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Daniel Caesar

by stlucas on April 21, 2018

Birth Name: Ashton Simmonds

Place of Birth: Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: April 5, 1995

Ethnicity:
*Afro-Jamaican (father)
*Afro-Barbadian (mother)

Daniel Caesar is a Canadian singer and songwriter.

Daniel is the son of parents from the Caribbean. His father is from Jamaica and his mother is from Barbados.

Sources: http://www.thestar.com
http://www.fender.com

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Mark Smith

by madman on April 21, 2018

Mark Rhino Smith – 2nd Annual International Fashion Film Awards – Arrivals and Inside – Saban Theatre – Beverly Hills, CA, USA – Keywords: actor, fashion, entertainment, film awards, celebrity, red carpet, arrivals, attending, Arts Culture and Entertainment, vertical Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Sheri Determan / PRPhotos.com

Place of Birth: London, England

Date of Birth: September 30, 1969

Ethnicity: Jamaican, Native American, Ghanaian, European, Chinese

Mark Smith is a British actor and body builder. He is usually said to be of Jamaican, Cherokee Indian, Ghanaian, White, and Chinese descent.

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Stefflon Don

by Manila on April 18, 2018

Stefflon Don – The Global Awards 2018 – Arrivals – Eventim Apollo, 45 Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith – London, UK – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Birth Name: Stephanie Victoria Allen

Place of Birth: Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 14 December, 1991

Ethnicity: Afro-Jamaican

Stefflon Don is a British rapper, singer, and songwriter.

Her stage name is derived from a play on mafia boss John Gotti’s Teflon Don nickname, plus “Steff London”.

Her mother’s maiden surname is Smith.

Sources: https://www.standard.co.uk

Birth record of Stefflon Don – https://www.familysearch.org

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Danny Cipriani

by andrew on April 12, 2018

Danny Cipriani – 2015 ITV Gala – Arrivals – London Palladium, Argyll Street – London, UK – Keywords: Vertical, Red Carpet Arrival, Arts Culture and Entertainment, Attending, Celebrities, Topix, Topics, Bestof, Celebrity, Person, People, England, Britain, United Kingdom, Ref: LMK73-58678-201115 Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Birth Name: Daniel Jerome Cipriani

Place of Birth: Wandsworth, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 2 November, 1987

Ethnicity:
*Afro-Trinidadian, distant Corsican Italian (father)
*English (mother)

Danny Cipriani is a British rugby union player. He is the son of Jay Cipriani and Anne Lester. His father is from Trinidad and Tobago and his mother is English.

Danny has stated:

I’m extremely proud of being mixed race. It’s part of my roots, my heritage. All my family’s black on my dad’s side. They’re all from Trinidad and Tobago. It’s extremely important to me.

He has also stated that few people realize his father is black because of his very light skin colour.

Danny’s surname is of Italian origin, and traces back to Corsican immigrants who moved to the West Indies in the late 1700s

Source: History of Cipriani family in the West Indies – http://caribbeanhistoryarchives.blogspot.it

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Hernanes

by Manila on April 12, 2018

Birth Name: Anderson Hernanes de Carvalho Andrade Lima

Place of Birth: Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

Date of Birth: 29 May, 1985

Ethnicity: Brazilian [African, Indigenous, Portuguese]

Hernanes is a Brazilian professional footballer.

Hernanes is the son of Maria Tereza (Carvalho de Andrade) and José Cosme de Lima.

Hernanes is married to Erica Viana Lima, with whom he has four children.

Hernanes’ paternal grandfather was Manoel Cosme de Lima (the son of Antônio Gomes de Lima and Alzira Filomena da Conceição).

Hernanes’ paternal grandmother is named Severina Maria de Lima.

Hernanes’ maternal grandfather is José Henrique de Andrade (the son of Antônio Inácio de Andrade and Amara Petronila de Andrade).

Hernanes’ maternal grandmother was Maria Lúcia de Carvalho (the daughter of Manoel Carvalho da Silva and Severina Pereira de Carvalho). Hernanes’ great-grandfather Manoel was the son of Joaquim Carvalho da Silva and Rosa Maria Paixão. Severina was the daughter of Antônio Pereira da Silva and Luzia Pereira da Silva.

Hernanes’ matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourth great-grandmother, Joana da Conceicao.

Sources: Birth record of Hernanes – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Hernanes’ paternal grandfather, Manoel Cosme de Lima – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Hernanes’ mother – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Hernanes’ maternal grandmother, Maria Lúcia de Carvalho – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Hernanes’ maternal great-grandmother, Severina Pereira de Carvalho – https://www.familysearch.org

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