Birth Name: Kasseem Dean
Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 13, 1978
Ethnicity: African-Jamaican, Puerto Rican
Swizz Beatz is an American record producer, rapper, DJ, and entrepreneur. He was born Kasseem Dean and is Muslim by religion. Swizz is described as being of African-Jamaican and Puerto Rican descent. He has said that a DNA test showed him to be of 20% Irish ancestry [possibly the DNA category “British & Irish”].
Swizz is married to singer and actress Alicia Keys, who is of mixed ethnicity. Their wedding ceremony was on the island of Corsica, located in the Mediterranean Sea.
Swizz has a son with Nicole Levy; a son with his former wife, R&B recording artist and songwriter Mashonda; a daughter with British singer, songwriter, and producer Jahna Sebastian; and two children with Alicia.
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