Birth Name: LaTavia Marie Roberson
Place of Birth: Houston, Harris, Texas, U.S.
Date of Birth: November 1, 1981
Ethnicity: African-American, Louisiana Creole
LaTavia Roberson is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She rose to fame in the late 1990s as an original member of the R&B group Destiny’s Child, along with Beyoncé, Kelly Rowland and LeToya Luckett. She is the daughter of Cheryl Marie (Lastrap) and Terry Glenn Roberson. LaTavia has mentioned that her mother is of Creole descent.
She has a daughter with record producer Don Vito.
LaTavia’s paternal grandparents are named Fred Roberson and Lula Marie White.
LaTavia’s maternal grandfather is named Whitney John Lastrap (who is possibly the son of Sidney Lastrap and Marion Briscoe).
LaTavia’s maternal grandmother was Agnes Jane Goodie (the daughter of Milton Goodie and Yvonne Duges/Dugas). Milton was the son of Clodis Goodie and Leah Mire. Yvonne was the daughter of Aristide/Oristile Dugas and Marie Charlotte Neveu/Navey.
Sources: Marriage record of LaTavia’s parents – https://familysearch.org
Death record of LaTavia’s maternal great-grandmother, Yuonne (Duges) Goodie – https://familysearch.org