Multiracial Entertainers: The Male Edition 1

If you’re a regular reader of KolorBlind Magazine, then you’ll be familiar with our tagline which is:

“the promotion of the Interracial (KolorBlind) life through culture, fashion, language and food…”

The KolorBlind life consists of those in an interracial/interethnic relationships and those who were born as a result of such relationship. Over the last two or three decades the number of people who are described as being of mixed race has risen tremendously. We see them on TV, we see them in magazines and we hear them quite a lot on the radio. The United States even has a president of mixed race heritage.

The terms multiracial and mixed-race describe people or groups of people whose ancestries come from multiple races. Unlike the term biracial, which often is only used to refer to a person of two different races, the term multiracial may encompass biracial people but can also include people with more than two races in their heritage.

A person of multiracial descent is defined as follows:

Let’s take a look at 20 of our era’s influential multiracial entertainers. This list, which is sorted according to age, covers multiracial actors, singers, athletes and models alike.

1. Bob Marley (Nesta Robert Marley)

Occupation: Singer/Songwriter/Musician

Age: 66 but died at 36 yrs (1981)

Ethnicity: Afro-Jamaican/English/Syrian-Jewish descent

Famous Quotes:  “I Shot the Sheriff”, “No Woman, No Cry”, “Could You Be Loved”Bob Marley

2. Philip Michael Thomas

Occupation: Actor

Age: 63

Ethnicity: German/Native American/African American/Irish

Famous Quotes: “Miami Vice”, “Grand Theft Auto: Vice City”, “Sparkle” Philip Michael Thomas

3. Giancarlo Esposito (Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito)

Occupation: Actor

Age: 54

Ethnicity: Italian/African-American

Famous Quotes: “Do the Right Thing”, “The Usual Suspects”, “King of New” YorkGiancarlo Esposito

4. Mario Van Peebles (Mario “Chip” Cain Van Peebles)

Occupation: Actor/Director

Age: 55

Ethnicity: African-American/German

Famous Quotes: “Panther”, “Ali”, “New Jack City”Mario Van Peebles

5. Keanu Reeves

Occupation:  Actor

Age: 48

Ethnicity: Filipino/English/English/Irish/Portuguese/Native Hawaiian/Chinese

Famous Quotes: “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure”, “Speed”, “Point Break”, “The Matrix”Keanu Reeves

6. Benjamin Bratt

Occupation: Actor

Age: 48

Ethnicity: Peruvian/American German/English

Famous Quotes: “Law & Order”, “Miss Congeniality”, “Demolition Man”Benjamin Bratt

7. Vin Diesel (Mark Sinclair Vincent)

Occupation: Actor/Writer/Director/Producer

Age: 45

Ethnicity: Italian American/Caucasian American

Famous Quotes: “The Fast and the Furious”, “xXx”Vin Diesel

8. Shemar Moore (Shemar Franklin Moore)

Occupation:  Fashion Model/Actor

Age: 42

Ethnicity: African-American/Irish/French-Canadian

Famous Quotes: “The Young and the Restless”,”Criminal Minds”, “Soul Train”Shemar Moore

SEE ALSO: Multiracial Celebrities When They Were Babies

9. Wentworth Miller (Wentworth Earl Miller III)

Occupation:  Actor/Model/Screenwriter

Age: 40

Ethnicity: African-American/Jamaican/English/German/


Famous Quotes: “Prison Break”Wentworth Miller

10. Allen & Albert Hughes (twins)

Occupation: Film directors/Producers/Screenwriters

Age: 40

Ethnicity: Armenian/African-American

Famous Quotes: “Menace II Society”, “From Hell”, ” The Book of Eli”Allen and Albert Hughes

11. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson (Dwayne Douglas Johnson)

Occupation:  Athlete/Actor

Age: 40

Ethnicity: Hawaiian/Chinese/English

Famous Quotes: “WWF Champion”, “Scorpion King”, “The Fast and The Furious”Dwayne Johnson

12. Boris Kodjoe (Boris Frederic Cecil Tay-Natey Ofuatey-Kodjoe)

Occupation:  Model/Actor

Age: 39

Ethnicity: African (Ghana)/German

Famous Quotes: “Soul Food”, “The Gospel”, “Resident Evil”Boris Kodjoe

13. Derek Jeter (Derek Sanderson Jeter)

Occupation: Athlete

Age: 38

Ethnicity: African-American/Irish/German

Famous Quotes: “A five-time World Series champion – New York Yankees”Derek Jeter

SEE ALSO: Multiracial Entertainers: The Female Edition 1

14. Freddie Prinze, Jr. (Freddi James Prinze, Jr.)

Occupation: Actor

Age: 36

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican/German/English/Irish/Native American

Famous Quotes: “I Know What You Did Last Summer”, “I Still Know What You Did Last Summer”, “She’s All That”Freddie prince jr.

15. Tiger Woods (Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Woods)

Occupation:  Athlete

Age: 36

Ethnicity: African-American/Native American/Chinese/Thai/Dutch

Famous Quotes: “World No. 1 Golf Player”tiger Woods

16. Lloyd Banks (Christopher Charles Lloyd)

Occupation: Rapper/Entertainer

Age: 30

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican/African-American

Famous Quotes: “G-Unit” “The Hunger For More”, “HFM 2”Lloyd Banks

SEE ALSO: 30 Hottest Multiracial Mommas 2012

17. Carmelo Anthony (Carmelo Kyam Anthony)

Occupation: Athlete

Age: 28

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican/African-American

Famous Quotes: “Denver Nuggets”, “New York Knicks”

18. Drake (Aubrey Drake Graham)

Occupation:  Rapper/Entertainer

Age: 26

Ethnicity: African-American/Canadian Jewish

Famous Quotes: “Thank Me Later”, “Take Care”Drake

19. Tahj Mowry (Tahj Dayton Mowry)

Occupation: Actor/Dancer/Singer

Age: 26

Ethnicity: Bahamian-American/British American

Famous Quotes: “Smart Guy”, “Kim Possible”, “Baby Daddy”Tahj Mowry

20. Marcel Nguyen

Occupation: Athlete

Age: 25

Ethnicity: Jewish British Caucasian/African-American

Famous Quotes: “Silver Medal, Olympic 2012 Men’s artistic team all-around, floor and parallel bars”Marcel Nguyen


31 thoughts on “Multiracial Entertainers: The Male Edition 1

  1. It’s nice to see people who look like me and to have a presence online. I guess we’re no longer an outcast. Thanks for this.

  2. I like this list. It’s interesting learning the ancestry and backgrounds of people we watch and listen to regularly.

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