Birth Name: Lily Rose Beatrice Allen
Place of Birth: Hammersmith, London, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 2 May, 1985
Ethnicity: Welsh, English, Irish
Lily Allen is a British singer, songwriter, actress, and television presenter. Her father, Keith Allen (Keith Charles Howell Allen), worked as a comedian and actor. Her mother, Alison Owen (Alison Mary Owen), is a film producer. Her brother is actor Alfie Allen. She has a song about him, “Alfie.” Her half-sister is actress Teddie-Rose Malleson-Allen. Her uncle (father’s brother) is actor Kevin Allen. Lily is married to American actor David Harbour. She has two children with her former husband, builder and decorator Sam Cooper.
Lily’s father is Welsh. Lily’s mother, who is English-born, has Welsh, English, and Irish ancestry.
Lily has also been described as having Romani ancestry through her paternal grandmother. It is not clear if this is accurate.
Lily’s paternal grandfather was named Edward Charles Allen.
Lily’s paternal grandmother was Mary E. E. John (the daughter of Howell James John and Beatrice Bowen). Mary was from Llanelly, Wales.
Lily’s maternal grandfather was Peter Ronald Owen (the son of Evan Rhys Owen and Hilda Rose Mason). Evan was born in Glamorgan, Wales, the son of David Henry Owen and Lucy Copeland. Hilda was the daughter of William Mason and Eliza Brown.
Lily’s maternal grandmother was Mary Kathleen Hitchiner (the daughter of Alexander James Hitchiner and Eileen Kelleher). Mary was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire. Alexander was the son of William Watkiss Hitchiner and Catherine Sarah Alexander. Eileen’s father, William Kelleher, was Irish, from Aghada, County Cork. Eileen’s mother, Eliza Elliott, was born in either Northern Ireland or England, the daughter of Frederick Elliott and Maria Carroll. Maria was from Cork, Ireland.
Lily is a third cousin of singer Sam Smith.
Sources: Family history of Lily Allen – http://www.telegraph.co.uk
Genealogy of Lily Allen – https://www.geni.com
She definitely has southern European in here or west Asian.
Its crazy how she looks nothing like her brother http://ethnicelebs.com/alfie-allen
Not crazy at all. They have the same facial features, just the colouring is different.
Not really, the are plenty of people who have different colouring but still look kinda similar. I just dont see it with them.
Oh no, brown eyes and strong tan. Let’s see all the comments.
She states that her paternal grandmother was Romany Gypsy here: