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Celebrities with Portuguese Ancestry

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Average listal rating (203 ratings) 4.8 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
Cape Verdean [African, Portuguese], Irish, Italian, Scottish

Amber Rose is an American hip hop model, hip hop artist, fashion designer, and actress.

Her father is said to have Italian and Irish ancestry. Given the surname Levonchuck, he also may have Eastern European ancestry. Her mother has African-Cape Verdean, Portuguese-Cape Verdean, and Scottish ancestry.

Amber’s paternal grandfather likely was Francis/Frank Joseph Levonchuck (the son of Philip K. Leonchuk/Levonchuck and Pauline Tarnowski). Francis was born in Pennsylvania, to Polish parents.

Amber’s paternal grandmother likely was named Rose Spera (the daughter of Enrico Romeo Spera and Rose). Rose was born in Pennsylvania.

Amber’s maternal grandfather was named Anthony Rose.
Ethnicity:
Colombian – including Spanish [Andalusian, Asturian, Canary Islander, Cantabrian, Castilian, Extremaduran, Leonese, Valencian], Basque, Galician, possibly Catalan, remote Indigenous [Muisca], as well as at least 1/16th Venezuelan, small amounts of French, Italian [including Venetian], Quechua [Indigenous Peruvian and Indigenous Ecuadorian], and Portuguese [including Azorean]

Sofía Vergara is a Colombian-born actress, comedian, model, show host, producer, and businessperson.

Sofía is the daughter of Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo and Margarita Sofía Vergara Dávila. She is now also an American citizen. Sofía is married to actor Joe Manganiello. She has a son, internet personality Manolo González, with her former husband, José Luis “Joe” González Rosales.

Sofía’s biological cousin, and adoptive sister, is actress and model Sandra Vergara. Sofía is also a second cousin, once removed, of television host Ariadna Gutiérrez.

Sofía’s paternal grandfather was Julio E[nrique] Vergara Ordosgoitia (the son of Rafael “Coco de Oro” Vergara Vergara and Isabel Ordosgoitia de Vivero). Rafael was the son of José Blas Vergara de la Ossa and Cenobia Vergara.

Sofía’s paternal grandmother was named Esther Robayo [Gómez] (the daughter of a father surnamed Robayo, and of Pepita Gómez Támara). Pepita was the daughter of Andrés Gómez Patrón and Adolfina Támara López.

Sofía’s maternal grandfather was Hernando Vergara Galvis (the son of Alfredo Máximo Vergara Forno and Ana María Victoria Galvis Matamoros). Alfredo was the son of Jorge Vergara Párraga and Mercedes Forno León. Mercedes was of Italian or part Italian descent. Ana María was the daughter of José Benedicto Galvis and Victoria Matamoros.

Sofía’s maternal grandmother was Rosa Lila Dávila Barreneche (the daughter of Pedro Manuel Agustín Dávila Balti and Rosa Lila Barreneche Olaciregui). Pedro was the son of Juan Manuel Dávila Pumarejo, and of Venezuelan emigrant, Auristela Balti, of Maracaibo. The surname Balti is of Italian origin. Sofía’s great-grandmother Rosa was the daughter of Camilo Ernesto Mario Barreneche Díaz Granados and María del Rosario Olaciregui y Capella.
Average listal rating (36 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
Irish, as well as Scottish, English, German, and 1/8th Portuguese

Scott Foley is an American actor, director, and screenwriter.

Scott is the son of Constance (Kellerman) and Hugh Foley. His mother was born in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Scott’s paternal grandfather was Earl Hugh Foley (the son of Hugh H. Foley and Mary M. Haley). Earl was born in South Dakota, to Irish parents. Scott’s great-grandmother Mary was the daughter of Frank Haley and Bridget.

Scott’s paternal grandmother was Evelyn Miskle Fogg (daughter of Harrington/Harry Dingley Fogg and Mary Bliss Wardwell). Evelyn was born in Michigan. Harrington was the son of Frank F. Fogg and Arabella/Arabel C. Tinkham. Mary was the daughter of Horace Ware Wardwell and Sarah Jane Carmodie, whose parents were Irish.

Scott’s maternal grandfather was Philip Lawrence Kellerman, Jr. (the son of Philip/Phillip Lawrence Kellerman and Hope Anna Huckett). Scott’s grandfather Philip was born in Colorado. Scott’s great-grandfather Philip was the son of Samuel Lewis Kellerman and Grace Frances Phillips. Hope was the daughter of George Oliver Huckett, who was Canadian, and of Anna E. Todd, who was born in Iowa.

Scott’s maternal grandmother was Anna Leona McLachlan (the daughter of Leo John McLachlan and Florence Rogers). Anna was born in California. Leo was the son of Edward Bayard McLachlan, who was born in St. Andrews, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada, to a Scottish-born father; and of Annie McLoon. Florence was born in California, the daughter of Portuguese parents, Manuel Rogers and Amelia Rose.

On the Wardwell side, Scott is a descendant of Samuel Wardwell, who was accused of witchcraft during the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. Another ancestor, Simon Wardwell, was a member of then-General George Washington’s “Life Guard” during the Revolutionary War.
Ethnicity:
Luxembourgish (paternal grandmother), German, English, Portuguese

Emma Caulfield is an American actress.

Emma is the daughter of Denise (Perreira/Pereira) and Rodney Chukker.

Emma’s paternal grandfather was Donald John Chukker (the son of John Joseph Chukker and Alta May/Maria Farnum/Farman). John was born in Iowa, to parents from Germany, Martin Chukker and Cecelia Glockner. Alta was the daughter of Wesley Myron Farnum and Ellen/Ella Jane Muenpower/Mumpower.

Emma’s paternal grandmother was Ida Ann Remakel (the daughter of Jacob/Jarod/James Mike Remakel/Remackel and Maria/Marie/Mary Suzanna Hannico/Hennaco/Henniko/Heniko/Henico). Ida was born in Minnesota, to parents from Luxembourg. Jacob was born in Sandweiler, the son of Jean Johann Remackel/Remakel and Maria/Marie Reisdorff/Reisdoffer.
Average listal rating (62 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
Mexican and Chilean, including Spanish [Catalan] and Portuguese

Karla Souza is a Mexican actress.

 Karla is the daughter of Monica (Souza) and Carlos Olivares.

Karla was born in Mexico City, and raised partly in Aspen, Colorado, U.S. Her father is Chilean and her mother is Mexican. Souza is a Portuguese surname. On her mother’s side, Karla has Spanish and Catalan ancestry. She is also a descendant of Juan José Da Souza y Viana Botelho; some sources state that he was born in Portugal, while other sources state that he was from Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay, a city founded by the Portuguese in 1680.

Karla’s paternal grandmother was named Elba Silva.

Karla’s maternal grandfather is Jaime Fernando/Fernandez Souza-Viana Galán (the son of José Fernando/Fernandez Souza-Viana García Quevedo and Mónica Galán Martos). Jaime was born in Mexico. José was born in Mexico, the son of Juan José Souza Castillo-Negrete and María de Los Angeles Quevedo Zubieta. Mónica was born in Mexico, the daughter of Juan Galán and Josefa Martos Saracho.

Karla’s maternal grandmother is Susana Legorreta Lopez-Guerrero (the daughter of Agustin Legorreta Garcia and Maria Lopez-Guerrero Viñegra). Agustin was born in Mexico, the son of Juan de Dios Agustin de la Soledad Legorreta Ramirez and Maria Guadalupe Garcia Velasco. Karla’s great-grandmother Maria was born in Mexico, the daughter of Manuel Lopez-Guerrero and Dolores Viñegra.
Ethnicity:
English, Irish, Goan Indian, Portuguese

Sebastian de Souza is a British actor, screenwriter, and producer.

Sebastian is the son of Elinor (Kelly) and Christopher Edward de Souza.

Chris’ father is a British opera producer, composer, and teacher, of partial Portuguese Indian (with roots in Goa, India) and English descent. Chris’ mother’s surname indicates Irish ancestry.

Sebastian’s paternal grandparents were Denis Walter de Souza (whose mother’s surname was Wright) and Dorothy E. Woodman.
Average listal rating (4 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
Brazilian [Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Indigenous]

Henry Zaga is a Brazilian actor and model.

He is the son of Sônia Gontijo and Admar Gonzaga (Admar Gonzaga Neto). His father is an attorney and jurist, who has been General Secretary of Alliance for Brazil, since 21 November, 2019, and was previously Substitute Justice of the Superior Electoral Court, from 25 June, 2013 to 27 April, 2017, and Justice of the Superior Electoral Court, from 27 April, 2017 to 27 April, 2019.
Ethnicity:
*father – English, German, French-Canadian
*mother – Japanese, one eighth Portuguese-Macanese

Ian Anthony Dale is an American actor.

Ian is the son of Olga Guterres and Jack Dale (born John Byron Dale). His father is a professional ice hockey player, who was a defenseman and played hockey at the Olympics.

Ian’s father was born in Minnesota, of English, German, and French-Canadian descent. Ian’s mother was born in Kobe, Japan, and moved to the U.S. at the age of seventeen; aside from Japanese, she has one eighth Portuguese-Macanese ancestry. His maternal great-great-grandfather was born in Macau, of Portuguese descent, and so were his ancestors. Many Macanese people and their descendants acquired Portuguese citizenship before 1999.

Ian’s paternal grandfather was Landis Raymond Dale (the son of Raymond Dale and Katherine/Catherine Thilgen/Jelgen). Landis was born in Minnesota. Ian’s great-grandfather Raymond was the son of James Burton Dale and Laura Alice Oxford. Katherine was the daughter of Philip Thilgen and Annie, who were from Germany.

Ian’s paternal grandmother was Lois E. Deslauriers (the daughter of Zephyr/Ziphyr Joseph Deslauriers and Erna/Enna M. Jeronimus). Lois was born in Minnesota. Zephyr was born in New York, to parents from Canada. Ian’s great-grandmother Erna was born in Minnesota, to parents from Germany, with her mother’s surname being Stelbrink.

Ian’s maternal grandfather was Felisbino Felix Antonio Guterres (the son of Antonio T. Guterres and Amalia/Amelia Marie/Maria Asae). Felisbino was born in Hyogo, Japan. Ian’s great-grandfather Antonio was born in Kobe, Japan, the son of Felisbino F. A. Guterres, who was born in Macau, and of Katerina M. Katsuko Ono, who was Japanese. Ian’s great-grandmother Amalia was born in Nara, Japan.

