Brittny Gastineau

Gastineau in 2008, image via Joe Seer /

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 11, 1982

*father – English, Scottish, Irish, distant German, Welsh, and French Huguenot, remote Dutch
*mother – Italian, Polish/Russian/Belarusian

Brittny Gastineau is an American model, socialite, and reality television personality. She is known for starring on the reality series The Gastineau Girls and Filthy Rich: Cattle Drive.

Her father, Mark Gastineau (Marcus Dell Gastineau), is a professional football player, who played with the New York Jets. Her mother, Lisa (D’Amico), is a Manhattan socialite.

Brittny’s paternal grandfather was Ernest Cordell Gastineau (the son of Claud/Claude Ernest “Red” Gastineau and Mary Alice Judd). Brittny’s grandfather Ernest was born in Arizona. Claud was born in Oklahoma, and was the son of Joseph Earl “Joe” Gastineau and Martha Elizabeth Jordan.

Mark’s paternal grandmother was named Mary Alice Judd. Mary Alice was born in Texas.

Brittny’s paternal grandmother was Wanda Lucille Nuttall (the daughter of Cecil E. Nuttall and Julietta Delina Hurst). Wanda was born in Oklahoma. Julietta was the daughter of Pink Mitchell Hurst and Paralle/Pairlee Romines.

Brittny’s maternal grandfather is named Leo D’Amico. Leo is of Italian descent.

Brittny’s maternal grandmother is Joan Caveleski (the daughter of Joseph Covaleski/Caveleski/Kovelsky/Kowaleski and Martha Levinsky). Joseph was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, the son of Polish parents, William Covaleski/Coveleski/Kovelsky/Kowaleski and Anna Rosezyk/Kasack. Martha was born in Minsk, Belarus, then in the Russian Empire, the daughter of Ivan Levinsky and Martha/Natale/Natalia Maruga/Marnga Levaskevich.

Sources: Obituary of Brittny’s paternal grandmother, Wanda Lucille (Nuttall) Gastineau –

Marriage record of Brittny’s maternal great-grandparents, Joseph Covaleski/Caveleski/Kovelsky/Kowaleski and Martha Levinsky –

Brittny’s maternal great-grandfather, Joseph Covaleski/Caveleski/Kovelsky/Kowaleski, on the 1920 U.S. Census –
Joseph Covaleski/Caveleski/Kovelsky/Kowaleski on the 1930 U.S. Census –


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11 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    Brittny’s paternal grandfather is Ernest Cordell Gastineau (the son of Claude Ernest “Red” Gastineau and Mary Alice Judd). Ernest was born in Arizona. Claude was the son of Joseph E. “Joe” Gastineau and Martha Elizabeth Jordan

    Gastineau family has strong English ancestry, with remote Scottish and French (the origin of its surname).

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