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Successful Multiracial (Mixed South Asian/Desi) People To Watch 2024

Successful Multiracial (Mixed South Asian/Desi) People To Watch 2024

Mainstream media often overlooks the achievements of multiracial individuals of mixed South Asian/Desi heritage, despite their significant contributions. While “mixed” frequently connotes Black and White ancestry, it truly encompasses a range of backgrounds. Today, let’s spotlight some noteworthy mixed South Asians/ Desi individuals to keep an eye on, presented in no particular order.

More Multiracial (Mixed Desi) To Know About

Kashe Quest is Black and Indian. She became the youngest member of MENSA at 2 years old.

Tyla Seethal is from Johannesburg. She is Coloured ( of Zulu, Indian, Mauritian, and Irish descent), a South African pop star and Grammy award winner.  

UmaSofia Srivastava is a Mexican and Indian high school student. She has been crowned Miss Teen USA 2023.

 Anya Chalotra is a the British-Indian actress.

Jazmin Lewis is Caucasian, African American, East Indian.  She is an American actress, film producer, and musician.

Devon Terrell is of African American and Anglo-Indian descent. He is an Australian actor best known for playing Barack Obama.

Sir Ben Kingsley is a British actor of Caucasian and Indian descent, best known for his Oscar-winning role as Gandhi.

Nadia Dawn is of Indian, English, and Guyanese descent. She is a Canadian Model and Actress.

Daniel Mark Pudi is a Polish and Indian American actor.

Zuleikha Robinson is an Indian-Burmese, Malay, Iranian and English actress.

Emma Willis is a British, Indo-Guyanese American broadcaster, model, and entrepreneur.

Sole is an American Rapper of West African, East African, Tamil (South Indian), Native American and Eastern European descent

Norah Jones is an American Singer, Songwriter and pianist of Caucasian and Indian descent.

Jamie Elizabeth Gunns is a British model of Anglo-Indian (Indo-Jamaican and English) descent.

Gia Johnson-Singh is a British Punjabi Fashion Model.

Charlotte Lohmann is a German and Indian-Fijian Australian model.

Timo Raisanen is of Finnish, Swedish, and Indian descent. He is a Swedish musician.

Ashika Pratt is of Indian-Fijian and English descent. She is a New Zealand fashion model.

Lisa Hydon is a Tamil Indian and Australian actress, presenter, and model.

Dia Mirza is a German and Bengali Indian actress.

Rachel Roy is a Dutch and Bengali Indian American Fashion designer.

Rhona Mitra is a Bengali Indian and Irish British actress.

Samantha Jade is of Anglo-Indian and Scottish descent. She is an Australian singer and songwriter.

Suzanna Mukherjee is a Bengali Indian, Russian, and Ukrainian Indian actress.

Lisa Ray is a Bengali Indian and Polish Canadian actress.

Katrina Kaif is a British and Indian actress.

Lara Dutta is of Punjabi Indian and Anglo-Indian descent. She is an Indian actress and winner of the Miss Universe 2000 pageant.

Emmanuel Noveen “Manny” Malhotra is of Indian and Caucasian descent. He is former Canadian professional ice hockey center who is currently an assistant coach for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Faron Medhi is Indian and White. She is the ultimate multi-hyphenate: college student, aspiring nurse practitioner, model, spokesperson, hip-hop dance teacher, and the first Indian American to win both the Miss Teen Nebraska and Miss Teen USA pageants 2022.

Jassa Ahluwali is a British and Indian actor, director, and radio presenter.

Zulaikha Patel is a South African antiracism activist.

India LaRoda is the first biracial Miss India America (in 2017 )and an actress.

Toni-Ann Singh is a Indo-Jamaican singer and beauty queen who won Miss World (2019).

Lana Patel is a Indo-Caribbean Transgender Activist, Advocate, Makeup Artist, Model, Actress, and Humanitarian.

Sharda Sekaran is an African-American and South Asian esteemed writer, story-teller, and political activist.

Dr. Meena Singh is a board-certified dermatologist. Harvard medical school grad/mayo clinic trained.

Asha Singh is the NBA, Head Coach of the Brooklynettes Dance Team.

Dr. Jenn Noble is Black and Indian. She is also a coach for parents of mixed-race children.

Chili aka Rozonda Ocielian Thomas, is of Bangladeshi and African American descent. She is an American singer, dancer and actress. She is a member of the group TLC, one of the best-selling girl groups of the late 20th century.

Shannon Boodram is a Canadian citizen of mixed Caribbean descent. Her father is East Indian with Guyanese heritage and her mother is biracial with Black Dominican heritage and white Irish heritage. She is a sought after, certified sex educator, dating coach and relationship expert. 

Mohini Bhardwaj is of Russian and Indian descent. She is an American retired artistic gymnast who competed at the 1997 and 2001 World Championships and earned a silver medal with the American team at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens and is a member of the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame.

What did you think of this list of phenomenal people? Who would you add to it? Post a comment below!

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