People with ancestors from all over the world live in the great nation, United States of America. Some of the Americans seek to trace their roots. For some it’s a fulfilling endeavor. Technological advancements have made it possible to achieve this endeavor successfully.
Several African American celebrities have successfully found their African roots thanks to DNA databases offer by some companies which include AncestryDNA and African Ancestry.
13. Oprah Winfrey (Liberia, Cameroon, Zambia)
Oprah Winfrey is an immensely popular name in the world. When she took a DNA test for the PBS show African American Lives in 2005, she discovered that she was a descendent of the Kpelle people of Liberia, Bamileke people in Cameroon and a Bantu-speaking tribe in Zambia.