Ian’s maternal grandmother was named Beatriz Maria Kinko (the daughter of Ito). Beatriz was born in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.
Ethnicity:
Angolan, one quarter Portuguese

Sharam Diniz is an Angolan and Portuguese (afrolusophone) fashion model and businessperson.

Her father is a mestiço Angolan-Portuguese. Sharam’s paternal grandfather was Portuguese.

Her mother is Angolan.

Sharam’s maternal grandmother was named Engrácia Morais de Andrade.
Ethnicity:
Scottish, English, Irish, German, 1/8th Portuguese [including Azorean]

Gavin MacIntosh is an American actor.

Gavin’s paternal grandparents are Douglas Leland MacIntosh and Sheila Ann Mason.

Gavin’s maternal grandfather is Michael Frederick Powers (the son of George F. Powers and Katherine Fortney). Michael was born in California. George was born in New Mexico, the son of George Frederick Powers, who was Irish, and of Anna May Horn, whose father was German. Katherine was born in California, the daughter of Merrill J. Fortney, whose father was Irish, and of Mabel/Maybell Helen Wycoff, who was born in Kansas.

Gavin’s maternal grandmother is Nettie Barbara Gill (the daughter of John Arthur Gill and Angela/Angelina “Angie” Cabral). Nettie was born in California. John was born in New Mexico, to parents from England. Angela was born in Hawaii, the daughter of Ernest August Cabral, who was born in the Azores, Portugal, and of Mary Louise Jesus, who was also Portuguese, and possibly from the Madeira Islands.
Average listal rating (17 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
Colombian – including Spanish [Andalusian, Asturian, Canary Islander, Cantabrian, Castilian, Extremaduran, Leonese, Valencian], Basque, Indigenous [Muisca and Tahamí], remote Sephardi Jewish, as well as distant Indigenous Peruvian [Quechua], and remote Indigenous Panamanian and Portuguese

Karol G is a Colombian reggaeton singer and songwriter.

She is the daughter of musician Juan Guillermo Giraldo Ramírez and Martha Navarro.

Karol’s paternal grandfather was Tomás María Giraldo González (the son of José Dolores Giraldo Aristizábal and Rufina González Soto). Tomás was born in Marinilla, Antioquia. José was the son of Pedro María Giraldo Castaño and María Mercedes Aristizábal Aristizábal. Rufina was the daughter of Rafael González Quintero and Custodia Soto Noreña.

Karol’s paternal grandmother was Aura Rosa Ramírez Pineda (the daughter of Marco Antonio Eugenio Ramírez Gómez and María Concepción Pineda Jiménez). Aura was born in El Santuario, Antioquia. Marco was the son of José María Ramírez Serna and María Andrea Nimfa Abelina Gómez Zuluaga. Concepción was the daughter of Liborio María Pineda Gómez and María Mercedes Felicidad Jiménez Gómez.
Ethnicity:
*father – Italian, Portuguese
*mother – English, Cherokee Native American

Amber Valletta is an American fashion model and actress.

Her father is of half Italian and half Portuguese descent. Her mother has significant, verified Cherokee Native American ancestry, from her own father, along with English.

Amber’s paternal grandfather was Vincent James Valletta (the son of Frank/Francesco Valletta and Maria Carmina Perrone). Vincent was born in Massachusetts, to Italian parents, with roots in Vitulazio, Caserta, Campania. Maria was the daughter of Vincenzo Perrone.

Amber’s paternal grandmother was Evangeline Teresa Dejesus (the daughter of Alfred da Silva DeJesus and Maria Gomes Orfao). Evangeline was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Portuguese parents.

Amber’s maternal grandfather was Sequoyah Lewis/Louis Rogers (the son of Sequoyah Hokesmith Rogers and Siota/Soita/Siater/Sista. Mae/P. Tyner). Amber’s grandfather Sequoyah was born in Topeka, Kansas. Amber’s great-grandfather Sequoyah was born in Oklahoma, the son of William Charles Rogers and Nan Kannie/Haney/Haynie, and was of Cherokee Native American descent. Siota was the daughter of Carter Blackstone Braxton Tyner, who was of one eighth Cherokee ancestry, and of Christina Helen Elder, who was of one quarter Cherokee descent.

Amber’s maternal grandmother was Mary Jean Garrison (the daughter of Sidney Andrew Garrison and Anna/Annie Lee Cade). Mary Jean was born in Oklahoma, to parents from Texas. Sidney was the son of Joseph Andrew Garrison and Sidney Ann Gardenhire. Amber’s great-grandmother Anna was the daughter of Steven/Stephen Horn Cade and Smillie/Smiley/Smilie Ann Swain.
Ethnicity:
French, Belgian [Walloon], Polish, 1/16th Portuguese/Brazilian

Juliette Binoche is an Academy Award-winning French actress, artist, and dancer.

Juliette is the daughter of Jean-Marie Binoche, an actor, director, and sculptor, and Monique Yvette Stalens, a teacher, director, and actress.

Juliette’s father is French, and he also has 1/8th Portuguese/Brazilian ancestry, making Juliette of 1/16th Portuguese/Brazilian descent. Juliette’s mother was born in Częstochowa, Poland. Juliette’s maternal grandfather was of Belgian [Walloon] and French descent, and Juliette’s maternal grandmother had Polish ancestry. Juliette’s maternal grandparents, who were Catholic, were imprisoned at Auschwitz because they were considered to be intellectuals by the Nazi occupiers. Juliette’s maternal grandparents were active in the theatre.

 Juliette’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her eight times great-grandfather, Edme Binoche, who was born, c. 1614, in Saint-Aubin-Chateau-Neuf, Yonne, France, to Edme Binoche and Germaine Loup.

Juliette’s paternal grandfather was Georges Marie Binoche (the son of Henry Jean-Baptiste François Félix Henri Binoche and Louise Mélanie Marie Brunet). Georges was born in Boulogne, Hauts de Seine, France. Jean Baptiste was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Jean Baptiste’s father, Adolphe Binoche, was French, born in Champs sur Yonne, Yonne, France. Jean-Baptiste’s mother, Ursula Rosa de Araújo Mattos/Matos, was born in Saracuna, Pilar de Iguaçu, Brazil, the daughter of José Pedro de Araujo Matos and Inácia Antonia do Amaral. Ursula’s family lived in Brazil for many generations, some since the 1500s. Ursula’s ancestry was largely or almost entirely Portuguese. Juliette’s great-grandmother Louise was French, born in Paris, France, the daughter of Louis Claude Brunet and Marie Victoire Guillaumin. Juliette’s grandfather Georges died in Agadir, Morocco, but Georges had no Moroccan ancestry.

Juliette’s paternal grandmother was Marie Antoinette Alix Gabrielle Personnaz (the daughter of Léopold Jean Joseph Personnaz and Geneviève Elisabeth Marie Gabrielle Morot). Juliette’s grandmother Marie Antoinette Alix Gabrielle was born in Sévres, Hauts de Seine, France. Léopold was born in Bayonne, Pyrénnées Atlantiques, France, the son of Gabriel Louis Jean Personnaz and Charlotte Catherine Alix Daguerre. Geneviève was born in Paris, the daughter of Nicolas Théophile Morot and Gabrielle Marie Oeschger.

Juliette’s maternal grandfather was Andrzej/Andre Stalens (the son of Henri/Henryka Stalens/Stalensa and Marie Rosalie Houzé). Andrzej/Andre was born in Częstochowa, Poland. Henri/Henryka was born in Wattrelos, Nord-Pas de Calais region, Northern France, on the border with Belgium, the son of Jean Baptiste Stalens and Léonie Joseph Desmulier. Henri/Henryka had both Belgian (Walloon) and French ancestry. Juliette’s great-grandmother Marie Rosalie was born in Lannoy, Nord, France, the daughter of Pierre Joseph Houzé and Rosalie Marie Joseph Broutin; she had Belgian (Walloon), and possibly French, ancestry.

Juliette’s maternal grandmother was Julii Heleny Młynarczyk (the daughter of Pawła/Pawel Młynarczyka and Anieli Melon). Julii was born in Częstochowa, Poland, and had Polish ancestry.
Average listal rating (351 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
*father – German, Irish, Portuguese Azorean, English
*mother – Irish

Amy Poehler is an American actress, comedian, writer, director, and producer.

She is the daughter of Eileen and William Poehler. Her paternal grandfather was of half German and half Irish ancestry, and her paternal grandmother was of half Portuguese (Azorean) and half English descent. Her mother is of Irish ancestry, with roots in Cork and Sligo. Amy’s brother is actor and comedian Greg Poehler.

Amy’s paternal grandfather was Carl Poehler, Jr. (the son of Carl Poehler and Josephine F. Sweeney). Amy’s grandfather Carl was born in Massachusetts. Amy’s great-grandfather Carl was a German immigrant, the son of Oswald Frederick/Friedrich Paul Poehler and Julia Elizabeth Kampe/Kampf/Kamp. Josephine was born in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, the daughter of Joseph Sweeney and Lydia Feener, and had Irish and German ancestry.

Amy’s paternal grandmother was Anna Marie Andrews (the daughter of James S. Andrews and Elizabeth Adelaide Fisher). Anna was born in Massachusetts. James was the son of João/John S. Andrews and Anna Clementine Lopes, who were both Portuguese emigrants, from Praia do Almoxarife, Faial, Azores, with the family surname originally being de Andrade. Elizabeth was the daughter of Eugene Bradford Fisher and Frances Catherine/Catharine Baxendale, and had English ancestry.

Amy’s maternal grandfather was Stephen M. Milmore (the son of Stephen Michael Milmore and Anna G. Conneary). Amy’s grandfather Stephen was born in Massachusetts, and was of Irish descent. Amy’s great-grandfather Stephen was the son of J. Michael Milmore and Catherine McLaughlin. Anna was the daughter of Michael Conneary and Julia Norton.

Amy’s maternal grandmother was Helen Marie MacDonald (the daughter of Roderick Francis McDonald and Sarah A. Monahan). Helen was born in Massachusetts, and was of Irish descent. Roderick was the son of Colin Francis MacDonald and Sarah Ann Ring. Amy’s great-grandmother Sarah Monahan was the daughter of John Monahan and Ellen/Nellie M. Cokeley.
Average listal rating (15 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
*father – Ashkenazi Jewish
*mother – English, German, some Scottish, along with 1/256 Portuguese Azorean, and distant Welsh, Jersey/Channel Islander, and French

Alex Wolff is an American actor, drummer, guitarist, singer, songwriter, and director.

