Birth Name: Roy Asberry Cooper III
Place of Birth: Nashville, Nash, North Carolina, U.S.
Date of Birth: June 13, 1957
Ethnicity: English, other
Roy Cooper is an American politician and attorney. A member of the Democratic Party, he has served as Governor of North Carolina, since January 1, 2017. He was previously Attorney General of North Carolina, from January 1, 2001 to January 1, 2017.
Roy is the son of Beverly Thorne (Batchelor) and Roy Asberry Cooper, Jr. He is married to Kristin Bernhardt, and has three children.
Roy’s paternal grandfather was Roy Asberry Cooper (the son of James Pharoah Cooper and Lucy J. Baines). James was the son of Wiley H. Cooper and Mahala Jane Winstead.
Roy’s paternal grandmother was named Lois M. Clark.
Source: Genealogy of Roy Cooper (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com