Vicki Belo

by Manila on January 3, 2017

Birth Name: Victoria Gonzalez Bello

Place of Birth: Philippines

Date of Birth: January 25, 1956

Ethnicity: Filipino (Cebuano, Kapampangan, and Tagalog), some Spanish (Castilian) and Han Chinese

Vicki Belo is a Filipina dermatologist.

Vicki’s biological father, Agustin Aquino Cancio, was born in Manila. Vicki’s biological mother, Imelda Concepcion “Conchita” Singson Gonzalez, was born in Cebu, Cebu.

Vicki was adopted by her maternal aunt, Florencia “Nena” Singson Gonzalez, and by Florencia’s husband, Enrique “Ike” Belo y Malaya (or Enrique Malaya Belo in Filipino), who was an official delegate to the 1971 Philippine Constitutional Convention, and represented the province of Capiz at the Regular Batasang Pambansa, from 1984 to 1986.

Vicki is engaged to actor Hayden Kho. She was previously married to businessman Atom Lichauco Henares.

Vicki’s biological paternal grandfather was Rafael Cancio y Enríquez (or Rafael Enríquez Cancio in Filipino, the son of Mariano Cancio y Torres, or Mariano Torres Cancio in Filipino, and of Victoria Enríquez y Bondoc, or Victoria Bondoc Enríquez in Filipino). Mariano was the son of Cipriano Cancio and Arcadia Torres. Victoria was the daughter of Pascual Enríquez and Gregoria Bondoc.

Vicki’s biological paternal grandmother was Fortunata Aquino y Quiambao (or Fortunata Quiambao Aquino in Filipino, the daughter of Servillano Aquino y Aguilar, or Servillano Aguilar Aquino, and of Petronila Quiambao y Tañedo, or Petronila Tañedo Quiambao in Filipino). Servillano was the son of Braulio Aquino y Lacsamana, or Braulio Lacsamana Aquino in Filipino, and of Antonina Petrona Aguilar de Hipólito. Petronila was the daughter of Pablo Quiambao and Lorenza Tañedo y García, or Lorenza García Tañedo in Filipino.

Vicki’s maternal grandfather was Virgilio “Vijing” González y Sioco (or Virgilio Sioco González in Filipino, the son of Joaquín González and Florencia Sioco y Rodríguez, or Florencia Rodríguez Sioco in Filipino). Joaquín was the biological son of Spanish Augustinian friar Fausto Ambrosio López Palomino, of Valladolid, Valladolid, and of María Amparo “Mariquita” González y de los Ángeles, or María Amparo de los Ángeles González in Filipino, who was a “mestiza de sangley”, or Filipina of Chinese descent. Florencia was the daughter of José Sioco and Matea Rodríguez y Tuason, or Matea Tuason Rodríguez in Filipino. The surnames “Sioco” and “Tuason” were of Chinese origins.

Vicki’s maternal grandmother was Rosario “Charing” Singson y Chiong Veloso (or Rosario Chiong Veloso Singson in Filipino, the daughter of Segundo Singson y Suico, or Segundo Suico Singson in Filipino, and of Eleuteria Chiong Veloso y Rosales, or Eleuteria Rosales Chiong Veloso in Filipino). Segundo was the son of Mariano Singson and Rufina Suico. The surnames “Singson” and “Suico” are of Chinese origin, and his ancestors possibly came from the Ilocos region. However, it is unclear if he had Ilocano ancestry (also of Filipino ethnicity). Eleuteria was the daughter of Chinese immigrant Chiong Tuy, baptized Nicasio Chiong Veloso or Nicasio Veloso Chiong Tuico, of Tong’an District, Xiamen, Fujian, and of Genoveva Visitacíón Rosales.

Vicki is the second half-cousin of actress Kris Aquino and 15th President of the Philippines Benigno Aquino III; and second cousin once removed of actor Ryan Agoncillo.

Sources: Genealogy of Vicki’s biological father –

Birth record of Vicki’s biological father –

Baptismal record of Vicki’s biological paternal grandfather, Rafael Cancio y Enríquez –

Genealogy of Vicki’s biological mother –

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Janelle Olafson

by Manila on November 22, 2016

Birth Name: Janelle Bianes Olafson

Place of Birth: San Diego, California, United States

Date of Birth: October 17, 1989

*Icelandic (paternal grandfather)
*Dutch, English, French, German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Welsh, as well as remote Cornish, Powhatan Native American, Swedish, and Swiss-French (paternal grandmother)
*Filipino (mother)

Janelle Olafson is a Filipina-American beauty queen and model. Her father, Kristinn Allen “Kris” Olafson, is American. Her mother, Nenita Reyes Bianes, is Filipina.

Janelle’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her fifth great-grandfather, Árni Gellisson.

