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The 4 Popular Celebrities Whose Country Of Origin Are Commonly Mistaken, See Photos

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Some celebrities' countries of origin are frequently misunderstood by their fans and other entertainment fans.

In this essay, I'll introduce you to some superstars whose true homeland you may not be aware of.

1. Nicki Minaj

Some people believe the singer is from Jamaica, while others believe she is from Africa. Nicki Minaj is a Trinidad rapper and songwriter, according to Wikipedia. Her parents, Robert and Carol Maraj, are from Trinidad and Tobago, a South American country.

2. Shakira

Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a great dancer, singer, and songwriter. At the age of 13, she made her Sony Music Colombia debut. Shakira is frequently mistaken for an American artist due to her musical variety, however, she is a Colombian singer and dancer.

3. Mawuli Gavor

Mawuli Gavor has been in numerous Nigerian films and has received numerous film and non-film accolades. Despite his prominence in the Nigerian entertainment scene, Mawuli is a Ghanaian who has appeared in Ghollywood films.

4. Idrissa Akuna Elba

Idrissa Akuna Elba is a singer, actor, and producer with a wide range of skills. He has been in several African and American films. He is frequently misidentified as an American, and some Africans believe he is a Nigerian. Idris Alba is an Englishman who was born in London, England to Winston, a Sierra Leonean man, and Eve, a Ghanaian woman.

Which of these celebrities' countries of origin surprised you the most?

Which other celebrities do you know their country of origin is sometimes mistaken?

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