Anika Noni Rose

Place of Birth: Bloomfield, Connecticut, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 6, 1972

Ethnicity: African-American

Anika Noni Rose is an American singer and actress.

Her parents are both African-American.

Referring to having taken a DNA test, she has said:

I found out that I’m from the West Coast of Africa… And I am very British and very Irish and some Native American – black foot, Virginia, and one Asian. I expected it, because I know what my people look like. It’s very, very interesting.

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1 Response

  1. stlucas says:

    “I found out that I m from the West Coast of Africa,” actress Anika Noni Rose, 43, explained. “And I am very British and very Irish and some Native American – black foot, Virginia, and one Asian. I expected it, because I know what my people look like. It’s very, very interesting.”

    http://people.com/celebrity/roots-cast-learn-surprising-connections-after-dna-ancestry-tests/

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