Of Tongan, Samoan and Irish descent, the 18-year-old was born and raised in Hawaii. He recently became the first Pacific Islander to win American Idol After ruling the hearts of audiences across the country with his poignant story and incredible voice.
If you don’t know Drew, you are missing out! The Samoan TikTok star first brought fame to anti-feminists on social media with her iconic laugh and brilliant sense of humor. she is the host of Comment Section with Drew Afualo podcast, and she has also hosted red-carpet events such as the Oscars and the black adam premiere.
Born in Hawaii, Jason is of native Hawaiian on his father’s side and German, Irish, and Pawnee on his mother’s side. i fell in love with the world game of Throneshe acted marginal, LookAnd this aquaman Movies. i’m so excited to see her new fast and furious movies and their upcoming shows, war chief,
The New Zealand-born actor is of Maori and European descent. She has been in many shows including Terra Nova, of kings and prophets, And Crossing, And She’s Totally Killing It Right Now As The Adult Lottie Yellow Jacket.
The Australian-born actor is of Maori, Cook Islander, Chinese and English heritage. you can find it in mad max fury road And egyptian god, but his portrayal of Teen Lottie yellow jacket Definitely my favorite performance of all time.
Born in New Zealand, Taika is Māori on his father’s side and Russian Jewish on his mother’s side. Is there anything this man can’t do? He wrote, directed and starred in both what do we do in the shadows And jojo rabbit, for which he became the first Māori filmmaker to win an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay. He directed several Marvel thor movies and an episode of the mandalorian, He writes for the show he co-created, reservation dog, and his new comedy, next goal wins, comes out this year. Also, his film hunting for wild people It’s a masterpiece! Do yourself a favor and watch this if you ever need a laugh.
Born and raised in Hawaii, Sasha is Native Hawaiian and Irish. In 2012, she won the Miss Continental contest, and this year, she won season 15. RuPaul’s Drag Race – The first Pacific Islander to take the crown!
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Dwayne is Samoan on his mother’s side and Black on his father’s side. After rising to fame as a WWE wrestler, he became the Hollywood star we know and love today. he’s been in everything since fast and furious to the franchisee jumanji to do movies Moana (He’ll be reprising his role as Maui in the live-action remake!). And last year, he became the first Samoan to play a superhero Black Adam.
Born in New Zealand, the dance powerhouse and model is Samoan on her mother’s side and white on her father’s side. He has worked with artists such as Jennifer Lopez, SZA, and Shakira, and has choreographed music videos for Justin Bieber, Sam Smith, and Ciara. He won an Emmy for his work on “The Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 3” and he choreographed Rihanna’s iconic Super Bowl performance this year!
Born in Hawaii, Auli’i is of Native Hawaiian, Puerto Rican, Portuguese, Chinese, and Irish heritage. After making her acting debut as the voice of Moana, Auli’i returned to Disney as Ariel in ABC’s live-action musical show. the little Mermaid, Since then, she starred in the drama film all together Now and teen comedy shows Darby and the Dead. She will play Janice in the upcoming film mean Girls serving as an executive producer on the film musical and live-action remake Moana,
The New Zealand-born actor is of Samoan and European heritage, and received his matai (chief) title last year. He became a household name playing Archie Andrews Riverdalebut you can also find it in the hate you give And I still believe, And did you know that KJ is a talented musician? In 2021, he released an indie folk-rock album titled Watches.
The singer is primarily Tongan, with some Samoan, Fijian and Danish heritage. competing with X Factor In 2012, she joined four other contestants to form a girl group, which went on to become the wildly popular Fifth Harmony. When the group partnered with Barbie and one doll was created from each member, Dina inspired the first Polynesian Barbie. Now focusing on her solo career, she will release new music this year and is working on building her own record label.
Born in Australia and raised in New Zealand, the actress is Maori on her mother’s side and white on her father’s side. i totally loved her whale Rider (One of my all time favorite movies). since then, he is in the nativity story, Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, And game of Thrones, Currently, she is playing the role of Hana. FBI: Most Wanted.
