Norodom Sihamoni

by Manila on April 6, 2017

Place of Birth: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Date of Birth: 14 May, 1953

Ethnicity: Khmer, with some amounts of French, Corsican, and Chinese

Norodom Sihamoni is the King of Cambodia, having served in the position since 14 October, 2004.

Sihamoni’s father, Norodom Sihanouk, also served as the King of Cambodia, from 24 April 1941 to 2 March 1955, and from 24 September 1993 to 7 October 2004. Sihamoni’s mother, Norodom Monineath (Paule Monique Izzi), is of half French-Corsican descent.

Sihamoni’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his 20th great-grandfather, Trosok Peam (Ponhea Chey), a cucumber gardener who ruled Khmer Empire from 1336 to 1340 after assassinating his predecessor, Jayavarman IX.

Sihamoni’s paternal grandfather was Norodom Suramarit (the son of Norodom Sothearos and Norodom Phangangam). Sothearos was the son of Ang Voddey (later Norodom of Cambodia) and Bossaba Yem. Phangangam was the daughter of Norodom of Cambodia and of Bopha Nuon.

Sihamoni’s paternal grandmother was Sisowath Kossamak (the daughter of Sisowath Monivong and Norodom Kanviman Norleak Tevi). Monivong was the son of Ang Sar (later Sisowath of Cambodia) and Van. Kanviman was the daughter of Norodom Hassakan and Sao Sambhat.

Sihamoni’s maternal grandparents were Jean-François Izzi and Pomme Peang (the daughter of Peang and Ouk). Jean-François was a French banker, of Corsican descent. Ouk was of part Chinese descent.

Source: Genealogy of Norodom Sihamoni –


Lena Hall

by stlucas on March 29, 2017

Birth Name: Celina Consuela Gabriella Carvajal

Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States

Date of Birth: January 30, 1980

*Filipino, Spanish, possibly Chinese (paternal grandfather)
*Swedish (paternal grandmother)
*English, possibly other (mother)

Lena Hall is an American singer and actress. She is known for being the lead singer of the hard rock band The Deafening.

Lena was born in San Francisco, California, the daughter of Carolyn S. (Houser), a ballerina, and Carlos Konrad Carvajal, a choreographer. Lena’s sister, Calliope, is a stylist.

Lena’s paternal grandfather was Carlos Maganti Tagaroma Carvajal. Carlos was a Filipino-American painter from Manila, the son of Filipino parents José Maganti y Arate and Patrocinio “Patring” Tagaroma y Panson.

José Maganti and Patrocinio were Zarzuela actors. José Maganti’s parents were José Maria Garcia and Josefa Arate. Josefa had Spanish ancestry. Patrocinio’s mother was Juanita Panson. Juanita was said to be a Chinese Filipino.

Lena’s paternal grandmother was Rosa Gunhild Juhlin/Guhlin (the daughter of David Konrad Juhlin and Josefina Fagerman). Rosa was born in Gothenburg, Västra-Götaland County, Sweden, to Swedish parents.

Lena’s maternal grandparents were Nancy Ruth Stewart and Harold Lee Houser (the son of William E. Houser and Velva).

Sources: Birth record of Lena’s father, Carlos Konrad Carvajal –

Biography of Lena’s father, Carlos Konrad Carvajal –

Obituary of Lena’s maternal grandfather, Harold Lee Houser –

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Ludi Lin

by follers on March 27, 2017

Place of Birth: Fuzhou, China

Date of Birth: 11 November, 1987

Ethnicity: Chinese

Ludi Lin is a Chinese actor. He plays Zack, the Black Ranger, in the 2017 film version of Power Rangers. He has also lived in British Columbia, Canada.

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Lewis Tan

by follers on March 24, 2017

Birth Name: Lewis Sing Wah Tan

Place of Birth: Salford, Lancashire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 4 February, 1987

*Chinese (father)
*Irish, possibly English (mother)

Lewis Tan is a British actor and martial artist. He is known for his role as Zhou Cheng on the show Iron Fist.

His father, Philip Tan, is a national champion martial artist, gymnast, dancer, action director, and stuntman. His mother, Joanne Cassidy, is a model.

His father is of Chinese origin. His mother, who is British, is white.

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Teresa Castillo

by stlucas on March 15, 2017

Birth Name: Teresa Ruth Castillo

Place of Birth: Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: October 14, 1983

Ethnicity: Mexican, Spanish, Chinese

Teresa Castillo is an American actress. She was born in Long Beach, California, the daughter of Nelly G. (Aguilar) and Luis Castillo.

Teresa has stated on Twitter that she is of Mexican, Spanish, and Chinese descent.

Teresa’s mother is pictured here.


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