20+ Famous Women Who Prove That Having Asian Heritage Is Pretty Badass

7. Maggie Q

This fashion-model-turned-actress is best known to English-speaking audiences as


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the CW’s primetime take on Nikita, and Mission Impossible 3. Her father is of Irish and Polish descent and her mother is a Vietnamese immigrant.

8. Shay Mitchell

Shay Mitchell is a Canadian actress, model, entrepreneur, and

author best known for her role as Emily Fields in the series Pretty Little Liars. Mitchell’s father is of Scottish and Irish descent and her mother was born in the Philippines.