Daniel Sturridge

by andrew on June 23, 2017

Birth Name: Daniel Andre Sturridge

Place of Birth: Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 1 September, 1989

Ethnicity: Afro-Jamaican

Daniel Sturridge is a British professional footballer. He plays for Premier League club Liverpool and the England national team.

About his Jamaican roots, he has stated:

I feel right at home. It’s like the Jamaican people are my people. This is my fourth time here and it feels great. Both my maternal and paternal grandparents are Jamaican; so whenever I come here, it’s always a great time.

Daniel is the nephew of former footballers Dean Sturridge and Simon Sturridge.

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by wanderer on June 17, 2017

Birth Name: Jahron Anthony Brathwaite

Place of Birth: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: July 3, 1993

Ethnicity: Afro-Jamaican, Afro-Trinidadian

PartyNextDoor is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He was born in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, to a Trinidadian father and a Jamaican mother.

Source: http://www.thefader.com


Margot Bingham

by stlucas on May 29, 2017

Birth Name: Margot B. Bingham

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

Date of Birth: August 20, 1988

*Afro-Jamaican (father)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)

Margot Bingham is an American actress.

Margot is the daughter of Lynn/Lynne (Yaffe/Jaffe) and Craig Bingham (born Craig Marlon Bingham). Margot has a brother, Cori.

Margot’s father is a American football player from Kingston, Jamaica, and is known for being the first Jamaican to play in the National Football League. Margot’s mother is Jewish, with roots in Germany/Prussia and Russia.

Margot’s maternal grandfather was Marvin H. Yaffe/Jaffe (the son of Gustave Yaffe and Ida Lillian). Marvin was born in Connecticut, to a father from Russia and a mother from New York, whose own parents were from Russia.

Margot’s maternal grandmother was Inge Mylon (the daughter of Ernst Mylon/Mislowitzer and Hildegard Joseph). Inge was born in Berlin, Germany. Hildegard was the daughter of Wilhelm Joseph and Martha Paris.

Sources: Genealogy of Margot’s mother, Lynn/Lynne Yaffe/Jaffe (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://www.geni.com

Margot’s maternal grandfather, Marvin H. Yaffe/Jaffe, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Margot’s maternal grandmother, Inge (Mylon) Yaffe – http://www.legacy.com


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by stlucas on May 27, 2017

Birth Name: Timothy Lee Mckenzie

Place of Birth: Islington, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 4 January, 1989

Ethnicity: Afro-Jamaican, possibly Afro-Kittian/Afro-Nevisian

Labrinth is a British singer, songwriter, rapper, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. Among Labrinth’s eight siblings are musicians MckNasty, ShezAr, and Sherelle McKenzie.

Labrinth was raised in Hackney, London, by his mother, Pamela Edwards.

One of Labrinth’s grandfathers was a Jamaican gospel singer who moved to England in the 1950s. Labrinth’s other roots are said to be in Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Sources: Birth record of Labrinth – http://www.familysearch.org


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Eka Darville

by stlucas on May 9, 2017

Place of Birth: Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia

Date of Birth: April 11, 1989

Ethnicity: Afro-Jamaican, some European

Eka Darville is an Australian actor.

Eka’s biological father, Ray Darwin, is an Afro-Jamaican reggae artist. Eka’s mother, Malaika Darville, who is Canadian, is of European and Afro-Jamaican descent (Eka’s maternal grandmother was Jamaican). Eka was raised by his mother and stepfather in Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia.

Eka’s father is pictured here. Eka’s mother is pictured here.

Sources: Biography of Eka Darville – http://www.youtube.com


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