Famous stars whose ancestors are even more famous than they are

[post_page_title]America Ferrera and Gregorio Ferrera[/post_page_title]
This one is kind of a no brainer, considering the two even share the same name, but the backstory is still fascinating. The star of Real Women Have Curves and Ugly Betty, among many other successful movies and TV shows, America Ferrera is an outspoken social activist on causes such as women’s rights. Her family is from Honduras, where her great-grandfather, Gregorio Ferrera, was a prominent figure in that country during the 1920s. An esteemed rebel leader, he fought to protect the rights of the common folk against the country’s corrupt government.

America Ferrera and Gregorio Ferrera

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