Filipinos seems to be all over the world. Whether they migrated in one country or working hard for the future of their family. But little that we know that some of Filipinos are very famous in the big screen of international scene.
Here are some of the international celebrities who has a Filipino blood.
Jessica Elizabeth Sanchez is a Mexican-Filipino American singer and songwriter originally from Chula Vista, California. She was the runner-up on the eleventh season of the reality show American Idol.
Apl.de.ap (Allan Pineda Lindo),
is an American-Filipino musician, rapper, singer, and record producer, best known as a member of the Grammy Award-winning hip hop group The Black Eyed Peas.
David Bautista, Batista was born in Washington, D.C. His mother, Donna Raye, has Greek ancestry, and his father, David Michael Bautista (a still-active hairdresser in the DC area), is the son of Filipino immigrants.
Professional dancer Cheryl Burke (Dancing With the Stars) is of Filipino, Russian, and Irish decent. Burke was born in San Francisco, California and grew up in Atherton, California. She is of Filipino descent and is the daughter of Sherri (Bautista) and Stephen Burke.
Singer/songwriter and model/actress Cassie (Cassandra Ventura) is the daughter of a Filipino father and a mother of African-American, Mexican and West Indian descent
Born Althea Rae Duhinio Janairo, Tia Carrere (Relic Hunter, Wayne’s World, Lilo and Stitch) is of Filipino decent. According to Carrere, she is of Filipino, Chinese and Spanish ancestry.
Best known for her role as Linda Barett in the movie, “Fast Times at Ridgemont High,” Phoebe Cates is of Filipino, Russian, and Jewish heritage.
Martial arts actor and “Chairman” of Iron Chef, Mark Dacascos is of Filipino, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, and Irish decent.
“High School Musical” actress Vanessa Ann Hudgens is of Chinese-Spanish-Filipino-Irish-Native-American decent.
Singer Enrique Iglesias is of Spanish and Filipino decent. Iglesias was born in Madrid, Spain, and is the third and youngest child of Spanish singer Julio Iglesias and Filipina-Spanish socialite and magazine journalist Isabel Preysler.
Born in the Philippines, fashion designer Monique Lhuillier is also of Spanish and French decent.
Vanessa Minnillo (MTV’s TRL and Entertainment Tonight) is Filipino, Italian, and Irish.
Lou Diamond Phillips
Lou Diamond Phillips, best known for his roles in “La Bamba” and “Young Guns,” is Filipino, Scottish, Irish, and Cherokee.
p***ycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger is Filipino, Hawaiian, and Russian.
Rob Schnieder (Deuce Bigalow, The Hot Chick, You Don’t Mess With the Zohan) is Filipino and Jewish.