There are some popular celebrities whose country of origin are commonly mistaken. People assume that because they live in a particular country and established themselves in that particular country and so they are from that country.
Her real name is Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, she is popular known for her hit song “ Waka Waka”. People actually thought that she is American but Shakira is a Colombian, married to an international footballer Gerard Pique.
Nicki Minaj is one of the most sought rapper in America, but she is originally from Trinidad and Tobago. Her real name is Orika Tanya Maraj-Petty.
Idris Elba is an English actor, producer, director and musician. Many people believe that he is a Ghanaian but he is from Sierra Leone.
Mawuli Gavor is a popular Nollywood actor, many Nigerian thought that Mawuli is a Nigerian, but he is originally from Ghana.
She is usually mistaken for being an American, but she is originally from Ukraine, her parents moved to US when she was 7 year old.
Sofia Vergara is an American actress, but she is originally from Colombia, she became a US citizen in 2014.
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