Birth Name: Kenneth Brian Edmonds
Place of Birth: Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 10, 1959
Babyface is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer.
He is the son of Barbara Jean (O’Bannon) and Marvin Dallas Edmonds, Sr. He is married to back-up dancer Nicole “Nikki” Pantenburg. He has two children with his former wife, businessperson, television producer, and personality Tracey Edmonds; and a daughter with Nicole.
Babyface’s paternal grandfather was Ben Douglas Edwards (the son of Freeland Edmonds and Maggie Dickerson). Ben was born in Kentucky.
Babyface’s paternal grandmother was named Getsy/Getsie Lee Vance (the daughter of Thomas Vance and Niecie). Getsy was born in Kentucky.
Babyface’s maternal grandfather was Herbert O’Bannon (the son of Nelson O’Bannon and Emma Lena Bradshaw). Herbert was born in Kentucky.
Babyface’s maternal grandmother was Lucille Hackley (the daughter of Joseph Lewis Hackley and Mary McCady). Lucille was born in Pennsylvania.
Sources: Obituary of Babyface’s older brother, Marvin Dallas Edmonds, Jr. – http://obits.dignitymemorial.com
Marriage record of Babyface’s parents – https://familysearch.org
Babyface’s father on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Babyface’s paternal grandmother, Getsy/Getsie Lee Vance, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Babyface’s mother – http://www.legacy.com
Marriage record of Babyface’s maternal grandparents, Herbert O’Bannon and Lucille Hackley – https://familysearch.org