Jamaican

C. J. Wallace

by Mixed Kidd on May 15, 2018

Birth Name: Christopher Jordan Wallace, Jr.

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

Date of Birth: October 29, 1996

Ethnicity:
*Afro-Jamaican (father)
*African-American, European (mother)

C. J. Wallace is an American actor. He is the son of the rapper The Notorious B.I.G. (born Christopher George Latore Wallace) and singer Faith Evans.

His paternal grandparents are from Jamaica. His mother is of European (her own father) and African-American (her own mother) descent.

C. J.’s paternal grandparents are Selwyn George Latore, a politician, and Voletta Wallace.

C. J.’s maternal grandparents were Richard Swain and Helene Evans, a professional singer.

In her book autobiography (Keep the Faith: A Memoir, 2008), C. J.’s mother talks about her father, stating, “I’ve heard people mumble something about him being Italian but I don’t know for sure.”

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Daniel Caesar

by stlucas on April 21, 2018

Birth Name: Ashton Simmonds

Place of Birth: Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: April 5, 1995

Ethnicity:
*Afro-Jamaican (father)
*Afro-Barbadian (mother)

Daniel Caesar is a Canadian singer and songwriter.

Daniel is the son of parents from the Caribbean. His father is from Jamaica and his mother is from Barbados.

Sources: http://www.thestar.com
http://www.fender.com

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Mark Smith

by madman on April 21, 2018

Mark Rhino Smith – 2nd Annual International Fashion Film Awards – Arrivals and Inside – Saban Theatre – Beverly Hills, CA, USA – Keywords: actor, fashion, entertainment, film awards, celebrity, red carpet, arrivals, attending, Arts Culture and Entertainment, vertical Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Sheri Determan / PRPhotos.com

Place of Birth: London, England

Date of Birth: September 30, 1969

Ethnicity: Jamaican, Native American, Ghanaian, European, Chinese

Mark Smith is a British actor and body builder. He is usually said to be of Jamaican, Cherokee Indian, Ghanaian, White, and Chinese descent.

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Stefflon Don

by Manila on April 18, 2018

Stefflon Don – The Global Awards 2018 – Arrivals – Eventim Apollo, 45 Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith – London, UK – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Birth Name: Stephanie Victoria Allen

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

Date of Birth: 14 December, 1991

Ethnicity: Afro-Jamaican

Stefflon Don is a British rapper, singer, and songwriter.

Her stage name is derived from a play on mafia boss John Gotti’s Teflon Don nickname, plus “Steff London”.

Her mother’s maiden surname is Smith.

Sources: https://www.standard.co.uk

Birth record of Stefflon Don – https://www.familysearch.org

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Colin Charvis

by andrew on April 11, 2018

Colin Charvis – Sparks Winter Ball 2015 – Arrivals – Old Billingsgate Market – London, UK – Keywords: Vertical, Charity, Fundraiser, Fundraising, Charitable, Benefit, Portrait, Photography, Red Carpet Event, Arts Culture and Entertainment, Attending, Celebrity, Celebrities, Person, People, Topix, Bestof, Ref: LMK73-58717-041215 Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Birth Name: Colin Lloyd Charvis

Place of Birth: Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 27 December, 1972

Ethnicity:
*Afro-Jamaican (father)
*English, Irish (mother)

Colin Charvis is a British rugby union player. He captained the Wales national rugby team.

Colin is the son of Lynne E. Brogan and Lloyd Charvis. His father is from Jamaica and his mother is British, from Birmingham.

Colin qualified to play for Wales since 1996 through a Welsh-born grandmother. Grannygate, a scandal over the eligibility of international players, which occurred in March 2000, revealed that Colin was ineligible to play for Wales, but by the time the scandal broke, he had completed the required three-year residency period and no further action was taken.

Colin’s paternal great-great-grandfather was Frederick Charvis. Frederick was born soon after the abolition of slavery in Jamaica. A study made by the Welsh-language television channel S4C on the show DNA Cymru stated that Colin’s ancestor’s Y-DNA haplogroup is R1b-A228, a genetic cluster which is found predominantly in Wales.

Colin’s maternal grandfather was Denis O. Brogan (the son of Harold O. Brogan and Florence B. Minton). Harold was born in Acocks Green, Worcestershire, England, the son of Owen Brogan, who was Irish, from Dunmore, County Galway, and of Eliza, who was from Henley In Arden, Warwickshire, England.

Colin’s maternal grandmother was named Ann E. Ireland.

Sources: Colin’s paternal great-grandfather, Harold O. Brogan, on the 1901 England and Wales Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Information about Colin’s Welsh DNA – https://www.walesonline.co.uk

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