15 Superstars With Surprising Roots

15 Superstars With Surprising Roots

More often than not, it’s pretty easy to work out an individual’s roots without having to dig too deep. Other times, it remains the kind of mystery you just can’t quite put your finger on! Which is why there’s a pretty good chance that at least some of your assumptions with regard to the roots of the world’s famous faces might actually be completely wrong!

It’s both important to be occasionally dealt a small surprise or two like this, given the way in which it can change your perceptions and remind you that you don’t always know quite as much as you think you do.

So without further delay, check out the following lists of 15 Superstars With Surprising Roots and see how many come as a real surprise to you:

#1 Wentworth Miller


Heart-throb for millions, Wentworth Million has spent much of his career surprising the world with revelations about his background and his personal life.  The ‘Prison Break’ star has always been presumed 100% Caucasian by most fans, but he was in fact born to a white mother and a black father.