by ethnic on September 19, 2017

Belly and Danny Fernandes – 21st Annual MuchMusic Video Awards – Red Carpet – MuchMusic Headquarters – Toronto, Canada – Photo Credit: Robin Wong / PR Photos

Birth name: Ahmad Balshe

Place of Birth: Jenin, Palestine

Date of Birth: April 7, 1984

Ethnicity: Palestinian Arab

Belly is a Canadian rapper. He was born in Jenin, Palestine, and was raised in Ottawa, Canada. He gained notoriety at the start of his career through his association with The Weeknd. He and The Weeknd once refused to perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live! because Donald Trump was scheduled to appear on the same show.

Belly is a Muslim.


Cardi B

by ethnic on September 15, 2017

Cardi B – 2017 BET Awards – Arrivals – Microsoft Theater – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: phred mosbey / PR Photos

Birth Name: Belcalis Almanzar

Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 11, 1992

*Dominican Republic (father)
*Trinidadian (mother)

Cardi B is an American reality television star, dancer, and singer. She was born in the Bronx, to a father from the Dominican Republic and a Trinidadian mother. She stated on Breakfast Club Power 105.1 FM that she is a Boston Red Sox fan because “That’s where all the Dominicans are at”, that most Dominican players are with the Red Sox.



Lonzo Ball

by ethnic on June 3, 2017

Lonzo Ball – 2016 NCAA Basketball – Long Beach State at UCLA Bruins Photo Credit: Steve Solis /

Birth Name: Lonzo Anderson Ball

Place of birth: Anaheim, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 27, 1997

Ethnicity: African-American, Czech

Lonzo Ball is an American basketball player, from UCLA. He was born to LaVar Ball and Tina C. Slatinsky (the daughter of Bert and Catherine Slatinsky from Florida). The surname Slatinzky may indicate Czech heritage.

Lonzo stands at 6’6 tall and owes his size to his parents who played basketball in college. His father Lavar stands at 6’6 and his mother Tina stands at 6’1.



Malaika Firth

by ethnic on May 8, 2017

Place of Birth: Mombasa, Kenya

Date of Birth: 23 March, 1994

Ethnicity: English, Seychellois, Ugandan, Swiss, Kenyan (Giriama)

Malaika Firth is a Kenyan-born British fashion model.

Malaika was born in Mombasa, Kenya, the daughter of Jecinta and Eric Firth. When she was around seven, her family moved to Barking, London, England. Her father is of English, Seychellois, and Ugandan heritage. Her mother is of Swiss and Kenyan descent. Her Kenyan ancestry is rooted in the Giriama people.

Pictures of Malaika with her father can be seen here and here.

Photo by excelentphoto/


Addison Russell

by ethnic on May 8, 2017

Birth Name: Geoffreye O’Neal Addison Robert Watts Jr III

Place of Birth: Pace, Florida, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 23, 1994

*African-American (father)
*Filipino (mother)

Addison Russell is an American professional baseball player. He was born to an African-American father and a Filipino mother, Milany. In 2016, he married Melisa Reidy, who is also of half Filipino descent.


Photo by Debby Wong/