Birth Name: Leian Paul Piper
Place of Birth: Swindon, Wiltshire, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 22 September, 1982
Ethnicity: English, as well as 1/32th Dutch
Billie Piper is a British singer, dancer, and actress. She has starred in the British television series Secret Diary of a Call Girl.
She is the daughter of Mandy and Paul Piper. Billie was born Leian Paul Piper, and her parents legally changed her name to Billie Paul Piper a few months after her birth.
She has two children with her former husband, actor Laurence Fox.
Billie’s paternal grandfather is Norman George Victor Piper (the son of Norman Victor Piper and Sarah Jane Berry). Billie’s grandfather Norman was born in Swindon, Swindon. Billie’s great-grandfather Norman was the son of William Henry Piper and Eliza Watkins. Sarah was the daughter of John Thomas Berry and Anne Bizley.
Billie’s paternal grandmother is Margaret Theresa Mowling (the daughter of James Harry Mowling and Gladys May Houssart). Margaret later took on the surname of her stepfather, John Chapman Frederickson. James was the son of James Henry Mowling and Augusta Maria Teresa Stock. Gladys was the daughter of Albert Victor Vinkeles Houssart and Elizabeth Grady; Albert’s father, Albert Abraham Vinkeles-Houssart, was born in Belgium, to Dutch parents.
Billie’s maternal grandfather’s surname is Kent.
Sources: Family history of Billie Piper (focusing on her father’s side) – http://www.telegraph.co.uk
Genealogy of Billie Piper (focusing on her father’s side) – http://www.geni.com