Brittny Gastineau

by ethnic on December 30, 2009

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

Date of Birth: November, 1982

*French, English (father)
*Italian, Polish, Russian (mother)

Brittny Gastineau is an American model, socialite, and reality television personality. Her father, Marcus “Mark” Dell Gastineau, is a former New York Jets player. Her mother, Lisa (D’Amico), is a Manhattan socialite. Brittny is known for starring on the reality series The Gastineau Girls and Filthy Rich: Cattle Drive.

Brittny’s father has French and English ancestry. Brittny’s mother has Italian, Polish, and Russian ancestry.

Brittny’s paternal grandparents are Ernest Cordell Gastineau (the son of Claud Ernest Gastineau and Mary Alice Judd) and Wanda Lucille Nuttall.

Brittny’s maternal grandparents are Leo D’Amico and Joan Caveleski (the daughter of Joseph Covaleski/Caveleski and Martha Levinsky). Joseph was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, to William Covaleski/Coveleski and Anna Rosezyk/Kasack. Martha was born in Minsk, Russia, to Ivan Levinsky and Martha/Natale/Natalia Maruga/Marnga Levaskevich.

Source: Marriage record of Brittny’s maternal great-grandparents, Joseph Covaleski/Caveleski and Martha Levinsky –

contributed by Ann

image via Joe Seer /

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ann October 31, 2015 at 3:21 pm

Her maternal grandmother was Joan Caveleski (the daughter of Joseph Caveleski and Marie). Joseph was born in New Jersey. Marie was born in Russia.

ann January 7, 2015 at 5:39 am

She and her mother stated that paternal grandfather Leo D’Amico is Sicilian and grandmother Joan is Russian

andrew January 1, 2014 at 12:49 pm

I would have guessed some Italian from this pic..maybe Russian means Russian Jewish?

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