Birth Name: Oscar Arístides Renta Fiallo
Place of Birth: July 22, 1932
Date of Birth: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Date of Death: October 20, 2014
Place of Death: Kent, Connecticut, U.S
Ethnicity: Dominican, Puerto Rican, Spanish (Extremaduran, Castilian)
Oscar de la Renta was a Dominican-American fashion designer. He was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, to a Dominican mother, Carmen Maria Antonia Fiallo Pérez, and a Puerto Rican father, Oscar Avelino Renta Negrón.
Oscar’s paternal grandparents were Juan José Renta López and Antonia López Meletiche.
On his father’s side, his ancestors Rodrigo Ortiz y Vélez and Juan Miguel Sánchez Ortiz were born in the Spanish municipalities of Almendralejo, Extremadura, and Albacete, Castilla-La Mancha, respectively, making Oscar 1/4096 Extremaduran Spanish and 1/8192 Castilian/Murcian Spanish.
Oscar’s maternal grandparents were Johanna Peres Yarloop and Juan Jamon Rodriguez Fiallo (the son of José Alfonso Rodriguez Aguirre and Anacleta Fiallo Nobles). Anacleta was the daughter of Gabriel Fiallo and Antonia Nobles.
Sources: Genealogy of Oscar de la Renta – https://www.geni.com
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