Celebrities you won’t believe have Arab heritage

Some of world famous stars are actually part-Arab! Have you ever thought these people have Middle Eastern blood?!

 

Vince Vaughn – Lebanese

Celebrities you won't believe have Arab heritage

 

Comedian Vince has truly mixed background rooted from Ireland, Italy, Holland, Germany, England, Scotland and Switzerland. However Vince’s grandmother on his dad’s side was Lebanese.

 

Gigi Hadid – Palestinian

Gigi Hadid

 

American fashion model Gigi Hadid may look to you like a typical California girl- thin, tall and blond. However don’t judge a book by its cover. Gigi’s father was born in Israel and is actually a Palestinian Arab.

 

Steve Jobs – Syrian

Celebrities you won't believe have Arab heritage

 
Co-founder of Apple and innovative genius Steve Jobs was actually born to Syrian Abdulfattah Jandali from Holms-city, Syria. His mother, Joanne Schieble, is of a Swiss-German descent from the USA. Her parents objected to her relationship with a Muslim. As a result Jobs was adopted as a baby by a childless couple Paul and Clara Jobs.

 

Shakira – Lebanese

Celebrities you won't believe have Arab heritage

 
Pop diva Shakira was born to a Colombian mom and a Lebanese dad whose parents emigrated from Lebanon to New York City.

 

Salma Hayek – Lebanese

Celebrities you won't believe have Arab heritage

 
Model and actress Salma Hayek was born in Mexico but her grandfather on dad’s side was Lebanese.

 

Ariana Grande – North Africa

Celebrities you won't believe have Arab heritage

 
Pop-singer Ariana posted on Facebook in 2014 “just found out my grandparents are heavily Greek and part North African…. I thought I was Italian… who am I?” It seems she took an ancestry and is believed to have some genetic heritage from Algeria or Morocco.

 

Andre Agassi – Iranian

Celebrities you won't believe have Arab heritage

 
Tennis star Andre Agassi has Arab descent through his father, who came from Armenian and Assyrian heritage.

 

Amal Clooney – Lebanese

Celebrities you won't believe have Arab heritage

 
The human rights lawyer and wife of George Clooney is Lebanese and grew up in Beirut before moving to Europe.

 

DJ Khaled – Palestinian

 

Celebrities you won't believe have Arab heritage

 
DJ and record produce  Khaled Mohamed Khaled was actually born in New Orleans to Palestinian parents.

 

Donal Trump – a surprise!

Celebrities you won't believe have Arab heritage

 
American president Donald Trump has German-American roots. However the speed with which he became so close to Gulf leaders in the first months of his presidency led many to suspect he might have some Middle-Eastern heritage 🙂

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