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10 Famous American Celebs Who Aren’t Actually From the U.S.

Posted: February 27, 2016 at 12:17 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Most people know that celebrities like Justin Bieber and Drake hail from Canada, or that Anthony Hopkins is British, but it may come as a shock when you find out the following celebs weren’t really born in the good ol’ U.S. of A.

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Nicki Minaj – While she reps Queens in her songs, Nicki was actually born in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago. Her mother moved her family to Queens, New York when Minaj was just five years old.

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Bruce Willis – Is there anything more American than Bruce’s Die Hard series of films? We don’t think so. However, did you know that Willis was actually born in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany?

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Keanu Reeves – You may have thought Keanu was born in Hawaii, but he’s actually from Beirut, Lebanon.

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Natalie Portman – Not only is Natalie Jewish, but she was also born in Jerusalem, Israel.

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Mila Kunis – Thought this beauty was born in the USA? Nope, she’s from Chernivtsi, Ukraine.

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Jim Carrey – The comedian wasn’t born far from the United States. He was born in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada and currently holds both a Canadian and American citizenship.

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Martin Lawrence – Believe it or not, Lawrence was actually born in Frankfurt, Germany.

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Charlize Theron – Thought Charlize was from California? Sorry to disappoint you, but she’s actually from Benoni, Transvaal Province, South Africa.


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Michael J. Fox – Just like a couple of other celebrities on this list, the Back to the Future actor was born in Canada. He’s from Edmonton, Alberta to be precise.

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Kathie Lee Gifford – The famous TV host, singer and actress, who’s best known for her 15 years on the talk show Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee may be an American citizen now, but she was born in Paris, France. Perhaps that’s where her love for wine comes from…

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