Nigerian

Jordan Fisher

by madman on October 25, 2017

Jordan Fisher – “Power Rangers” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – Mann Village Theatre, Westwood, 961 Broxton Avenue – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Julian Blythe/HNW / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Jordan William Fisher

Place of Birth: Trussville, Alabama, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 24, 1994

Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Cambodian, Tahitian, African-American, Cherokee Native American, Sioux Native American

Jordan Fisher is an American singer, dancer, and actor. He stated his ethnic background in an interview with Hollywood Today Live.

Jordan was raised by his maternal grandparents, since his mother was sixteen when she gave birth to him.

Jordan’s maternal grandparents are Rodney Dale Fisher and Patricia L. Corbett.

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Gina Yashere

by madman on September 30, 2017

Birth Name: Gina Obedapo Yashere

Place of Birth: London, England

Date of Birth: 6 April, 1974

Ethnicity: Nigerian

Gina Yashere is a British comedian. Her parents are Nigerian immigrants.

Source: https://www.theguardian.com

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Rotimi

by stlucas on August 21, 2017

Rotimi Akinosho – “Boss” Starz TV Series Los Angeles Premiere – Photo Credit: Emiley Schweich / PR Photos

Birth Name: Olurotimi Akinosho

Place of Birth: Maplewood, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 30, 1988

Ethnicity:
*Yoruba Nigerian (father)
*Igbo Nigerian (mother)

Rotimi is an American actor, singer, songwriter, and model.

Rotimi’s parents are from Nigeria; Rotimi’s father, Segun Akinosho, has Yoruba roots and Rotimi’s mother is of Igbo origin.

Source: http://www.youtube.com (4:28)

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Keiynan Lonsdale

by stlucas on August 17, 2017

Place of Birth: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Date of Birth: December 19, 1991

Ethnicity:
*Nigerian (father)
*Irish, possibly other (mother)

Keiynan Lonsdale is an Australian actor.

Keiynan’s father is Nigerian, and has roots in the Edo people. Keiynan’s mother is Australian and white, and has partial Irish ancestry.

Sources: http://www.smh.com.au
http://www.popsugar.com.au

Photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

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Annie Ilonzeh

by stlucas on June 6, 2017

Birth Name: Annette Ngosi Ilonzeh

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

Date of Birth: August 23, 1983

Ethnicity:
*Igbo Nigerian (father)
*Polish (maternal grandfather)
*English (maternal grandmother)

Annie Ilonzeh is an American actress.

Annie is the daughter of Annette Louise (Osmianski) and Christian Osita Ilonzeh. Annie’s sisters are Christina, Emily, Jennifer, and Laura.

Annie’s father is Nigerian and has Igbo roots, as Annie has stated. Annie’s mother is American, and is of half Polish and half English descent.

Annie has stated:

I come from an interracial family: My father is from Nigeria, and so he is African American, and my mother is American and white, so I rarely see skin color. It’s never an issue for me.

Annie’s maternal grandfather was Chester P. Osmianski (the son of Michael/Michal Francis Osmianski and Mary Agnes Prezelenski/Przelenski). Michael was born in Poland. Mary Agnes was born in West Virginia, to parents from Poland.

Annie’s maternal grandmother was Laura May Bullock (the daughter of Francis “Frank” J. Bullock and Laura May Finlay). Annie’s great-grandparents Francis and Laura were English.

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

Annie’s maternal grandfather, Chester P. Osmianski, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Annie’s maternal grandmother, Laura May Bullock, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Annie’s maternal grandmother, Laura May (Bullock) Osmianski – http://obituaryarchive.altmeyer.com

Photo by Starfrenzy/www.bigstockphoto.com

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