Birth Name: Amber Levonchuck
Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: October 21, 1982
Ethnicity: Cape Verdean [African, Portuguese], Irish, Italian, Scottish
Amber Rose is an American hip hop model, hip hop artist, fashion designer, and actress. She was previously married to hip-hop artist Wiz Khalifa, with whom she has a son.
Amber has said:
I’m Black/ Portuguese/ Irish and Italian.
Her father is said to have Italian and Irish ancestry. Given the surname “Levonchuck”, he also may have Eastern European ancestry. Her mother, whose name is either Shauna Soares or Dorothy, has Afro-Cape Verdean, Portuguese-Cape Verdean, and Scottish ancestry.
Amber has also said
Wow!!! I used that DNA kit on ancestry.com and my results just came in!…. my family is from…. Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Cameroon, Congo, Italy, Ireland, England, Part European Jewish, Scandinavia, Polynesia, Iraq, Iran and Kuwait. Damn I knew I was mixed but this is Awesome!
Cape Verde is a group of islands located off the coast of West Africa. It’s interesting to note that most of the population (about 71%) of Cape Verde is a mix of Sub-Saharan Africans and Europeans usually from Portugal and Spain. Another celebrity of Cape Verdean descent was the late Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes.
Amber’s paternal grandparents were Francis/Frank J. Levonchuck (the son of Philip Levonchuck and Eva Tarnaske) and Rose.
Amber’s maternal grandfather was Anthony Rose.
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