Romani

Hiba Abouk

by madman on July 24, 2017

Birth Name: Hiba Aboukhris Benslimane

Place of Birth: Madrid, Spain

Date of Birth: October 30, 1986

Ethnicity: Libyan, Tunisian, Romani

Hiba Abouk is a Spanish actress. Her father is Libyan and her mother is Tunisian. One of her grandfathers was Romani. She speaks Spanish, Arabic, French, English, and Italian.

Source: http://www.elmundo.es

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Philipp Kirkorov

by wanderer on May 21, 2017

Birth Name: Philipp Bedrosovich Kirkorov

Place of Birth: Varna, Bulgaria

Date of Birth: 30 April, 1967

Ethnicity:
*Armenian (father)
*Russian, French, Romani (mother)

Philipp Kirkorov is a Russian pop singer. His father, Bedros Kirkorov (original surname Krikoryan), is a Bulgarian singer of Armenian descent. His mother, Victoria Kirkorovа (née Likhachevа), was a Bulgarian singer.

Philipp’s maternal great-grandfather, Manion Mikhail Alfonsovich, was of half-French-half-Russian descent.

Philipp’s maternal grandmother, Manion Lidia Mikhailovna, has Romani roots.

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Ayọ

by stlucas on September 27, 2016

Paris Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2011 - Vanessa Bruno - Backstage

Birth Name: Joy Olasunmibo Ogunmakin

Place of Birth: Frechen, Germany

Date of Birth: September 14, 1980

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

Ayọ is a Nigerian and German singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born in Frechen, near Cologne, Germany, to a Yoruba Nigerian father from the Ondo State, and a Romani mother who was born in Romania.

She considers herself an “AfroGyspy”.

Source: http://www.deutschlandfunk.de (in German)

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Kendji Girac

by wanderer on September 27, 2016

Birth Name: Kendji Jason Maillié

Place of Birth: Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes, France

Date of Birth: July 3, 1996

Ethnicity: Catalan Gitano/Romani

Kendji Girac is a French singer. He was born to a Catalan Gitano family, and his first language is Catalan. Gitano are Romani who reside in Spain.

“Girac” is his mother’s maiden name.

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Óscar Jaenada

by madman on September 11, 2016

"Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" World Premiere - Arrivals

Birth Name: Óscar Jaenada Gajo

Place of Birth: Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Date of Birth: May 4, 1975

Ethnicity: Romani

Óscar Jaenada is a Spanish actor. He is of Romani descent.

Source: http://www.elmundo.es

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