Daniel Sturridge

by andrew on June 23, 2017

Birth Name: Daniel Andre Sturridge

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

Date of Birth: 1 September, 1989

Ethnicity: Afro-Jamaican

Daniel Sturridge is a British professional footballer. He plays for Premier League club Liverpool and the England national team.

About his Jamaican roots, he has stated:

I feel right at home. It’s like the Jamaican people are my people. This is my fourth time here and it feels great. Both my maternal and paternal grandparents are Jamaican; so whenever I come here, it’s always a great time.

Daniel is the nephew of former footballers Dean Sturridge and Simon Sturridge.

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by wanderer on June 17, 2017

Birth Name: Jahron Anthony Brathwaite

Place of Birth: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: July 3, 1993

Ethnicity: Afro-Jamaican, Afro-Trinidadian

PartyNextDoor is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He was born in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, to a Trinidadian father and a Jamaican mother.



Annie Ilonzeh

by stlucas on June 6, 2017

Birth Name: Annette Ngosi Ilonzeh

Place of Birth: Grapevine, Dallas, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 23, 1983

*Igbo Nigerian (father)
*Polish (maternal grandfather)
*English (maternal grandmother)

Annie Ilonzeh is an American actress.

Annie is the daughter of Annette Louise (Osmianski) and Christian Osita Ilonzeh. Annie’s sisters are Christina, Emily, Jennifer, and Laura.

Annie’s father is Nigerian and has Igbo roots, as Annie has stated. Annie’s mother is American, and is of half Polish and half English descent.

Annie has stated:

I come from an interracial family: My father is from Nigeria, and so he is African American, and my mother is American and white, so I rarely see skin color. It’s never an issue for me.

Annie’s maternal grandfather was Chester P. Osmianski (the son of Michael/Michal Francis Osmianski and Mary Agnes Prezelenski/Przelenski). Michael was born in Poland. Mary Agnes was born in West Virginia, to parents from Poland.

Annie’s maternal grandmother was Laura May Bullock (the daughter of Francis “Frank” J. Bullock and Laura May Finlay). Annie’s great-grandparents Francis and Laura were English.

Sources: Birth record of Annie Ilonzeh –

Annie’s maternal grandfather, Chester P. Osmianski, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Annie’s maternal grandmother, Laura May Bullock, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Annie’s maternal grandmother, Laura May (Bullock) Osmianski –

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Brittany O’Grady

by stlucas on June 6, 2017

Place of Birth: Arlington, Virginia, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 2, 1996

*Irish, possibly other (father)
*Louisiana Creole [African, French] (mother)

Brittany O’Grady is an American actress.

Brittany is the daughter of Monique (Conrad) and Michael “Mike” O’Grady. Brittany’s maternal grandparents were born in New Orleans, Louisiana, of Creole descent.

Brittany has stated:

My dad is white, and his last name is O’Grady. My mom is African American, like Creole from New Orleans-type.

Brittany’s maternal grandfather was Joseph Michael Conrad, Jr.

Brittany’s maternal grandmother was Bernadine Ann Barard (the daughter of Albert Joseph Barard, Sr. and Carrie Anastasia Polidor). Albert was the son of Adolph Barard and Homeria/Omeria Michel.

Sources: Obituary of Brittany’s maternal grandfather, Joseph Michael Conrad, Jr. –

Obituary of Brittany’s great-uncle (maternal grandmother’s brother), Albert Joseph Barard, Jr. –

Brittany’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Adolph Barard and Homeria/Omeria Michel, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

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Margot Bingham

by stlucas on May 29, 2017

Birth Name: Margot B. Bingham

Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 20, 1988

*Afro-Jamaican (father)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)

Margot Bingham is an American actress.

Margot is the daughter of Lynn/Lynne (Yaffe/Jaffe) and Craig Bingham (born Craig Marlon Bingham). Margot has a brother, Cori.

Margot’s father is a American football player from Kingston, Jamaica, and is known for being the first Jamaican to play in the National Football League. Margot’s mother is Jewish, with roots in Germany/Prussia and Russia.

Margot’s maternal grandfather was Marvin H. Yaffe/Jaffe (the son of Gustave Yaffe and Ida Lillian). Marvin was born in Connecticut, to a father from Russia and a mother from New York, whose own parents were from Russia.

Margot’s maternal grandmother was Inge Mylon (the daughter of Ernst Mylon/Mislowitzer and Hildegard Joseph). Inge was born in Berlin, Germany. Hildegard was the daughter of Wilhelm Joseph and Martha Paris.

Sources: Genealogy of Margot’s mother, Lynn/Lynne Yaffe/Jaffe (focusing on her own mother’s side) –

Margot’s maternal grandfather, Marvin H. Yaffe/Jaffe, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Margot’s maternal grandmother, Inge (Mylon) Yaffe –

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