-These international male celebrities are without a doubt of Filipino descents.
-After we've compiled the top 10 Hollywood Pinay celebrities, we are rounding up the Pinoy counterparts.
-Some of these international male celebrities are acting on the big and small screens while the others are creating beautiful music through the airwaves.
-Get to know them here, and their background.
KAMI rounded off the top 10 from the IMDb. com list of Hollywood actors and singers with Filipino descents.
Everyone already knows Apl.de.Ap as he is extremely vocal of being a Filipino. He was even one of the judges of the first season of The Voice of the Philippines.
Aside from him, here are other Hollywood celebrities who have Filipino descents.
10. Loud Diamond Phillips
This 55-year old Hollywood actor has been in the industry since 1984. He has received several acting words, and currently, he appeared in Hawaii 5-0. His mother is a Filipina, named Lucita Umayam Arañas who has a distant ancestry of Chinese, Japanese, Hawaiian, and Spanish. Philipps was born in Subic, specifically at the Subic Bay Naval Station in the Philippines.
9. Mark Dacascos
Dacascos is well-known for his martial arts skills as he starred in several action movies such as Only the Strong and Only the Brave. He also appeared in Hawaii 5-0, Dancing with the Stars, Iron Chef Australia, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. This 53-year old actor has a Filipino descent from his father's side.
8. Rob Schneider
This 53-year old Hollywood actor and comedian is always present in every Adam Sandler's movie, or if not almost in all the movies of the latter as they are good friends. He has starred in various comedy films such as 50 First Dates, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, Around the World in 80 Days, You Don't Mess with the Zohan and others.
His Filipino blood came from his mother's side as his grandmother was a Filipina.
7. Dave Bautista
This 48-year old man is a professional wrestler who began his acting career last 2006. He appeared in many Hollywood films such as Riddick, The Man with the Iron Fists, The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption, and the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 where he plays Drax the Destroyer. He also appeared in the TV series Smallville. He is the son of Filipino immigrants.
6. Reggie Lee
His real name is Reggie Valdez. You have probably seen him on the popular TV show, Grimm as Sgt. Drew Wu. This 41-year old Hollywood actor was born in Quezon City, Philippines. He moved to the US at the age of 5. Aside from Grimm, Valdez rather Lee also appeared in other popular TV series such as NCIS, Prison Break, ER, Chicago Hope, and Beverly Hills 90210.
Lee was also part of the movies such as Pirates of the Caribbean, Star Trek, Life As We Know It, and The Dark Knight Rises.
Apl.de.Ap is a member of The Black Eyed Peas group. Well, everyone knows that. For those people who don't know him yet, this 42-year old singer, rapper, record producer, and musician hails from Angeles, Pampanga, Philippines. His mother is a pure Filipina who came from the latter.
His group has been known for widely popularized songs and has won many awards over the course of time since they started.
4. Darren Criss
He is popular for his role in Glee. This 30-year old actor, singer, and songwriter is the co-owner of StarKid Productions. Aside from Glee, he also starred in several notable TV series such as The Flash, Supergirl, American Horror Story, and the Cold Case. He has won several awards already.
His mother is a native of Cebu, Philippines.
3. Steven R. McQueen
Probably, this news comes as a surprise to you. One of the handsome guys in the popular vampire series, The Vampire Diaries has a Filipino blood. This 28-year old actor happens to be Enrique Iglesias's cousin. His paternal grandmother was a Filipina actress named Neile Adams.
Aside from playing the role of Jeremy Gilbert in the Vampire Diaries, he also appeared in other TV series such as CSI: Miami, Chicago Fire, and Chicago P.D.
Do you still remember Piranha 3D? Yes, he was that handsome guy there.
2. Enrique Iglesias
Enrique Iglesias is the son of a Filipina socialite and a magazine journalist whose aunt is the grandmother of McQueen. This 42-year old singing heartthrob won the heart of Anna Kournikova. They've been together since 2001.
Iglesias has released a lot of famous songs such as Hero.
1. Bruno Mars
Everybody knows he is half-Filipino. This top-billed musician's real name is Peter Gene Hernandez. This 31-year old multi-talented man has been wowing the words with his jaw-dropping music and songs. He is one of the most popular musicians throughout the world. Every song he releases always makes it to the top. There's nothing else Bruno Mars can't do.
Here's one of his popular songs.
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