Puerto Rican

Denise Quiñones

by Manila on January 5, 2017

Birth Name: Denise Marie Quiñones August

Place of Birth: Ponce, Puerto Rico

Date of Birth: September 9, 1980

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican (Spanish, possibly other)

Denise Quiñones is a Puerto Rican actress, model, and beauty queen. She was crowned Miss Universe 2001.

Denise is the daughter of Héctor Quiñones and Susana August.

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Stephanie del Valle

by Manila on January 5, 2017

Birth Name: Stephanie del Valle Díaz

Place of Birth: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Date of Birth: December 30, 1996

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican (Spanish, possibly other)

Stephanie del Valle is a Puerto Rican musician, model, and beauty queen. She was crowned Miss World 2016.

Stephanie is the daughter of lawyer Jesús del Valle and Diana Díaz.


Monica Puig

by stlucas on January 2, 2017

Birth Name: Monica Puig Marchán

Place of Birth: Hato Rey, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Date of Birth: September 27, 1993

*Cuban [Catalan, possibly other] (father)
*Puerto Rican (mother)

Monica Puig is a Puerto Rican professional tennis player. She was born in Hato Rey, San Juan, to a Puerto Rican mother, Astrid Marchán, and a Cuban-American father, José Puig. She has a brother, Ricardo. The family moved to Miami, Florida, U.S., when Monica was one year old.

Monica’s paternal grandparents were both of Catalan origin.

Monica’s maternal grandparents were Astrid Puras de Marchán and Rafael Marchán Cintrón.

Monica speaks fluent English and Spanish.

Her parents and brother are pictured here.

Sources: http://elcomercio.pe (in Spanish)
http://www.primerahora.com (in Spanish)

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Erik-Michael Estrada

by madman on December 19, 2016

Place of Birth: Bronxville, New York, United States

Date of Birth: September 23, 1979

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican, Italian

Erik-Michael Estrada is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and writer. He is a member of the group O-Town, along with Dan Miller, Trevor Penick, Jacob Underwood, and, previously, Ashley Parker Angel.

Erik-Michael is the son of Micki and Ruben Estrada. He was raised in The Bronx, New York, and later Palm Bay, Florida, by his mother and stepfather, Mel. He met his biological father for the first time during the shooting of the reality television series Making the Band (2000), which documented the formation of O-Town.

Erik-Michael has Puerto Rican and Italian ancestry. His mother has been described both as of fully Italian descent, and of half Italian and half Puerto Rican descent. Similarly, both his biological father and stepfather have been described as Puerto Rican.

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Natalie Morales

by stlucas on December 17, 2016

Birth Name: Natalie Leticia Morales

Place of Birth: Taipei, Taiwan

Date of Birth: June 6, 1972

*Puerto Rican (father)
*Brazilian (mother)

Natalie Morales is an American journalist. She was born in Taipei, Taiwan, to a Puerto Rican father, Mario Morales, and a Brazilian mother, Penelope. She grew up in Panama, Brazil, Spain, and the U.S.

She speaks fluent English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Her father is pictured here. Her mother is pictured here.

Sources: https://web.archive.org

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