by ethnic on February 1, 2010

Place of Birth: Santiago, Chile

Date of Birth: 23 November, 1987

Ethnicity: Chilean

Snooki, also known under her legal name, Nicole Elizabeth Polizzi, is an American television personality and dancer. She is known for starring on the reality show Jersey Shore. She was born in Chile, and was adopted by an American family of Italian heritage. She stated in an interview that she biologically has Spanish heritage and that she has not met her biological parents.

Snooki is a self-proclaimed “guidette” who received her nickname “Snooki” in middle school, after the character “Snooki the Cootchie Crook” from the movie Save the Last Dance.

A DNA test of undetermined reliability, shown on television in 2014, stated that Snooki has Romani, Croatian, Macedonian, Slovakian, Russian, Andalusian (Spanish), Jewish, Iberian (of unspecificed ethnicity), Middle Eastern (of unspecificed ethnicity), South Asian (of unspecificed ethnicity), and East Asian (of unspecificed ethnicity) ancestry.

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neiltennant August 30, 2016 at 11:34 am

she could easily fit in a gipsy family from serbia

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