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32 Celebs You Didn’t Know Were of Caribbean Descent

Nicki Minaj

Rapper, singer and songwriter Nicki Minaj was born Onika Tanya Maraj in Saint James, Trinidad.

Meagan Good

The “Think Like a Man” actress revealed her Caribbean heritage in response to being told she looks “exotic.”

“My mother’s mother is Jewish and African, so I guess that would be considered Creole. My mother’s father was Cherokee Indian and something else. My dad’s mother’s was Puerto Rican and black, and his father was from Barbados.”

Beyonce Knowles

The pop-star’s singer father Mathew is Bahamian.

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