10 People That Hid Their True Racial Identity

Nelson Scott Simpson

Nelson Scott Simpson was a part of the professional wrestling profession under the alias of Nikita Koloff, a Russian immigrant. As part of Simpson’s professional wrestling image he maintained that he was an immigrant from Moscow and went over a year without speaking English.

Vijay Chokal-Ingam

Vijay Chokal-Ingam an Indian-American changed his identity to that of an African American in order to get into a good college. He went on to apply to around 22 schools under the name of JoJo Chokal-Ingam.