Filipinos are really talented people. Name one field and surely, there’s a Filipino expert for it. Artistry and Showbizness is also a field where lots of Filipinos – pure and half, excel. Even Hollywood has been conquered by Half-Filipinos. Although they are not pure or hundred percent of Filipino descent, they are still proud and delighted that Filipino blood run through their veins. Here’s a list containing 20 Hollywood names with Filipino descent.
Nicole Elikolani Prescovia Valiente or popularly known as Nicole Scherzinger, is a half-Filipino, Half-Hawaiian/Russian performer. Her father is a pure Filipino whom her mother met abroad. When she was still a baby, her parents got separated because of some issues that the two weren’t able to settle. Despite that, Nicole is very much proud of having Filipino blood running through her veins. As one would know, she is the leader of the famous all-group girl Pussycat Dolls which released several hit songs like Don’t Cha, Wait a Minute, Stickwitu among others. Today, Nicole is busy preparing for her next album which she confidently claimed to be a hit.
Vanessa Anne Hudgens
The Gabriella every teenage girl has envied on is none other than Vanessa Hudgens. She definitely has the talent and the skills to be big. Vanessa is a 27 year-old woman, who has a multi-racial descent. Her father was of Irish and Native American descent while her mother is of Filipino-Chinese-Spanish descent. Vanessa’s family stayed in the United States of America all the time, because they said they are much comfortable in it. However small her descent is, she said that she is a proud Filipina. Having her Mom who grew up in the streets of Manila, she said that through her stories, she learned to love the place. Going back to his popularity, Vanessa is not only known for being the bes Gabriella, but also a very talented young actress and a musical performer.