He is the son of musician Michael Wolff and actress and director Polly Draper, and the brother of actor, musician, and director Nat Wolff.

Alex’s father is Jewish (of Russian Jewish, Polish Jewish, and German Jewish descent), and Alex’s own upbringing has been described as being “culturally Jewish.” Alex’s mother has a significant amount of English ancestry, as well as a grandmother who was of German descent, and some Scottish roots. Also, one of Alex’s maternal great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandfathers, Antonio de Zocieur (born in Terceira Island in the Azores), was Portuguese. This makes Alex of 1/8th German and 1/512 Portuguese descent. Alex’s mother also has very distant Welsh, Jersey (Channel Islander), and French, ancestry. Through his mother, Alex is a descendant of Mayflower passenger Francis Cooke, and of Captain Joseph Weld (1599-1646), one of the founders of the prominent Boston Brahmin Weld family of Massachusetts. Among Joseph’s other descendants are Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld and actress Tuesday Weld.

Alex’s paternal grandfather was Marvin Lee Wolff (the son of Ben Ernest Wolff and Sadie Blieden). Marvin was born in Mississippi. Ben was born in Louisville, Kentucky, to Jewish parents from Russia. Sadie was born in Indiana, also to Russian Jewish parents, Abraham Marcus Blieden and Frances Annie Aron/Aronovitz.

Alex’s paternal grandmother was Lise Bertha Silverman (the daughter of Daniel N. “Dan” Silverman and Hermina M. Ochs). Lise was born in New Orleans. Daniel was also born in Louisiana, and was the son of Nathan Silverman, who was a Polish Jewish immigrant, and of Caroline Weyl, who was a German Jewish immigrant, and was herself the daughter of Seligman Weyl and Rosalie. Alex’s great-grandmother Hermina was also born in Louisiana, the daughter of Louis Ochs, whose parents were German Jews, and of Bertha Davis, whose parents were also Jewish emigrants, her father from Russia and her mother from Germany.

Alex’s maternal grandfather is William Henry Draper III (the son of William Henry Draper II and Katherine Louise Baum). Alex’s grandfather William was born in New York, and is a venture capitalist and a civic leader of the United Nations Development Programme. Alex’s great-grandfather William was a diplomat, army officer, and banker, and was the son of William Henry Draper and Mary Emma Carey. Katherine was the daughter of George Baum and Julia Cook; all of Katherine’s grandparents (Henry Baum, Katharina Emrich, Adam Cook, and Ann J. Scholtz) were German.

Alex’s maternal grandmother was Phyllis Culbertson (the daughter of William Howard Culbertson and Phyllis Barnard Nichols). Alex’s grandmother Phyllis was born in New York, and was an administrator for the Peace Corps. William was the son of Claude Lanier Culbertson and Mabel Virginia Cosgrave. Alex’s great-grandmother Phyllis Nichols was the daughter of Clifford Nichols and Albertine Louise Barnard.

Alex’s matrilineal line can be traced to Sarah “Sally” Canfield, who was born, c. 1789, in Litchfield, Connecticut.
Average listal rating (40 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
*father – Ashkenazi Jewish
*mother – English, German, some Scottish, along with 1/256 Portuguese Azorean, and distant Welsh, Jersey/Channel Islander, and French

Nat Wolff is an American actor, singer, songwriter, guitarist, composer, keyboardist, and director.

He is the son of musician Michael Wolff and actress and director Polly Draper, and the brother of singer, actor, and director Alex Wolff.

Nat’s father is Jewish (of Russian Jewish, Polish Jewish, and German Jewish descent), and Nat’s own upbringing has been described as “culturally Jewish.”

Nat’s mother has a significant amount of English ancestry, as well as a grandmother who was of German descent, and some Scottish roots. Also, one of Nat’s maternal great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandfathers, Antonio de Zocieur, was Portuguese (born in Terceira Island in the Azores). This makes Nat of 1/8th German and 1/512 Portuguese descent. Nat’s mother also has very distant Welsh, Jersey (Channel Islander), and French, ancestry. Through his mother, Nat is a descendant of Mayflower passenger Francis Cooke, and of Captain Joseph Weld (1599-1646), one of the founders of the prominent Boston Brahmin Weld family of Massachusetts. Among Joseph’s other descendants are Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld and actress Tuesday Weld.

Nat’s paternal grandfather was Marvin Lee Wolff (the son of Ben Ernest Wolff and Sadie Blieden). Marvin was born in Mississippi. Ben was born in Louisville, Kentucky, to Jewish parents from Russia. Sadie was born in Indiana, also to Russian Jewish parents, Abraham Marcus Blieden and Frances Annie Aron/Aronovitz.

Nat’s paternal grandmother was Lise Bertha Silverman (the daughter of Daniel N. “Dan” Silverman and Hermina M. Ochs). Lise was born in New Orleans. Daniel was also born in Louisiana, and was the son of Nathan Silverman, who was a Polish Jewish immigrant, and of Caroline Weyl, who was a German Jewish immigrant, and was herself the daughter of Seligman Weyl and Rosalie. Nat’s great-grandmother Hermina was also born in Louisiana, the daughter of Louis Ochs, whose parents were German Jews, and of Bertha Davis, whose parents were also Jewish emigrants, her father from Russia and her mother from Germany.

Nat’s maternal grandfather is William Henry Draper III (the son of William Henry Draper II and Katherine Louise Baum). Nat’s grandfather William was born in New York, and is a venture capitalist and a civic leader of the United Nations Development Programme. Nat’s great-grandfather William was a diplomat, army officer, and banker, and was the son of William Henry Draper and Mary Emma Carey. Katherine was the daughter of George Baum and Julia Cook; all of Katherine’s grandparents (Henry Baum, Katharina Emrich, Adam Cook, and Ann J. Scholtz) were German.

Nat’s maternal grandmother was Phyllis Culbertson (the daughter of William Howard Culbertson and Phyllis Barnard Nichols). Nat’s grandmother Phyllis was born in New York, and was an administrator for the Peace Corps. William was the son of Claude Lanier Culbertson and Mabel Virginia Cosgrave. Nat’s great-grandmother Phyllis Nichols was the daughter of Clifford Nichols and Albertine Louise Barnard.

Nat’s matrilineal line can be traced to Sarah “Sally” Canfield, who was born, c. 1789, in Litchfield, Connecticut.
Ethnicity:
English, Scottish, German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Welsh, more distant Dutch, French, Danish, Swedish, 1/512 Portuguese, remote Norwegian

Christina Applegate is an American actress and dancer.

She is the daughter of Robert Applegate (Robert William Applegate), a record producer and executive, and Nancy Priddy (Nancy Lee Priddy), an actress and musician.

Most of her family has lived in the United States for many generations. Her ancestors were English, Scottish, German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Welsh, more distant Dutch, French, Danish, Swedish, 1/512 Portuguese, and remote Norwegian. Her Portuguese roots come from her Driggs line, spelled Rodrigues many generations back.

Christina’s paternal grandfather was Paul Schallar/Scholler Applegate (the son of Elmer Morgan Applegate and Amy Wigglesworth). Paul was born in New Jersey. Elmer was the son of Peter Edward Applegate and Lydia Ann Kelley. Amy was English, born in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, the daughter of James Wigglesworth and Elizabeth/Liza Ann Hudson.

Christina’s paternal grandmother was Lavina Victorine/Victorina/Victoria Shaw (the daughter of Ovid/Oved Victor Shaw and Lavina Weaver). Christina’s grandmother Lavina was born in New Jersey. Ovid was the son of William Columbus Shaw and Lucy Victorine Willett. Christina’s great-grandmother Lavina was the daughter of Jacob Weaver and Jane “Jennie” McLean/McLain.

Christina’s maternal grandfather was Carl Clarence Priddy (the son of Sylvester N./M. Priddy and Harriet Arena/I. Clevenger). Carl was born in Indiana. Sylvester was the son of John H. Priddy and Mary Ann Himes. Harriet was the daughter of Elisha Clevenger and Rebecca Eleanor/Ellen Tuttle.

Christina’s maternal grandmother was Katherina/Katherine/Catherine Iona Driggs (the daughter of Herbert Charles/Cole Driggs and Minnie Handlong). Katherina was born in Indiana. Herbert was the son of Hiram C. Driggs and Louisa Woodruff May. Minnie was the daughter of Joseph Handlong and Alice Ripple.
Average listal rating (149 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
English, Irish, German, one eighth Portuguese, one sixteenth Swedish, some Scottish

C.J. Perry is an American professional wrestler, wrestling manager, actress, dancer, model, and singer.

Her father is a Christian missionary, and has Irish, Portuguese, and Swedish ancestry. Her mother is mostly of English, German, Irish, and Scottish descent. C.J. was raised mostly in Latvia, where her father missioned, and speaks fluent Russian. She moved to the U.S. in her late teenage years, living in New York.

C.J.’s paternal grandfather is Robert Phillip Perry (who is likely the son of Manuel J. Perry and Helen/Ellen T.). Robert was born in Massachusetts. Manuel was born in Massachusetts, to Portuguese parents. Helen was born in Massachusetts, to parents from Ireland.

C.J.’s paternal grandmother is Florence U. Morrissey (the daughter of Arthur L. Morrissey and Veronica Theresa Leahy). Florence was born in Massachusetts. Arthur was born in Massachusetts, to Irish parents, John M. Morrissey and Bridget M. Brophy. Veronica was born in Massachusetts, the daughter of John Thomas Leahy, who was Irish, and of Johanna/Joanna Sofia Carlsson, who was Swedish.

C.J.’s maternal grandfather was James William Homeyer (the son of William Theodore Homeyer and Annie Paralee Cowan). James was born in Texas. William was born in Texas, the son of Benjamin Franklin Homeyer, whose four grandparents were from Germany, and of Mathilda/Mathilde Eberhardt, who was German, from Hesse. Annie was born in Texas, the daughter of Tilman Harding Cowan and Bettie/Elizabeth Ann Lewis.

