Cheryl Burke

Burke in 2011, DFree /

Birth Name: Cheryl Stephanie Burke

Place of Birth: San Mateo, California, United States

Date of Birth: May 3, 1984

*father – Ashkenazi Jewish
*mother – Filipino

Cheryl Burke is an American dancer, model, and television personality. She is known for appearing on Dancing with the Stars, as well as I Can Do That and Dance Moms.

Cheryl is the daughter of Rosario Charito and Stephen L. Burke. Her mother was born in Manila. In 2007, Cheryl won the Role Model Award at the 7th Annual Filipino American Library Gala.

A 23andMe DNA test whose results Cheryl displayed on YouTube stated that her genetic ancestry is:

*49.7% Ashkenazi Jewish
*49.4% Chinese & Southeast Asian
——–*49.4% Filipino & Austronesian
*0.9% Southern European
——–*0.6% Spanish & Portuguese
——–*0.3% Greek & Balkan

Cheryl also stated that her father had never met his own father. Her father had previously been described as being of Irish and Russian (likely meaning Russian Jewish) descent.

Cheryl’s maternal grandfather was named Braulio Ramos Bautista.

Cheryl’s maternal grandmother was named Rosario Ferinion Carrasco.


Genealogy of Cheryl Burke (focusing on her mother’s side) –


Curious about ethnicity

17 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    I think this is her aunt’s birth record

    And this is her mother’s (birth date is same)
    She goes by Sherri, so if her birth name is Charito, it would make sense.

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