Melinda Shankar

by stlucas on February 9, 2018

Melinda Shankar – A Celebrity Evening of Wellness at Calamigos Beach Club – Calamigos Beach Club – Malibu, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Sheri Determan /

Birth Name: Melinda Leanne Shankar

Place of Birth: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: February 18, 1992

Ethnicity: Indo-Guyanese

Melinda Shankar is a Canadian actress. Her parents are from Guyana. They have Indian ancestry.



Emma Heming

by andrew on July 1, 2016

BEVERLY HILLS- JAN 16: Emma Heming arrives at The Weinstein Comp

Place of Birth: Malta

Date of Birth: 18 June, 1978

*possibly English (father)
*Indo-Guyanese (mother)

Emma Heming is a British model and actress. Emma is married to American actor Bruce Willis, with whom she has two children.

Emma’s mother, Zorina, is Indo-Guyanese (likely of South Asian descent). Emma’s father is described as being English.

Emma’s father worked for an oil company when he was stationed in Libya, and Emma was born in nearby Malta. After her parents divorced, Emma and her mother moved to London to be closer to their family. Later, she and her family moved to California, U.S.

Photo by kathclick/



by Manila on March 3, 2016

Birth Name: Sandhja Kuivalainen

Place of Birth: Helsinki, Finland

Date of Birth: 16 March 1991

*Finnish (father)
*Indo-Guyanese (mother)

Sandhja is a Finnish singer. She represented Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. Her father is Finnish and her mother is Indo-Guyanese.


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Sonnet L’Abbé

by perez-richart on August 11, 2015

Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: 24 September, 1973

*French-Canadian (father)
*Mixed South Asian-Guyanese (mother)

Sonnet L’Abbé, Ph.D., is a Canadian poet, editor, professor, and critic. As a poet, L’Abbé writes about national identity, race, gender, and language. L’Abbé is multiracial. Her father is a Franco-Ontarian and her mother is Guyanese, of South Asian mixed descent.



by J.J. on April 12, 2013

Anjulie – 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards – Press Room – Photo Credit: Robin Wong / PR Photos

Birth Name: Anjulie Persaud

Place of Birth: Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: May 21, 1983

Ethnicity: Indo-Guyanese

Anjulie is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She is the youngest of four children. Her parents are Indo-Guyanese, her grandparents having immigrated to Guyana from India.