Colin Kazim-Richards

by gmillaz on June 24, 2018

Place of Birth: Waltham Forest, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 26 August, 1986

*Afro-Antiguan (father)
*Turkish (mother)

Colin Kazim-Richards is a British professional footballer. His father is of Antiguan descent and his mother is a Turkish Cypriot. He qualified for Turkish nationality through his mother’s heritage, and chose to represent Turkey at the international level.


Jax Jones

by Manila on April 18, 2018

Jax Jones – Molly’s Game UK Film Premiere on December 6, 2017 – Vue West End, Leicester Square – London, England, UK – Keywords: Ref: LMK73-J1259-071217 Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Birth Name: Timucin Fabian Kwong Wah Ozluer

Place of Birth: Lambeth, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 25 July, 1987

*Turkish (father)
*Chinese Malaysian (mother)

Jax Jones is a British DJ, record producer, singer, songwriter, and remixer.

His father, Ali Kazim Özlüer, is Turkish. His mother, Swee See (Lam) Aluo, is Malaysian, of Chinese descent.

Jax’s maternal grandfather was named Lam Yin Hoong.

Sources: Birth record of Jax Jones – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Jax’s parents – https://www.familysearch.org

Funeral announcement of Jax’s maternal grandfather, Lam Yin Hoong – http://cores.org.uk


Numan Acar

by andrew on April 11, 2018

Place of Birth: Kozoglu, Kelkit District, Turkey

Date of Birth: October 7, 1974

Ethnicity: Turkish

Numan Acar is a Turkish-born German actor and film producer.

He speaks several languages fluently, including German, Turkish, Spanish, and English, and has knowledge of Kurdish, Azerbaijani, and Arabic.

Photo by Denis Makarenko/www.bigstockphoto.com/


Derya Arbaş

by madman on March 7, 2018

Birth Name: Derya Zerrin Berti

Date of Birth: June 17, 1968

Place of Birth: Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Death: October 22, 2003

Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

*Apache Native American, possibly other (father)
*Circassian, Turkish (mother)

Derya Arbaş is an American actress. She was the daughter of Zerrin Arbaş and Dehl Berti (Dehl Franke Berti), both actors.

Derya’s paternal grandparents were Carillo and Uhernik.

Derya’s maternal grandparents were Avni Arbaş and Zerrin. Avni was a Circassian painter, who was born in Istanbul, Turkey.

Sources: Genealogies of Derya Arbaş – https://www.geni.com

Obituaries of Derya Arbaş – http://www.legacy.com

Death record of Derya’s father – https://www.familysearch.org

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Effie Karabuda

by Manila on December 17, 2017

Birth Name: Effie Anna Barbara Karabuda

Place of Birth: Stockholm, Sweden

Date of Birth: 28 September, 1995

Ethnicity: Swedish, Turkish (maternal grandfather)

Effie Karabuda is a Swedish journalist.

She is the daughter of actor Bengt Wilhelm Carlsson and actress Christina Denize Karabuda.

Effie’s older half-sister is singer and songwriter Robyn.

Effie’s paternal grandfather was Sven Adolf Carlsson (the son of Adolf Vilhelm Carlsson and Hilda Amalia Johansson). Adolf was the son of Carl Jonasson and Maria Kristina Fredriksdotter. Hilda was the daughter of Johan Magnusson and Johanna Danielsdotter.

Effie’s paternal grandmother is Astrid Ingegerd “Inga” (who originally had no surname as she was orphaned, and was the biological daughter of Hans Fredrik Theodor Wåhlin and Ellen Maria Rydbeck). Theodor was an architect, and was the son of Carl Ludvig Wåhlin and Anna Johanna Haqvinia Meijer. Ellen was an artisan, and was the daughter of Carl Henrik Rydbeck and Christina Friberg.

Effie’s maternal grandfather is Güneş Karabuda (the son of Nail Karabuda and Atıfet Kapani Zade). Güneş is a Turkish photojournalist, from İzmir, İzmir. Atıfet was the daughter of Tahir Kapani Zade and Mediha.

Effie’s maternal grandmother is Gitta Barbro Gidlund (the daughter of Erik Alfons Gidlund and Rut Birgit Mickels). Alfons was the son of Jonas Erik Gidlund and Signe Katarina Lundqvist. Rut was the daughter of Mickels Otto Vilhelm Larsson and Maria Paulina Karlsson.

Effie’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her third great-grandmother, Emma Margareta Karlsdotter (9 May 1843, Misterhult, Oskarshamn Municipality, Kalmar County – ?).

Source: Genealogy of Effie Karabuda – https://www.geni.com