20+ Children of Famous Parents Who Show the Beauty of Mixed Races

A survey, conducted at the beginning of the 2000s, showed that 27% of the population in the United States doesn’t know the origin of their family history. In the 2010s, it had increased to 34%. But still, people want to know more about their ancestors. Stars show how important it is to remember your family history, and they tell their children about it.

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen’s children

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are the happy parents of boy Miles Theodore and girl Luna Simone. The dark-skinned children of the couple melt the hearts of fans all over the world. The kids inherited the appearance traits from their parents. Chrissy Teigen has Thai and Norwegian roots, and John Legend’s family is from Africa.

The parents and children in the Legend-Teigen family don’t only share physical similarities but also a strong emotional bond. Luna, like her mom, loves gorgeous outfits, dancing, and doing photo shoots. Miles inherited his passion for music from his dad, along with his confidence during public appearances.

Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet’s kids

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Lola Iolani Momoa and Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa are the children of Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet. They are a mix of African and Jewish roots from their mother’s side and Hawaiian and Irish from their dad. The parents wanted to celebrate their roots by choosing special names for their kids.

For example, their son’s name Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha has a particular meaning. It turns out that he was born on a dark, rainy day, and his name is a reflection of that: “kauapo” — “kau” (rain), “po” (darkness). And “Namakaeha” is his father’s Hawaiian name he was given at birth.

Marco Perego-Saldaña and Zoe Saldaña’s boys


The Perego-Saldaña family is composed of a diverse mixture of different nationalities. Zoe has Puerto Rican and Dominican roots. Marco is Italian. Their strong marriage gave the world 3 sons, 2 of which are twins.

Zoe Saldaña grew up in a bilingual family, so she is trying to raise her children the same way. In an interview, she said that her kids could speak 3 languages fluently: Italian, Spanish, and English. This helps them keep in touch with their relatives without being affected by any language barriers.

Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey’s twins

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Nick’s African American roots and Mariah’s Irish roots are mixed in their twins, Monroe and Moroccan. Both appearance-wise and creatively, the girl takes after her mom. In an interview, Mariah shared that Monroe has an incredibly clear voice and a good ear for music.

As for Moroccan, he’s a naughty boy. Mariah often posts funny videos of him where he does some cute things.

Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves’ children

American actor Matthew McConaughey and Brazilian model Camila Alves are the proud parents of 3 kids. They gave their children their finest features: dark skin, wavy hair, and tall height.

The popular couple is teaching their kids to be independent and proud of their achievements. Once, Camila Alves compared her family to a traveling circus, where everyone is responsible for their own clean bed and folded clothes.

David Bowie and Iman’s daughter

Lexi Jones is David Bowie’s daughter from his second marriage with Iman. The beautiful couple amazed fans from all over the world. She is a dark-skinned model from Somalia, and he was from Great Britain with a mix of Irish roots.

Lexi is 22 now, and she has an active social media page. She’s got a unique appearance from her mom — dark skin, curly hair, and brown eyes. And she got her artistic talent from David, and this is how she earns her living.

François-Henri Pinault and Salma Hayek’ daughter

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Salma Hayek is one of the most prominent actresses today. She has Spanish and Libyan roots. In 2007, at the age of 41, she had her only daughter, Valentina, with a French businessman, François-Henri Pinault.

Valentina grew up in a multilingual family and can speak 3 languages: French, Spanish, and English. She even taught her mom French. She is now15 years old and loves attending public events and doing photo shoots with her mom.

Henry Golding and Liv Lo’s baby

In March 2021, actor Henry Golding and his wife Liv Lo had a daughter named Lyla. The Golding-Lo family is ethnically diverse: Henry Golding is South Asian from Malaysia, and his wife has both Italian and Taiwanese roots.

Unlike Gigi Hadid, Lyla’s parents don’t hide her from the public and eagerly share her first photos on their social media.

John Mulaney and Olivia Munn’s baby.

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In Novermber 2021, John Mulaney and Olivia Munn had a son. He got an unusual name Hiệp, honoring the roots of Olivia’s mother who is from Vietnam. So, the newborn has Vietnamese roots from his mom and Irish roots from his father.

Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams’s baby girl

Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. is the next generation of the Ohanian-Williams family. Her mother is African American, and her father is American with Armenian and German roots.

Olympia’s favorite toy is a dark-skinned toy Qai Qai. Serena and Alexis think it has a special meaning, “It was really important to us to make sure that Olympia had a Black baby doll and have that be a very important first doll for her.” The doll first appeared on their social media and was soon described in Serena’s first book for kids The Adventures of Qai Qai.

Seal and Heidi Klum’s kids

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German supermodel Heidi Klum and British singer Seal (who has Brazilian and African roots) have 4 children. And only 3 of them, Henry, Johan, and Lou, are the biological children of both parents.

Seal adopted Heidi’s older daughter, Leni, when he married the supermodel. He couldn’t have done otherwise because Leni was born when they were in a relationship. Even though Leni is not Seal’s own daughter, they still have a strong family connection, even after Heidi and Seal got divorced.

Olivier Martinez and Halle Berry’s son

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Maceo Robert Martinez is the son of Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez. The boy has French and Spanish roots from his father’s side and African from his mother’s. The genetic mix determined the boy’s nature. In one of her interviews, Halle shared that he “makes me laugh all the time because he dresses up in my shoes and my clothes.”

Chris Noth and Tara Lynn Wilson’s sons

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Chris Noth and Tara Lynn Wilson have been together for over 20 years. They had 2 sons, Orion and Keats with a 12-year age difference. The Noth-Wilson family is multinational because Chris has Irish roots and his wife has African American and Filipino genes.

Do you know the history of your family?

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