C. J. Wallace

Birth Name: Christopher George Latore Wallace, Jr.

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

Date of Birth: October 29, 1996

*father – African-Jamaican
*mother – African-American, European

C. J. Wallace is an American actor. He is the son of rapper The Notorious B.I.G. (born Christopher George Latore Wallace) and singer Faith Evans. He played a younger version of his father in the film Notorious (2009). He has also appeared in the films Everything Must Go, Kicks, Monsters and Men, and She’s Missing. He is also known as Lil Biggie Smalls, Lil Biggie, and Christopher Jordan Wallace.

His paternal grandparents are from Jamaica. His mother is of European (her own father) and African-American (her own mother) descent.

C. J.’s paternal grandfather was Selwyn George Latore, a politician.

C. J.’s paternal grandmother was named Voletta Wallace.

C. J.’s maternal grandfather was named Richard Swain.

C. J.’s maternal grandmother was Helene Evans, who was a professional singer (the daughter of Helen Arnold).

In her book autobiography (Keep the Faith: A Memoir, 2008), C. J.’s mother talks about her father, stating, “I’ve heard people mumble something about him being Italian but I don’t know for sure.”

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