By Drew Mackie
Sometimes, one nation just isn't big enough for celebs. Their stardom must span national boundaries. Click through to find out what celebs are dual citizens, and which countries they hold passports for.
Natalie Portman, for example, is a major worldwide star. And while she resides in the United States, she was born in — and still claims citizenship in — another country.
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Angelina Jolie has made a second career for herself of traveling the world and trying to right whatever societal wrongs she sees. But did you know that this American-born actress was awarded citizenship in one of the nations where she focused her philanthropic superpowers?
On Nov. 4, a European country announced that it had granted citizenship to singer Ricky Martin, who was born in Puerto Rico and was therefore already a citizen of the U.S. So what country is he now authorized to swivel his hips in as if he was born there?
He may be most famous for playing Britain's No. 1 secret agent, James Bond, but believe it or not, Pierce Brosnan is not actually British. He's American, as he's been living here for a while, but he was born in a third country, where he still holds citizenship.
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Everyone knows that Nicole Kidman is Australian. She still has a home there, she's married to fellow Aussie Keith Urban and she maintained her accent. But did you know that she wasn't born there?
Ricky Martin wasn't the only celeb to recently be granted a an additional citizenship. Benicio del Toro just scored a new passport as well. Del Toro, like Martin, was already a U.S. citizen by virtue of being born in Puerto Rico.
Kirsten Dunst grew up in the U.S., where she transformed from a child star to a full-fledged grown-up actress. In 2011, to facilitate filming in Europe, she applied for additional citizenship in the country from which her grandfather hails.
Michael Buble's music seems to resonate with fans all over the world. And while he has plenty of fans in the U.S., he's not American. He's actually Canadian. As an adult, Buble applied for and received citizenship in the country from which his ancestors came. But can you guess what country it is?
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The beautiful Salma Hayek is a global star, of course, but she came to Hollywood as an immigrant. Now a U.S. citizen, Hayek retained her passport to the nation where she was born and raised.
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Despite having grown up largely in the U.S., Olivia Wilde claims citizenship in a second country from which her family emigrated. But which country? Here's a hint: It's the same nation that gave the world Oscar Wilde, the writer who inspired Olivia's stage name.
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She's one of the sexiest actresses working today, and she's become an American citizen. But Charlize Theron still maintains citizenship in the nation she grew up in. Where is it?
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Alan Cumming has a rep for playing both sides of the field, and he applies the same logic to his citizenship, too. But can you guess where he called home before obtaining secondary citizenship here in the U.S.?
He's been in the public eye so long, Americans probably just assume that Jim Carrey is as American as, say, Ace Ventura or Lloyd Christmas. He's not, or at least he wasn't until he obtained citizenship here.
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You might have thought that Dave Matthews was all-American, but he was actually born in a different country and arrived in the U.S. at the age of 2 Can you guess where Matthews was born and still holds citizenship today?
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Before she was an angry rocker in the U.S. (and a citizen here as well), Alanis Morissette was a far more chipper-seeming child star in her native country. Today, she's calmer overall and a global star, but she still has citizenship in the U.S. and this other country.
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Surprise! Not all major Hollywood players end up seeking American citizenship. Take Daniel Day Lewis, pictured here accepting an Oscar in 2008 for his performance in "There Will Be Blood." He holds two passports. Can you guess what countries they come from?
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Arnold Schwarzenegger is a rarity in U.S. politics, because he served in a fairly important office — as governor of California — while maintaining citizenship in a foreign country. He became a U.S. citizen in 1983, so he'd been in the States for a while, but where is it that Arnold originally hailed from, anyway?
If you're a fan of Craig Ferguson's late night show, then you may remember his lengthy campaign to attain "honorary citizenship" in every one of the 50 United States. He eventually got official U.S. citizenship in 2008. What's the other country where Ferguson still claims citizenship?
Given the fact that she's made a career of lampooning various Americans from all walks of life, you could easily assume that Tracey Ullman grew up here. She didn't. And although she attained U.S. citizenship in 2006, she remained a citizen of her home country.