Tony Azevedo

by stlucas on December 14, 2017

Tony Azevedo – Life is Good at Gold Meets Golden Event Arrivals at Equinox in Los Angeles on January 7, 2017 – Equinox Fitness Club – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Birth Name: Anthony Lawrence Azevedo

Place of Birth: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Date of Birth: November 21, 1981

*Brazilian (Portuguese, possibly other)
*English, German (mother)

Tony Azevedo is a Brazilian-born American water polo player.

Tony is the son of Libby D. (Rawald) and Ricardo D. Azevedo.

Tony’s father is a Brazilian water polo player and coach. Tony’s mother is American, and has English and German ancestry. Tony moved to the U.S. with his family at the age of one month, and was raised in California.

Tony’s maternal grandfather was Lawrence Lewis Rawald (the son of Lawrence Augustus Rawald and Emma C. Ohlinger/Ohliger). Tony’s great-grandfather Lawrence was the son of August H. J. J. Rawald, whose parents were German, and of Mabel/Mable Louise Hancock. Emma was the daughter of Louis Ohliger, who was German, and of Mary Elisabeth Beonges/Bernges, whose parents were German.

Tony’s maternal grandmother was Cleopatra Pat “Cleo” Langley (the daughter of Guy Franklin Langley and Mamie/Mammie Prescott). Guy was the son of Frank Langley/Langly and Mattie E. Mamie was the daughter of George R. Prescott and Francis Bowdain/Bowden.

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

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

Marriage record of Tony’s maternal grandparents – http://www.familysearch.org


Henry Zaga

by follers on December 8, 2017

Birth Name: Henrique Chagas Moniz de Aragão Gonzaga

Place of Birth: Brasília, DF, Brazil

Date of Birth: April 30, 1993

Ethnicity: Brazilian (Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Indigenous)

Henry Zaga is a Brazilian actor and model. He is the son of Admar Gonzaga and Sônia Gontijo.


Bruna Marquezine

by stlucas on December 3, 2017

Bruna Marquezine – 74th Annual Venice International Film Festival – “Suburbicon” Premiere – Arrivals – Palazzo del Cinema – Venice, Italy – Photo Credit: Laurent Koffel / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Bruna Reis Maia

Place of Birth: Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Date of Birth: August 4, 1995

Ethnicity: Brazilian (Portuguese, Italian, African, possibly other)

Bruna Marquezine is a Brazilian actress.

Bruna is the daughter of Neide and Telmo Maia. She has a sister, Luana. Bruna’s parents are pictured here.

Bruna’s stage name, which is her paternal grandmother’s surname, is of Italian origin (a variation of Marchesini/Marchesine). Bruna also has some African roots on her mother’s side, as well as Portuguese ancestry.

Bruna’s paternal grandparents were João Maia and Joaninha Marquezine. They are pictured here.

Sources: http://gshow.globo.com



by gmillaz on November 28, 2017

Birth Name: Romário de Souza Faria

Place of Birth: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Date of Birth: 29 January, 1966

Ethnicity: Brazilian (Portuguese, African, possibly other)

Romário is a Brazilian professional footballer and politician. He is the son of Manuela Ladislau Faria and Edevair de Souza Faria.


Rubens Barrichello

by stlucas on November 14, 2017

Birth Name: Rubens Gonçalves Barrichello

Place of Birth: São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Date of Birth: May 23, 1972

Ethnicity: Brazilian (Italian, Portuguese, possibly other)

Rubens Barrichello is a Brazilian racing driver.

Rubens is the son of Idely (Gonçalves dos Santos) and Rubens Barrichello.

Rubens’ paternal grandfather is Rubens “Rubão” Barrichello (the son of Jacob “Pio Cheu” Barrichello and Maria Marim Fernandes). Jacob was the son of Giovanni Barrichello, who was from Riese Pio X, province of Treviso, Veneto region, Italy.

Rubens’ maternal grandmother was named Izaura.

Sources: http://www.luiz.barrichello.nom.br

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