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Jake Nava

by Manila on February 20, 2018

Birth Name: Jacob Marcos Nava

Place of Birth: Hampstead, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 1969

Ethnicity:
*Mexican (father)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (maternal grandfather)
*Dutch, small amount of German (maternal grandmother)

Jake Nava is a British director.

His father, José Nava, is a Mexican-born artist, and is from Acapulco, Guerrero. His mother, Michaela “Mica” (Weisselberg), is a cultural studies educator.

Jake’s younger half-brother is music video director Emil Nava.

Jake’s maternal grandfather was Marcel Weisselberg. Marcel was Austrian Jewish, from Vienna.

Jake’s maternal grandmother was Anna Margaretha “Ankie” van der Voort (the daughter of Adriaan Marie van der Voort and Everdina Sparenberg). Anna was Dutch, from Amsterdam. Adriaan was the son of Asuerus van der Voort and Maria Catharina Stoel. Everdina was the daughter of Pieter Sparenberg and Anna Margaretha Groen.

Jake’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth great-grandmother, Romkje Meinderts.

Sources: Birth record of Jake Nava – https://www.familysearch.org

News article about Jake’s father – http://camdennewjournal.com

Profile of Jake’s mother – https://prabook.com

Biography of Jake’s mother – Visceral Cosmopolitanism: Gender, Culture and the Normalisation of Difference (2007), by Mica Nava

Population register of Jake’s maternal grandmother, Anna Margaretha van der Voort – https://www.openarch.nl

Marriage record of Jake’s maternal great-grandparents, Adriaan Marie van der Voort and Everdina Sparenberg – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Jake’s maternal great-grandfather, Adriaan Marie van der Voort – https://www.openarch.nl

Marriage record of Jake’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Asuerus van der Voort and Maria Catharina Stoel – https://www.openarch.nl

Baptismal record of Jake’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Asuerus van der Voort – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Jake’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Maria Catharina Stoel – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Jake’s maternal great-grandmother, Everdina Sparenberg – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Jake’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Pieter Sparenberg and Anna Margaretha Groen – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Jake’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Pieter Sparenberg – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Jake’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Anna Margaretha Groen – https://www.familysearch.org

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Emil Nava

by Manila on February 20, 2018

Birth Name: Emil William Capper Nava

Place of Birth: Westminster, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 29 March, 1985

Ethnicity:
*Mexican (father)
*English (mother)

Emil Nava is an English music video director.

His father, José Nava, is a Mexican-born artist, and is from Acapulco, Guerrero. His mother, Gillian J. (Capper) Capper-Raphael, is English.

Emil’s older half-brother is director Jake Nava.

Emil’s maternal grandparents were surnamed Capper and Furness.

Sources: Birth records of Emil Nava – https://www.familysearch.org
https://www.familysearch.org

News article about Emil’s father – http://camdennewjournal.com

Birth record of Emil’s mother – https://www.familysearch.org

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Sebastián Yatra

by Manila on February 19, 2018

Birth Name: Sebastián Obando Giraldo

Place of Birth: Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

Date of Birth: 15 October, 1994

Ethnicity: Colombian [Spanish (Andalusian, Aragonese, Asturian, Canary Islander, Cantabrian, Castilian, Extremaduran, Leonese, Valencian), Basque, Galician, possibly Catalan, remote African and Indigenous (Muisca and Tahamí)], remote French, Indigenous Peruvian (Quechua), Italian, and Portuguese (including Azorean)

Sebastián Yatra is a Colombian singer and songwriter.

He is the son of Aníbal Obando Agudelo and María Adelaida Giraldo Moreno.

Sebastián’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandfather, Félix María Obando.

Sebastián’s paternal grandfather was Roberto Aníbal Obando Echeverri (the son of Roberto Obando Cardona and María del Rosario Echeverri Elejalde). Roberto was the son of Jorge Obando Ocampo and Juana Cardona Cardona. Rosario was the daughter of Cipriani Echeverri Mejía and Rosaura Elejalde Echeverri.

Sebastián’s paternal grandmother was Cruz Helena Ceferina Agudelo Restrepo (the daughter of Luis Alfonso Agudelo Correa and Josefa Restrepo Restrepo). Luis was the son of Manuel Antonio Agudelo Pérez and Josefa Maria Correa Estrada. Josefina was the daughter of Mauro de Jesús Restrepo Toro and Ana de Jesús Restrepo Restrepo.

Sebastián’s maternal grandfather was Mario Augusto Giraldo Henao (the son of Modesto Giraldo Hoyos and María Henao Giraldo). Modesto was the son of Heliodoro Giraldo Betancur and Trinidad Hoyos Betancur. Sebastián’s great-grandmother María was the daughter of Crispiniano Henao Zapata and Bárbara Giraldo Ceballos.

Sebastián’s maternal grandmother was Flora Elena Moreno Londoño (the daughter of Silverio Ernesto Moreno Aristizábal and Lucía Paulina Londoño Mesa). Ernesto was the son of Francisco Luis “Colís” Moreno Ramírez and Ana Julia de las Mercedes Aristizábal Gómez. Lucía was the daughter of Paulino Londoño Londoño and Ana Lucía Mesa González.

Sebastián’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his thirteenth great-grandmother, María Ortiz.

Sources: Genealogies of Sebastián Yatra – https://www.myheritage.com (focusing on his father’s side)
http://www.genealogiasdecolombia.co
https://gw.geneanet.org

Genealogies of Sebastián’s paternal great-grandmother, María del Rosario Echeverri Elejalde – https://gw.geneanet.org
https://gw.geneanet.org

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Svetlana Ustinova

by Manila on February 16, 2018

Birth Name: Svetlana Vladimirovna Ustinova

Place of Birth: Severodvinsk, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russian SFSR (now Russia)

Date of Birth: 1 May, 1982

Ethnicity: Russian

Svetlana Ustinova is a Russian actress.

She is the daughter of Tatyana (maiden surname unknown) Ustinova and Vladimir Ustinov.

Svetlana was married to Ukrainian film director Mark Gorobets, until their divorce.

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Dasha Charusha

by Manila on February 16, 2018

Birth Name: Daria Borisovna Simonenko

Place of Birth: Norilsk, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russian SFSR (now Russia)

Date of Birth: 25 August, 1980

Ethnicity: Russian

Dasha Charusha is a Russian singer, songwriter, and actress.

Her father is named Boris Simonenko.

Dasha is maried to musician, film director, and screenwriter Ilya Naishuller.

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