Place of Birth: Castries, Saint Lucia
Date of Birth: 20 April, 1992
Ethnicity: Saint Lucian (Afro-Caribbean)
Marland Yarde is a Saint Lucian-born English rugby union player.
Marland was born in Castries, Saint Lucia. He moved to England as a nine-year-old. Marland’s father is named Scotland Yarde.
Saint Lucia is a sovereign island country in the eastern Caribbean Sea. Saint Lucia’s population is predominantly of African and mixed African-European descent, with a small Indo-Caribbean minority.
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Birth Name: Nathalie Joanne Emmanuel
Place of Birth: Southend-On-Sea, Essex, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: March 2, 1989
*English, Saint Lucian (father)
Nathalie Emmanuel is a British actress. Her father is of half English and half Saint Lucian descent. Her mother is from Dominica. Both Saint Lucia and Dominica are Caribbean countries whose majority population is black/biracial black.
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Birth Name: Dudley Jumaane O’Shaughnessy
Place of Birth: Tower Hamlets, London, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 17 October, 1989
*Afro-Saint Lucian, with some Irish (father)
Dudley O’Shaughnessy is a British actor, model, and boxer.
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Birth Name: Rio Gavin Ferdinand
Place of Birth: Lambeth, London, England
Date of Birth: 7 November, 1978
*Saint Lucian (father)
Rio Ferdinand is a British professional footballer.
Rio’s father is of Saint Lucian descent. Rio’s mother is of Irish descent.
The majority of the population of Saint Lucia are descendants of African slaves, with a minority made up of people of mixed Indian, European, and African descent.
Rio’s brother, Anton Ferdinand, is a professional footballer. Rio is a cousin of Les Ferdinand, who was capped 17 times by the England national team, and of Kane Ferdinand, who represented Ireland at the youth level.
Source: Rio’s family history – http://www.theguardian.com
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