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24 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Italian (P2)

Not to many people know that these American celebrities have dependents from Italy. Does anybody on the list shock you?

#12 Madonna

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Madonna’s father is Italian and her mother is French Canadian. 

#11 Rachel Bilson

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Rachel Bilson’s mother is Italian.

#10 Steve Carell

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Steve Carell is of of Italian, German, and Polish descent.

His father is of Italian and German heritage. His father’s surname was originally Caroselli (it was changed to Carell in the 1950s).

#9 Vince Vaughn

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Vince Vaughn is of Italian, English, Irish, German, and Lebanese descent. He is Italian his maternal grandfather.

#8 Nicolas Cage

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Nicolas Cage is of Italian, German and Polish descent. He is Italian from his father’s side.

#7 Sophia Bush

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Sophia Bush is of English and Italian descent.

#6 Frank Zappa

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Frank Zappa was of Italian, French, and Greek descent. 

Franks mother, Rosemarie, is Neapolitan and Sicilian. His father, Francis, was an immigrant from Partinico, Sicly.

#5 Tim McGraw

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Tim McGraw is of Italian, Scottish, Irish, English, French, Dutch, Czech, and German descent. He is Italian from his grandfather.

#4 Steven Tyler

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Steven Tyler is of Italian, German, Polish, and English descent. 

His paternal grandfather was from Cotronei in Calabria.

#3 Leah Remini

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Leah Remini is of Italian and Austrian descent. Her father has Italian ancestry from Sicily.

 

#2 Jon Favreau

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Jon Favreau is of Italian and Canadian descent. He is Italian from his father’s side.

#1 Jason Biggs

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Jason Biggs is of English and Italian descent. Biggs’ father is English and Italian and his mother is Sicilian.

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