When we see a Brazilian artist making waves worldwide, our heart is filled with pride to talk about him, isn’t it? But did you know that there are several celebrities who already represent our country in Hollywood, but you didn’t even know that they are half Brazilian?
That’s why we brought you 8 “gringa” celebrities who have Brazilian blood in their veins for you to meet.
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Eternalized as our Effy Stonem in the series Skins, Kaya Scodelario has Brazilian roots! That’s because even though she was born in the United Kingdom, the actress’s mother is Brazilian, coming from Itu, in the interior of São Paulo. Kaya even speaks fluent Portuguese!
Known for horror movies pearl and X – The Mark of Death, Mia Goth is growing more and more in the media. But did you know that she is half Brazilian? Goth is the granddaughter of Maria Gladys, an actress from Rio de Janeiro known as one of the muses of Marginal Cinema. Mia reports that her grandmother is her biggest inspiration and her time living with her in Rio de Janeiro was the best part of her childhood. Cute, right?
Who out there loves Euphoria? Since the series was released, Barbie Ferreira has been heralded as half Brazilian by many lists of fun facts about the HBO production. Known for her role as Kat Hernandez, Barbie was raised in New Jersey, but her mother’s family is all from Minas Gerais. The actress even supports Cruzeiro, people!
From Ribeirão Preto to Westeros! Lino Facioli is known for his role as Lord Robin Arryn in the series game of Thrones🇧🇷 But in real life, the actor is from São Paulo, although he has spent most of his life in the United Kingdom.
And as if Westeros wasn’t enough, we also have Brazilians at Hogwarts! Who remembers Dino Thomas? A Gryffindor student and a friend of Harry Potter, Dean was played by Alfred Enoch, who is the son of a British father and a Brazilian mother. The actor has even lived in Salvador and speaks Portuguese with a carioca accent.
Better known as Veronica Lodge in the series riverdale, Camila Mendes is also super Brazilian! She speaks a little Portuguese thanks to her parents, who were born in Brazil. While her mother’s family is from Porto Alegra (RS), her father’s family is from Brasília. Despite having spent most of her life in the United States, the actress has already lived in Brazil at the age of 10.
THE wifey Justin Bieber couldn’t be missing from this list! Hailey Baldwin Bieber was born from the union between Brazilian model Kennya Baldwin and American actor Stephen Baldwin. Thus, she learned to speak Portuguese with her mother’s family and even supports the Brazilian national team during the World Cup.
Known in the alternative scene of the early 2010s, Sky Ferreira became super famous for her grunge and different style. But did you know that the last name Ferreira is not there for nothing? The cat is of Portuguese and Brazilian descent, on her father’s side. Amazing, isn’t it?