Croatian

Goran Ivanišević

by andrew on July 10, 2018

Place of Birth: Split, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia

Date of Birth: 13 September, 1971

Ethnicity: Croatian

Goran Ivanišević is a Croatian professional tennis player, tennis coach and entrepeneur. He won the men’s singles title at Wimbledon in 2001.

Goran is the son of Gorana (Škaričić) and Srđan Ivanišević. He stands at 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in).

Goran resides in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Photo by sportsphotographer.eu/www.bigstockphoto.com/

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Izabela Vidovic

by stlucas on July 5, 2018

Izabela Vidovic – “Wonder” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – Regency Village Theatre – Westwood, CA, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: David Gabber / PRPhotos.com

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 27, 2001

Ethnicity: Croatian

Izabela Vidovic is an American actress and singer.

Izabela is the daughter of filmmaker Elisabeta Vidovic (born Elisabeta Bašić) and Mario Vidović. Her father was born in Croatia. Her mother was born in Germany, of Croatian descent.

Izabela has said:

I speak Serbo-Croatian, and yes! I actually co-wrote a feature film with my mom that explores my Bosnian heritage.

Izabela’s maternal grandparents were Marko Bašić and Ankica. Marko and Ankica were from Bosnia and Herzegovina, and were of Croatian descent.

Source: http://www.gloria.hr

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Micah Alberti

by stlucas on July 5, 2018

Micah Alberti and Rumer Willis – “Project Natal” World Premiere for XBOX 360 – Arrivals – Galen Center – Los Angeles, CA. USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 2 – False – Photo Credit: Albert L. Ortega / PR Photos

Birth Name: Micah A. Alberti

Place of Birth: Oregon, Wisconsin, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 19, 1984

Ethnicity: Italian (paternal grandfather), English, German, some Dutch, 1/8th Croatian, 1/8th Slovenian

Micah Alberti is an American model and actor.

Micah is the son of Dona B. (Nekich) and Terry Raymond Alberti. Micah’s father is of Italian, English, German, and some Dutch descent.

Micah’s paternal grandfather was Andrew Joseph Alberti (who likely was the son of Rosco Alberti and Nina). Andrew was born in Wisconsin. Rosco was born in Italy, the son of Joe Alberti. Nina was born in Wisconsin, to Italian parents.

Micah’s paternal grandmother was Joyce A. Potter (the daughter of Raymond A. Potter and Hazel Faye Berg). Joyce was born in Wisconsin. Raymond was born in Wisconsin, the son of Charles Hadley Potter and Katherine Elizabeth Schaub. Hazel was born in Wisconsin, the daughter of Jonas S. Berg and Frances Louisa/Louise Cate.

Micah’s maternal grandfather was James Nekich (the son of George Nekich and Elizabeth Aspinwall). James was born in Wisconsin. George was born in Yugoslavia, and was listed as a Croatian speaker on the 1930 U.S. Census. Elizabeth was born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of George Aspinwall, who was English, and of Mary Bush, whose father was German.

Micah’s maternal grandmother was Mary Ann Rudnick (the daughter of Edward Rudnick and Mary Mavetz). Mary Ann was born in Wisconsin. Edward was born in Wisconsin. Micah’s great-grandmother Mary was the daughter of parents from Slovenia, Joseph “Joe” Mavetz/Mavec, Sr. and Frances Koprivetz/Kaprivetz/Koprovitz.

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

Obituary of Micah’s paternal grandfather, Andrew Joseph Alberti – http://www.legacy.com

Obituary of Micah’s uncle (mother’s brother), Daniel E. Nekich – http://www.legacy.com

Obituary of Micah’s maternal great-uncle (grandmother’s brother), Raymond E. Rudnick – http://www.churchandchapel.com

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James Lastovic

by stlucas on June 22, 2018

James Lastovic – 12th Annual Holiday Toy Drive Hosted by CURE JM Benefiting Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles – Arrivals – Avalon Hollywood Nightclub, 1735 Vine Street – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Birth Name: James Joseph Prejean

Place of Birth: Sonoma, California, United States

Date of Birth: October 15, 1994

Ethnicity:
*French, English, Swedish, German (father)
*Croatian, Italian (mother)

James Lastovic is an American actor, writer, and producer.

James is the son of Lucienne Michelle Lastovic and Kevin James Prejean. James’ father has French, English, Swedish, and German, ancestry. James’ mother is of Croatian and Italian descent.

James’ paternal grandfather is James Stamford “Jim” Prejean. James was born in California, to a mother surnamed Watts.

James’ paternal grandmother is Linda Marie Shogren/Swogren (the daughter of Norman C. Shogren and Marie Emma Witt). Norman was born in Minnesota, the son of Swedish parents, William Shogren and Hannah Swanson. Marie was born in Iowa, the daughter of John Henry Witt, who was German, and of Augusta Caroline Brandt, whose parents were German.

James’ maternal grandfather was Joseph L. LaStovic (the son of Joseph Louie “Joe” Lastovic and Katherine “Katie” Cikar). James’ grandfather Joseph was born in Wisconsin, to parents from Yugoslavia, and were possibly of Croatian descent.

James’ maternal grandmother was Lucienne Muriel Fina (the daughter of Donald P. Fina and Lucille Gastaldi). Lucienne was born in Wisconsin. Donald was born in New York, to Italian parents, Joseph Fina and Vincenza. Lucille was born in Missouri, also to Italian parents, Dominic M. Gastaldi and Blanche.

Sources: Birth record of James Lastovic – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of James’ aunt (father’s sister), Danielle Louise Prejean – http://www.legacy.com

Birth record of James’ paternal grandfather, James Stamford Prejean – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of James’ paternal great-grandmother, Marie Emma (Witt) Shogren – http://lacrossetribune.com

Birth record of James’ mother – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of James’ maternal grandmother, Lucienne Muriel (Fina) Lastovic – http://www.newspapers.com

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Šime Vrsaljko

by Mixed Kidd on June 17, 2018

Place of Birth: Rijeka, Croatia

Date of Birth: 10 January, 1992

Ethnicity: Croatian

Šime Vrsaljko is a Croatian professional footballer. He is the son of Mladen Vrsaljko and Branka Vrsaljko. He is married to Matea Vrsaljko.

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