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Proud Pinoy! 35 Hollywood artists with Filipino blood

Dailypedia logo Dailypedia 6/18/2018 Jackie Mata

  • 35 Filipinos that made it big on Hollywood
  • Artists that represent the Filipino Pride in international projects and the western industry

We all know that there’s a lot of Hollywood artists that have more than a bit of Filipino blood in them.

Here are 35 Filipinos that are currently marking their own spot at the center of the west’s entertainment industry:

Hailee Steinfield

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This singer-actress’ great-grandfather is actually Boholano.

Vanessa Hudgens

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Vanessa Hudgens’ mother is Filipina.

Cassie

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This Step Up 2 star’s father is Filipino.

Anna Maria Perez de Tagle

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Anna Maria’s parents are both Filipino.

Nicole Scherzinger

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This singer’s father is Filipino.

Shay Mitchell

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Actress Shay Mitchell’s mom is from Pampanga

Nicole Gale Anderson

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Nicole’s mom was born in the Philippines.

Jessica Sanchez

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This American Idol Season 11 runner-up’s mother is from Samal, Bataan.

Jasmine Villegas

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Villegas is of Filipino, German, and Irish descent.

Sacheen Padilla

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Sacheen Padilla was actually born in the Philippines.

Lalaine Vergara-Paras

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Her parents are from Batangas and Pampanga

Shannyn Sossamon

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Her maternal grandmother is of Hawaiian and Filipino descent.

Cheryl Burke

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This Dancing with the Starts icon a mix of Filipino, Irish, and Russian blood.

Sharon Leal

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Sharon’s mother is Filipino

Liza Lapira

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She is of Filipino, Chinese, and of Spanish ancestry.

Vanessa Lachey

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Vanessa’s mom is Filipina.

Rachel Grant

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She was born in Parañaque with her Filipina mom.

Tamlyn Tomita

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This Teen Wolf star’s mom has Filipino blood.

Tia Carrere

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Tia is of s of Filipino, Chinese, and Spanish ancestry.

Darren Criss

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This Glee star and singer is a proud Cebuano.

Steven McQueen

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He is the grandson of actor Steve McQueen and actress Neile Adams, a Filipina.

Bruno Mars

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This world-renowned singer is a Proud Filipino. In fact, he is a nephew of Filipino actress Ruffa Gutierrez as his grandfather is the cousin of Ruffa’s dad, Eddie Gutierrez.

Apl.De.Ap

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Apl.De.Ap was born and raised in Pampanga.

Michael Copon

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His father is from Cavite.

Enrique Iglesias

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This famous singer’s mother is Kapampangan socialite Isabel Preysler.

Reggie Lee

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This TV actor was born in Quezon City.

Billy Dec

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This Emmy awardee is actually Filipino-American!

Dante Basco

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This actor and voice actor has a Filipino-American blood.

Paolo Montalban

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Paolo Montalban was born and raised in Manila.

Dave Bautista, Jr.

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Know for his screen name ‘Batista’, this wrestling star turned actor is half-Filipino.

Jason Rogel

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Jason Rogel is full Filipino.

Vincent Rodriguez III

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This Crazy Ex-Girlfriend actor is Filipino-American.

Rob Schneider

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This famous comedian is a proud Filipino.

Lou Diamond Phillips

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His mom, Lucita Umayam Araña, was born in Candelaria, Zambales.

Jasmine Trias

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American Idol Season 3 third runner-up, Jasmine Trias’ parents were from Cavite.

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