Most people know American stars such as Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, and Sebastian Maniscalco have Italian roots. However, there are some celebrities that may surprise you!
#24 Bradley Cooper
Bradley Cooper is of Irish and Italian descent. His father is Irish and his mother’s side is Italian (from the Abruzzo and Naples regions).
#23 Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez is of Mexican and Italian descent. Her mother has partial-Italian ancestory.
#22 Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen is of Italian, Dutch and Irish descent. Bruce’s maternal great-grandmother, Raffaela Zerilli, arrived at Ellis Island in October of 1900 from Vico Equense, Italy. His maternal grandfather was born in Naples.
#21 Joe Rogan
Joe Rogan is of Italian and Irish descent. He is three-quarters Italian and one-quarter Irish.
#20 Gwen Stefani
Gwen’s mother is Irish, Scottish, English, Norwegian, and German. Her father, Dennis Stefani, is Italian-American.
#19 Giancarlo Esposito
Giancarlo’s Italian on his fathers side. His father, John Esposito, was carpenter from Naples.
Giancarlo played character Gus Fring on hit show Breaking-Bad
#17 Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan is Irish, German, and Italian (from her mother).
#16 Justin Long
Justin is partial-Italian descent. His paternal grandmother was Italian.
#15 Hulk Hogan
Hulk Hogan is of Italian, French, and Panamanian descent. He is Italian from his father’s side.
#14 Jennifer Anniston
Jennifer Anniston is of partial-Italian descent. Her mother Nancy Dow is of Scottish, Irish, and Italian heritage.
#13 Jay Leno
Jay Leno is of Scottish and Italian descent. He is Italian from his father’s side.