Janelle’s paternal grandfather was Stefan Daniel Murdock Olafson (the son of Hallur Magnússon, later Olafson, and of Þuríður Ingibjörg Breiðfjörð). Hallur was born in Kirkjubæ, Norður-Múlasýsla (now part of Eastern Region), Iceland, the son of Magnús Ólafsson and Ragnheiður Eiríksdóttir. Janelle’s great-grandmother Þuríður was the daughter of Icelandic immigrants, Einar Jónsson Breiðfjörð, of Hvammur í Hvammissveit, Dalasýsla (now part of Western Region), and Guðný Jónasdóttir, of Breidabolsstadur a Skogarstrand, Snæfellsnessýsla (now part of Western Region).

Janelle’s paternal grandmother is Laura Belle Walton (the daughter of Lawrence Fredrick Walton and Ethel Lucilla Dare). Lawrence was the son of James William Walton and Lora Hester Chandler. Ethel was the daughter of Benjamin Franklin Dare and May Belle Ward.

Janelle’s maternal grandparents were ? Bianes and ? Reyes.

Sources: Family history of Janelle Olafson –

Janelle’s birth record –

Genealogy of Janelle Olafson (focusing on her father’s side) –

Janelle’s paternal grandfather, Stefan Daniel Murdock Olafson, on the 1930 U.S. census –

Janelle’s paternal great-grandfather, Hallur Magnússon, on the 1901 Icelandic census –

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Eric Fructuoso

by Manila on October 29, 2016

Birth Name: Frederick John Marco Magdaluyo Fructuoso, Jr.

Place of Birth: Parañaque, Metro Manila, Philippines

Date of Birth: March 31, 1977

Ethnicity: Filipino (Aklanon and Tagalog)

Eric Fructuoso is a Filipino actor. He is the son of Frederick Alexander Santos Fructuoso and Carmencita “Menchie/Chai” Querubin Magdaluyo.

Some sources have stated that Eric’s father had Spanish ancestry. It is not clear if this Spanish ancestry has been documented/verified.

Eric’s paternal grandfather was Federico Novales Fructuoso (the son of Salvador Fructuoso del Rey, or Salvador del Rey Fructuoso in Filipino, and of Isabel Novales y Carreón, or Isabel Carreón Novales in Filipino). Salvador was the son of Eulogio Fructuoso and Ignacia del Rey. Isabel was the daughter of Mariano Novales and Anita Carreón.

Eric’s paternal grandmother was Ofelia Reyes Santos (the daughter of ? Santos and ? Reyes).

Eric’s maternal grandparents were Carlos Villanueva Magdaluyo (the son of Marcos Magdaluyo y Flores, or Marcos Flores Magdaluyo in Filipino, and of Baldomera Villanueva y Mercado, or Baldomera Mercado Villanueva in Filipino) and ? Querubin. Marcos was the son of Raymundo Magdaluyo y Jarabe, or Raymundo Jarabe Magdaluyo in Filipino, and of Ciriaca Flores y Tenorio, or Ciriaca Tenorio Flores in Filipino. Baldomera was the daughter of Januario Villanueva y Valerio, or Januario Valerio Villanueva in Filipino, and of Juliana Mercado.

Eric’s second cousin, once removed, is the third Executive Minister of the Iglesia ni Cristo, Eduardo V. Manalo.

Sources: Eric’s birth records – ( (

Birth record of Eric’s father –


Kylie Verzosa

by Manila on October 27, 2016

Birth Name: Kylie Fausto Verzosa

Place of Birth: Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines

Date of Birth: February 7, 1992

Ethnicity: Filipino

Kylie Verzosa is a Filipina beauty queen and model. She was crowned Miss International 2016. Her father, Ari Verzosa, is a restaurant owner. Her mother, Gemma Raquel Fausto, was a semi-finalist in Binibining Pilipinas 1985.


Paula Van Oppen

by madman on October 27, 2016

B96 Pepsi Summerbash 2014

Place of Birth: Orange County, California, United States

Date of Birth: June 20, 1990

*Dutch, English, German (father)
*Filipino (mother)

Paula Van Oppen is an American singer and actress. She was a member of the group G.R.L., whose members also include or have included Simone Battle, Lauren Bennett, Emmalyn Estrada, and Natasha Slayton.

Paula is the daughter of Myrna Kudaka (Yulo) and Frederik W. Van Oppen. Her father, who is from California, has Dutch, English, and German, ancestry. Her mother was born in Manila, Philippines.

Paula’s paternal grandfather was John Ernest Van Oppen (the son of Frederick William Henry Van Oppen and Catherina/Catherine A.). Frederick was born in Germany, to a Dutch father and a German mother. Catherina was Dutch.

Paula’s paternal grandmother was Rose Marie Carey (the daughter of Joseph Tinsdale Carey and Hattie Marie Egnew). Rose had English, and some German, ancestry. Joseph was the son of Andrew William Careyand Alice/Alyce Marguerite/Magerite Tisdale. Hattie was the daughter of Sidney Lewis Egnew and Hattie Belle Christy.

Paula’s maternal grandparents were Tomas Buttwing Yulo and Maria Kanashira Kudaka.

Sources: Paula’s paternal grandfather, John Ernest Van Oppen, on the 1930 U.S. Census –
John Ernest van Oppen on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Paula’s paternal grandmother, Rose Marie Carey (through Rose’s sister, Jonquil Marie Carey) –

Birth record of Paula’s mother –

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