5 Artists with Filipino blood whose popularity reached around the Globe
Enrique Iglesias (born Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler; May 8, 1975) is a Spanish singer-songwriter, model, actor, and record producer. His mother is Filipina Citizen from Manila, Philippines, a socialite and magazine journalist Isabel Preysler. Although his mother is ethnically Filipino, Enrique does not speak Tagalog.
Peter Gene Hernandez (born October 8, 1985), known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. Mars' mother immigrated to Hawaii from the Philippines as a child, and is of Filipino and some Spanish descent.
Allan Pineda (born November 28, 1974) better known as apl.de.ap (pronounced "Apple Dee Ap"), is a Filipino-American rapper, record producer, and occasional drummer who is best known as a member of the Grammy Award-winning group The Black Eyed Peas. He was born in Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines, to a Filipina mother.
Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Valiente Scherzinger (born June 29, 1978) is an American recording artist, and television personality. Her father, Alfonso Valiente, is of Filipino descent.
Jessica Elizabeth Sanchez (born August 4, 1995) is an American singer originally from Chula Vista, California. She was the runner-up on the eleventh season of the reality show American Idol. Her mother is a Filipina from Samal, Bataan in the Philippines.