Ashleigh Barty

Barty in 2017, photo by katatonia82/

Place of Birth: Ipswich, Queensland, Australia

Date of Birth: 24 April, 1996

Ethnicity: Ngarigo Aboriginal Australian, English, possibly other

Ashleigh Barty is an Australian professional tennis player and cricketer.

She was born to an English-Australian mother and a father of Ngarigo Aboriginal heritage. Her paternal great-grandmother was Ngarigo.

Ashley is a National Indigenous Tennis Ambassador for Tennis Australia.



Curious about ethnicity

1 Response

  1. andrew says:

    Aussie media have stretched too much her Indigenous ancestry.

    It’s odd because it’s supposed to come from her father’s side, but he looks white (unless it’s her stepfather). I guess she is no more than 1/16 Aboriginal or so.

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