Birth Name: Arielle St. Cyr Vandenberg
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: September 27, 1986
Ethnicity: English, one quarter Dutch [including Frisian], one eighth Italian, 1/16th Swedish, German, French-Canadian, Scottish, Irish, distant Welsh and Kaskaskia Native American
Arielle Vandenberg is an American actress, television host, and model. She has hosted the show Love Island. She was raised in Fallbrook, California.
Arielle’s paternal grandfather was Louis “Lou” John Vandenberg, Jr. (the son of Louis John Vandenberg, Sr. and Ingeltje “Lena” Van Dijl). Arielle’s grandfather Louis was born in Ogden, Utah. Arielle’s great-grandfather Louis was the son of Dutch emigrants, Dirk van den Berg, from Delfshaven, South Holland, and Marie Alkema, from Harlingen, Friesland. Ingeltje was a Dutch emigrant, from Dordrecht, South Holland, and was the daughter of Abraham van Dijl/van Dyl and Ingetje/Ingeltje Annie Timmers.
Arielle’s paternal grandmother was Mary Ellen Higley (the daughter of Bert Higley and Rosaline Gurwell). Mary was born in Hooper, Utah, and had deep roots in the U.S. Bert was the son of George Edwin Higley, whose father was born in Leeds, Ontario, Canada, and of Adeline Johnson. Rosaline was the daughter of William David Gurwell and Mary Luen Willis.
Arielle’s maternal grandfather was David Lee Terlizzi (the daughter of The Rev. Giuseppe/Guiseppi/Joseph Terlizzi and Phyllis Muriel Defibaugh). David was born in Indiana. The Rev. Giuseppe was born in Foggia, Italy, and was the son of Rocco Terlizzi and Leonarda/Leonora Mary Cibelli. Phyllis was the daughter of William Franklin Defibaugh and Amanda Roach, and had deep roots in the U.S.
Arielle’s maternal grandmother was Lois De Ette Murphy (the daughter of Henry Herman Murphy and Helen Marie St. Cyr). Lois was born in Los Angeles, California. Henry was the son of Noah Dawson Murphy, who had deep roots in the U.S., and of Hannah Gustava Olson, a Swedish immigrant. Helen was the daughter of Henry Rouillard/Soulard St. Cyr, whose father was of French-Canadian descent, and of Mary Alwilda Christison.
Obituary of Arielle’s paternal grandfather, Louis “Lou” John Vandenberg, Jr. – https://www.tehachapinews.com
Arielle’s maternal grandfather, David Lee Terlizzi, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Arielle’s maternal grandmother, Lois De Ette Murphy, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Death record of Arielle’s maternal grandmother, Lois De Ette (Murphy) Terlizzi – https://www.findagrave.com