Nicky Jam

by madman on January 21, 2017

Birth Name: Nick Rivera Caminero

Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Date of Birth: March 17, 1981

*Puerto Rican (father)
*Dominican (mother)

Nicky Jam is an American singer and songwriter. His father is Puerto Rican and his mother is Dominican.


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Oscar de la Renta

by stlucas on December 4, 2016


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 –

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Sessilee Lopez

by stlucas on November 10, 2016

Operation Smile Presents the 2009 Smile Event at Cipriani Wall Street - Arrivals

Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 4, 1980s

Ethnicity: Dominican, Portuguese, Cuban, African-American

Sessilee Lopez is an American model.

She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Her mother is Janice Celeste (formerly Robinson-Lopez). A picture of Sessilee’s father can be seen here. A picture of Sessilee’s mother can be seen here. Two of her grandparents are pictured here.

One of Sessilee’s great-grandfathers was named Antonio Lopez.

Source: (official Facebook page)

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Aldis Hodge

by madman on October 16, 2016

LOS ANGELES - JUN 27:  Aldis Hodge arrives to the "The Legend of

Birth Name: Aldis Alexander Basil Hodge

Place of Birth: Onslow County, North Carolina, United States

Date of Birth: September 20, 1986

*Dominican (father)
*African-American (mother)

Aldis Hodge is an American actor.

He is the son of Yolette Evangeline (Richardson) and Aldis Basil Hodge. His father is Dominican. His mother, who is from Florida, is African-American.


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Prince Royce

by wanderer on September 1, 2016

iHeartRadio Music Festival Las Vegas 2015 - Day 2 - Arrivals

Birth Name: Geoffrey Royce Rojas

Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 11, 1989

Ethnicity: Dominican

Prince Royce is an American singer and songwriter. He is of Dominican descent, and sings songs in Spanish and English. He is fluent in both languages.

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