Corinne Bailey Rae

by stlucas on May 29, 2016

LOS ANGELES - FEB 12:  CORINNE BAILEY RAE arriving to Grammy Awa

Birth Name: Corinne Jacqueline Bailey

Place of Birth: Leeds, Yorkshire, England

Date of Birth: February 26, 1979

*Afro-Caribbean (father)
*English (mother)

Corinne Bailey Rae is a British singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Her father is from Saint Kitts and Nevis, and is of Afro-Caribbean ancestry. Her mother is English, and white.


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Cicely Tyson

by follers on July 10, 2014

The 59th Annual Primetime EMMY Awards - Arrivals

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 18, 1924

Ethnicity: Afro-Caribbean

Cicely Tyson is an American actress. Her parents, Frederica/Fredericka Theodosia (Huggins) and William A. Tyson, were from Nevis, an island in the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Cicely’s paternal grandparents were John Tyson and Caroline Wilkes.

Cicely’s maternal grandparents were Charles Huggins and Mary Sergeant.

Source: Marriage record of Cicely’s parents –

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Mel B

by ethnic on March 6, 2008

Birth Name: Melanie Janine Brown

Place of Birth: Harehills, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 29 May, 1975

*Afro-Nevisian (father)
*English, possibly Welsh (mother)

Mel B is a British musician, television personality, actress, dancer, and model, also known as Scary Spice or Melanie Brown. She is one of the original members of the female group The Spice Girls, along with Victoria Beckham, Emma Bunton, Melanie C, and Geri Halliwell.

Her father, Martin Brown, who is black, is from Saint Kitts and Nevis. Her mother, Andrea Dixon, who is white, is English. Mel has three children, including one with American actor Eddie Murphy. Mel has extended family in Wales.

Mel’s maternal grandparents are Stanley Dixon and Eileen Mary English.

A picture of Mel, with her father and husband, can be seen here. A picture of Mel and her mother can be seen here.

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