Birth Name: Giovanna Ewbank Baldacconi
Place of Birth: São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Date of Birth: September 14, 1986
*father – Italian
*mother – Brazilian [Portuguese, possibly other], as well as at least one eighth Spanish, one eighth Italian, and 1/32 English
Giovanna Ewbank is a Brazilian actress, model, and television presenter.
Her father is of Italian descent. Her mother is Brazilian, and has Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, some English, and possibly other, ancestry. One of her ancestors, Joseph March Ewbank, was an English emigrant, originally from Barnard Castle, County Durham, North East England.
Her brother is artist Gian Luca Ewbank. She is married to actor Bruno Gagliasso, with whom she has three children.
Giovanna’s paternal grandfather was Piero Baldacconi (the son of Aldo Baldacconi and Sofia Cesira Tellini Lamponi). Piero was born in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. Sofia was born in Florence, the daughter of Giotto Lamponi and Ofelia Tellini.
Giovanna’s paternal grandmother was Anna Tonini (the daughter of Ario Tonini and Maria Melo). Anna was born in Milan, Lombardy, Italy.
Giovanna’s maternal grandfather was Arthur/Artur Henrique Ewbank (the son of Arthur Carneiro Ewbank and Rosalina Barreto). Giovanna’s grandfather Arthur was born in São Paulo. Giovanna’s great-grandfather Arthur was born in São Paulo, the son of Henrique Lisboa Ewbank, whose paternal grandfather was an English immigrant; and of Ana Maria de Toledo Carneiro. Rosalina was born in São Paulo, the daughter of Jefferson Barreto and Maria Moreira.
Giovanna’s maternal grandmother is named Cleuza Couto Citino (the daughter of Romeu Citino and Abigail Leite Couto). Cleuza was born in São Paulo. Romeu was born in São Paulo, the son of Antonio Citino, who was born in Argentina, likely to Italian parents; and of Elisa/Eliza Cisternas/Sisternas Cuenca, who was Spanish. Abigail was born in São Paulo, the daughter of Virgílio da Silva Couto and Francisca Eugênia Leite.
Sources: Immigration record of Giovanna’s paternal grandfather, Piero Baldacconi – http://familysearch.org
Immigration record of Giovanna’s paternal grandmother, Anna (Tonini) Baldacconi – http://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Giovanna’s maternal grandfather, Arthur/Artur Henrique Ewbank – http://familysearch.org
Birth record of Giovanna’s maternal grandmother, Cleuza Couto Citino – http://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Giovanna’s maternal great-grandparents, Romeu Citino and Abigail Leite Couto – http://familysearch.org