Birth Name: Jasmine Marie Villegas
Place of Birth: San Jose, California
Date of Birth: December 7, 1993
*Mexican (Spanish, Native American) (father)
*Filipino, German, Irish (mother)
Jasmine V, previously credited as Jasmine Villegas, is an American pop and R&B singer, and actress. She is the daughter of Bernadette (Vales) and Robert G. Villegas. Her father is of Mexican (Spanish, Native American) descent. Her mother likely has Filipino, German, and Irish ancestry.
Jasmine was in the music video “Baby” by Justin Bieber, where she played his love interest. She does not speak Tagalog but does speak some Spanish. In an Interview, she said that she is proud to be Mexican and Filipino.
Jasmine’s paternal grandparents are Richard D. Villegas (the son of “Max” Villegas and “Sadie” Sanchez) and Rebecca Gutierrez (the daughter of Jose Concepcion Gutierrez and Severa Garcia).
Sources: Jasmine states her ancestry on Twitter – https://mobile.twitter.com
Jasmine’s birth record – https://familysearch.org
Jasmine’s father birth record – https://familysearch.org
Birth record of Jasmine’s paternal grandfather, Richard D. Villegas – https://familysearch.org
Birth record of Jasmine’s paternal grandmother, Rebecca Gutierrez – https://familysearch.org
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