Cameroonian

Kylian Mbappé

by Mixed Kidd on July 16, 2018

Birth Name: Kylian Mbappé Lottin

Place of Birth: Paris, France

Date of Birth: 20 December, 1998

Ethnicity:
*Cameroonian (father)
*Algerian (mother)

Kylian Mbappé is a French professional footballer. At the 2018 FIFA World Cup, he became the youngest French player to score at a World Cup. His transfer fee to Paris Saint-Germain, at €145 million plus €35 million in add-ons, made him the second most expensive player ever, behind teammate Neymar.

He is the son of Fayza Lamari and Wilfried Mbappé. His father is from Cameroon and his mother is Algerian.

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Benjamin Jealous

by follers on June 27, 2018

Benjamin Jealous – National Action Network’s 14th Annual Convention at Washington Convention Center in Washington on April 11, 2012 – Washington Convention Center – Washington, DC, USA – Photo Credit: Aaron J. Thornton / PR Photos

Birth Name: Benjamin Todd Jealous

Place of Birth: Monterey, California, United States

Date of Birth: January 18, 1973

Ethnicity:
*English (father)
*African-American (mother)

Benjamin Jealous, also known as Ben Jealous, is an American civic leader and politician. He served as President and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), from September 1, 2008 to November 1, 2013.

Benjamin is the son of Ann Fredericka (Todd) Jealous, a psychotherapist, author, and activist, and Fred Jealous, who was also a civil rights activist.

Benjamin’s father, who is from Maine, is white, and from a family with deep roots in New England, going back to the 1600s. Benjamin’s mother, who is from Virginia, is black.

He has two children with his former wife, NAACP lawyer Lia Epperson.

A DNA test whose results were displayed on the show Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2014) stated that Benjamin’s genetic ancestry is:

*80% European
*18.2% Sub-Saharan African
*0.5% Middle Eastern and North African
*0.2% East Asian / Native American

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 Benjamin’s European ancestry was mostly Northern European, and that his African DNA matches southeastern Bantu (Mozambique, Angola), as well as Benin and Togo, the Ivory Coast, and Ghana, and smaller amounts from Cameroon, Congo, and Senegal.

Benjamin’s paternal grandfather was Sargent Jealous (the son of Lionel Frederick Jealous and Evelyn Sargent). Sargent was born in Maine. Lionel was the son of Francis Hugh Jealous and Charlotte G. Evelyn was the daughter of Harry Edward Sargent and Anna Laura “Annie” Trask.

Benjamin’s paternal grandmother was Annette Smith (the daughter of Joseph Cummings Smith and Ethel Maude/Maud Locke). Annette was born in New Hampshire. Joseph was the son of Leonard Wood Smith and Lucy J. Youngman. Ethel was the daughter of Levi M. Locke and Fannie M. Smith.

Benjamin’s maternal grandmother was named Mamie Bland. Mamie was born in Virginia. Mamie’s grandfather was Edward David Bland, a politician in Virginia (who was black). Ben’s maternal great-great-great-grandfather, Peter G. Morgan, was also an influential black politician in the late 1800s.

Sources: Information about Benjamin’s appearance on Who Do You Think You Are?, 2014 – https://blogs.ancestry.com

Marriage record of Benjamin’s paternal grandparents, Sargent Jealous and Annette Smith – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Benjamin’s paternal great-grandparents, Joseph Cummings Smith and Ethel Maude Locke – https://www.familysearch.org

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Sheryl Lee Ralph

by stlucas on November 28, 2017

Place of Birth: Waterbury, Connecticut, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 30, 1956

Ethnicity: African-American and African-Jamaican [including Cameroonian]

Sheryl Lee Ralph is an American actress, singer, and activist.

Sheryl is the daughter of Ivy (Lewis) and Stanley Ralph. Her father was African-American and her mother was Afro-Jamaican. Some of Sheryl’s roots can be traced back to the Tikar People from Cameroon.

Sheryl is married to Vincent Hughes, a Pennsylvania State Senator. She has two children with her former husband, Eric Maurice.

Sources: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com

Marriage record of Sheryl’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org

Photo by Joe Seer/www.bigstockphoto.com/

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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 / PRPhotos.com

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

Ethnicity:
*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.

Sources: http://www.sactownmag.com
https://news.google.com

Death record of Andy’s maternal grandfather, Christopher Norman Adams – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Andy’s maternal grandfather, Christopher Norman Adams – http://www.recordnet.com

Biography of Andy’s maternal great-grandfather, Christopher N. Adams – http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Family Tree of Andy’s maternal grandmother, Viola Alma (Woelmer) Adams – http://www.ancestry.ca

Photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

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