Melissa Bolona

by stlucas on March 1, 2017

Place of Birth: Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.

Ethnicity: Peruvian, German, Cuban, Ukrainian

Melissa Bolona is an American actress. She was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, and raised between New Jersey and Lima, Peru. She has a sister, Michele.

Melissa’s father is Peruvian. She has German, Cuban, and Ukrainian roots. Her surname, “Boloña”, is of Spanish origin.

Sources: Official website –

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Javier Pérez de Cuéllar

by Manila on June 1, 2016

Birth Name: Javier Felipe Ricardo Pérez de Cuéllar y de la Guerra

Place of Birth: Lima, Peru

Date of Birth: January 19, 1920

Ethnicity: Peruvian (Spanish [including Andalusian, Castilian, and Extremaduran], possibly other)

Javier Pérez de Cuéllar is a Peruvian diplomat who served as the fifth Secretary-General of the United Nations, from January 1, 1982 to December 31, 1991. He was a presidential candidate for the 1995 Peruvian presidential election, but lost to Alberto Fujimori. He is the son of Ricardo Pérez de Cuéllar and Rosa de la Guerra Cevallos. He was married to Yvette Roberts and Marcela Temple Seminario.

Javier’s paternal grandparents were Manuel Pérez del Villar (the son of Joaquín Perez and Juana del Villar) and Agueda de Cuéllar y Hernández de Cisneros (the daughter of Agustín de Cuéllar y Toledo and María Hernández de Cisneros-Figueroa y Marquina). Manuel was a Spanish immigrant, from Madrid. Agustín was the son of Esteban de Cuéllar y Laso-Jurado and Maríana Josefa de Toledo y Ceballos. María was the daughter of José Hernández de Cisneros y Figueroa and María Marquina.

Javier’s maternal grandparents were ? de la Guerra and ? Cevallos.

Source: Genealogy of Javier Pérez de Cuéllar (focusing on his father’s side) –


Blanca Romero

by wanderer on May 8, 2016

4th Annual Rome International Film Festival - "After" Premiere - Arrivals

Birth Name: Blanca Romero Ezama

Place of Birth: Gijón, Asturias, Spain

Date of Birth: June 2, 1976

Ethnicity: Spanish, Romani, Peruvian

Blanca Romero is a Spanish actress and model. She is the daughter of Blanca Ezama and Rafael Romero. She is of Spanish, Peruvian, and Romani descent. Her paternal great-grandfather was of Romani heritage and her maternal great-grandmother was Peruvian.


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Isabela Moner

by follers on April 14, 2016

LOS ANGELES - JUL 16:  Isabela Moner at the 2015 Kids' Choice Sp

Birth Name: Isabela Yolanda Moner

Place of Birth: Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 10, 2001

*possibly French (father)
*Peruvian (mother)

Isabela Moner is an American actress, singer, songwriter, dancer, and ukulele player.

Her father is American, from Louisiana, and possibly has French ancestry. Her mother is Peruvian, from Lima.

Isabela’s paternal grandmother’s name is Geraldine Arlene.

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Ana Patricia Rojo

by Manila on March 20, 2016

Birth Name: Ana Patricia Rojo Stein

Place of Birth: Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico

Date of Birth: February 13, 1974

*Uruguayan (Spanish [Canarian and Castilian]) (father)
*Peruvian (Indigenous, Spanish), German (mother)

Ana Patricia Rojo is a Mexican actress and singer. Her father, Gustavo Rojo y Pinto, is an Uruguayan actor and producer. Her mother, Carmela Stein Bedoya, represented Miss Peru in Miss Universe 1961, ending up in semi-finals. She is married to Jorge Grijalba. She was previously married to Andrés Puentes Jr.

Ana Patricia’s paternal grandparents were Rubén Rojo y Martín de Nicolás (the son of ? Rojo and ? Martín de Nicolás) and Mercedes Pinto Armas de la Rosa y Clós (the daughter of Francisco María Pinto y de la Rosa and Ana María de Armas Clós). Rubén was a Spanish immigrant, from Quintanar de la Orden, Toledo. Mercedes was a Spanish-born writer, from San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Tenerife. Ana María was the daughter of José Benigno de Armas Jiménez and María de África Clós y Eguizábal.

Ana Patricia’s maternal grandfather was Benjamín Stein Yacarini (the son of Karl Stein and Toribia Yacarini Luján). Karl was born in Hesse, Germany, to Karl Volbrath Stein and Catherina Heimburg. Toribia was listed as “mestiza” on civil records, and was the daughter of José Esteban Yacarini and Petronila Luján.

Ana Patricia’s maternal grandmother was Adela Bedoya Vargas (the daughter of Saturnino Bedoya y Viana and María del Carmen Vargas Plata). Saturnino was listed as “blanco” (white) on civil records, and was the son of Manuel Bedoya and Dionicia Viana. Carmen was also listed as “blanco” (white) on civil records, and was the daughter of Benito Vargas and Jovita Plata Gálvez.

Ana Patricia’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her third great-grandmother, Manuela Gálvez.

Sources: Genealogy of Ana Patricia Rojo (focusing on her father’s side) –

Biography of Ana Patricia’s mother –

Genealogy of Ana Patricia’s maternal grandfather, Benjamín Stein Yacarini –

Death record of Ana Patricia’s maternal great-grandmother, Toribia (Yacarini Luján) de Stein –

Marriage record of Ana Patricia’s maternal great-grandparents, Saturnino Bedoya y Viana and Carmen Vargas de la Plata –

Death record of Ana Patricia’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Jovita Plata Gálvez –