Catarina Furtado

by stlucas on December 8, 2016

2005 Laureus World Sports Award - Show Arrivals

Birth Name: Catarina Cardoso Garcia da Fonseca Furtado

Place of Birth: Lisbon, Portugal

Date of Birth: August 25, 1972

Ethnicity: Portuguese, as well as 1/8 Indian (Goan)

Catarina Furtado is a Portuguese television presenter and actress.

Catarina was born in Lisbon, Portugal to Maria Helena Cardoso Garcia da Fonseca, a teacher, and Joaquim da Silva Furtado, a journalist. Catarina has stated in an interview that one of her great-grandfathers was from Goa, India.

Catarina’s parents are pictured here.

Catarina’s maternal grandparents were João Garcia da Fonseca and Maria Amélia de Mesquita Cardoso (the daughter of Francisco Vitor Cardoso and Amélia Teixeira de Mesquita).

Sources: (in Portuguese) (in Portuguese)

Genealogy of Catarina Furtado (focusing on her mother’s side) –

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