Kelli Berglund

by ethnic on May 7, 2014

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Birth Name: Kelli Michelle Berglund

Place of Birth: Moorpark, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 9, 1996

Ethnicity: Italian, Irish, German, Swedish, English, Scottish, French-Canadian

Kelli Berglund is an American actress, dancer, and singer. She is known for starring in the Disney Channel Original Movie How to Build a Better Boy.

She has said that her ancestry is “Italian, Irish, German, Swedish, English, Scottish. Lots of things!”

She also has French-Canadian ancestry.

Kelli’s maternal grandfather is Robert Alan Blandy (the son of William Blandy and Opell/Opal/Opel Vincent). Opell was the daughter of William S. Vincent and Aldea Marceau, who were born in Illinois, both of them to French-Canadian parents.

Kelli’s maternal grandmother was Claire Marie Rigoni/Regoni (the daughter of Valentine/Lyno Regoni/Rigoni and Mary Forte). Valentine was born in Illinois, to Italian parents. Mary was Italian.

Sources: Kelli’s maternal grandfather, Robert Alan Blandy, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Kelli’s maternal great-grandmother, Opell/Opal/Opel Vincent, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Marriage record of Kelli’s maternal great-great-grandparents, William S. Vincent and Aldea Marceau –

Birth record of Kelli’s maternal grandmother, Claire Marie Rigoni/Regoni –

Kelli’s maternal grandmother, Claire Marie Rigoni/Regoni, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

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madman September 19, 2017 at 2:09 pm

Opell/Opal/Opel was the daugher of William S. Vincent and Aldea Marceau, who were both born in Illinois, to French-Canadian parents.

bablah June 20, 2017 at 11:23 am
vilgotaan May 8, 2014 at 4:29 am

But “Berglund” is a very common swedish surname so it doesnt suprise me that she is of a swedish descent.

Nikki May 7, 2014 at 5:54 pm

You dont have any proof thtat she is norwagean, swedish, german! SHe said that she was welsh, english, scottish, polish, german, and danish on her website and in an interview

ethnic May 7, 2014 at 9:37 pm

Hey. Got a link?

ae111 May 8, 2014 at 4:18 am

This is probably more correct.
Her mother clearly has Italian features.

Nikki May 8, 2014 at 6:28 pm

That is incorrect. SHe is not italian at all. she is welsh, english, irish, polish, german, and danish

Nikki May 10, 2014 at 10:45 am

she is not italaian

Nikki May 7, 2014 at 5:52 pm


SHe is welsh, english, irish, scottish, polish, german, and danish

ethnicitiies March 16, 2016 at 8:29 pm


J.J. May 7, 2014 at 7:32 am

how could she be that big of a Nordic mix and have such dark hair and eyes, she’s obviously got something else in her, she’s like a bit Eurasian

martin September 10, 2014 at 6:10 am

Yeah, because nord europeans are all blonde, aren’t they?
Please, grow up.

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