Our world is an enormous melting pot of people from many walks of life and races. More than ever, people are of various and complicated ethnic backgrounds. We are becoming a more colorful and diverse place as interracial couples and multi-ethnic families become more visible. Hollywood has a long way of depicting multi-ethnic identities on film, yet it is progressing faster than it did 20 years ago when television and movies were primarily starred in by artists of Caucasian origin.
Although the internet has made the intricacies of celebrities’ daily life, including their income and investments, a 24/7 consumable product, there are still a few facts you may not know about your favorite stars, such as their ethnicity. Beyoncé, Rihanna, and Halle Berry are just a few of the most well-known mixed-race superstars. For your enjoyment, we rounded up some of the hottest celebrities of mixed ethnicity and heritage. Be enchanted by their unique and lovely faces, and then read on to see how talented they are. If you aren’t already following these beautiful and brilliant individuals, now is the time to start.

Alex Trebek | French, Canadian, Ukrainian

Alex Trebek worked as the host of the Canadian quiz program Reach for the Top in the mid-1960s. His first American television appearance was as the host of The Wizard of Odds, a short-lived game show that aired in 1973. He began hosting a revived version of the trivia game Jeopardy! in 1984.Trebek was born in Sudbury, Canada, on July 22, 1940. Lucille Trebek, his mother, was a French-Canadian woman of First Nations descent, while George Trebek, his father, was a Ukrainian immigrant.

Trebek left his native country in 1973 to pursue a career in Hollywood. His first major hosting stint, The Wizard of Odds, only lasted one season, and Trebek went on to host another game show called High Rollers in 1974. Simultaneously, he broadened his horizons by hosting more game shows. Trebek became popular to a remarkable degree as the generous and unflappable host of one of the most famous game shows in television history for decades on the air.