Amber Valletta

69th Annual Tony Awards - Arrivals

Place of Birth: Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 9, 1974

*Italian, Portuguese (father)
*English, some Cherokee Native American (mother)

Amber Valletta is an American model and actress. Her maternal great-grandmother was of three sixteenths Cherokee ancestry.

Amber’s paternal grandfather was Vincent James Valletta (the son of Frank Valletta and ? Perrone). Vincent was of Italian descent.

Amber’s paternal grandmother was Evangeline Teresa Dejesus (the daughter of Alfred Dejesus and Maria Gomes). Evangeline was of Portuguese descent.

Amber’s maternal grandparents were Sequoyah Lewis/Louis Rogers (the son of Siota/Siater/Sista. M./P. Tyner) and Mary Jean Garrison. Siota was the daughter of Carter Blackstone Braxton Tyner, who was of one eighth Cherokee ancestry, and of Christina Helen Elder, who was of one quarter Cherokee descent.

Sources: Amber’s maternal grandfather, Sequoyah Lewis/Louis Rogers, on the 1930 U.S. Census –
Sequoyah Lewis/Louis Rogers on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Genealogies of Amber’s maternal great-grandmother, Siota/Siater/Sista. M./P. Tyner –

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