Birth Name: Elena Jane Goulding
Place of Birth: Hereford, Herefordshire, England
Date of Birth: 30 December, 1986
Ethnicity: English, likely some Welsh
Ellie Goulding is an English singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist.
Ellie is the daughter of Tracey (Clark) and Arthur E. J. Goulding. Her ancestry is English, and, judging by some of the surnames in her family tree, Welsh, as well.
Ellie has been incorrectly described as being Jewish on several websites; she is not of Jewish ancestry.
Ellie’s paternal grandparents were Charles R. Goulding (the son of John Bell Goulding and Mary Wynne Featherstone) and Doris J. Evans. Mary’s parents were ? Featherstone and Lily Rogerson.
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