Birth Name: Erika Jane Christensen
Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 19, 1982
Ethnicity: Norwegian (paternal grandmother), Danish (great-grandfather), English, German, Scottish, Welsh, Irish
Erika Christensen is an American actress and singer. She is of one quarter Norwegian and one eighth Danish ancestry, with her other roots being English, German, Scottish, Welsh, and Irish.
On her father’s side, Erika is the granddaughter of Frederick Grant Christensen (the son of Frederick Axel Christensen and Mary Jane Grant) and Evelyn Eriksen (the daughter of Olaf Eriksen and Dorothy L.). Erika’s great-grandfather Frederick was born in Washington state, to Danish parents. Olaf and Dorothy were both Norwegian.
Erika’s maternal grandparents were John Patrick Hendricks (the son of John Patrick Hendricks and Minnie D. Heath) and Jane Knight (the daughter of Harry Martin Knight and Rhoda Marie Davies).
Sources: Erika’s paternal grandfather, Frederick Grant Christensen, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Erika’s paternal grandmother, Evelyn Eriksen, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Erika’s maternal grandmother, Jane (Knight) Hendricks Matz – http://www.legacy.com
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