Jimmy Iovine

by ethnic on April 18, 2018

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 11, 1953

Ethnicity: Italian

Jimmy Iovine is an American music producer. He is known as the founder of Interscope Records. In an interview in the documentary The Defiant Ones, Jimmy stated that his grandparents came from Italy.

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Robert Whittaker

by ethnic on March 5, 2018

Birth name: Robert John Whittaker

Place of Birth: Middlemore, Auckland, New Zealand

Date of Birth: 20 December, 1990

Ethnicity: Māori

Robert Whittaker is a New Zealand-born professional MMA fighter. He is of Māori heritage. He moved to Australia at a young age, and grew up in Melbourne and Sydney. He has stated that he is proud of representing both Australia and New Zealand.


Kyle Kuzma

by ethnic on January 3, 2018

Place of Birth: Flint, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 24, 1995

*African-American (father)
*Ukrainian, English, German (mother)

Kyle Kuzma is an American professional basketball player. His mother, Karri Kuzma, is white, and has Ukrainian, English, and German ancestry. Little is known about his father, but it is assumed that he is African-American.

Kyle’s maternal grandfather is named Kenneth Gene Kuzma.

Kyle’s maternal grandmother is Cheryl Lynn Pickelman (the daughter of Albert Junior Pickelman and Martha Virginia Redding). Albert was the son of Albert George Pickelman and Amalia “Molly” Zeitler, who was born in the Volga village of Krasenyahr, Russia, to ethnic German parents. Martha was the daughter of James Lynn Redding and Myrtle Irene Crow.

Source: Obituary of Kyle’s maternal great-grandmother, Martha Virginia (Redding) Pickelman –


6ix9ine AKA Tekashi69

by ethnic on December 17, 2017

Birth Name: Daniel Hernandez

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York​, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 18, 1996

*Puerto Rican (father)
*Mexican (mother)

Tekashi69 is an American rapper. He was born to a Mexican mother and a Puerto Rican father. He stated his parents’ background in an interview. Tekashi69 is able to speak Spanish.


Lil Pump

by ethnic on December 2, 2017

Birth name: Gazzy Garcia

Place of Birth: Miami, Florida, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 17, 2000

*Cuban (father)
*Mexican (mother)

Lil Pump is an American rapper, producer, and songwriter. He was born and raised in Miami, Florida. He gained fame through his Instagram following and his hit song, “Gucci Gang”.