Birth Name: Carmit Maile Bachar
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: September 4, 1974
*Israeli Jewish (father)
*Dutch, Indonesian, Chinese (mother)
Carmit Bachar is an American singer, dancer, model, actress, and showgirl. She was part of The Pussycat Dolls, a band whose members also included Kaya Jones, Ashley Roberts, Nicole Scherzinger, Jessica Sutta, Melody Thornton, and Kimberly Wyatt.
Carmit is the daughter of Dina N. (Vanminne/Van Minnen/Vanminnen) and Shlomo Nissin Bachar. Her father is Israeli, and Jewish. Her mother is of Dutch, Indonesian, and Chinese background.
A picture of Carmit and her mother can be seen here.
Carmit’s maternal grandmother was Ernestine Bodeman (the daughter of Antoinette E. Bodeman). Ernestine was born on Java, Indonesia.
Sources: Marriage record of Carmit’s parents – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Carmit’s maternal grandmother, Ernestine (Bodemann) Boonstoppel – http://www.legacy.com
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