15 Famous Celebrities Who Were Not Born In The Us

Hollywood has always been known as the land of opportunities. You can come from any part of the world and struggle here and in a few years, you will be somebody. While a majority of the famous actors and musicians were born in the US. There are many who were born outside, came here, struggled and gained the fame and recognition they have today.

Hollywood is the perfect melting pot. People from all walks of life can come here and get a chance to become famous or just make something of themselves.

1Emily Ratajkowski

She gained worldwide recognition when she appeared topless in the music video for Robin Thicke’s ‘Blurred Lines’. The song became the number-one song of the year in several countries in 2013 and she was soon given modeling deals. She also appeared in the music video for Maroon 5’s ‘Love Somebody’. She was born in London and raised mainly in San Diego, California.

Emily Ratajkowski

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2Emma Watson

She is our ‘Hermione Granger’ from the ‘Harry Potter’ film series and ‘Belle’ from the 2017 live-action ‘Beauty and the Beast’. She is also a UN Women Goodwill Ambassador and the face of the UN Women campaign ‘HeForShe’ which promotes gender equality. She was born in Paris and lived there until she was five before moving to England.

Emma Watson

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3Mila Kunis

She is best known for playing ‘Jackie Burkhart’ on the television series ‘That ’70s Show’. This was her first role and she landed at the age of just 14. Since 1999 she has also been the voice for ‘Meg Griffin’ on the animated series ‘Family Guy’. She was born in Chernivtsi, Ukrainian SSR in the Soviet Union and when she was seven years old, her family moved to Los Angeles, California.

Mila Kunis

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Rihanna is one of the world’s best-selling music artists who gained fame, critical acclaim and a huge fan following after the release of her first two studio albums in 2005 and 2006. She has won many accolades for her work in music including nine Grammy Awards and is now a fashion designer. She was born in Saint Michael and raised in Bridgetown, Barbados in 1988. She moved to the US in 2005.


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She is one of the most famous and most respected actresses of her generation with many accolades such as an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, an American Cinematheque Award, etc. In 2019 she was the world’s highest-paid actresses. She was born in Benoni, in the then Transvaal Province of South Africa.


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