Afro-Jamaican

Willy William

by Manila on July 12, 2017

Place of Birth: Champagné, Sarthe, France

Date of Birth: 14 April, 1981

Ethnicity: Afro-Jamaican

Willy William is a French DJ, music producer, and singer.

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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.

Photo by Celso Pupo/Bigstock.com

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PartyNextDoor

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.

Source: http://www.thefader.com

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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

Ethnicity:
*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) – http://www.geni.com

Margot’s maternal grandfather, Marvin H. Yaffe/Jaffe, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Margot’s maternal grandmother, Inge (Mylon) Yaffe – http://www.legacy.com

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Labrinth

by stlucas on May 27, 2017

Birth Name: Timothy Lee Mckenzie

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

Date of Birth: 4 January, 1989

Ethnicity: Afro-Jamaican, possibly Afro-Kittian/Afro-Nevisian

Labrinth is a British singer, songwriter, rapper, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. Among Labrinth’s eight siblings are musicians MckNasty, ShezAr, and Sherelle McKenzie.

Labrinth was raised in Hackney, London, by his mother, Pamela Edwards.

One of Labrinth’s grandfathers was a Jamaican gospel singer who moved to England in the 1950s. Labrinth’s other roots are said to be in Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Sources: Birth record of Labrinth – http://www.familysearch.org

http://www.tellymix.co.uk

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