Birth Name: Elena Jane Goulding
Place of Birth: Hereford, Herefordshire, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 30 December, 1986
Ethnicity: English, Welsh
Ellie Goulding is an English singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist.
Ellie is the daughter of Tracey (Clark) and Arthur E. J. Goulding.
Ellie has been incorrectly described as being Jewish on several websites; she is not of Jewish ancestry.
Ellie’s paternal grandfather is Charles R. Goulding (the son of John Bell Goulding and Mary Wynne Featherstone). Charles was born in Manchester South, Lancashire. John was the son of William Goulding and Elizabeth Whittaker. Mary Wynne was the daughter of John Featherstone and Lily Rogerson Wilde.
Ellie’s paternal grandmother is named Doris J. Evans.
Source: Genealogy of Ellie Goulding (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
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