Birth Name: Cristen A. Chin
Place of Birth: Guangzhou, China
Date of Birth: January 4, 1975
*father – Chinese
*mother – Irish, smaller amounts of Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, German, English, distant Dutch
Crissy Barker, also known as Cristen Barker, is an American model and make-up artist.
Crissy’s twin sister is model Kimberly Hise. They are sometimes known as The Chin Twins. They were raised in Alabama.
Crissy is married to English fashion photographer, television personality, author, and model Nigel Barker, with whom she has two children.
Crissy’s paternal grandfather was Jack Warren Chin (the son of Tom Hong Chin and Rose Wong). Jack was born in Alabama. Tom was born in California, to Chinese parents. Rose was from China.
Crissy’s paternal grandmother was named Dorothy Moy (the daughter of Wah Soo Moy and Mamie S.). Dorothy was born in Pennsylvania. Wah was born in China, the son of Yee. Mamie was born in New York, to Chinese parents.
Crissy’s maternal grandfather was Michael Emmett Lyons (the son of Michael J. Lyons and Helen McGrath). Crissy’s grandfather Michael was born in New York. Crissy’s great-grandfather Michael was born in Ireland. Helen was born in New York, to Irish parents.
Crissy’s maternal grandmother was Frances Josephine McKenzie (the daughter of John Landers/Landess McKenzie and Ella/Ellie Charlotte DeHaven). Frances was born in Tennessee. John was born in Tennessee, the son of John McKenzie, who was Scottish, and of Bridget Rose Lohan, who was Irish. Ella was born in Tennessee, the daughter of James Harvey/Harry DeHaven and Laura Janson, whose parents were German.
Source: Obituary of Crissy’s paternal grandfather, Jack Warren Chin – http://www.findagrave.com