Famous faces who are also Afro-Latinos
Rosario Dawson is an American actress, singer, and writer. She has appeared in films such as Kids, Men in Black II, 25th Hour, Sin City, Clerks II, Rent, Death Proof, The Rundown, Eagle Eye.
Carmelo Kyam Anthony is a half- Puerto Rican professional basketball player who currently plays for the New York Knicks. He founded the Carmelo Anthony Youth Development Center and has contributed $1.5 million to the Living Classrooms Foundation, which helps thousands of children and young adults in Baltimore.
Victor Michael Cruz is a half-Puerto Rican wide receiver for the New York Giants known for salsa dancing after a touchdown. He played college football at Massachusetts, and signed with the Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2010.
Afro-Cuban television and film actor. Graduate of Howard University with a BBA in Marketing.
Tyson Beckford is a half-Jamaican and half-Panamanian fashion model and actor, best known as a Ralph Lauren Polo model. He was also the host of both seasons of the Bravo program Make Me a Supermodel.
Joan Smalls Rodríguez is a Puerto Rican fashion model. In 2013, she ranked at #8 on Forbes magazine's "World's Highest-Paid Models" list. In 2011, she became the first Latina model to represent Estée Lauder cosmetics.
Mariah Carey is a singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. She rose to prominence after releasing her self-titled debut studio album Mariah Carey in 1990.
Jose Rene "J. R." Martinez is a Salvadorian actor, motivational speaker and former U.S. Army soldier. Starting in 2008, he played the role of Brot Monroe on the ABC daytime drama All My Children. He also won season 13 of ABC’s hit series, Dancing With the Stars. In 2003, J.R. Martinez suffered severe burns to over 40 percent of his body while serving as a United States Army Infantryman in Iraq.
Stacey Lauretta Dash is an American actress, known for starring in the 1995 feature film Clueless and the television series spinoff of the same name. She has also appeared in films such as Moving, Mo' Money, Renaissance Man and View from the Top.
Alex Rodriguez - A Rod
Alexander Emmanuel "Alex" Rodriguez, nicknamed "A-Rod", is a Dominican American professional baseball infielder for the New York Yankees. He previously played for the Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers. In 2003, he gave $3.9 million to the University of Miami to renovate its baseball stadium. He’s also donated large sums of money to The Children’s Aid Society, Unicef (in the Dominicna republic), and has worked with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.
Peter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is half Puerto-Rican and born in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is a singer, songwriter, record producer, voice actor and choreographer.
Arlenis Sosa Peña is a Dominican model. She is the current spokesmodel for Lancôme and appeared in the 2008 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.
Kasseem Dean, better known by his stage name Swizz Beatz, is a Puerto Rican hip hop recording artist and record producer who is also married to Alicia Keys.
Half-Dominican Television and Film actor. Know for his role as Michael Lee on the HBO original drama series The Wire, his role in the film Red Tails, and his CW series 90210.
J August Richards
Jaime Augusto Richards III commonly known as J. August Richards is an Panamanian actor. He is best known for his portrayal of vampire hunter Charles Gunn on the WB television series Angel and Mike Peterson/Deathlok in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Melissa de Sousa
De Sousa is an Panamanian actress. Her film credits include The Best Man, Miss Congeniality, 30 Years to Life, and Lockdown.
Gerald Maxwell Rivera, better known by his stage name Maxwell, is a part Puerto Rican singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor.
John David Jackson, better known by his stage name Fabolous, is a half-Dominican hip hop recording artist from Brooklyn, New York City.
Dania Jissel Ramirez is a Dominican TV and film actress. Her credits include the roles of Maya Herrera in Heroes, Alex in Entourage, and Blanca during the last season of The Sopranos on television.