Brody Jenner

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Birth Name: Sam Brody Jenner

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: August 21, 1983

Ethnicity: English, German, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, Dutch

Brody Jenner is an American socialite, television personality, model, and disc jockey. He is is the son of athlete Caitlyn Jenner (born William Bruce Jenner) and actress Linda Thompson (Linda Diane Thompson). His brother is musician Brandon Jenner. Through Caitlyn, he is the half-sibling of socialites Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner. Through his ex-step-mother, socialite Kris Jenner (born Kristen Mary Houghton), he was a step-brother of Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian, and Rob Kardashian.

Brody is of English, German, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, and Dutch descent. Brody has a daughter with his fiancée, professional surfer Tia Blanco.

Brody’s paternal grandfather was William Hugh Jenner (the son of Hugh Burton Jenner and Bertha Mary Cunningham/Yarn). William was born in Canada. Brody’s great-grandfather Hugh was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, the son of The Rev. John Hugh Jenner and Mary Fisher MacIntyre. Bertha was also Canadian, from Newfoundland and Labrador, and was the daughter of George Yard and Charlotte Day.

Brody’s paternal grandmother is Esther Ruth McGuire (the daughter of Walter Sherman McGuire and Kareen Maude Wright). Esther was born in Ohio. Walter was the son of Daniel Ebenezer McGuire and Martha Day. Kareen was the daughter of Thaddeus Lincoln Wright and Lola Dell Reynard.

Brody’s maternal grandfather was Sanford Abel Thompson (the son of Samuel Abel “Sam” Thompson and Vinnie/Vernie Leal Bibb). Sanford was born in Arkansas. Samuel was the son of William Russell Thompson and Drucilla Caroline Webb. Vinnie was the daughter of James Richard Barnett Bibb and Harriet Antoneta/Antonet “Hattie” Jenkins/Jinkens.

Brody’s maternal grandmother was Margelene “Margie” White (the daughter of Allen Doss White and Helen Palmer). Margelene was born in Tennessee. Allen was the son of Peter Doss White, Jr. and Susie Anna America Aslin. Helen was the daughter of Joseph Riley Palmer and Kate Parsley.

A DNA test whose results were displayed on the show The View (2017) stated that Caitlyn Jenner’s genetic ancestry is:

*99.8% European
——–*66% British and Irish
*.1% Middle Eastern & North African
*<1% South Asian

Sources: Genealogies of Brody Jenner (focusing on Caitlyn Jenner’s side) –

Brody’s paternal great-grandmother, Kareen Maude Wright, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Brody’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Lola Dell Reynard, on the 1880 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Brody’s maternal grandfather, Sanford Abel Thompson –

17 Responses

  1. midori29 says:

    He looks Arab influenced to me. I wonder if his mom had something on her side of the family.

  2. Capricious says:

    He’s cute, but god he’s so obnoxious.

  3. Check7t says:

    Thank you!

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