Stella Banderas

Banderas in 2011, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Stella del Carmen Domínguez Griffith

Place of Birth: Marbella, Spain

Date of Birth: 24 September, 1996

*father – Spanish
*mother – English, Swedish, German, Norwegian, as well as Welsh, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Irish, and Scottish

Stella Banderas is the daughter of actors Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith. Her maternal grandmother is actress Tippi Hedren, and one of her half-siblings, through her mother, is actress Dakota Johnson. Her half-aunt is actress Tracy Griffith. Stella herself has also acted.

Stella’s father is Spanish, and has Andalusian ancestry. Stella’s maternal grandfather was of English, as well as Welsh, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Irish, and Scottish, descent. Stella’s maternal grandmother is of one half Swedish, one quarter German, and one quarter Norwegian, descent

Stella’s paternal grandfather was José Domínguez (the son of Bartolomé/Bartolomí Domínguez and Isabel Prieto Vázquez).

Stella’s paternal grandmother is Ana Banderas Gallego (the daughter of Rafael Bandera and Francisca Gallego). Ana was born in Casarabonela, Málaga, Andalucía, Spain.

Stella’s maternal grandfather was Peter Atwill Griffith (the son of Benjamin Elmer Griffith and Hilda Atwill). Peter was born in Baltimore, Maryland. Benjamin was the son of William Thomas Griffith and Rosa Bond. Hilda was the daughter of Robert Clarence Atwill and Lucy Jane McClure.

Stella’s maternal grandmother is actress Tippi Hedren (born Nathalie Kay Hedren, the daughter of Carl Bernard “Ben” Hedren and Dorothea Henriette/Henrietta Eckhardt). Tippi was born in New Ulm, Brown, Minnesota. Bernard was born in Bernadotte, Nicollet, Minnesota, the son of Swedish parents, Mattias/Mathias J. Hedren, from Vinsater, Jarbo, Dalsland, and Maria/Marie Wilhelmina/Vilhelmina/Wilhelmine Flygare, from Finnatorp, Norra Ving, Vastergotland. Dorothea was born in Boyd, Lac qui Parle, Minnesota, the daughter of Charles “Charley” Eckhardt, who was born in New York, of German descent, and of Julia Strand, who was born in Minnesota, of Norwegian ancestry.

A DNA test of uncertain value whose results were displayed on the show El árbol de tu vida stated that Stella’s father’s genetic ancestry matches to the following countries:

*50% Spain
*20% Italy
*12% Portugal
*11% Jordan
*7% Mexico

Source: Genealogy of Stella Banderas –

Genealogies of Stella’s mother –

Genealogy of Stella’s mother (through Stella’s half-sister Dakota Johnson) –

Stella’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Charles “Charley” Eckhardt, on the 1880 U.S. Census –


Curious about ethnicity

5 Responses

  1. Morrigan Ni Boii says:

    She looks like a typically white woman.

    • NOTREALLY says:

      “—- — — —- ———- daughter it’s impossible to non Euros have Euro looking children”

      This has to be the biggest cope and cognitive dissonance I’ve seen in my life lmaooooooo

  2. madman says:

    Her profile leaves out some of her mother’s ethnicities

  3. storm says:

    Antonio’s babygirl?

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