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Anthony Ramos

by follers on October 11, 2018

Anthony Ramos – “A Star Is Born” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – Shrine Auditorium, 665 W Jefferson Boulevard – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa /

Birth Name: Anthony Ramos Martinez

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 1, 1991

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican [Spanish, African, possibly other]

Anthony Ramos is an American actor and singer.

He is of Puerto Rican descent.

Within Puerto Rico, he is likely of Spanish and African ancestry.



by Mixed Kidd on September 30, 2018

Birth Name: Bianca Landrau

Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 16, 1993

Ethnicity: Italian, Puerto Rican

Bia is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and model. She debuted on the Oxygen reality television show Sisterhood of Hip Hop.


Seven Lions

by Manila on September 3, 2018

Birth Name: Jeffrey Allen Montalvo

Place of Birth: Santa Barbara, California, United States

Date of Birth: March 31, 1987

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican [Spanish, possibly other] (paternal grandfather), Cornish, English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Swiss-German, Welsh, 1/8th Ashkenazi Jewish, remote Manx

Seven Lions is an American DJ, record producer, instrumentalist, and remixer.

Seven Lions is the son of Joan and Robert Montalvo.

Seven Lions’ patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandfather, Juan R. Montalvo.

Seven Lions’ paternal grandfather was Luis Antonio Montalvo y Espinoza (later Louis Anthony “Tony” Montalvo, the son of Juan Nepomuceno Montalvo y Cintrón and Rita Carmen Espinosa y Ortiz). Tony, who was a native of San Germán, Puerto Rico, was a U.S. Air Force officer, who served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. Juan was the son of José Ramón Montalvo y Quiñones and Rosalía Cintrón y Toro. Rita was the daughter of Juan Apolinario Espinosa y Ortiz and María de los Ángeles “Ángela” Ortiz y Toro.

Seven Lions’ paternal grandmother was Adele Lutter (the daughter of Max Georg, also known as Maxwell George, Lutter and Addie Jane McCaskill). Adele was born in San Antonio, Texas. Max was an Austrian Jewish emigrant, from Vienna. Addie was the daughter of Daniel Alexander McCaskill and Elizabeth Matilda Baldwin.

Seven Lions’ maternal grandfather was James Carl “Boomer” Braithwaite (the son of Harry Green Braithwaite and Grace Mayer). James was born in Reading, Pennsylvania. Harry was the son of Charles Edward Braithwaite and Elizabeth M. “Bettie” Weakley. Grace was the daughter of a German emigrant, August C. Meyer, and of Maria M. “Mary” Resch, whose own parents were German.

Seven Lions’ maternal grandmother is named Bonnie Jean.

Sources: Birth record of Seven Lions –

Marriage record of Seven Lions’ parents –

Birth record of Seven Lions’ paternal grandfather, Luis Antonio Montalvo y Espinoza –

Seven Lions’ paternal grandmother, Adele Lutter, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Seven Lions’ paternal grandmother, Adele (Lutter) Montalvo –

Genealogy of Seven Lions’ paternal great-grandmother, Addie Jane (McCaskill) Lutter –

Genealogy of Seven Lions’ maternal grandfather, James Carl Braithwaite –

Obituary of Seven Lions’ maternal grandfather, James Carl Braithwaite –

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Zabdiel de Jesús

by Manila on July 14, 2018

Birth Name: Zabdiel de Jesús Colón

Place of Birth: Bayamón, Puerto Rico

Date of Birth: December 13, 1997

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican [Spanish (including Cantabrian), possibly other], distant Irish and English

Zabdiel de Jesús ia a Puerto Rican singer. He is a member of the Latin boyband CNCO. His bandmates include Richard Camacho, Erick Brian Colón, Joel Pimentel, and Christopher Vélez.

Zabdiel is the son of Carlos “Charlie” de Jesús González and Noemi Colón Gandia.

Zabdiel’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandfather, Florencio de Jesús y Giménez, of Quebradillas, Puerto Rico.

Zabdiel’s paternal grandfather is named Wilfrido “Willy” de Jesús Santiago (the son of César de Jesús y Sánchez and María Obdulia Santiago y Acevedo). Wilfrido was born in Ciales, Puerto Rico. César was the son of Miguel Ángel de Jesús y Abrams, whose own maternal grandfather, Lemuel Abraham (or Manuel Abrams Bates in Spanish), was American, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and of Lastenia Sánchez y Cardona. It appears that Lemuuel was of mostly Irish and English ancestry. Obdulia was the daughter of Valoy Santiago y Nieves and María Acevedo y Vélez.

Zabdiel’s paternal grandmother is named Felicita González Rodríguez (the daughter of Juan, later Juan Abad, González y Rodríguez and Carmen Luisa Rodríguez y Acevedo). Felicita was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Abad was the son of Juan José González y Santiago and María del Carmen Rodríguez y Cuevas. Zabdiel’s great-grandmother Carmen was the daughter of Marcelino Rodríguez y Carrasquillo and Micaela Acevedo y Escobar.

Zabdiel’s maternal grandparents had the surnames Colón and Gandia.

Sources: Birth record of Zabdiel’s paternal grandfather, Wilfrido de Jesús Santiago –

Marriage record of Zabdiel’s paternal great-grandparents, César de Jesús y Sánchez and Obdulia Santiago y Acevedo –

Birth record of Zabdiel’s paternal great-grandfather, César de Jesús y Sánchez –

Genealogy of Zabdiel’s paternal great-great-great-great-grandfather, Lemuel Abraham (or Manuel Abrams Bates in Spanish) –

Zabdiel’s paternal grandmother, Felicita González Rodríguez, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Birth record of Zabdiel’s paternal great-grandfather, Juan González y Rodríguez –

Zabdiel’s paternal great-grandmother, Carmen Luisa Rodríguez y Acevedo, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Photo by Joe Seer/


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

by follers on July 5, 2018

Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 13, 1989

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is an American political activist, educator, community organizer, and politician.

She is the daughter of Blanca (Cortez) and Sergio Ocasio.