C.J.’s maternal grandmother is Betty Sue Culberson (the daughter of David Arthur Culberson and Nettie Marie Harper). Betty was born in Louisiana. David was born in Texas, the son of Samuel Jefferson Culberson/Culbertson and Jenora Eudora O’Neal. Nettie was born in Arkansas, the daughter of John A. Harper and Mary Ella “Pink” Douglass.
Ethnicity:
*37.5% Italian/Swiss-Italian
*37.5% Portuguese [Azorean, Madeiran]
*12.5% French
*12.5% mix of English and German

Sara Bareilles is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and author.

Sara’s father is of one quarter French, one quarter Italian, and half Swiss-Italian, descent. Sara’s mother is of three quarters Portuguese [Azorean, Madeiran] and one quarter English/German ancestry.

Sara’s paternal grandfather was Melvin Jack Bareilles (the son of John Bareilles and Florence M. Borzone/Brizoni). Sara’s grandfather Melvin was born in California. John’s parents were French. Florence’s parents were Italian.

Sara’s paternal grandmother was Mary Margaret Biasca (the daughter of Henry Emilio/Emelio Biasca and Anna Maria Biasca). Sara’s grandmother Mary Margaret was born in California, to Swiss immigrants, of Swiss-Italian descent. Henry was the son of Peter Biasca and Amelia Camusci. Sara’s great-grandmother Anna Maria was born in Lodrino, Canton of Ticino, the daughter of Paolo “Paul” Biasca and Maria Margarita Berti.

Sara’s maternal grandfather was Bernard S. Capellas (the son of Antonio Santos “Tony” Capellas and Leanora/Leonora Franca). Bernard was born in Hawaii. Antonio’s parents, Manuel S. Capellas and Francisca Costa, were of Portuguese descent, from São Miguel Island, Azores. Leanora was born in Hawaii, the daughter of Paulino Franca and Balbina de Conceicao Ferraz/Ferreis, who were Portuguese emigrants, from Ponta Delgada, São Vicente, Ilha da Madeira, Madeira.

Sara’s maternal grandmother was Betty Jean Miller (the daughter of Edgar Floyd Miller and Margaret Dias). Betty was born in Hawaii. Edgar was born in Virginia, and had English and German ancestry; he was the son of Monroe Miller and Sarah Eunice Dolinger. Margaret was born in Hawaii; Margaret’s father, Louis Dias, was a Portuguese immigrant, while Margaret’s mother, Mary Simao, was born in Hawaii, to Portuguese parents.
Average listal rating (505 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
French-Canadian, as well as 1/128 Scottish and 1/512 Portuguese

Céline Dion is a Canadian singer, songwriter, businessperson, and actress.

Céline is the daughter of Thérèse Tanguay-Dion, a television personality, known as “Maman Dion,” and Adhémar-Charles Dion.

Céline’s paternal grandfather was Joseph Charles Adélard Dion (the son of Adélard Dion and Esther Lévesque). Joseph was born in Ste-Anne-des-Monts, Gaspé, Québec. Céline’s great-grandfather Adélard was the son of Joseph Dion and Marcelline Létourneau. Esther was the daughter of Jean Baptiste Lévesque and Marguerite Vallée/Vallie.

Céline’s paternal grandmother was Marie Ernestine Bariault/Barriault (the daughter of Norbert Bariault/Barriault and Alma Pelletier). Marie Ernestine was born in Les Méchins, Québec. Norbert was the son of Jean-Baptiste Bériault/Barriault and Marie Philomène Isabelle. Alma was the daughter of Amable Pelletier and Célina Beaulieu. Amable’s maternal great-great-great-great-grandfather, João Rodriguez (or Jean Rodrigue in French), was Portuguese, from Lisbon.

Céline’s maternal grandfather was Lauréat Achille Tanguay (the son of Achille Tanguay and Marie Malvina Parent). Lauréat was born in Charlesbourg, Québec. Céline’s great-grandfather Achille was the son of François-Xavier Tanguay and Angélique Bernard. Marie Malvina was the daughter of Antoine Parent and Marcelline Auclair. Angélique’s paternal great-great-great-great-grandfather, Pedro da Silva (or Pierre Dassylva in French), was Portuguese, from Lisbon.

Céline’s maternal grandmother was Antoinette Sergerie (the daughter of Joseph Gustave Sergerie and Marie Adèle Gagné dite Bellavance). Antoinette was born in Saint-Norbert, Québec. Joseph was the son of Firmin Sergerie Saint-Jorre and Marie Bibiane Isabelle. Céline’s great-grandmother Marie Adèle was the daughter of Joseph Gagné and Émilie St Laurent/Saint-Laurent.
Average listal rating (547 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
Irish, Northern Irish, English, French-Canadian, as well as 1/512 Wyandot First Nations, 1/512 Portuguese, and 1/1024 Swiss-German

Shania Twain is a Canadian country pop singer and songwriter.

Shania is the daughter of Sharon (Morrison) and Clarence Edwards. She is of mostly Irish, Northern Irish, English, and French-Canadian ancestry. She was raised in the Ojibway First Nations culture by her stepfather, who adopted her, Jerry Twain, who is Ojibway. Her name, Shania, means “I’m on my way” in Ojibwa. 

 Shania’s paternal grandfather was Harold Edwards (the son of Thomas Garland Edwards and Mary Irving). Harold was born in Pembroke, Renfrew Co., Ontario, Canada, and had Irish ancestry. Thomas was the son of Jacob Edwards and Susan Kidd. Mary was the daughter of Patrick Irving and Mary Ann Howard, both of whom were born in Ontario, both of them to Irish parents.

Shania’s paternal grandmother was Marie Régina Benson (the daughter of Joseph Benson and Adele Emma Bray). Marie Régina had Irish and French-Canadian ancestry. Joseph was the son of Anthony Benson and Angélique Mondoux. Emma was the daughter of Olivier Bray and Adèle Denis. Shania’s great-great-grandfather Anthony’s maternal great-great-great-grandmother, Marguerite Pigarouiche, was Wyandot First Nation. Shania’s great-great-grandmother Angélique’s paternal great-great-great-great-grandmother, Jeanne Badel, was Swiss-German, whose parents were from Geneva. Shania’s great-great-grandfather Olivier’s matrilineal sixth grandmother, Marie Marguerite Miteouamigoukoue, was Algonquin First Nation.

Shania’s maternal grandfather was George Bertram Morrison (the son of James Bertram Morrison and Mary Elizabeth/Marie-Eliza Brisbois). George was born in Nipissing District, Ontario, Canada. James was the son of James Morrison, who was born in Ireland, and of Jane Donaldson. Mary Elizabeth/Marie-Eliza was of French-Canadian descent, the daughter of Moïse Brisebois and Hester/Esther Anne/Ann Firmin. Esther’s maternal great-great-great-grandfather, Sebastião Rodrigues (or Sébastien Rodrigue in French), was Portuguese, from Évora.

Shania’s maternal grandmother was Eileen Pearce (the daughter of Francis George Pearce and Lottie Louise Reeves). Eileen was born in Newbridge, co. Kildare, Ireland. Francis was the son of George Pearce. Lottie was born in Weybourne, Norfolk, England, the daughter of James Henry Reeves.
Average listal rating (22 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
*father – Chinese, German, Native Hawaiian, Portuguese
*mother – English, remote Dutch, French, Scottish, and Welsh

Hoku is an American singer.

She is the daughter of Patricia and musician Don Ho.

Hoku’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her twelfth great-grandfather, Ho Yuan, from Lung-tsun Village, Changle, Fujian, China.

Hoku’s paternal grandfather was James Ah You Puao Ho (the son of George Lim Ho and Annie Keonaona Kaihe). James was born in Hawaii. George was the son of Ho Tien-Yuan and Chun Apo Ching, who were Chinese emigrants, from Shimen, Xiangshan County, Guangdong, China. Annie was Hawaiian, the daughter of John Kaihe and Louisa Kamakaoolea Puao.

Hoku’s paternal grandmother was Emily “Honey” Leimaile Silva (the daughter of Manuel Silva, Sr. and Emily Kanaloa Stupplebeen). Hoku’s grandmother Emily was born in Hawaii. Manuel was also born in Hawaii. His parents possibly were António Silva and Josefina/Josephina “Josephine,” who were Portuguese, possibly from Madeira. Hoku’s great-grandmother Emily was of German and Native Hawaiian descent, and was the daughter of John William Stupplebeen and Emily Kanewaalau Porter.

Hoku’s maternal grandfather was Lester Raymond Swallie (the son of John Gilbert Swallie and Lousinah Wells).

Hoku’s maternal grandmother was Willetta Wilson (the daughter of William Wellington Wilson and Ida Beryl Nelson). Willetta was born in Randlette, Utah.

Hoku’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced to her thirteenth great-grandmother, Ann Born (c. 1593, Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales – November 2, 1648, Rehoboth, Massachusetts).
Ethnicity:
*father – Swiss-German
*mother – Afrikaner [Dutch, German, French/French Huguenot, distant Scottish, Belgian Flemish, Swiss-German, Danish, and Portuguese]

Roger Federer is a Swiss professional tennis player.

Roger’s father, Robert Federer, is Swiss, of Swiss-German descent, and was born in Berneck, Rheintal, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland. Roger’s mother, Lynette (Durand), is South African, of Afrikaner [Dutch, German, French/French Huguenot, distant Scottish, Belgian Flemish, Swiss-German, Danish, and Portuguese] descent, and was born in Kempton Park, East Rand, Gauteng, South Africa.

Roger’s paternal grandfather was named Benedikt Anton Federer.

Roger’s paternal grandmother was Maria Katharina Inauen (the daughter of Johann Josef Inauen and Katharina Dörig). Maria was born in Schwende District, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Appenzell Innerrhoden. Roger’s great-grandmother Katharina was the daughter of Johann Jakob Alois Dörig, and of a woman surnamed Manser.

Roger’s maternal grandfather was Jacobus Albertus Durand (the son of David Andries du Raan and Lusia Hendrina Cilliers). Jacobus was born in Hanover, Northern Cape. David was the son of Willem du Raan and Maria Catharina Magdalena Muller. Lusia was the daughter of Johannes Francois Cilliers and Anna Maria Magdalena Viljoen.

Roger’s maternal grandmother was Vera Meyer (the daughter of James Sandilands and Mabel Lilian Muller). Vera was born in Cape, South Africa, of heavily German, and some Scottish, French Huguenot, Dutch, and Portuguese, descent. James was the son of Jacobus Esias Meyer and Jessie Sandilands. Mabel was the daughter of Helgard Jacobus Wilhelm Muller and Margaretha Isabella Meyer.
Average listal rating (91 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
*father – Italian
*maternal grandfather – Portuguese/Azorean
*maternal grandmother – English, possibly some French-Canadian

Lisa Rinna is an American television host and actress.

