Birth Name: Amber Rose Levonchuck
Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: October 21, 1983
Ethnicity: Cape Verdean [African, Portuguese], Irish, Italian, Scottish
Amber Rose is an American hip hop model, hip hop artist, fashion designer, and actress. She has a son with her former husband, rapper, songwriter, and actor Wiz Khalifa.
Amber has said:
I’m Black/ Portuguese/ Irish and Italian.
Her father is said to have Italian and Irish ancestry. Given the surname Levonchuck, he also may have Eastern European ancestry. Her mother has African-Cape Verdean, Portuguese-Cape Verdean, and Scottish ancestry.
Amber has also said
Wow!!! I used that DNA kit on ancestry.com and my results just came in!…. my family is from…. Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Cameroon, Congo, Italy, Ireland, England, Part European Jewish, Scandinavia, Polynesia, Iraq, Iran and Kuwait. Damn I knew I was mixed but this is Awesome!
Cape Verde is a group of islands located off the coast of West Africa. It’s interesting to note that most of the population (about 71%) of Cape Verde is a mix of Sub-Saharan Africans and Europeans usually from Portugal and Spain. Another celebrity of Cape Verdean descent was the late Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes.
Amber’s paternal grandfather likely was Francis/Frank Joseph Levonchuck (the son of Philip K. Leonchuk/Levonchuck and Pauline Tarnowski). Francis was born in Pennsylvania, to Polish parents.
Amber’s paternal grandmother likely was Rose Spera (the daughter of Enrico Romeo Spera and Rose). Rose was born in Pennsylvania.
Amber’s maternal grandfather was named Anthony Rose.
Obituary of likely Amber’s paternal grandfather, Francis/Frank Joseph Levonchuck – https://www.newspapers.com
Likely Amber’s paternal great-grandparents, Philip K. Leonchuk/Levonchuck and Pauline Tarnowski, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of likely Amber’s paternal great-grandfather, Philip K. Leonchuk/Levonchuck – https://www.newspapers.com
Death record of likely Amber’s paternal grandmother, Rose (Spera) Levonchuk – https://www.findagrave.com
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