Colby O’Donis

by ethnic on April 20, 2010

Colby O’Donis

Birth Name: Colby O’Donis Colón

Birthplace: Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 14, 1989

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican, Italian

Colby O’Donis is an American pop and R&B singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor. He is the son of Olga, a singer, and Freddy Colón, a disc jockey. His mother was once Miss Puerto Rico.

Colby has said that he is of Puerto Rican and Italian descent.

Colby was named Colby O’Donis after a firefighter who died saving his father’s life. His father discusses that here.

There is an internet rumor that Colby is of Guyanese ancestry. This is not accurate.

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{ 10 comments… read them below or add one }

neiltennant June 25, 2016 at 3:46 pm

I ALWAYS wondered why he has an irish name

he obviously does not look irish

and he would not even fit into the BLACK IRISH thing

phaedra April 10, 2016 at 1:43 am

Always thought he was Lebanese or Arab.

neiltennant June 25, 2016 at 3:45 pm

+ 1
PHAEDRA me too

i always wondered about his irish name

tinasheeeee August 22, 2014 at 10:39 pm

CORRECTION: He is Puerto Rican & Guyanese'Donis

ami January 28, 2011 at 3:48 pm

Colby Odonis isa good singer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

ami January 28, 2011 at 3:45 pm

Colby O donis IS SOOOOOOOOOOO HOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

ami January 28, 2011 at 3:42 pm

O’Donis is A Irish name but he is Puerto Rican and he fine!!!!!!!:)

Blahblahblah July 7, 2010 at 7:44 am

There’s no Irish in this guy though. He was named after Colby O’Donis, a firefighter who was killed while saving his father’s life.

ethnic July 7, 2010 at 7:48 am

Yeh I just checked, his surname is Colón

Natasha July 7, 2010 at 7:00 am

O’Donis is an Irish name, obviously.

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