Jeon So-mi

by Manila on January 5, 2018

Birth Name: Ennik Somi Douma

Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: March 9, 2001

*Frisian [Dutch] (paternal grandfather)
*English, possibly other (paternal grandmother)
*Korean (mother)

Jeon So-mi is a Canadian-South Korean singer. She is known as a former member of the South Korean girl group I.O.I.

Her father, Matthew Douma, is Canadian, of half Frisian (Dutch) descent. Her mother, Jeon Sun-hee, is Korean.

Somi’s paternal grandfather is Alex Douma (the son of Sjoeke Tjerk “George” Douma and Johanna Wijnja). Alex is a Dutch emigrant, from Heerenveen, Friesland. His older brother, Felix Johan Douma, was a Dutch-born Canadian scholar, writer, teacher, cellist, and translator who once served as Canada’s Third Secretary and Vice-Consul to the Dominican Republic.

Somi’s paternal grandmother is Judy Pearse (the daughter of Fair Pearse and Vi).

Sources: Genealogy of Somi’s father – https://www.geni.com

Obituary of Somi’s paternal granduncle, Peter James Pearse – https://obittree.com


Kim Jong-hyun

by Manila on December 20, 2017

Date of Birth: April 8, 1990

Place of Birth: Jung District, Seoul, South Korea

Date of Death: December 18, 2017

Place of Death: Gangnam District, Seoul, South Korea

Ethnicity: Korean

Kim Jong-hyun was a South Korean singer, songwriter, and radio host. He was a vocalist of the South Korean boy group Shinee. A picture of him, his sister, and his mother, can be seen here.


Ki Hong Lee

by follers on December 11, 2017

Ki Hong Lee – “Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials” New York City Premiere – Arrivals – Regal Cinemas E-Walk, 247 West 42nd Street – New York City, NY, USA – Photo Credit: Lisa Holte / PRPhotos.com

Place of Birth: Seoul, South Korea

Date of Birth: September 30, 1986

Ethnicity: Korean

Ki Hong Lee is an American actor. He is known for his roles in The Maze Runner films, and the horror movie Wish Upon, where Ki played a high school character, at age 30.

Ki was born in Seoul. His family moved to Auckland, New Zealand, when he was six, and Los Angeles, California, U.S., when he was eight.

Ki is married to Hayoung Choi.


Leonardo Nam

by madman on December 3, 2017

Leonardo Nam – Variety and Women In Film’s 2017 Pre-69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Celebration – Arrivals – Gracias Madre, 8905 Melrose Avenue – West Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: / PRPhotos.com

Place of Birth: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Date of Birth: November 5, 1979

Ethnicity: Korean

Leonardo Nam is an Argentinian-born Australian actor. His parents are Korean immigrants. He moved to Australia with his family at the age of six.


Nicole Tubiola

by stlucas on October 11, 2017

Nicole Tubiola – “Fired Up” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – Pacific Theaters Culver Stadium 12 – Culver City, CA, USA – Keywords: – False – – Photo Credit: Glenn Harris / PR Photos

Birth Name: Nicole Lynn Tubiola

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: August 7, 1979

*Italian [including Sicilian] (father)
*Korean, other (mother)

Nicole Tubiola is an American actress. Nicole is married to New Zealand-born actor Kieren Hutchison.

Nicole is the daughter of Patricia Yvonne “Teesee” (Dunn) and Phillip John “Phil” Tubiola/Tubiolo. Nicole’s father has Italian (including Sicilian) roots. Nicole is also said to have Korean ancestry. Nicole’s parents are pictured here.

Nicole’s paternal grandfather was Anthony Tubiolo (the son of Joseph Tubiolo and Josephine). Anthony was born in New York, to parents from Italy. Joseph was from Lacarta, Palermo, Sicily, Italy.

Nicole’s paternal grandmother was Josephine A. Mondo (the daughter of Anthony/Antony Mondo and Alice Concetta Gugino). Anthony was the son of Italian parents, Giovanni Mondo and Crucifissa. Alice was born in Italy.

Nicole’s maternal grandparents’ surnames were “Dunn” and “Guischard”.

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

Birth record of Nicole’s mother – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Nicole Tubiola – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Nicole’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage announcement of Nicole’s paternal grandparents – http://fultonhistory.com

Nicole’s paternal grandfather on the 1920 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Nicole’s paternal grandmother – http://www.thebatavian.com

Nicole’s paternal great-grandparents, Anthony/Antony Mondo and Alice Concetta Gugino, on the 1920 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org