Ana Carolina da Fonseca

by stlucas on January 14, 2017

Place of Birth: São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo, Brazil

Date of Birth: October 25, 1978

Ethnicity: Brazilian (Portuguese)

Ana Carolina Fonseca is a Brazilian-born American actress. She was born in São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo, the daughter of Maria Manuela Abreu and João Thomaz da Fonseca. Her father was born in Namibe, Angola, of Portuguese descent, and her mother is Portuguese. The family moved to West Palm Beach, Florida, when Ana Carolina was eleven years old.

Ana Carolina speaks fluent Portuguese, Spanish, and English.

Her father is pictured here. Her mother is pictured here.

Sources: (in Portuguese)

Official Facebook page –

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by stlucas on January 14, 2017

Birth Name: Maria do Carmo Carvalho Rebelo de Andrade

Place of Birth: Lisbon, Portugal

Date of Birth: August 20, 1984

Ethnicity: Portuguese, along with small/distant amounts of Italian, French, German, English, and possibly Irish

Carminho is a Portuguese popular fado singer. She was born in Lisbon, Portugal, the daughter of Maria Teresa da Câmara de Siqueira Archer de Carvalho and Nuno Maria Bello Rebelo de Andrade. Her brother is Francisco Andrade.

Carminho’s paternal grandfather was Inácio Maria Vecchi Rebelo de Andrade. He had Portuguese, Italian, and French ancestry. His ancestors Felice (Félix) Vecchi (born c. 1820) and Claude de La Roquette (born c. 1619) hailed from Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, and Paris, France, respectively.

Carminho’s paternal grandmother was Constança Maria Ravara Belo. Constança had Portuguese ancestry.

Carminho’s maternal grandfather was Nuno Alexandre Cabral Archer de Carvalho. He had Portuguese, German, Irish, Dutch, and English ancestry. His ancestor Marcos António Archer was born, c. 1721, to Diogo Archer (who was from Kilkenny, Ireland) and Maria Sofia Moring Whittingham. Maria Sofia’s father, Johann Möeringk, was from Gelderland, the Netherlands, and her mother, Doroteia Inácia Whittingham, was born in Portugal, to an English father, Henry Whittingham, and a Portuguese-English mother, Doroteia Maynard da Silva. Marcos António’s wife, Norberta Maria Amsinck, had German ancestry through her own father, Willelm Amsinck, who was from Hamburg, Germany.

Carminho’s maternal grandmother was Maria Teresa do Sagrado Coração de Figueiredo Cabral da Câmara de Siqueira. She had Portuguese ancestry.

Carminho’s parents are pictured here.

Source: Genealogy of Carminho –

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Jon Bellion

by madman on January 14, 2017

Birth Name: Jonathan David Bellion

Place of Birth: Lake Grove, New York, United States

Date of Birth: December 26, 1990

Ethnicity: Italian, possibly other

Jon Bellion is an American singer, songwriter, producer, and rapper. He is the son of Judy Ann and William J. Bellion.

Jon’s paternal grandparents were possibly William J. Bellion (the son of John Bellion and Lucy) and Nancy T. John was born in New York, to a New York-born father and an Italian mother. Lucy was Italian.

Source: Possibly Jon’s paternal grandfather, William J. Bellion, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

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John Pinette

by madman on January 14, 2017

Birth Name: John Paul Pinette

Date of Birth: March 23, 1964

Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Date of Death: April 5, 2014

Place of Death: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Ethnicity: French, Irish

John Pinette was an American actor, performer, and comedian.

John had stated:

Pinette is actually a French name. My ancestry is French and Irish, my stomach is Italian. But having a French name in France, they don’t care. Lumiere was not there when I got off.

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JinJoo Lee

by wanderer on January 14, 2017

Place of Birth: Incheon, South Korea

Date of Birth: November 15, 1990

Ethnicity: Korean

JinJoo Lee is South Korean musician. She is the guitarist of the pop rock band DNCE.

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