Celina Jade

Jade in 2015, photo by kathclick/www.bigstockphoto.com

Birth Name: Celina Horan

Place of Birth: British Hong Kong (now Hong Kong)

Date of Birth: 10 June, 1985

*father – English, Irish, German, French/French-Canadian
*mother – Chinese

Celina Jade is a Chinese-American actress, model, singer, songwriter, and martial artist. She has starred on the show Arrow and in the film Wolf Warrior 2.

Celina is the daughter of Christina (Hui) and Roy Horan (born Roy Horan, III), an American actor and martial artist. Her father is of English, Irish, German, and French/French-Canadian descent. Her mother is from Hong Kong. Celina is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin, and English. She spent part of her childhood in New Jersey, U.S., and later returned to Hong Kong. She is married to Chinese actor and singer Han Geng, with whom she has a daughter.

Celina has stated:

I grew up very confused! My mom is Hong Kong-Chinese and she speaks Cantonese to me. My father speaks English to me. My parents speak Mandarin to each other.

Celina’s paternal grandfather was Roy Horan, Jr. (the son of Roy Horan, Sr. and Helen Demarest). Celina’s great-grandfather Roy was the son of Michael James Horan, whose father was Irish, and of Ida Wetterschreck/Wettschreck, who was German. Celina’s great-grandmother Helen was the daughter of Samuel A. Demarest and Bertha O. Carpenter.

Celina’s paternal grandmother was Eileen Mary Buckley (the daughter of Andrew Wright Buckley and Florence Audette/Andette/Audet). Eileen was born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Andrew was born in Rhode Island, to parents from England. Florence was the daughter of Ephrem/Ephraim Audette and Odile/Odeal Patenaude, who had French-Canadian roots.

Sources: http://www.c-heads.com

Obituary of Celina’s paternal grandfather, Roy Horan, Jr. – http://www.newspapers.com

Celina’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Michael James Horan and Ida Wetterschreck/Wettschreck, on the 1900 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Information about the Demarest family – http://www.geni.com

Obituary of Celina’s paternal great-grandmother, Helen (Demarest) Horan – http://www.obitcentral.com

Marriage record of Celina’s paternal great-grandparents, Samuel A. Demarest and Bertha O. Carpenter – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Celina’s paternal grandmother, Eileen Mary (Buckley) Horan – http://patch.com

Celina’s paternal great-grandparents, Andrew Wright Buckley and Florence Audette/Andette, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

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