Birth Name: Andrew John Ridgeley
Place of Birth: Windlesham, Surrey North Western, Surrey, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 26 January, 1963
*Egyptian, Italian (father)
*English, Scottish (mother)
Andrew Ridgeley is a British singer, songwriter, and record producer. 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’s maternal grandparents were named John F. Dunlop and Betty D. Davey.
Source: George Michael: The Biography, by Rob Jovanovic, 2007