Karen Martínez

by Manila on March 4, 2018

Birth Name: Karen Cecilia Martínez Insignares

Place of Birth: Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia

Date of Birth: August 14, 1979

Ethnicity: Colombian [Spanish, possibly other]

Karen Martínez is a Colombian model and actress.

She is the daughter of Efraín Martínez and Olga Insignares.

Karen is married to musician Juanes, with whom she has three children.


Sebastián Yatra

by Manila on February 19, 2018

Birth Name: Sebastián Obando Giraldo

Place of Birth: Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

Date of Birth: 15 October, 1994

Ethnicity: Colombian [Spanish (Andalusian, Aragonese, Asturian, Canary Islander, Cantabrian, Castilian, Extremaduran, Leonese, Valencian), Basque, Galician, possibly Catalan, remote African and Indigenous (Muisca and Tahamí)], remote French, Indigenous Peruvian (Quechua), Italian, and Portuguese (including Azorean)

Sebastián Yatra is a Colombian singer and songwriter.

He is the son of Aníbal Obando Agudelo and María Adelaida Giraldo Moreno.

Sebastián’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandfather, Félix María Obando.

Sebastián’s paternal grandfather was Roberto Aníbal Obando Echeverri (the son of Roberto Obando Cardona and María del Rosario Echeverri Elejalde). Roberto was the son of Jorge Obando Ocampo and Juana Cardona Cardona. Rosario was the daughter of Cipriani Echeverri Mejía and Rosaura Elejalde Echeverri.

Sebastián’s paternal grandmother was Cruz Helena Ceferina Agudelo Restrepo (the daughter of Luis Alfonso Agudelo Correa and Josefa Restrepo Restrepo). Luis was the son of Manuel Antonio Agudelo Pérez and Josefa Maria Correa Estrada. Josefina was the daughter of Mauro de Jesús Restrepo Toro and Ana de Jesús Restrepo Restrepo.

Sebastián’s maternal grandfather was Mario Augusto Giraldo Henao (the son of Modesto Giraldo Hoyos and María Henao Giraldo). Modesto was the son of Heliodoro Giraldo Betancur and Trinidad Hoyos Betancur. Sebastián’s great-grandmother María was the daughter of Crispiniano Henao Zapata and Bárbara Giraldo Ceballos.

Sebastián’s maternal grandmother was Flora Elena Moreno Londoño (the daughter of Silverio Ernesto Moreno Aristizábal and Lucía Paulina Londoño Mesa). Ernesto was the son of Francisco Luis “Colís” Moreno Ramírez and Ana Julia de las Mercedes Aristizábal Gómez. Lucía was the daughter of Paulino Londoño Londoño and Ana Lucía Mesa González.

Sebastián’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his thirteenth great-grandmother, María Ortiz.

Sources: Genealogies of Sebastián Yatra – (focusing on his father’s side)

Genealogies of Sebastián’s paternal great-grandmother, María del Rosario Echeverri Elejalde –


Brittany Underwood

by stlucas on December 9, 2017

Brittany Underwood – 5th Annual LANY Entertainment Mixer – Arrivals – Saint Felix – Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: DavidJLevin Photography / 

Birth Name: Brittany Nicole Underwood

Place of Birth: Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 6, 1988

*English, possibly other (father)
*Colombian (mother)

Brittany Underwood is an American actress and singer.

Brittany is the daughter of Martha M. and Ronald W. “Ron” Underwood.

Brittany’s father is American and has English ancestry. Brittany’s mother is from Bogotá, Colombia, and is pictured here. Brittany has a sister, Brigitte.



Laura González Ospina

by Manila on December 3, 2017

Place of Birth: Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia

Date of Birth: 22 February, 1995

Ethnicity: Colombian

Laura González Ospina is a Colombian actress, model, and beauty queen. She was the first runner-up of Miss Universe 2017.

She is the daughter of businessperson Carlos Iván González Álvarez and Patricia Ospina Nieto.

Laura’s paternal grandparents are surnamed González and Álvarez.

Laura’s maternal grandparents are surnamed Ospina and María Edith Nieto.



Alyssa Diaz

by stlucas on November 15, 2017

Birth Name: Alyssa Elaine Diaz

Place of Birth: Northridge, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: September 7, 1985

Ethnicity: Colombian, Mexican, Irish

Alyssa Diaz is an American actress.

Alyssa is the daughter of Florence E. (Sloan) and Armando Diaz. She has a brother, Michael.

Alyssa has been described as having “Mexican-Irish and Colombian descent”. Alyssa’s mother’s surname is Irish.

Source: Birth record of Alyssa Diaz –

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