Are you surprised when you hear that a friend with light skin is actually black?
That someone with pale skin, light hair and light eyes is actually mixed, and not just white-American like you assumed?
Well guess what, it happens
- and it's not just something that happens with civilians!
There are many famous people who you probably did not know were actually black.
Take a look and let us know if we found some that you didn't know about!
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From platinum selling singers, to TV actors to reality stars… there are so many well-known people out there that are of mixed races. Here are 15 well-known celebrities that you may not have known are black.