Andrew Ridgeley

Birth Name: Andrew John Ridgeley

Place of Birth: Windlesham, Surrey North Western, Surrey, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: January 26, 1963

Ethnicity:
*Egyptian, Italian (father)
*English, Scottish (mother)

Andrew Ridgeley is a British singer, songwriter, and musician. He was a member of the musical duo Wham!, with George Michael.

Andrew is the son of Jennifer J. (Dunlop), a teacher, and Albert Mario Ridgeley/Zacharia. His father was born in Cairo, Egypt, to an Egyptian father and an Italian mother; raised in Cairo, he moved to Britain in 1953, at the time of the Suez crisis. Andrew’s mother is English, from Brentford, Middlesex, England (her maiden name, “Dunlop”, is Scottish).

Andrew is married to singer Keren Woodward.

Andrew’s maternal grandparents were John F. Dunlop and Betty D. Davey.

Source: George Michael: The biography, by Rob Jovanovic

1 Response

  1. neiltennant says:

    i always guessed what his ethnicity might be

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