Ruthie Ann Miles

by stlucas on May 28, 2017

Birth Name: Ruth Ann Wong Miles

Place of Birth: Arizona, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 21, 1983

*Korean (mother)
*possibly English (father)

Ruthie Ann Miles is an American actress.

Ruthie is the daughter of Esther Wong and Michael David Miles. Ruthie’s mother is Korean. Ruthie was raised by her mother in South Korea and Oahu, Hawaii, U.S.

Ruthie has stated:

I’m actually fifty percent Asian. My dad has blond hair, my grandmother has blue eyes. My daughter has blue eyes and blond hair. So it is pretty funny to me that I’m so heavily identified as an Asian person… Really, the other half of me should be able to play Anna Leonowens.

Source: http://asiasociety.org

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Moon Jae-in

by Manila on May 9, 2017

Place of Birth: Geoje, South Gyeongsang, South Korea

Date of Birth: January 24, 1953

Ethnicity: Korean

Moon Jae-in is a South Korean politician. He has served as the President of South Korea, since May 10, 2017.

President Moon’s father, Moon Yong-hyung, fled from his native city of Hamhung (now part of North Korea) during the Korean War, and eventually settled in Geoje. President Moon’s mother was named Kang Han-ok. President Moon is married to Kim Jeong-suk.


Hana Mae Lee

by stlucas on April 30, 2017

Place of Birth: California, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 28, 1988

Ethnicity: Korean

Hana Mae Lee is an American actress, model, comedian, and fashion designer. Hana’s parents are Korean.

Hana speaks fluent English and Korean.



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Johnny Yong Bosch

by follers on April 4, 2017

Birth Name: John Jay Bosch

Place of Birth: Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 6, 1976

*German, Irish (father)
*Korean (mother)

Johnny Yong Bosch is an American actor, martial artist, and musician. He plays ranger Adam Park in the Power Rangers franchise.

His American-born father met his Korean-born mother while stationed in South Korea.

Source: http://www.halfkorean.com


Kiko Mizuhara

by wanderer on April 1, 2017

Birth Name: Audrie Kiko Daniel

Place of Birth: Dallas, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 15, 1990

*English, likely Scottish and German (father)
*Zainichi Korean (mother)

Kiko Mizuhara is an American-born Japanese model, actress, and designer.

She was born in Dallas, Texas, U.S., and moved to Japan, where she was raised, when she was two.

Her father, Todd Daniel, is American. Her mother, Yae Pal Choong Song, is Zainichi Korean, from Nagasaki, Japan. Zainichi Koreans are people of Korean descent who reside in Japan.

A picture of Kiko’s parents can be seen here.

Kiko’s paternal grandfather is Jerry Seburn Daniel (the son of Burl Baker Daniel and Pauline Paschal). Burl was the son of Jim/James S. Daniel and Emily/Emma Simmons. Pauline was the daughter of John C. Paschal and Delilhier.

Kiko’s paternal grandmother is Suzanne Mason (the daughter of James Ira Mason and Ella Sue Gunter). James was the son of James M. Mason and Eula Corbitt. Ella was the daughter of Elmer G./R. Gunter and Ida/Ila N. Anderson.

Sources: Birth record of Kiko’s paternal grandfather, Jerry Seburn Daniel – https://familysearch.org

Kiko’s paternal great-grandfather, Burl Baker Daniel, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Death record of Kiko’s paternal great-grandfather, Burl Baker Daniel – https://familysearch.org

Kiko’s paternal great-grandmother, Pauline Paschal, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Kiko’s paternal grandmother, Suzanne Mason – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Kiko’s paternal great-grandfather, James Ira Mason – https://familysearch.org

Kiko’s paternal great-grandfather, James Ira Mason, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Kiko’s paternal great-grandmother, Ella Sue Gunter, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

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