Lisa is the daughter of Lois and Frank Rinna.

Lisa’s paternal grandfather was Ernest/Earnesto Rinna (the son of Marcello Rinna and Agnes Alloni). Ernest was born in Castro dei Volsci, Frosinone, Lazio, Italy. Marcello was the son of Antonio Rinna and Maria Carmina Deangelis. Agnes was the daughter of Francesco Gall and Rosa Serracini.

Lisa’s paternal grandmother was named Lena Bartolommucci/Bartolo (the daughter of Domenic Bartolommucci and Philomena). Lena was born in Castro dei Volsci, Frosinone, Lazio, Italy.

Lisa’s maternal grandfather was Anthony J. DeAndrade (the son of Antonio/Anthony DeAndrade and Mary Gomes). Lisa’s grandfather Anthony was born in Massachusetts. Lisa’s great-grandfather Antonio was Portuguese, from the Azores. Mary was born in Massachusetts, to Portuguese parents from the Azores, with her father being Antonio Gomes.

Lisa’s maternal grandmother was Sadie Elizabeth “Beth” Ryder (the daughter of Thomas Ryder and Sadie St. Clair/Sinclair). Lisa’s grandmother Sadie was born in Massachusetts, to Canadian parents. Thomas was the son of Thomas Ryder and Mary A. Lisa’s great-grandmother Sadie likely had French-Canadian ancestry, and was the daughter of John Baptiste Sinclair and Annie.
Ethnicity:
German, English, Irish, as well as remote French and Portuguese

Marilyn Manson is an American musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, actor, music journalist, writer, multimedia artist, and painter.

Marilyn is the son of Barbara Jo (Wyer) and Hugh Angus Warner.

Through his father, Marilyn is a fourth cousin, twice removed, of commentator Pat Buchanan. Marilyn’s paternal great-great-great-great-great-grandparents, Johannes Schoeppner and Katharine Heil, were also Pat’s maternal great-great-great-grandparents.

Marilyn’s paternal grandfather was John/Jack Angus Warner (the son of John Angus Warner and Gladys Irene Wanamaker). Marilyn’s grandfather John was born in Ohio. Marilyn’s great-grandfather John was the son of Angus Warner and Janet P. Reese. Gladys was the daughter of William Ulrich Wanamaker and Jessie Alcetta Kaylor.

Marilyn’s paternal grandmother was Beatrice Frieda/Freda Frank (the daughter of LeRoy Philip Frank and Julietta/Julitta Evelyn Michel). Beatrice was born in Ohio. Leroy was the son of Edward Frank and Katherine/Catherine Haidet. Julietta was the daughter of Henry Michel and Sophia E. Smith.

Marilyn’s maternal grandfather was Allie Dee Wyer (the son of William Alexander Wyer and Martha Frances Curry). Allie was born in West Virginia. William was the son of James C. Wyer and Sarah Susanna Snider. Martha was the daughter of Charles Alexander Curry and Permelia A. Westfall.

Marilyn’s maternal grandmother was Blanche Pearl Jones (the daughter of Benjamin Alonzo/Lonzo Jones and Ida Edith Cross). Blanche was born in West Virginia. Benjamin was the son of Marshall Martin Jones and Mary Catherine/Katherine Elder. Ida was the daughter of John Thurman Cross and Alice West Virginia Riddle.
Ethnicity:
*Portuguese (father)
*English, German (maternal grandfather)
*Italian (maternal grandmother)

Kevin Pereira is an American game show host and television personality.

Kevin is the son of Barbara Ann (Morris) and Elder/Helder Manuel Pereira. Kevin has a brother, Brian. They were raised in Antioch, California.

Kevin’s father is Portuguese. Kevin’s mother is American, and has Italian, English, and German ancestry.

Kevin’s paternal grandmother was Lisete Rodrigues.

Kevin’s maternal grandfather was Robert Morris (the son of Thomas Reynolds Morris and Stella A. Hassler). Thomas was the son of George Morris, who was English, and of Mery Young. Stella was the daughter of John D. Hassler and Violet/Violette.

Kevin’s maternal grandmother was Jessie Marie Paviglianti (the daughter of Dick Paviglianti and Maria/Mary Falsetti). Dick born in Italy, the son of Joseph Paviglianti and Concetia. Maria was also born in Italy, the daughter of Michael/Mickele Falsetti and Antonia Belluomo, who were both from Cosenza, Calabria, Italy.
Ethnicity:
*37.5% Puerto Rican
*31.25% Native Hawaiian
*25% Portuguese
*‭4.6875‬‬% Chinese
*‭1.5625‬% Irish

Auli’i Cravalho is an American actress and singer.

Auli’i is the daughter of Puanani and Dwayne Cravalho.

Her father is of three quarters Puerto Rican and one quarter Portuguese descent.

Her mother is of five eighths Native Hawaiian, one quarter Portuguese, 3/32 Chinese, and 1/32 Irish, ancestry.

Auli’i’s paternal grandfather was Christino Cravalho (the son of Jenaro Carvalho y Montijo and Isabel Cordero y Robles). Christino was born in Kona, Hawai’i. Jenaro was a Puerto Rican emigrant, from San Sebastián, and was the son of Juan Carvalho y Cajigas and María de Jesús Montijo y Aponte.

Auli’i’s paternal grandmother was Elizabeth Medeiros (the daughter of John Medeiros Chiquito and Josephine Ramos). Elizabeth was born in Hilo, Hawaii. John was the son of Portuguese emigrants, António Medeiros Chiquito and Rosa de Jesus Rebello Couvinha. Josephine was the daughter of Puerto Rican emigrants, Dionicio Ramos Collazo, of Yauco, and Antonia Pérez.

Auli’i’s maternal grandfather was Robert Freitas (the son of Manuel Freitas and Josephine Kahiwa Ako). Robert was born in Kamalumalu, Hawaii. Manuel was the son of Portuguese emigrants, José “Joseph/Joe” Freitas and Antónia Santos, both of Madeira. Josephine was of Native Hawaiian, Chinese, and Irish descent, and was the daughter of James Kopo Ako and Margaret Makaleka Kahinano Ahana.

Auli’i’s maternal grandmother was Amy Mokihana Keanaaina (the daughter of William Nuuanu Keanaaina and Emily Julian Kapanui). Amy was Native Hawaiian, and was born in Kailua, Hawaii. William was the son of William Keanaaina and Malaea Noenoe Haau. Emily was the daughter of Jacob Kopa Kapanui and Emily Moeanu Kapana Nuinui.
Average listal rating (231 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
*father – Jamaican [English, Sephardi Jewish, distant Scottish]
*mother – Cajun [French], distant Spanish, English, and Irish

Shane West is an American actor, punk rock musician, and songwriter.

Shane’s father, Don Snaith, was born in Jamaica, of English, about one quarter Sephardi Jewish [Spanish Jewish and Portuguese Jewish], and distant Scottish, ancestry. Shane’s Sephardi Jewish ancestry can be traced to Eliau López, who was born, c. 1648, in Málaga, Spain, and to Eliau’s wife, Rachel de David Nunes da Fonseca, who was born, c. 1656, in Seville, Andalusia, Spain.

Shane’s mother, Leah, is from a Cajun [French] family, and also has distant Spanish, English, and Irish ancestry.

Shane’s patrilineal line can be traced to John Snaith, who was born, c. 1730, in Wolsingham, County Durham, England, and to John’s wife, Jane Griffin.

Shane’s paternal grandfather was Walter Arthur Parcell Snaith (the son of Walter Herbert Snaith and Annie Marjorie/Margaret/Marguerite Parcell/Parcells). Shane’s grandfather Walter was born in Morant Bay, St. Thomas, Jamaica. Shane’s great-grandfather Walter was the son of George Burrell Snaith and Laura Eliza Jane Kirkland. Annie was the daughter of Arthur Parcells and Margaret Miller Senior.

Shane’s paternal grandmother was Marjorie Isobel/Isabel Ruth DeFonseca/Fonseca (the daughter of Rupert Everton/Ederlan Fonseca/DeFonseca and Bertha Ann Katherine/Catherine England). Marjorie was born in Port Maria, Saint Mary, Jamaica. Shane’s great-grandfather Rupert was of mostly Sephardi Jewish background; he was the son of John Wesley/Westly Fonseca/DeFonseca and Mildred Levay/Levy; John was the son of John Fonseca/DeFonseca and Louisa Deleon/DeLeon, and Mildred was the daughter of Isaac/Isaak Levay/Levy and Mary Ann Grant. Shane’s great-grandmother Bertha was the daughter of Edmund Deville England and Anna Helena Mason.

Shane’s maternal grandfather was John Glynn/Glenn Launey (the son of Aloysius Launey and Bertha/Berthe DuBois). John was born in Louisiana. Aloysius was the son of Aristide Hector Launey and Marie Elia Brignac. Bertha was the daughter of Bernard Dorcini Dubois and Marie Ermina/Hermina Lanoux.

Shane’s maternal grandmother is Leah Jacqueline “Jackie” Ardoin (the daughter of Charles Burkman/Berchman Ardoin and Bessie Marie Guillory). Charles was the son of Didier Ardoin and Isabella/Isabelle Quirk. Bessie was the daughter of Jules Dolze/Dolsey Guillory and Leah Fruge.
Ethnicity:
*Portuguese (father)
*Italian (mother)

Luis da Silva is an American actor, basketball player, author, and producer.

He was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, the son of Dana and Luis Fernando da Silva. His father is originally from Parada de Gonta, Tondela, Portugal. His mother is Italian. He speaks fluent Portuguese and English.
Ethnicity:
Portuguese (mother), English, Scottish, 1/32 Mexican/Spanish, distant German, French, Dutch, possibly Irish

Danica McKellar is an American actress, writer, and education advocate.

Danica is the daughter of Mahaila and Christopher McKellar. 

 Danica’s paternal grandfather was James Angus McKellar (the son of James Henry McKellar and Dorothy Winifred Kellogg). James was born in California. Dorothy was the daughter of Frederick William Kellogg and Florence May Scripps, whose father was English.

