Birth Name: Joshua David Duhamel
Place of Birth: Minot, North Dakota, U.S.
Date of Birth: November 14, 1972
Ethnicity: French-Canadian (great-great-grandfather), Norwegian, German, Irish, English
Josh Duhamel is an American actor and model. He is married to singer and actress Fergie.
His father, Larry David Duhamel, is of one eighth French-Canadian descent (from Josh’s great-great-grandfather, William Brassar Duhamel), along with German, English, Norwegian, and Irish. The ancestry of Josh’s mother, Bonnie/Bonny L. Kemper, is not publicly available.
Josh’s paternal grandfather was Lawrence “Larry” Louis Duhamel (the son of Louis William Duhamel and Agnes Catherine Rader). Josh’s great-grandfather Louis was the son of William Brassar Duhamel, who was French-Canadian, and of Mary Jane O’Brien, whose parents were Irish. Agnes was the daughter of German parents.
Josh’s paternal grandmother was Vergil Delores Baker (the daughter of Clifford Mark Baker and Minnie Constance Bjorn). Clifford was the son of Bernard Mortimer Baker and Florence Perry, who had English ancestry. Minnie was born in North Dakota, the daughter of Norwegian parents, Alfred Christopher Bjorn and Helga Nathilda Aarstad/Orstad.
Source: Genealogy of Josh Duhamel (focusing on his father’s side) – http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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