Ciara Renée

by Harriet on June 22, 2017

Ciara Renee – The CW Network’s 2015 Upfront – Arrivals – Photo Credit: PRN /

Birth Name: Ciara Renée Harper

Place of Birth: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, U.S

Date of Birth: October 19, 1990

Ethnicity: African-American, European, Indian, Native American

Ciara Renée is an American actress, singer, and musician. She and her older brother were raised by their single mother, who is Latina.

She has said:

I always tell people, I’m black, white, Indian and Indian, because I’m Native American and Indian.


António Costa

by Manila on June 3, 2017

Birth Name: António Luís Santos da Costa

Place of Birth: São Sebastião da Pedreira, Lisbon, Portugal

Date of Birth: 17 July, 1961

Ethnicity: Portuguese, French, Indian (Goan)

António Costa is a Portuguese lawyer and politician.

His father, Orlando António Fernandes da Costa, was a writer, and was of Indian (Goan), Portuguese and French descent. His mother, Maria Antónia de Assis dos Santos Palla e Carmo, is a Portuguese journalist and recognized feminist activist. He is married to teacher Fernanda Maria Gonçalves Tadeu.

Prime Minister Costa’s paternal grandparents were Luís Afonso Maria da Costa (the son of João José da Costa and Genoveva Emerenciana Álvares) and Amélia Maria Fréchaut Fernandes. Amélia was born in Mozambique, and was of French descent. Genoveva was the daughter of Camilo Dionísio Álvares and Quiteria Epifania da Costa.

Prime Minister Costa’s maternal grandparents were Ítalo Ferrer dos Santos and Angelina Panico Assis.

Source: Genealogy of António Costa –


Leo Varadkar

by Manila on June 3, 2017

Place of Birth: Castleknock, Dublin, Ireland

Date of Birth: 18 January, 1979

*Indian (father)
*Irish (mother)

Leo Varadkar is an Irish politician. He has served as Taoiseach of Ireland, since 14 June, 2017, and Leader of Fine Gael, since 2 June, 2017.

Leo’s father, Ashok V. Varadkar, is an Indian-born doctor, from Bombay. Leo’s mother, Mary R. (Howell), is an Irish nurse, from Dungarvan, County Waterford.

He was previously Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, from 9 March, 2011 to 11 July, 2014, Minister for Health, from 11 July, 2014 to 6 May, 2016, and Minister for Social Protection, from 6 May, 2016 to 14 June, 2017.

Leo’s maternal grandfather was Thomas “Tom” Howell (the son of Patrick Howell and Margaret “Maggie” Barry). Patrick was the son of Thomas Howell and Mary Power. Margaret was the daughter of James Barry and Johanna Mahony.

Leo’s maternal grandmother was Catherine “Kate” Walsh (also known as Catherine Walsh, the daughter of John Walsh and Bridget McGrath). John was the son of William Walsh and Catherine Condon. Bridget was the daughter of John McGrath and Mary Donahue.

Sources: Marriage record of Leo’s parents –

Birth record of Leo’s mother –

Marriage record of Leo’s maternal grandparents, Thomas Howell and Catherine “Kate” Walsh –

Birth record of Leo’s maternal grandfather, Thomas Howell –

Marriage record of Leo’s maternal great-grandparents, Patrick Howell and Margaret Barry –

Birth record of Leo’s maternal great-grandfather, Patrick Howell –

Birth record of Leo’s maternal great-grandmother, Margaret Barry –

Birth record of Leo’s maternal grandmother, Catherine “Kate” Walsh – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.iepdf

Marriage record of Leo’s maternal great-grandparents, John Walsh and Bridget McGrath –

Baptismal record of Leo’s maternal great-grandfather, John Walsh –

Baptismal record of Leo’s maternal great-grandmother, Bridget McGrath –


Aramis Knight

by stlucas on May 31, 2017

Place of Birth: Woodland Hills, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 3, 1999

*Pakistani, Indian (father)
*English, Irish, German (mother)

Aramis Knight is an American actor. He has Pakistani, Indian, German, and English ancestry. The Pakistani and Indian roots are from his father’s side.

Artemis’ maternal grandfather is the son of John Leslie Burton and Fannie Lou Conley. Fannie was the daughter of Thomas Jefferson “Dock” Conley and Lydia Puckett.

Aramis’ maternal grandmother is Rita Merval Wolfe (the daughter of Rufus Jackson Wolfe and Opal Margaret Adams). Rufus and Opal were from Fullerton, Kentucky. Rufus was the son of Charles Wolfe/Wolf and Arvilla Goldie Brown. Opal was the daughter of John P. Adams and Susan Catherine Cornett.


Photo by kathclick/


Kostja Ullmann

by stlucas on May 31, 2017

Place of Birth: Hamburg, Germany

Date of Birth: May 30, 1984

*German (father)
*English, Indian (maternal grandfather)
*English, Portuguese (maternal grandmother)

Kostja Ullmann is a German actor.

Kostja is the son of Manelle and Volker Ullmann. Kostja has a sister, Shantia.

Kostja’s father is German. Kostja’s mother was born in India and raised in England. Kostja’s maternal grandfather was half English and half Indian descent, and Kostja’s maternal grandmother was of half English and half Portuguese ancestry.


Photo by Denis Makarenko/

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