Danica’s paternal grandmother was Suzanne Frances Biven (the daughter of Fedrico/Frederick Ollino Biven and Ethel Georgia Harvey). Suzanne was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Fedrico was the son of John Frank Biven, whose father was born in New York and whose mother, Amparo Ainsa Yslas, was born in Sonora, Mexico; and of Georgia Ellen Taber/Tabor, whose parents were from the East Coast. Danica’s great-grandmother Ethel was the daughter of Frederick Estabrook Harvey and Sabina Christian Cannell, whose father was Scottish or Irish, and whose maternal grandparents were English.

Danica’s maternal grandfather named Anthony Tello, Jr. (the son of Anthony Tello, Sr.). Danica’s great-grandfather Anthony was born in Portugal.

Danica’s maternal grandmother was named Ermelinda “Emily” Amaral (the daughter of Manuel S. Amaral and Hazel). Ermelinda was born in California, to Portuguese parents.
Ethnicity:
*father – Irish, English, German
*mother – Portuguese/Azorean, Polish

Shanna Moakler is an American model, actress, and reality television personality.

Shanna’s paternal grandfather was John W./J. Moakler (the son of John William Moakler and Josephine Mary Lamb). Shanna’s grandfather John was born in Rhode Island, to Canadian parents. Shanna’s great-grandfather John was born in St. John, Newfoundland, the son of Edward Moakler and Elizabeth O’Brien. Josephine was the daughter of Patrick Lamb and Julia McCarthy.

Shanna’s paternal grandmother was Opal Elizabeth Stockwell (the daughter of Ray Green M. Stockwell and Eleanor/Ella M. Lowe). Opal was born in Maine. Ray was the son of Oziel Stockwell and Lurancy/Lou Trask/Teask, who was born in Maine, to a Canadian mother. Eleanor was Canadian, the daughter of William Lowe and Elizabeth McFayne.

Shanna’s maternal grandfather was José “Joseph” Cabral Figueiredo (the son of José “Joseph” Cabral Figueiredo and Rose L. Furtado). Shanna’s grandfather José was born in Rhode Island, to Portuguese parents. Shanna’s great-grandfather José was born in Santa Bárbara, Vila do Porto, Santa Maria island.

Shanna’s maternal grandmother was Mary E. Dukawicz/Dzukewicz (the daughter of August Dukawicz/Dzukewicz and Mary Gyroska). Shanna’s grandmother Mary was born in Rhode Island, to Polish parents.
Average listal rating (319 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
Portuguese (maternal grandfather), English, Irish, Scottish, German, Dutch, Welsh

Krista Allen is an American model and actress.

Krista’s paternal grandfather was named Roy Areatus Allen, Jr. (the son of Roy Areatus Allen, Sr. and Helen). Krista’s grandfather Roy was born in Texas.

Krista’s paternal grandmother was Ima Jean Flenniken (the daughter of Herbert Marvin Flenniken and Mary Ellen Dickinson). Ima was born in Texas. Mary Ellen was the daughter of The Rev. Samuel Abel Dickinson and Laura Ann Finley.

Krista’s maternal grandfather was named Antone Pacheco “Tony” Raposa. Antone’s were from St. Michael, Azores.

Krista’s maternal grandmother was Mary Elizabeth Nolan (the daughter of Martin Joseph Nolan and Bertha Blanche Simmons).

Through her maternal grandmother’s genealogy, Krista is descended, at least twice, from Elizabeth Key Grinstead, a woman born in the 1600s, to a white English father and a black slave mother. Elizabeth was the first woman of African ancestry in the Colonies to successfully sue for her own emancipation from slavery. If the genealogy is accurate, it would make Krista of 3/4096 African ancestry (through those lines).
Ethnicity:
German, Swiss-German, Portuguese, English, distant Irish, French, and Scottish, remote Dutch

Jonathan Taylor Thomas is an American actor and director.

His father is of Pennsylvania Dutch [German] descent, with some Swiss-German roots, and distant Irish and French ancestry. His mother is of Portuguese, English, and smaller amounts of Scottish and Dutch, ancestry. His uncle is actor and playwright Jeff Weiss.

Jonathan’s paternal Weiss line traces to Johannes “John” Weiss, who was born, c. 1756, in Wies, Lorrach, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany.

Jonathan’s paternal grandfather was Benjamin Laucks “Ben” Weiss (the son of George Jacob Weiss and Emma A. Laucks). Benjamin was born in Pennsylvania, and was from a Lutheran family that had lived in Pennsylvania for many generations, of Pennsylvania Dutch [German] descent, with some Swiss-German roots. Benjamin also had remote French ancestry. George’s parents were The Rev. Benjamin J. Weiss and Emma Rahn Merkel. Jonathan’s great-great-grandfather The Rev. Benjamin was a minister in the Reformed Church (also known as the German Reformed Church), who preached in both German and English. Jonathan’s great-grandmother Emma was the daughter of Henry R. Laucks and Emma R. Raser/Raezer.

Jonathan’s paternal grandmother was Helen E. Eagle (the daughter of Charles R. Eagle and Nora Hetty Boerkert/Borkert). Helen was born in Pennsylvania, and was also from a Lutheran family of Pennsylvania Dutch [German] descent, with distant Irish roots. Charles was the son of Richard L. Eagle and Ellen Reifschneider. Nora was the daughter of Albert G. Borkert and Malinda Wentzel.

Jonathan’s maternal grandfather likely was John Carson Gonsalves (the son of Manuel Gonçalves/Gonsalves and Clara de Jesus Pereira). John was born in California, to Portuguese parents from Madeira.

Jonathan’s maternal grandmother likely was Mary Lee White (the daughter of Roy Edgar White and Elza Viola Chandler). Mary was born in North Carolina. Roy was the son of Solomon Sanders “Sol” White and Mary Lou Ellen “Mollie” White. Elza was the daughter of William Henry Chandler and Margaret Malvinia/Melvinia Poindexter.
Ethnicity:
Italian, as well as Portuguese, English, Irish, and French

Jesse Metcalfe is an American actor and musician.

Jesse’s mother is of half Portuguese and half Italian ancestry. Jesse’s father has English, Irish, and French ancestry on one side, and likely Italian ancestry on the other.

Jesse’s paternal grandfather was Robert Joseph “Bobby” Metcalfe (the son of William Harry/Henry Metcalfe and Catherine M. Young). Robert was born in Connecticut. William was born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, the son of John William Metcalfe and Clara Overdale, and was also of part Irish ancestry. Catherine was born in Connecticut, to a Canadian father, Joseph Young, who may have been French-Canadian, and to an American mother, Catherine E. Callery, whose own parents were Irish.

Jesse’s paternal grandmother was named Josephine. Josephine likely was of Italian descent.

Jesse’s maternal grandfather was Gennaro “Gene” DeMaio (the son of Lorenzo “Lawrence” DeMaio/De Maio and Fiorenza/Florenza “Florence” Copi/Coppola). Gennaro was born in New York, to Italian parents, with his father having been born in Falciano, Province of Caserta, Campania.

Jesse’s maternal grandmother was named Elinor Marlene Souza (the daughter of Joseph Souza and Anna). Elinor was born in Massachusetts, and is of Portuguese descent.
Ethnicity:
*father – Irish, as well as English and French-Canadian
*mother – Portuguese, possibly Ashkenazi Jewish

Brooke Burke is an American television personality, fitness personality, author, actress, and businessperson.

Brooke is the daughter of Donna and George F. Burke.

Her father is of Irish, as well as English and French-Canadian, ancestry.

Her mother was born Patricia Ann, and along with her twin sister was adopted by Fay (Waingrow) and Nicholas Bruno, and renamed Donna Marie Bruno. Brooke’s mother’s adoptive mother Fay was Jewish, and Brooke’s mother was raised Jewish; it is not clear if Brooke’s mother, by birth, has Jewish ancestry. Brooke’s biological maternal grandfather was said to have been a “Portuguese sailor.”

Brooke’s paternal grandfather was George F. Burke, Sr. (the son of James Patrick Burke and Elizabeth Agnes O’Dowd). George was of Irish descent. Elizabeth was the daughter of John Thomas O’Dowd/Dowd and Mary Agnes Gilligan.

Brooke’s paternal grandmother was Elizabeth F. Hindle (the daughter of Simon Francis Scott Hindle and Blandine Beauchene). Simon was the son of English parents, Simon Hindle and Catherine Hosler/Husler/Horsley. Blandine was the daughter of Canadian parents, Eugene Beauchene/Beauchaine and Nancy Mary Arpin.
Ethnicity:
*father – German, English, other
*mother – Guyanese [Portuguese, Indian]

Nicola Correia-Damude is a Canadian actress and singer.

She is the daughter of Junita Correia and Brian Damude, who is a filmmaker, photographer, director, and film professor emeritus at Ryerson University’s School of Image Arts.

Nicola’s father is Canadian, and is of part German and English descent. Nicola’s mother is Guyanese, and likely has Portuguese and Indian ancestry.

Nicola’s paternal grandparents were named Donald F. Damude and Marian Helen Holmes.
Ethnicity:
*Portuguese (father)
*Chinese-Singaporean (mother)

Jessica Gomes is an Australian model and actress.

Jessica was born and raised in the laid back city of Perth, Western Australia, Australia, the daughter of Jenny and Joe Gomes. Her father is Portuguese. Her mother was born in Hong Kong, and raised in Singapore.
Average listal rating (9 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
Portuguese, Brazilian

Linda Perry is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer.

Her father, Alfred Xavier Perry, was born in Massachusetts, of Portuguese descent. Her mother, Marluce, was Brazilian.

Linda’s paternal grandfather was named Mariano “John” Perry. Linda’s paternal grandmother was named Mary Silva.
Average listal rating (311 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
Sephardi Jewish, Ashkenazi Jewish, as well as possibly 1/16th Spanish

Daniela Ruah is an American and Portuguese actress.

Daniela is the daughter of Dr. Moises Carlos Bentes Ruah and Catarina Lia Azancot Korn. Dr. Ruah was head of the ear, nose, and throat department of Boston University Hospital. She was raised in a Jewish household. Her parents are from Portugal, and her family returned there when Daniela was five. She has dual citizenship, U.S. and Portuguese.

Daniela’s father is from a Sephardi Jewish family, of Portuguese Jewish and Moroccan Jewish ancestry. The entire Portuguese Jewish community had been expelled in 1498. Dr. Ruah’s family had been one of the first to return in the nineteenth century, also living in Gibraltar.

