Tiger Woods is not the only black celebrity that’s half Black half Asian. Who else is, you say?  We got a list for you.

Black and Asian relationships are rare, yes, but those rare relationships have given us some of the most famous black celebrities, from athletes to actors to singers.

Of course, few supermodels as well. 

Let’s start with Ms Naomi Cambell.

1. Naomi Campbell

Ok, Naomi is not technically half Black, half Asian. She is a quarter Asian. Did you know that her father is half Jamaican and half Chinese?

According to reports, the supermodel has never met her father. Because he abandoned Naomi’s mother when she was four months pregnant with Naomi, she has reportedly been estranged from him all her life. 

Her paternal grandmother is of Chinese ancestry and carried the family name Ming.

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2. Denyce Lawton

This actress, best known for her role on House of Payne, is half black and half Korean. Denyce was born in Seoul, South Korea and lived in Japan and Germany along with the States as part of a military family. 

 

3. Cassie

The sultry R&B singer is quiet the mixed lady. Born Cassandra Elizabeth Ventura in New London, Connecticut , Cassie comes from a Filipino father and a mother that’s half black and half Mexican.

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4. Ne-Yo

Shaffer Chimere Smith, famously known as Ne-Yo, comes from half Chinese and half black mother and a black father. He was born in Camden, Arkansas. Similarly, both his parents were also musicians. 

5. Kelis

Another black celebrity that’s a quarter Asian is the R&B singer Kelis. Her mother is half Chinese and half Puerto Rican. She was born and raised in Harlem. 

6. Amerie

The singer and actress Amerie Mi Marie Rogers was born to a South Korean mother and black father. After Amerie was born, her family moved to South Korea and she lived there until she was 3. 

7. Marcus Chong

Best known for his roles as Huey P. Newton in Panthers and Tank the Operator in The Matrix, actor Marcus Chong is half Chinese and half black. He was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. 

8. Angela Yee

This popular radio personality is half Chinese and half black. She was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. 

9. Sharon Leal

Did you know that actress Sharon Leal is half Filipino and half black? She even moved to the Philippines with her parents until she was 6.

 

10. Jhené Aiko

The R&B star Jhené Aiko is half black and has Japanese and Spanish on her mother’s side. She was born and raised in Ladera Heights, California. 

11. Will Demps

The former NFL player and model is of African American, Puerto Rican, and Korean decent. He played for the Baltimore Ravens, New York Giants, and Houston Texans. 

12. Chanel Iman

The supermodel’s mother is half Korean and her father is black. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia and grew up in Los Angeles, California. 

 

13. Robinne Lee

This gorgeous actress comes from a racial background that includes Chinese and Indian ancestry along with being Jamaican. She was born in Mount Vernon, New York and is a graduate of Columbia Law School. 

14. Kimora Lee Simmons

Another supermodel on the list, Ms Kimora Lee Simmons is half black and half Japanese. She was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. 

15. Khalil Kain

The actor and rapper is half black and half Chinese. He was born in Manhattan, New York. 

16. Ayesha Curry

Super cook Ayesha Curry comes from a super swirled family. Her mother is Afro-Jamaican and Chinese while her father is of mixed Polish and African American ancestry.

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17. Naomi Osaka

The tennis star is half Haitian and half Japanese. She recently checked a reporter for mentioning her Japanese heritage and not her Haitian heritage. 

18. Asia Jackson

The actress and YouTube star is half Filipino and half black. Thus, Asia often addresses races issues in her YouTube Videos.

 

19. Tyson Beckford

Model Tyson Beckford is of Jamaican, Panamanian and Chinese descent. He was born in Rochester, New York and apparently was often teased about his looks during his school years. Go figure! 

20. Rae Dawn Chong

Rae is of African-Canadian, Scottish, Irish, and Chinese descent. She was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. 

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21. Lisa Wu

The reality TV personality is half black and half Chinese. And did you know that she started her career as a backup dancer for bands such as Public Enemy, EPMD, and Candyman? 

22. La’Shontae Heckard 

The model is half black and half Korean. She was born in Seoul, South Korea. 

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23. Karrueche Tran

The actress and model is half Vietnamese and half black. Karrueche was raised in Los Angeles, California. 

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