Angelina Jolie

Jolie in 2010, photo via kathclick/

Birth Name: Angelina Jolie Voight

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: June 4, 1975

*father – Slovak, German
*mother – one half French-Canadian
[approximately], one quarter Dutch, one quarter Polish, distant German, 1/512 Huron First Nations

Angelina Jolie is an American actress, filmmaker, humanitarian, and activist. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Girl, Interrupted (1999). She is also known for her roles in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Salt, Changeling (2008), and Maleficent, among many other films. She has been Special Envoy to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, since April 17, 2012.

She has also been credited as Angelina Jolie Pitt. Her father is fellow Academy Award-winner, actor Jon Voight (Jonathan Vincent Voight), and her mother was actress Marcheline Bertrand (Marcia Lynne Bertrand). She is the sister of actor James Haven. Her uncles are Barry Voight, a volcanologist, and Chip Taylor, a songwriter. Angelina has six children with her former husband, actor Brad Pitt. Angelina also has Cambodian citizenship.

Angelina’s father is of half Slovak and half German descent.

Angelina’s mother was of approximately one half French-Canadian, one quarter Dutch, and one quarter Polish, descent, along with more distant German ancestry. Through her maternal grandfather, Angelina is of 1/1024 Huron First Nations descent.

Angelina’s paternal grandfather was Elmer/Elmir Samuel Voight/Vojtka/Voytko (the son of George Vojtka/Vojtech/Voytka/Voytko and Helen “Nellie” Petrick/Petrik). Elmer was born in Yonkers, Westchester, New York. George was a Slovak emigrant, born in Nacina Ves, Košice, who lived in the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Helen was born in New York, to Slovak parents, Andrew/Andreas Petrick/Petrik and Catherine/Catharina Kulik.

Angelina’s paternal grandmother was Barbara Agnes Kamp (the daughter of Joseph Kamp and Margaret Franz). Barbara was born in Yonkers, Westchester, New York. Joseph was a German emigrant, from Büren, and was the son of Heinrich Kamp and Theresia Baum. Margaret was born in New York, to German parents, Peter Franz and Barbara Seigler, who was from Bavaria.

Angelina’s maternal grandfather was Rolland Francis Bertrand (the son of George/Georges Bertrand and Marie-Louise Angélina/Angéline Leduc). Rolland was born in Lehigh, Kankakee, Illinois. All of his grandparents were French-Canadian, from Québec. George was the son of Louis Bertrand and Marie-Virginie Adelphine/Adeline/Adelina/Delima/Delia Maillet/Mayette/Maillette/Myatt. Angelina’s great-grandmother Marie-Louise was from Ste-Anne-de-la-Pérade, Québec, and was the daughter of Ulric/Ulrique Leduc and Marie Clorinthe/Clarinthe/Clorintha/Clarine Deveau/Devault/Deveault.

Angelina’s maternal grandmother was Lois June Gouwens/Gowens (the daughter of Roy/Roel/Royal G. Gouwens/Gowens and Virginia/Regina/Jean Kasha). Lois was born in Cook County, Illinois. Roy’s father, Roel/Rollin/Roeleanas A. T. Gouwens/Gowens, was born in South Holland, Cook, Illinois, to Dutch parents. Roy’s mother, Anna/Annie Koedijker/Koedyker, was Dutch, from Sint Maarten. Angelina’s great-grandmother Virginia’s father, Jan/John Joseph Kasha/Kasza, was born in Bunkowo, Poland. Virginia’s mother, Maryanna/Mary Agnes Decker/Raczkowska/Racykowska/Rashowsky/Raskowski/Raczkowski/Raskowsky, was born in Manistee, Manistee Co., Michigan, the daughter of Polish parents, Symon/Simon Raczkowski/Rashowsky and Josephine Baker.

Through Angelina’s French-Canadian maternal grandfather, Angelina has 1/1024 Huron First Nations ancestry, from her ancestor, Catherine Anenontha/Anenonta, who was born c. 1649. Angelina’s maternal grandfather also had a small amount of German ancestry.

Sources: Genealogies of Angelina Jolie –

Angelina’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Angelina’s paternal grandfather, Elmer/Elmir Samuel Voight/Vojtka/Voytko, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Angelia Jolie (focusing on her mother’s side) –

Information about Angelina’s maternal eighth great-grandmother, Catherine Anenontha/Anenonta –

Angelina’s maternal twelfth great-grandfather, Pierre Miville –

Angelina’s maternal great-grandmother, Virginia/Regina/Jean Kasha, on the 1910 U.S. Census –
Virginia/Regina/Jean Kasha on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Marriage record of Angelina’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Jan/John Joseph Kasha/Kasza and Maryanna/Mary Agnes Decker/Raczkowska/Racykowska/Rashowsky/Raskowski/Raczkowski/Raskowsky –

Angelina’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Jan/John Joseph Kasha/Kasza and Maryanna/Mary Agnes Decker/Raczkowska/Racykowska/Rashowsky/Raskowski/Raczkowski/Raskowsky, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Death record of Angelina’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Jan/John Joseph Kasha/Kasza –

Death record of Angelina’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Maryanna/Mary Agnes (Decker/Raczkowska/Racykowska/Rashowsky/Raskowski/Raczkowski/Raskowsky) Kasha –


Curious about ethnicity

615 Responses

  1. hugomariano says:

    Not white

  2. Hadnodiner says:

    african lips looooooool

  3. hugo says:

    She’s so different, she’s not 100% white at all

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