Paulo Nagamura

by stlucas on December 22, 2016

Birth Name: Paulo Roberto Corradi Nagamura

Place of Birth: São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Date of Birth: March 2, 1983

Ethnicity: Brazilian (Japanese, Italian, possibly other)

Paulo Nagamura is a Brazilian retired soccer player.

Paulo was born in São Paulo, Brazil, the son of Celia and Jorge Nagamura. He has a sister, Renata. His parents’ surnames are of Italian and Japanese origin.

His father is pictured here.

Sources: http://www.angelsonparade.com

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Luma Grothe

by stlucas on December 22, 2016

Place of Birth: Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Date of Birth: December 12, 1993

Ethnicity: Brazilian (German, Japanese, African, possibly other)

Luma Grothe is a Brazilian model. She was born in Joinville, Santa Catarina, the daughter of Luci Regis Machado and Maciel Grothe. She has a sister, Amanda.

Her surname, “Grothe”, is of German origin.

Regarding her ethnic background, she has stated:

I think in high school people always thought I was different than the others. There is this Brazilian type that is long straight hair, darker skin, kind of native looking, but I was always super different. People didn’t think I should be a model, they just thought I was different looking. I’m German, African and Japanese. My dad is a mix of German and Japanese and African, and my mom is German.

Her mother (left) and sister (middle) are pictured here.

Source: http://wwd.com

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Christopher Sean

by madman on December 15, 2016

Birth Name: Christopher Sean Friel

Place of Birth: Oak Harbor, Washington, United States

Date of Birth: October 25, 1985

*Irish, German, Spanish (father)
*Japanese (mother)

Christopher Sean is an American actor and model. He is the son of Sayuri O. and Patrick Warren Friel.

He won the Mr. Asia USA 2007 pageant.

Christopher’s paternal grandparents are John Edward Friel (the son of James J. Friel) and Mary Ellen Gardner (the daughter of Warren H. Gardner).

Source: https://twitter.com

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Rachael Yamagata

by stlucas on October 4, 2016

Rachael Yamagata in Concert at The Park West - March 23, 2009

Place of Birth: Arlington, Virginia, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 23, 1977

*Japanese (father)
*Italian, German (mother)

Rachael Yamagata is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. Her father, a lawyer, is of Japanese descent. Her mother, an artist based in New York City, has Italian and German ancestry.

Source: https://www.koreatimes.co.kr

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Jenny Shimizu

by stlucas on September 25, 2016

20th Annual GLAAD Media Awards - Arrivals

Birth Name: Jenny Lynn Shimizu

Place of Birth: San José, California, U.S.A

Date of Birth: June 16, 1967

Ethnicity: Japanese

Jenny Shimizu is an American model and actress. Both her parents are of Japanese ancestry.

Sources: http://jennyshimizu.blogspot.com.br

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