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5 stars who you didn’t know are Latino

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  • Stars you didn’t know are Hispanic.
  • You may be surprised by this list.
  • Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we present five celebrities that you probably didn’t know are Hispanic.

Hispanic Heritage Month started on September 15 and will conclude on October 15.

Félix Sánchez, president of the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts spoke about it.

«Hispanic Heritage Month gives us the opportunity to update the American people on who Latinos are today.»

Crazy for… Cameron Diaz

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Although she was born in San Diego, California Cameron Michelle Diaz’s father Emilio Diaz is Cuban.

The actress and model rose to fame in the 1990s with movies like There’s Something About Mary, The Mask and My Best Friend’s Wedding.

Years later, she starred alongside Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu in Charlie’s Angels, which became a huge success.

In addition to her Hispanic heritage, she has Anglo-Saxon, German and Cherokee ancestry. In 2018, she retired from acting.

Anya Taylor-Joy is one of the world’s most beautiful women

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Anya Taylor-Joy rose to fame with her leading role in the Netflix series The Queen’s Gambit.

Originally from Miami, Florida, Anya has stated that she was born in this city because her parents were on vacation there.

Her father, Dennis Alan Taylor, is Argentine and Scottish. Anya lived in Argentina until she was six, which is why she speaks perfect Spanish.

Following the success of The Queen’s Gambit, she appeared in films like Last Night in Soho, The Northman, and The Menu, among others.

Oscar Isaac’s move from Guatemala to Hollywood

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Oscar Isaac is an American-Guatemalan actor and film producer who won a Golden Globe.

With a Cuban father and Guatemalan mother, he has lived in Miami, Florida since he was five months old.

He is best known for his roles in Star Wars, A Most Violent Year, Ex Machina, and Moon Knight.

He graduated from the Juilliard School of Music and Performing Arts in New York in 2005 and is currently one of the most sought-after actors in the industry.

The success of Malcolm in the Middle

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Frankie Muniz, whose real name is Francisco Muniz IV, achieved fame before he turned 15, thanks to a popular TV series.

Malcolm in the Middle ran from 2000 to 2006 and remains popular among viewers today.

Frankie was born in Wood-Rige, New Jersey, in the United States. His father Francisco Muniz III is originally from Puerto Rico.

In 2008, at the age of 23, he put his acting career on hold to become a race car driver, surprising many.

Bruno Mars

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We conclude this list of five stars you probably didn’t know are Latino with singer Bruno Mars.

According to Diario AS, his real name is Peter Gene Hernandez, and he has Puerto Rican roots on his father’s side.

Many consider him the new Michael Jackson, although he has faced criticism for this comparison.

Other surprising Latinos include Aubrey Plaza, Bella Thorne, Morena Baccarin, Victoria Justice, Uma Thurman and Demi Lovato.

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