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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Afro-Cuban television and film actor. Graduate of Howard University with a BBA in Marketing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.