Lana Del Rey

by ethnic on August 22, 2012

lana del rey

Birth Name: Elizabeth Woolridge Grant

Place of Birth: Lake Placid, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 21, 1985

Ethnicity: English, Scottish

Lana Del Rey is an American singer, songwriter, and model.

Lana has English and Scottish ancestry. She has said, “…we have our Scottish crest at home, Grandpa does. Bob, and then there’s Davey and Jimmy and Robbie… The family roots are in Lanarkshire and I will definitely be visiting at some point…”

Lana’s paternal grandparents are Robert England Grant, Sr. (the son of Benjamin William Grant and Violet England Rowell) and Cynthia Ann Kirk (the daughter of James Wickersham Kirk and Alice Elizabeth Wooldridge).

Lana’s maternal grandparents were Donald P. Hill and Madeline Patricia McClean (the daughter of Joseph McClean and Madeline Montgomery).

Sources: Obituary of Lana’s paternal grandfather, Robert England Grant, Sr. –

Obituary of Lana’s maternal grandmother, Madeline Patricia (McClean) Hill –

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{ 10 comments… read them below or add one }

athelya November 26, 2015 at 12:30 pm

she’s gorgeous, one of my favourite people.. such a sweet and creative woman.

cwm85 August 2, 2015 at 4:19 pm

Her stage name through me off. She close up looks Scottish and english…

musicfangirl July 20, 2015 at 10:30 pm

she looks French to me

neiltennant July 15, 2015 at 2:12 am

she looks like american women from the 50s and 60s if some has beamed her up from the 60s :-))

theropod April 1, 2015 at 12:44 am

Odd…I expected French, Swiss and Italian there…

belabird January 26, 2015 at 12:05 am


arjanguelsk December 25, 2014 at 11:26 pm

She is beautiful! :3

ihatemostpeople February 26, 2014 at 6:13 am

She’s pretty, but she seems very fake, arrogant and bitchy.

andrew October 15, 2013 at 2:36 pm

why she changed her surname

me August 22, 2012 at 11:24 am

she is boring

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