Birth Name: Joshua Ho-Sang
Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date of Birth: January 22, 1996
*Afro-Jamaican, Chinese (father)
*Chilean-Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)
Josh Ho-Sang is an Canadian professional ice hockey player.
Josh is the son of Ericka and Wayne Ho-Sang. His father was born in Kingston, Jamaica, of African and Chinese (Josh’s great-grandfather was from Hong Kong) descent. His mother is Jewish, and was born in Santiago, Chile. Josh’s maternal grandmother is from a Jewish family from Russia and Germany. Josh’s maternal grandfather has been described as Spanish/Chilean, but it is not clear if he is also Jewish. Josh was raised celebrating Jewish holidays.
Birth Name: Cecilia Carolina Bolocco Fonck
Place of Birth: Santiago, Chile
Date of Birth: May 19, 1965
*Arbëreshë/Albanian, Chilean [Spanish, Basque, Indigenous, distant Portuguese], Italian, 1/32 English (father)
Cecilia Bolocco is a Chilean actress, television host, and beauty queen. She was crowned Miss Chile 1987 and Miss Universe 1987.
Cecilia is the daughter of Rose Marie Fonck Assler and Enzo Bolocco Cintolesi, a businessperson. Her sister is journalist Diana Bolocco. Cecilia is married to politician, and former President of Argentina, Carlos Menem, with whom she has a son.
Cecilia’s paternal grandfather was Víctor Bolocco Olave (the son of Carlos Bolocco Pasquini and Lucinda Olave Triday). Carlos was born in Milan, Lombardy, Italy, and was said to be of Arbëreshë (Albanian) descent. Lucinda was the daughter of José Antonio Olave Ramírez and Juana Triday Moreno.
Cecilia’s paternal grandmother was Emilia Cintolesi Echenique (the daughter of Emilio Cintolesi and Blanca Echenique).
Source: Genealogy of Cecilia Bolocco (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Place of Birth: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Date of Birth: October 5, 2006
Ethnicity: Chilean (maternal grandfather), French-Canadian, possibly other
Jacob Tremblay is a Canadian actor. He is known for his role in the film Room (2015). His sisters are actresses Emma Tremblay and Erica Tremblay.
Jacob’s maternal grandfather is Chilean. A picture of Jacob and his grandfather can be seen here.
Jacob’s surname is French, so he likely also has French-Canadian ancestry.
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Birth Name: Manuel Luis Pellegrini Ripamonti
Place of Birth: Santiago, Chile
Date of Birth: 16 September 1953
Ethnicity: Chilean (Italian, Spanish, possibly other)
Manuel Pellegrini is a Chilean professional football manager and former footballer. He won the English Premier League title in 2014 as coach of Manchester City.
Manuel is the son of Silvia Ripamonti Barros and Emilio Pellegrini Portales.
Manuel’s paternal grandfather was Giulio Pellegrini. Giulio was an immigrant from Picerno, Province of Potenza, Basilicata, Italy.
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Birth Name: Tomás Enrique Araya Díaz
Place of Birth: Viña del Mar, Chile
Date of Birth: June 6, 1961
Tom Araya is an Chilean-American singer, songwriter, and musician. He is the lead singer and bassist of the thrash metal band Slayer. Tom was born in Chile, and moved with his family to California at the age of five.
Tom’s mother’s name is Tina.
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