Birth Name: Alexandra Maquet
Place of Birth: Lyon, France
Date of Birth: 27 September, 1988
Ethnicity: French, Spanish [including Valencian]
Alma is a French singer and songwriter. She represented France in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.
Alma’s father, Alain Maquet, a businessperson, is French. Alma’s mother, Marie Pierre Ruiz, a painter, was born in Algeria, of Spanish, including Valencian, descent.
Alma’s maternal grandfather is Joseph Antoine Ruiz (the son of Vicente Ruiz and Joséphine Henriette Irles). Vicente was the son of Francisco Ruiz and María Concepción Timotea Germán. Joséphine was the daughter of José Irles and Spanish immigrant María de la Asunción Cascales Pomares, of Santa Pola, Alicante.
Alma’s maternal grandmother is named Christiane Orosco.
Sources: Biography of Alma’s mother – http://francepavilion.com
Genealogy of Alma (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://gw.geneanet.org