Daniela’s maternal grandfather was Ashkenazi Jewish, from Poland. Daniela’s maternal grandmother was born in Portugal. Daniela’s maternal grandmother’s paternal grandparents were Sephardi Jewish and Spanish, respectively; Daniela’s Spanish-born maternal great-great-grandmother (Daniela’s maternal great-grandfather’s mother) may not have been of Jewish heritage; she may have converted to Judaism. Daniela’s maternal grandmother’s mother was Ashkenazi Jewish, from Odessa in the Russian Empire. This makes Daniela’s mother’s ancestry approximately three quarters Ashkenazi Jewish, possibly one eighth Spanish, and one eighth Sephardi Jewish.

Daniela’s paternal grandfather was named Samuel Allenby Bentes Ruah. Samuel was a Sephardi Jew.

Daniela’s paternal grandmother was Esther Buzaglo Bensusan (the daughter of Abraham “Abe” Bensusan/Bensussan and Magdalena/Magda Macnin Judith Amzalak/Amzelek Buzaglo). Esther was born in Lisbon, Portugal, and was a Sephardi Jew. Abraham was born in Gibraltar, the son of Mesod Abraham Bensusan and Esther Benoliel. Magdalena was born in Lisbon, the daughter of Meir Isaac Buzaglo and Merita/Mary Ben-Oliel/Benoliel Amzalak/Amzelek.

Daniela’s maternal grandfather was Max Joachim Korn (the son of Abraham Leib/Adolf Moskowicz Korn and Hanna Strank). Max was born in Wrocław, Poland, to an Ashkenazi Jewish family.

Daniela’s maternal grandmother was Vera Jacob Muginstein Azancot (the daughter of António Montero Azancot and Simy Sophie Muginstein). Vera was born in Lisbon, Portugal. António was born on São Tomé Island, the son of Jacob Levy Azancot and Prudência Montero; Jacob was a Sephardi Jew, born on São Tomé Island, the son of António Azancot and Meriam Levy Benuyli, and Prudência was Spanish, born in Cádiz, Spain, the daughter of João Montero and Rita Serrano. Daniela’s great-grandmother Simy was born in Odessa, Russia, the daughter of Izak Jankel Mouginchteyn/Muginstein and Paulina/Pesja Slatapolskaja. Simy was an Ashkenazi Jew.
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Ethnicity:
Sephardi Jewish (paternal great-grandfather), African-Jamaican, German, English, Chinese

Sean Paul is a Jamaican recording artist, dancehall rapper, singer, record producer, and actor.

His paternal great-grandfather was a Sephardi Jew (whose family was from Portugal, as well as more distantly from the Netherlands, Germany, Serbia, and France). His other ancestry includes Afro-Jamaican, German, English, and Chinese.

Sean’s paternal grandfather was Ronald Barrington Henriques (the son of Nathaniel Morais Henriques and Isabel/Isabelle Viola/Violet Eisner). Nathaniel was born in Kingston, to Sephardi Jewish parents, Isaac Cohen Henriques and Hannah Vaz. Isabel was the daughter of Carl August/Augustus Eisener/Eisner and Medora Jane Tomlinson, who had German, English, and likely Afro-Jamaican, ancestry.

Sean’s paternal grandmother was Marjorie Teresa Corbett (the daughter of Alfred Clarence Leonard Corbett and Ianthe Isabel Bawn). Marjorie was of Afro-Jamaican background. Alfred was the son of James Corbett and Mary E. Ianthe was the daughter of James Bawn.
Average listal rating (26 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
Azorean Portuguese

Steve Perry is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and musician.

Steve is the son of María “Mary” (Cardoso Quaresma) and Raymond Francis Perry. All of Steve’s paternal great-grandparents were Portuguese emigrants from the Azores. His mother was born in Prainha do Norte, São Roque do Pico, Pico, Azores, Portugal.

Steve’s paternal grandfather was Frank Perry (the son of João Pereira, later John Perry, and of Georgianna “Jessie/Josie” Bettencourt Cunha). Frank was born in Massachusetts, to parents from the Azores. João was the son of Manuel Pereira and Custodio Cortodis. Georgianna was the daughter of Antonio Cunha and Mary Bettencourt.

Steve’s paternal grandmother was Lena Perry (the daughter of Manuel J. Pereira, later Perry, and of María Catarina, later Mary Catherine “Katie” Silva). Lena was born in Massachusetts, to parents who were born on Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal. Mary Catherine was the daughter of Jose Silva and Izabel.

Steve’s maternal grandfather was Manuel Silveira Quaresma (the son of José Silveira Quaresma and Vivina Adelaide). Manuel was born in Prainha do Norte, São Roque do Pico, Pico, Azores, Portugal. José was the son of Manuel Silveira Quaresma and Christiana Mariana de Jesus. Vivina was the daughter of Manuel Joaquim Neves, who was born on Santo Amaro, and of Miquelina Mariana Jesus.

Steve’s maternal grandmother was Marie Quaresma (the daughter of Manuel António Cardoso and Maria do Rosário Brum de Jesus). Steve’s grandmother Marie was born in Lajes do Pico, Pico, Azores, Portugal. Manuel was the son of Manuel António Cardoso and Anna Emília Francisca da Silva Rodrigues do Rosário. Steve’s great-grandmother Maria was the daughter of Manuel José Brum and Francisca Jesus Silvia.
Average listal rating (38 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
*Portuguese/Madeiran (father)
*Italian (mother)

Joe Perry is an American musician.

Joe is the son of Mary (Ursillo) and Anthony Perry, Sr. His father is of Portuguese descent, originally from Madeira. His grandfather changed the family’s surname from Pereira to Perry upon arriving in the United States. His mother is of Italian descent, specifically Neapolitan.

Joe’s paternal grandparents likely were named José/Joseph Domingos Pereira/Perry and Maria/Mary Viera Pitta. They were Portuguese.

Joe’s maternal grandfather was Luigi/Louis John Ursillo (the son of Constantino Ursillo and Assunte “Susie” Sciacca). Luigi was born in Marzano Appio, Provincia di Caserta, Campania, Italy. Constantino was the son of Luigi “Louis” Ursillo.

Joe’s maternal grandmother was Anna P. Feole (the daughter of Gabriele Giuseppe Feole and Matilda Senzi). Anna was from Campania. Gabriele was born in Roccamonfina, Provincia di Caserta, Campania, the son of Giacomo Feole and Marianna Dilonardo.
Ethnicity:
Azorean Portuguese

Meredith Vieira is an American broadcast journalist, and television personality and game show host.

She was born to first generation Portuguese-American parents, Mary Elsie (Rosa) and Edwin Vieira, a doctor. Her grandparents were all Portuguese emigrants, from the Azores, three of them from Faial Island. Meredith was raised in East Providence.

Meredith’s paternal grandfather was António/Antone Claudio Vieira (the son of Manuel Vieira and Maria José Vieira). António was born on Faial Island, Azores, Portugal.

Meredith’s paternal grandmother was Maria/Mary Louise Costa (the daughter of José/Joseph da Costa Melo and Maria/Mary das Mercedes/Merces Frazao/Fracao). Meredith’s grandmother Maria was born on São Miguel Island, Azores.

Meredith’s maternal grandfather was Domingos “Dominick” Correia/Correira da Rosa (the son of António Correia da Rosa and Maria Rosa da Conceição). Domingos was born on Cedros, Faial, Azores. António was the son of José Correia da Rosa and Maria Clara de Escobar.

Meredith’s maternal grandmother was Filomena/Philomena L. “Fanny” Silvia/Silva Silveira/Silveria (the daughter of Francisco da Rosa da Silva and Maria Lacerda Rosa). Filomena was born on Faial Island.
Average listal rating (2404 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
*father – Native Hawaiian, Portuguese, English, Scottish, at least 1/16th Chinese, remote Dutch
*mother – English

Keanu Reeves is a Canadian actor, musician, director, writer, and producer.

Keanu was born in Beirut, Lebanon, to Samuel Nowlin Reeves and Patricia Taylor. His father, a geologist, is American-born, and his mother, a dancer and costume designer, is English-born, from Essex. Keanu was raised by his mother in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and holds Canadian citizenship. During his childhood, he also lived in Sydney, Australia, and New York City, U.S.

Keanu’s father, who is from Hawaii, is of English, Native Hawaiian, Portuguese, Scottish, at least 1/16th Chinese, and remote Dutch, ancestry. Overall, Keanu is of roughly one quarter non-European descent. Keanu is said to be named after a great-great-uncle, Keaweaheulu, whose name means “soft breeze raising.”

Keanu’s paternal grandfather was Samuel Nowlin Reeves (the son of Charles Armistead Reeves and Rose Lokalia/Lokailia Miguel). Samuel was born in Hawaii. Charles was born in Tennessee, of English, Scottish, and distant Dutch, roots, and was the son of Sampson W. Reeves and Mary Virginia Arimstead Nowlin. Rose was the daughter of Joseph Miguel, who was Portuguese, from the island of Madeira, and of Waihine/Malaia Lokalia, who was of Native Hawaiian ancestry.

Keanu’s paternal grandmother was named Momilani/Monilani Sarah (Victor) Abrahams (the daughter of George Peter/Pahio Victor and Lillian/Lilian Kaholo Kahoalii Holmes). Sarah was born in Hawaii.

George was the son of Joseph Aiona Victor and Maggie Makakapu Pahio, and his race is listed as “Hawaiian” on U.S. Censuses. Keanu’s great-great-grandfather Joseph was the son of Kamukai/Kamokai/Kemukai (later Kamukai Victor) and Amelia/Emalia Ah Akoi, who were evidently both the children of Chinese fathers and Native Hawaiian mothers. Therefore, Joseph Aiona Victor was of one half Chinese descent, and Keanu Reeves is of (at least) one thirty two Chinese descent. Keanu’s great-great-grandmother Maggie Makakapu Pahio was a Native Hawaiian.

Keanu’s great-grandmother Lillian/Lilian is listed as “Caucasian Hawaiian” by race on the 1930 U.S. Census, and as “Part Hawaiian” by race on the 1940 U.S. Census. Lillian’s father, George Frederick Holmes, was from Lincolnshire, England, or Australia. Lillian’s mother, Elizabeth (Ku) Kaula o Keahi Kahoalii, was born in Hawaii.
Average listal rating (84 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
Portuguese (one quarter), Ashkenazi Jewish (one eighth), English, Cornish, Scottish, Irish, German, distant Welsh

Colin Hanks is an American actor and director.

