has stated that he grew up in poverty and had a difficult life at a young age.

      Born:January 18, 1969 (age 53), Washington, D.C., United States
      Occupation:Professional Wrestler · Mixed Martial Artist · Bodybuilder
      Professional Wrestling Career
      Ring name:• Batista
      • Dave Batista
      • Deacon Batista
      • Khan
      • Leviathan
    9. Bruno Mars

      Bruno MarsPeter Gene Hernandez, better known as Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, musician, and dancer. His mother is Bernadette San Pedro Bayot Hernandez, a native Filipina born in Manila. At the age of 55, she passed away on June 1, 2013, after suffering a brain aneurysm.

      Born:October 8, 1985 (age 36), Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
      Occupation:Singer · Songwriter · Record Producer · Musician · Dancer
      Nationality: American
      Available on:YouTube
      YouTube Music
    10. apl.de.ap


      Allan Pineda Lindo professionally known as apl.de.ap is a member of a well-known hip-hop group the Black Eyed Peas. apl.de.ap was born to a Filipina mother and an African-American father in the Philippines. At the age of 14, he was adopted by an American family and relocated to Los Angeles.

      Born:November 28, 1974 (age 47), Angeles City, Philippines
      Occupation:Rapper · Singer · Record Producer
      Citizenship:Philippines · United States
      Available on:YouTube
      YouTube Music

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