Catherine Zeta-Jones

by ethnic on February 25, 2010

Birth Name: Catherine Zeta Jones

Place of Birth: Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales

Date of Birth: 25 September, 1969

*62.5% Welsh
*25% Irish
*12.5% English

Catherine Zeta-Jones is a Welsh actress. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Chicago (2002).

Her father is of Welsh descent. Her mother is of Welsh, English, and Irish ancestry. She is married to American actor Michael Douglas, with whom she has two children.

Catherine’s paternal grandparents were Bertram G. Jones (whose parents’ surnames were Jones and Johns) and Zeta Davies (whose parents’ surnames were Davies and Morgan).

Catherine’s maternal grandfather is William Edgar Fair (the son of Ernest George Fair and Edith Margaret Williams). Ernest was born in Glamorgan, Wales, to English parents, from Devon, William Fair and Agnes Pugsley. Edith was the daughter of James Williams and Ruth Lewis.

Catherine’s maternal grandmother is Kathleen/Catherine O’Callaghan.

Source: Genealogy of Catherine Zeta-Jones (focusing on her own mother’s side) –

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Kimmel February 10, 2016 at 6:20 pm

There is much more than what is stated. I’ve always thought some Romanian blood and/or least some African heritage (I hate saying that and not being able to specify more accurately, because I can just not beyond the bigger African countries).

phaedra March 12, 2016 at 12:47 am

Just because someone’s a bit dark that doesn’t mean they would have African ancestry.

Maybe Spanish or Sicilian, yes. I could see that in here. But NOT black.

marjanel February 8, 2017 at 1:20 pm

No, she is lime many welsh and British people

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