Georges St-Pierre

St-Pierre in 2010, Joe Seer /

Place of Birth: Saint-Isidore, Montérégie, Québec, Canada

Date of Birth: May 19, 1981

Ethnicity: French-Canadian

Georges St-Pierre is a Canadian mixed martial artist and actor. He is a two-division champion in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), having won titles in the welterweight and middleweight divisions, and a three-time UFC Welterweight Champion. He was ranked the #1 welterweight fighter in the world for several years, by many outlets; and has been listed as the top MMA welterweight of all time, and the greatest MMA fighter. He is nicknamed “Rush.” Georges co-starred in the films Never Surrender, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Kickboxer: Vengeance, and Cartels.

He is the son of Roland and Pauline St-Pierre. He speaks English and some Portuguese, as well as French. Georges founded the charity the GSP Foundation, against bullying and supporting youth participation in sports.

Georges’s paternal grandfather was Georges St-Pierre (the son of Ludovic St-Pierre and Aldea Dessaint/Dessein). Ludovic was the son of Joseph St-Pierre and Mathilde Bazinet. Aldea was the daughter of Arthur Dessaint and Exilda Petit.

Georges’s paternal grandmother was Marie-Ange Vinette (the daughter of Arsene Vinette and Alberta Billette). Arsene was the son of Arsene Vinette and Marguerite Farineau. Alberta was the daughter of Eugene Billette and Marie Brosseau.

Georges’s maternal grandfather was Ubald Page (the son of Olivier Page and Eliose Leriger). Ubald was born in Saint-Isidore, Montérégie, Québec. Olivier was the son of Olivier Page and Helene Gougeon. Eliose was the daughter of Jean-Baptiste Leriger and Cesarie Gibeau.

Georges’s maternal grandmother was Simone Leduc (the daughter of Albert Leduc and Rebecca Guyon). Simone was born in Saint-Constant, Montérégie, Québec. Albert was the son of Joseph-Emery Leduc and Blandine Longtin. Rebecca was the daughter of Joseph Guyon and Hermine Hotte.

Georges’s matrilineal line can be traced to Jeffine Riviere, who was born, c. 1611, in Rouen, France.

Sources: Genealogy of Georges St-Pierre –

Genealogy of Georges St-Pierre (focusing on his father’s side) –


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3 Responses

  1. scott says:

    correction: why do you say hes French Canadian instead of just French? whats the difference?

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