Top 10 World Celebrities You Never Knew Were From Trinidad & Tobago


14. Winston Duke: The breakout star of “Black Panther” was born in Trinidad and Tobago. He moved to New York at nine years old. Duke said he was brought to tears recently after viewing a video of school children in Tobago. The students of Tobago East and Roxborough Anglican School lined up with their arms crossed over their chest and sent the actor some love: “M’Baku we love you.” 🙂

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13. Foxy Brown: The “Ill Na Na” rapper was born to Trinidadian parents. The rapper herself was born in New York City, New York.


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12. Stokely Carmichael: The Black activist and civil rights leader was born in Trinidad. He moved to the U.S. at 11 years old.

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11. Tatyana Ali: The third “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” alum on the list has Trinidadian heritage. Her father was born on the twin island while her mother is Panamanian. Ali herself was born in North Bellmore, New York.

10. Heather Headley: The singer/actress was born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago. 

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