Andrew Ridgeley

Birth Name: Andrew John Ridgeley

Place of Birth: Windlesham, Surrey North Western, Surrey, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 26 January, 1963

*father – Egyptian Jewish, Italian Jewish, Yemeni Jewish
*mother – English, Scottish

Andrew Ridgeley is a British singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer. He was a member of pop duo Wham!, with George Michael.

Andrew is the son of Jennifer, a teacher, and Albert Mario Zacharia/Ridgeley. His father was born in Cairo, Egypt, to a Jewish family, from Egypt, Italy, and Yemen; raised in Cairo, he moved to Britain in 1953, at the time of the Suez crisis. He changed his name to Ridgeley, after Ridgeley Gardens. Andrew’s mother is English, from Brentford, Middlesex, England. Her maiden name, Dunlop, is Scottish.

Andrew’s maternal grandfather was named John F. Dunlop.

Andrew’s maternal grandmother was named Betty D. Davey.

Sources: George Michael: The Biography, by Rob Jovanovic, 2007

2 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    I guess you are not really into Moroccans if you said that. LMFAO.

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