by ethnic on January 6, 2012

2015 MTV Video Music Awards - Arrivals

Birth Name: Miguel Jontel Pimentel

Place of Birth: San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: October 23, 1985

*Mexican (father)
*African-American (mother)

Miguel is an American recording artist, singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. His father is Mexican and his mother is African-American. He has said that he can not speak Spanish.

1st photo by prphotos

2nd photo by Dooley Productions / Shutterstock.com

{ 20 comments… read them below or add one }

Kimmel May 21, 2016 at 9:54 pm

Thought he was Black & Native.

flo January 29, 2017 at 11:06 am

Because he is. Mexicans are a mix of Native and White.

xoxo November 4, 2015 at 7:31 am

He looks Blasian though.

andrew October 8, 2015 at 2:23 am

he looks like those Colombians with mixed Black and Indigenous ancestry.

marjanel November 29, 2015 at 9:56 pm

Yeah a zambo

AnonymousPerson January 4, 2014 at 8:02 am

I thought he was Blackapino (Black and Filipino) when I first saw him.

AnonymousPerson January 4, 2014 at 8:02 am

Blackipino rather, lmao

ilovecherlloyd October 8, 2015 at 12:34 am

Me too. Miguel looks so Filipino. Never guessed he was half Mexican.

delnegro June 19, 2012 at 8:18 pm

He look gay in this picture

Kay April 8, 2012 at 11:03 pm

Look at him he looks like he can speak Spanish more than English,
he definitely took on to his fathers side…

marjanel November 29, 2015 at 9:57 pm

Yeah because there are not black hispanics.Blacks only speak Enhlish

Brianna Lopez March 3, 2012 at 2:46 pm

He doesn’t look Mexican..there’s probably more than mexican..?

Brianna Lopez March 27, 2012 at 9:25 am

I know he’s part African American, I’m talking ’bout his being part mexican side (mexican is just a nationality)

Jeri March 30, 2012 at 5:47 pm

He looks like he is mixed with Native American to me as well as African American!

Joe January 22, 2012 at 5:31 am

so is he tri racial? because when people say Mexican they are not saying what amount of European,Native American or even African American is in there?

tinasheeeee August 3, 2014 at 10:45 am

no. he’s mexican and black.

marjanel October 6, 2015 at 10:51 am

Mexicano it is a nationality.A mexicano can be mixed,totally European,black,arabic etc.

! January 19, 2012 at 1:50 pm

He definately didn’t get the better of either sides

BLANK February 23, 2012 at 10:18 am

Lol, hes iight’

Brianna Lopez March 3, 2012 at 2:47 pm

Haha that’s messed up

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