Quvenzhané Wallis

Place of Birth: Houma, Louisiana, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 28, 2003

Ethnicity: African-American

Quvenzhané Wallis is an American actress and author. She is the first, and thus far only, person born in the 21st century to have been nominated for an Academy Award for acting (with her nomination for Best Actress for the 2012 film Beasts of the Southern Wild). She has also starred in the musical film Annie (2014).

Quvenzhané’s paternal grandfather was Kenneth “Lloyd” Celestine (the son of Benjamin Stoves and Otis Celestine). Benjamin was the son of James Stoves and Edna. Otis was the daughter of Clendy Celestin and Ellen.

Source: Obituary of Quvenzhané’s paternal grandfather, Kenneth “Lloyd” Celestine – http://www.houmatoday.com

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