Jordan Fisher

by madman on October 25, 2017

Jordan Fisher – “Power Rangers” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – Mann Village Theatre, Westwood, 961 Broxton Avenue – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Julian Blythe/HNW /

Birth Name: Jordan William Fisher

Place of Birth: Trussville, Alabama, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 24, 1994

Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Cambodian, Tahitian, African-American, Cherokee Native American, Sioux Native American

Jordan Fisher is an American singer, dancer, and actor. He stated his ethnic background in an interview with Hollywood Today Live.

Jordan was raised by his maternal grandparents, since his mother was sixteen when she gave birth to him.

Jordan’s maternal grandparents are Rodney Dale Fisher and Patricia L. Corbett.

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Andy Allo

by stlucas on March 5, 2017

Place of Birth: Bamenda, Northwest Region, Cameroon

Date of Birth: January 13, 1989

*Cameroonian (father)
*German, Irish, Welsh, English (mother)

Andy Allo is a Cameroonian-American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and actress.

She was born in Bamenda, Northwest Region, the daughter of Sue G. (Adams) and Andrew Allo. Andy’s father is Cameroonian. Andy’s mother is caucasian, and was born in Lodi, California, U.S. Andy has a sister, Suzanne. The family moved to Sacramento, California, when Andy was eleven years old.

Andy holds dual American and Cameroonian citizenship. Andy is pictured with her parents here.

Andy’s maternal grandfather was Christopher Norman Adams (the son of Christopher N. Adams and Mary E. Dalton). Andy’s great-grandfather Christopher was the son of Henry Adams, who was originally from Snowhill Townland, County Fermanagh, Ulster, Ireland, and of Susy Peck. Mary E. was from Angle, Pembrokeshire, Wales, the daughter of Thomas Dalton and Celia Longhurst; she moved to California with her parents at the age of ten.

Andy’s maternal grandmother was Viola Alma Woelmer (the daughter of Theodore F. Woelmer/Waelmeir and Mary Zabel). Theodore was the son of John Woelmer/Wollmer and Anna/Annie Kaper. Mary was the daughter of John A. Zabel, who was born in Louisville, Kentucky, to parents from Hesse, Germany, and of Magdalena Wortz/Woertz, who was originally from Baden (now Baden-Württemberg), Germany.


Death record of Andy’s maternal grandfather, Christopher Norman Adams –

Obituary of Andy’s maternal grandfather, Christopher Norman Adams –

Biography of Andy’s maternal great-grandfather, Christopher N. Adams –

Family Tree of Andy’s maternal grandmother, Viola Alma (Woelmer) Adams –

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Yannick Noah

by andrew on November 3, 2016


Place of Birth: Sedan, France

Date of Birth: 18 May, 1960

*Cameroonian (father)
*French (mother)

Yannick Noah is a French former professional tennis player. Since retiring from professional tennis, he has pursued a singing career.

Yannick is the son of Marie-Claire Perrier and Zacharie Noah, a professional footballer. His father is Cameroonian, from Yaoundé, Cameroon. His mother is French.

Noah is the father of Joakim Noah, a professional basketball player.

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Don Lemon

by follers on July 14, 2016

Turner Upfront 2016 - Arrivals

Place of Birth: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 1, 1966

Ethnicity: African-American, some Cajun/French

Don Lemon is an American journalist and television news anchor. He hosts the show CNN Tonight with Don Lemon.

Don’s parents are both black. One of his great-grandfathers was white. A DNA test stated that he has roots in Nigeria, Cameroon, and the Congo.

Don’s maternal grandparents are Frank Bouligney and Mary H. (the daughter of Harry Rivault and Catherine Jackson). Harry was white, the son of Charles Bertrand Rivault, who was French, and of Marie Antoinette Ferbos, who was of Cajun (French) descent. Catherine was the daughter of Henrietta Jackson.

Source: Family history of Don’s mother’s side –

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Anna Deavere Smith

by bearboy on May 22, 2016

SANTA BARBARA - DEC 6: Anna Deavere Smith at the "Selma" & Lege

Place of Birth: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 18, 1950

Ethnicity: African-American (including Igbo Nigerian, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Angola, Cameroon, Congo, and Senegal), English

Anna Deavere Smith is an American actress, playwright, and professor. Her parents were both African-American.

Anna’s paternal grandparents were Deaver Young Smith (the son of Stanley Smith and Mary) and Virginia S. Biggs (the daughter of Calvin H. Biggs and Julia A.). Stanley was the son of Mary Smith. Calvin was the son of Basil Biggs and Mary Jane Jackson.

A DNA test taken by the show Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2014) stated that Anna’s genetic ancestry is:

*50.7% European
*48.9% African

In his 2016 book about the show, Finding Your Roots, Season 2: The Official Companion to the PBS Series, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. wrote that Anna has African ancestors from the Ivory Coast and Ghana, as well as Angola, Cameroon, Congo, and Sengal, and that 41% of her European ancestry is from Great Britain, with remote Scandinavian, Finnish, Russian, Italian, and Greek. Her African ancestry is also Igbo, from Nigeria.

Source: Genealogy of Anna Deavere Smith (focusing on her father’s side) –

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