The New Zealand-born actor is of Maori and European descent. he was very funny inside flight of the concords, Jemaine joins Taika Waititi as an actor, writer and director what do we do in the shadows, He has done many voice works for animated films, including despicable Me, Rio, MoanaAnd lego batman movie, has also been in hit films like men in black 3 And Avatar: The Way of Water,
Born in New Zealand, Rose is Samoan on her father’s side and Croatian and Scottish on her mother’s side. This woman can do it all – she’s an actor, writer, comedian, director, and podcast host. You can find his stand-up special, horndogand comic series, starstruckon HBO Max.
Born in Samoa and raised in New Zealand, the actor played Albert in the iconic Sion’s wedding (My favorite Pacific Islander comedy of all time!). Next, he will play the head of American Samoa Soccer in Taika Waititi’s upcoming film, next goal wins, If the trailer is anything to go by, the Oscars are going to be just as hilarious in this film!
Born in Hawaii, the actor is of Native Hawaiian and Japanese heritage. you probably know her as sandra superstorebut she has also appeared in parks and Recreation, big bang theoryAnd raven’s house,
On his father’s side, the actor is Samoan, and on his mother’s side, he is Hungarian-Jewish. Best known for playing the role of Jerry On the walking deadcooper was in too stop and fire And this shazam Movies.
Alex is Samoan and Māori on his father’s side and white on his mother’s side. After gaining a massive following on YouTube for his music, he landed a starring role in finding ohana, he plays walter Doogie Kamaloha, MD and alex in Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin.
Born in Hawaii, Kelly is of Native Hawaiian, Chinese and English heritage. After winning Miss Teen USA 1985 and Miss Hawaii USA 1993, she landed the roles scorpion king And this X Men movie X-2, like she’s been on a teen show the Vampire Diaries And 100and she called stacy Phineas and Ferb, Currently, he plays Admiral Ozawa. the orville,
The New Zealand-born actor is of Māori, Samoan and Niuean heritage. Alex had major roles in when we go to war, shortland streetAnd Night Raiders. Currently, he plays in Kai NCIS: Hawaii and in Valandil The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power.
Born in Hawaii, Nicole is of Hawaiian, Filipino and Ukrainian descent. You probably know her from the Pussycat Dolls / her solo music career, but she’s also on dancing with the Stars and served as a judge/panelist X Factor, australia got talent, And Masked Singer. And she voiced Moana’s mother, Sena, in the Disney film.
The Australian born actor is Tongan. He rose to fame playing Dwayne Johnson young rockbut he was also great at marco polo And black adam,
The New Zealand born actor is of Maori, Scottish and Irish heritage. He’s been in a lot of things, like star wars movies, once upon a time there were warriorsAnd this aquaman Movies. he returned famously star wars franchise as the iconic Boba Fett (son of his character Jango Fett from the prequels) the mandalorian and even got its own spin-off, book of boba fett,
The New Zealand-born actor is of Maori and European descent. She is a frequent collaborator of Taika Waititi and has been in several films such as New Zealand whale Rider And BoyAlso likes Hollywood movies Thor: Ragnarok. Additionally, he has voiced several animated characters, including Disney/Pixar’s Terry Soul and in the village pool Moana,
Born in Hawaii, the Native Hawaiian actor was a famous surfer before turning to acting. this year, she was in Look, the last manhuntAnd cupo, Manny recently announced that she has joined the cast of Jason Momoa’s upcoming show, war chief.
Born in New Zealand and raised in Australia, the actor is of Maori, Irish and Scottish descent. I loved his portrayal of Crixus in Spartacus, but he was also great at Arrow And this Hobbit Movies.
The New Zealand-born actor is of Samoan, Māori and European descent. She started out in theater and produced a Pacific Islander musical before performing shows in New York City. For the past several years, she has played Etta Johnson (Dwayne Johnson’s mother) young rock,
The Tongan actor was born in New Zealand. after role playing Sion’s weddinghe appeared in the final Hobbit movie, Solo: A Star Wars StoryAnd Hobbs & Shaw, Currently, he is playing the role of Afa Anoi young rock,
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Maori actor best known for powerful New Zealand films once upon a time there were warriors And the dark horse, as well as his long Hollywood career. He has been in many hit films including live Free or Die Hard, fear the walking deadAnd Hobbs & Shaw. Most recently, he played the role of Tonovari, the head of the Metkayina clan. Avatar: The Way of Water,
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