8 Surprising Celebs With Arabic Roots

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Think you know the heritage of your favorite celebrities? Don’t think you need the services of Ancestry.com to guess the bloodline of your favorite stars? We beg to differ. And we bet you didn’t know some of the following celebs had Arab ancestry.

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Andre Agassi

He’s known for his awesome tennis game. His father’s ancestry was from Assyria and Armenia.
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Shannon Elizabeth

Shannon’s known for playing Nadia in the movie American Pie. Her dad is Syrian-Lebanese.
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Paula Abdul

Paula is famous for her singing career and for being on American Idol as a judge. Her heritage is Syrian and Jewish.
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Sammy Hagar

Van Halen fans know about Sammy. But they may not know that he has Lebanese blood.
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Ralph Nader

He has been in politics for many years. His parents are from Lebanon.
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Vince Vaughn

Vince is a favorite of many people. His Arabic heritage comes from his father’s mother, who was Lebanese.
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DJ Khaled

A lot of people love DJ’s music. It may not be a surprise to many that DJ has a Palestinian heritage.
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Tony Shalhoub

This star of Monk is known to many people. What many may not know is that his dad is an immagrant from Lebanon.
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