Haitian

Nikki M. James

by stlucas on September 8, 2017

Nikki M. James – HBO’s “Divorce” TV Series Season 1 New York City Premiere – Arrivals – SVA Theater, 333 West 23rd Street – New York City, NY, USA – Photo Credit: Laurence Agron / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Nikki/Nicole Michelle James

Place of Birth: Summit, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 3, 1981

Ethnicity:
*Afro-Vincentian (father)
*Afro-Haitian (mother)

Nikki M. James is an American actress and singer.

Nikki’s father was from Saint Vincent (part of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines). Nikki’s mother is Haitian.

Nikki has stated:

Both my parents are immigrants, and to them, the American dream was owning a house in New Jersey. […] My mom’s from Haiti, my father’s from St. Vincent. They moved here on their own and made this life for themselves. It was a place where they realized their dreams, and my dreams got to be that much bigger.

Source: http://broadwaystyleguide.com

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Eric Andre

by madman on August 13, 2017

Eric Andre – “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” New York City Premiere – Photo Credit: Loredana Sangiuliano / PRPhotos.com 

Birth Name: Eric S. Andre

Place of Birth: Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 4, 1983

Ethnicity:
*Afro-Haitian (father)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)

Eric Andre is an American actor, comedian, and television host. His father is Haitian. His mother, who is American, is Jewish.

Source: http://grantland.com

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Trina McGee

by stlucas on August 13, 2017

Trina McGee – Katherine Schwarzenegger and Best Buddies Makeup Event at Blushington Beverly Hills on November 10, 2015 – Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Birth Name: Trina Colette McGee

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

Date of Birth: September 6, 1969

Ethnicity: Afro-Haitian, possibly other

Trina McGee is an American actress.

Trina’s father is a photographer from Haiti. Tina’s mother is an American classical pianist.

Source: http://www.haitiobserver.com

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Raquel Pélissier

by Manila on January 30, 2017

Place of Birth: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Date of Birth: 21 August 1991

Ethnicity: Afro-Haitian, some Filipino

Raquel Pélissier is a Haitian beauty queen and model. She was placed first runner-up in Miss Universe 2016.

She stated in her interview that her mother is of Filipino descent.

Source: Interview about Raquel’s Filipino ethnicity – http://www.gmanetwork.com

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Aurora Perrineau

by madman on December 20, 2016

Birth Name: Aurora Robinson Perrineau

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States

Date of Birth: September 23, 1994

Ethnicity:
*African-American, Afro-Haitian (father)
*English, Irish, French, German (mother)

Aurora Perrineau is an American actress. She is the daughter of actress and model Brittany Perrineau (Brittany D. Robinson) and actor Harold Perrineau (born Harold Williams).

Aurora’s father is of African-American and Afro-Haitian descent. Her mother has English, Irish, French, and German, ancestry.

Aurora’s paternal grandparents were Harold Williams and Sylvia Perrineau.

Aurora’s maternal grandfather was John Michael Robinson.

Aurora’s maternal grandmother was Drucilla “Dru” Katherine Holcomb (the daughter of Robert Gardiner Holcomb and Maurine Aletha Terral). Robert was the son of Stephen A. Holcomb and Hattie M., whose parents were English. Maurine was the daughter of James Edgar Terral and Katherine May Kennedy.

Sources: Obituary of Aurora’s stepgreat-grandmother, Ruth Arlene Mang – http://www.legacy.com

Genealogy of Aurora’s maternal grandmother, Drucilla “Dru” Katherine Holcomb (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://hpeterjr.us
http://www.texbrowns.com

Genealogy of Aurora’s maternal great-great-grandfather, James Edgar Terral (focusing on his father’s side) – http://www.ancestry.com

Genealogies of Aurora’s great-great-grandfather, James Edgar Terral (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Aurora’s maternal great-great-grandfather, James Edgar Terral (focusing on his own father’s side; through his brother, John Dubose Terral) – http://www.findagrave.com

Genealogy of Aurora’s maternal great-great-great-great-grandfather, John Heidelberg Terral – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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