-You've seen them hosting, judging, acting, or performing in TV shows and concerts.
-They've conquered the world of fashion, acting, singing, concert scenes, movies and television shows.
-Who would have thought that these gorgeous ladies are truly Pinoys?
-Check out the list below.
KAMI found this stunning Hollywood actresses or celebrities with Filipino descents in both the IMDb and primer websites.
These are the 10 Hollywood celebrities who have Filipino descents. Let's find out each one of them in no particular order.
10. Phoebe Cates
This 52-year old actress was immensely popular during the 1980s. She was considered to be one of the most beautiful faces in the world. She's been married to Kevin Kline since 1989. It was noted that her maternal grandfather was Chinese-Filipino.
9. Tia Carere
Tia Carrere has been in the industry since 1982. She's been part of various TV and movie projects such as True Lies, Lilo & Stitch, The A-Team, Quantum Leap, Relic Hunter, CSI: Miami, The Celebrity Apprentice, In Plain Sight, and others.
According to this 50-year old actress, she is of Filipino, Chinese and Spanish descents.
8. Vanessa Lachey
She's the wife of the 98 degrees lead singer, Nick Lachey, but before that she was the Miss Teen USA 1998 winner and a New York-based correspondent of Entertainment Tonight. She has also starred in several popular TV series.
Earlier than this, she was born in Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines at the USAF Clark Regional Medical Center. Her mother is Helen Ramos Bercero who is a native of Manila, Philippines.
7. Sharon Leal
She's an actress and a singer who has a recurring role in Supergirl. Do you know who she is in the series? She's Miss Martian. She also starred in other popular TV series such as the Suits, Private Practice, Boston Public, Grimm, Person of Interest, CSI: Miami, and others.
This 44-year old actress is a daughter of a Filipina named Angelita.
6. Nicole Gale Anderson
This 26-year old actress is known today as Heather Chandler in the CW series Beauty & the Beast. She plays as the younger sister of Kristin Kreuk in the show. She also guested in the popular TV series, Pretty Little Liars, and starred on her own TV show, the Ravenswood. Her mother is of Filipino descent.
5. Shannyn Sossamon
This 38-year old actress is known for her roles in the movies A Knight's Tale, 40 Days and 40 Nights, One Missed Call, and others. She also had several TV guesting in popular television series such as Law & Order Special Victims Unit, Wayward Pines, and Sleepy Hollow. Her grandmother from her mother side is of Filipino and Hawaiian descent.
4. Nicole Scherzinger
She's among the most vocal international artists of admitting that she's of Filipino descent. This 38-year old singer, actress, and TV personality have been gracing in several popular TV shows and series. She's a judge on X-Factor US and UK among other else. Her father is Alfonso Valiente who is of Filipino descent.
She's currently active in the industry and popular with 3.1 million followers on Instagram.
3. Hailee Steinfield
This 20-year old popular model, singer, and actress has starred in blockbuster films such as Pitch Perfect, Romeo and Juliet, and Transformers. She had a guest appearance in Taylor Swift's Bad Blood music video. She has received numerous awards and recognition for her acting skills.
She has 5.7 million followers on Instagram.
2. Shay Mitchell
This 30-year old stunner is the daughter of Precious Garcia who hails from the province of Pampanga. It was noted that she's Lea Salonga's first cousin. Her notable role is Emily Fields in the highly acclaimed TV series, Pretty Little Liars.
She's also an author, entrepreneur, and a model aside from being an actress. Currently, she has 17.1 million Instagram followers. Thanks to her role in Pretty Little Liars.
1. Vanessa Hudgens
Well, this is not a surprise to everyone as it was revealed earlier that she is of Filipino descent.
This 28-year old actress and singer became famous for her role in High School Musical series. She also released her debut album that went up to gold. She's currently taking the lead role in the Powerless TV series.
Her mother is from Manila, Philippines, and she has the highest Instagram followers among the ones listed here with 25.9 million, High School Musical series really made a huge difference in her success.
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