Chilean

Josh Ho-Sang

by vilgotaan on March 5, 2017

Birth Name: Joshua Ho-Sang

Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: January 22, 1996

Ethnicity:
*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.

Sources: https://www.nytimes.com
http://www.espn.com
http://blogs.timesofisrael.com
https://colorofhockey.com
http://www.sportsnet.ca

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Cecilia Bolocco

by madman on February 12, 2017

Birth Name: Cecilia Carolina Bolocco Fonck

Place of Birth: Santiago, Chile

Date of Birth: May 19, 1965

Ethnicity:
*Arbëreshë/Albanian, Chilean [Spanish, Basque, Indigenous, distant Portuguese], Italian, 1/32 English (father)
*German (mother)

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

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Jacob Tremblay

by follers on September 11, 2016

2016 NHL Awards - Arrivals

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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Manuel Pellegrini

by andrew on June 5, 2016

BARCELONA - JAN 5: Manuel Pellegrini coach of Villareal during a

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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Tom Araya

by madman on March 24, 2016

Super Bock Super Rock 2008 - Day 6

Birth Name: Tomás Enrique Araya Díaz

Place of Birth: Viña del Mar, Chile

Date of Birth: June 6, 1961

Ethnicity: Chilean

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.

Source: http://nbclatino.com

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