8 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were of Trinidadian Descent

Did you know all these famous people were from the islands of Trinidad and Tobago?

1. Alfonso Ribeiro

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You probably know him as the quirky character Carlton from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, but did you know that both of his parents hail from Trinidad and Tobago? His grandfather is even the late famous calypso singer and composer Rafael de Leon, aka Roaring Lion.

2. Nicki Minaj

Nicki-Minaj-Singer-Wallpaper-e1383450800358Born Onika Manaj, this top rapper is one of the few on this list who was actually born in Trinidad, Saint James to be specific. She has used her career to show love to Trinidad, performing there, featuring the island in her MTV special, “My Time Now,” and even filming her most recent video there, “Pound the Alarm.”

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