Birth Name: Brian Anthony Borello
Place of Birth: Marin, California, United States
Date of Birth: June 17, 1987
Ethnicity: Italian (3/8ths), one quarter Mexican, one eighth Slovenian, one eighth Irish, 1/16th Azorean Portuguese, 1/16th Austrian
Brian Borello is an American actor.
Brian’s paternal grandfather is Robert Albert Borello (the son of Umberto Emilio Alessandro “Umbert” Borello and Helen/Ellen Corrêa). Robert was born in California. Umberto was born in Italy, the son of Alexandre/Alek Borello and Mary Romano. Helen was born in California, the daughter of Frank Corrêa, who was Azorean Portuguese, and of Helen Schiechl, who was from Vienna, Austria.
Brian’s paternal grandmother is Graciela “Grace” Cervantes (the daughter of Silvestre/Sylvestre/Slyster H. Cervantes and Maria Rosas). Grace was born in California, to Mexican parents.
Brian’s maternal grandfather is Peter A. Benvenuto (likely the son of Joseph Benvenuto and Carmela “Nellie” Lottice). Peter was born in California. Joseph was born in Italy. Carmela was born in Colorado, to Italian parents, Francesco Lottice and Rose Fonti. Rose had roots in Palermo, Sicily.
Brian’s maternal grandmother is Ella A. Shock (the daughter of Anthony Shock and Ella Grace Wosser). Brian’s grandfather Ella was born in California. Brian’s great-grandfather Anthony, who was likely originally named Anton Sheck, was born in Ohio, to parents from Yugoslavia, with his mother having been named Theresa. Theresa was listed as a Slovenian speaker on the 1930 U.S. Census. Brian’s great-grandmother Ella was born in California, the daughter of John Joseph Wosser, whose parents were Irish, and of Agnes Ligouri Hawthorne/Hawthorn, whose parents were Irish.
Sources: Divorce record of Brian’s paternal grandparents, Robert Albert Borello and Graciela “Grace” Cervantes – http://www.familysearch.org
Divorce record of Brian’s maternal grandparents, Peter A. Benvenuto and Ella A. Shock – http://www.familysearch.org