He is the son of actors Tom Hanks (Thomas Jeffrey Hanks) and Samantha Lewes (born Susan Jane Dillingham). His half-brother is actor and musician Chet Hanks. 

Colin’s paternal grandmother was of Portuguese descent (from the Azores Islands), and Colin’s maternal grandfather’s mother was Jewish (from a family from Austria and Russia). Colin’s other ancestry is English, Cornish, Scottish, Irish, and German, and distant Welsh. Some of his distant ancestors lived on Barbados.

He is a nephew of Sandra Hanks Benoiton, a writer, Larry Hanks, an entomology professor, and Jim Hanks, an actor and filmmaker.

Colin’s paternal grandfather was Amos Mefford Hanks (the son of Ernest Buel/Beauel Hanks and Gladys Hilda Ball). Amos was born in Glenn County, California. Ernest was born in Paskenta, Tehama, California, the son of Daniel Boone Hanks and Mary Catherine “Molly” Mefford; his family had lived in the United States for many generations. Most of Ernest’s ancestry was English, with more distant German roots, along with Scottish, Welsh, and Cornish. Some of his distant ancestors lived on Barbados. Colin’s great-grandmother Gladys was born in Toledo, Tama, Iowa, the daughter of Amos Ball and Selina Scoble, English emigrants, from Launceston, Cornwall, and Kingsbridge, Devon, respectively.

Colin’s paternal grandmother was Janet Marylyn Frager (the daughter of Clarence Peter Frager and Elexio Norrine Rose). Janet was born in Alameda, Alameda Co., California. The Frager surname was originally Fraga and the Rose surname was originally Rosa. Janet’s family was of Portuguese descent. Clarence was the son of Manuel/William Gonsalves Fraga/Frager and Frances/Mary Enos. Elexio was the daughter of Emmanuel Rose and Josephine Leonora “Nora” E. A. Borge.

Colin’s maternal grandfather was John Raymond “Jerry” Dillingham (the son of John Raymond Dillingham and Rena/Renia A. “Rebecca” Sapira). Colin’s grandfather John was born in Pennsylvania. Colin’s great-grandfather John was the son of James Hewlett Dillingham and Dora Gregory, and had English and Scottish ancestry. Rena was the daughter of Samuel Sapira, an Austrian Jewish emigrant, from Vienna, and of Ida Leah Roskowitz, a Polish Jewish emigrant, from Warsaw, Warszawa, Masovian Voivodeship.

Colin’s maternal grandmother was Harriet Hall Collins (the daughter of Percy Devereaux/Devereux “Pete” Collins and Margaret Louise McIlvaine). Harriet was born in Florida. Percy was the son of Noyes S. Collins and Eva H. Hickman. Margaret was the daughter of Edward Hall McIlvaine and Harriet/Hattie Estelle Hall. Colin’s maternal grandmother had English and Irish ancestry.
Average listal rating (3109 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
*father – English, some Cornish, more distant German, Scottish, and Welsh *mother – Portuguese

Tom Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker.

Tom is the son of Janet Marylyn (Frager) and Amos Mefford Hanks. His siblings are Sandra Hanks Benoiton, a writer, Larry Hanks, an entomology professor, and Jim Hanks, an actor and filmmaker.

Tom’s father was of mostly English, some Cornish, and more distant German, Scottish, and Welsh, ancestry. Some of his father’s antecedents lived on Barbados. Tom’s mother was of entirely Portuguese ancestry, from the Azores Islands. 

Tom’s patrilineal line can be traced to Thomas Hanks, who was born, c. 1625, in Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire, England.

Tom’s paternal grandfather was Ernest Buel/Beauel Hanks (the son of Daniel Boone Hanks and Mary Catherine “Molly” Mefford). Ernest was born in Paskenta, Tehama, California. Ernest’s family has lived in the United States for many generations; most of Ernest’s anestry was English, with more distant German roots, along with Scottish, Welsh, and Cornish. Some of his distant ancestors lived on Barbados. Tom’s great-grandfather Daniel was born in Kentucky, the son of Thomas Hanks, Jr. and Rachel J. Rayburn. Tom’s great-grandmother Mary Catherine was born in Missouri, the daughter of Jacob Mefford and Sarah F. Critchlow.

Tom’s paternal grandmother was Gladys Hilda Ball (the daughter of Amos Ball and Selina Scoble). Gladys was born in Toledo, Tama, Iowa. Amos and Selina were English emigrants. Amos was born in Launceston, Cornwall, the son of Isaac Ball and Mary Clinnick. Selina was born in Kingsbridge, Devon, the daughter of John Dench/Dinch Scoble and Mary Pinkham.

Tom’s maternal grandfather was Clarence Peter Frager (the son of William G. Frager and Frances/Mary Enos). Clarence was born in California. William’s name was originally Manuel Gonsalves Fraga. William’s parents, Francisco “Frank” Gonçalves/Gonsalves Fraga/Frager and Barbara Nancy Silveira/Silveria, were Portuguese emigrants, from the Azores. Tom’s great-grandmother Frances was born in California, to Portuguese parents, Sergio Soares Enos and Maria Perpetua. Her family’s surname was originally Ignacio.

Tom’s maternal grandmother was Elexio Norrine Rose (born under the surname Rosa, the daughter of Emmanuel Rose and Josephine Leonora “Nora” E. A. Borge). Elexio was born in California. Emmanuel was a Portuguese immigrant; his original name was Manuel Rosa. Josephine was born in California, to Portuguese parents.

Tom is a third cousin, four times removed, of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, and a seventh cousin, once removed, of actor George Clooney. Tom’s paternal six times great-grandparents, John Hanks and Catherine, were also the maternal great-great-grandparents of President Lincoln and the maternal seven times great-grandparents of George Clooney.
Average listal rating (2228 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
Portuguese/Azorean (3/16ths), along with German, English, Irish, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Welsh, distant French, remote Manx/Isle of Man

Katy Perry, born Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.

Katy is the daughter of Mary and Maurice Hudson, who are Pentecostal pastors. 

Katy’s father has English, and smaller amounts (to varying degrees) of Irish, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Welsh, French, and remote Manx (Isle of Man), ancestry. Katy’s mother is of three eighths Portuguese, one eighth Irish, one quarter German, and approximately one quarter English/British Isles, descent. Three of Katy’s maternal great-great-grandparents were from the Azores, islands belonging to Portugal (including from Horta, Faial Island, in the Azores). Katy’s uncle (her mother’s half-brother) was director Frank Perry.

Katy’s paternal grandfather was Robert C. Hudson (the son of Robert Carlock Hudson and Merla Douglas). Katy’s grandfather Robert was born in Tennessee. Katy’s great-grandfather Robert was the son of Joseph Sidney Hudson and Lula Ada Carlock.

Katy’s paternal grandmother was Annie/Ann Pearl Robison (the daughter of Hulet Lender Robison and Lassie Leodifyne Meadows). Annie was born in Arkansas. Hulet was the son of Julius Walter Robison and Millie Maud Knight. Lassie was the daughter of Joseph Hasard Meadows and Nannie N. Garrett.

Katy’s maternal grandfather was Frank Joseph Perry (the son of Antonio Perry and Sarah Adeline Denis). Frank was born in California. Antonio was of Portuguese descent, the son of Frank Perry. Sarah was the daughter of Vincente Denis, a Portuguese immigrant, and of Hannah A. Mulhaire, who was Irish, from Eyrecourt, County Galway.

Katy’s maternal grandmother was Mary Elizabeth Vilsack (the daughter of Aloysius Joseph “Ollie” Vilsack and Gladys Matilda Brace). Mary Elizabeth was born in Pennsylvania. Aloysius was of German descent, the son of Leopold Vilsack, a famous brewer and banker, and of Dorothea/Dorothy A. Blank. Gladys had English ancestry, and was the daughter of Napoleon Collins Brace and Mary Elizabeth Craig.

Katy is a second cousin, once removed, of politician Tom Vilsack. Katy’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Leopold Vilsack and Dorothea/Dorothy A. Blank, were also Tom’s paternal great-grandparents.

Katy is also a third cousin of actress Cozi Zuehlsdorff. Katy’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Napoleon Collins Brace and Mary Elizabeth Craig, were also Cozi’s maternal great-great-grandparents.
Ethnicity:
Azorean Portuguese

Nelly Furtado is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and actress.

Her parents are Portuguese, from Ponta Garça, Vila Franca do Campo, São Miguel Island, in the Azores archipelago. She holds Portuguese citizenship. 

Nelly’s paternal grandfather was named Manuel Matos Furtado.

Nelly’s paternal grandmother was named Maria Paixão Costa.

One of Nelly’s maternal grandparents was named Virgínio Araújo Neto. Virginio was born in Ponta Garça.
Ethnicity:
Portuguese, Chinese (including Macanese), French, Scottish, some Irish

Luisa D’Oliveira is a Canadian actress.

Her surname is of Portuguese origin.

Her Portuguese origins come from Macau, China.
Average listal rating (350 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 0
Ethnicity:
*father – Portuguese, Italian
*mother – Ashkenazi Jewish

Sam Mendes is a British film and stage director.

Sam is the only child of Valerie Mendes (born Valerie Helene Barnett), a novelist, children’s writer, and poet, and Jameson Peter Mendes, an academic. His father, who was born in New York, to parents from Trinidad and Uruguay, has Portuguese and Italian ancestry. Sam’s mother is an English Jew.

Sam’s paternal grandfather was Alfred Mendes (Alfred Hubert Mendes, the son of Alfred Mendes and Isabella/Isabelle/Belle Jardine/Jardim). Sam’s grandfather Alfred, a writer, was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, of what is sometimes described as “Portuguese Creole” origin. His World War I experiences inspired Sam’s film 1917. Sam’s great-grandfather Alfred was the son of Portuguese parents, from Madeira, Francisco Mendes and Risa/Rose d’Andrade/de Andrade. He served as vice-consul for Portugal, from 1931 to 1948.

Sam’s paternal grandmother was Ellen Perachini (the daughter of Santiago Peracchini/Perachini and Virginia Giannetti). Ellen was born in Uruguay, to Italian parents. Santiago was born in Florence, Tuscany.

Sam’s maternal grandfather was named Reuben Barnett.

Sam’s maternal grandmother was named Jane Herschman/Hersham. Jane was born in Liverpool, Lancashire, England.
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