07/20/2014 – Grimes – 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago – Day 3 – Union Park – Chicago, IL, USA – Keywords: Electronic experimental synthpop, witch house, Claire Elise Boucher, Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Daniel Locke / PR Photos

Birth Name: Claire Elise Boucher

Place of Birth: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Date of Birth: March 17, 1988

Ethnicity: French-Canadian, Ukrainian, Russian, Italian, possibly Métis

Grimes is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer, and visual artist. She has stated in interviews that she has a Québécois grandfather, from the surname Boucher, and a Ukrainian grandmother. She is also said to have Russian and Italian ancestry. She has also stated that she has Métis ancestry.

Her step-brother is rapper Jay Worthy.

Grimes has one child with her partner, South African-Canadian-American inventor and businessperson Elon Musk.



Curious about ethnicity

5 Responses

  1. Affellay says:

    If only her grandmother is Ukrainian

  2. Affellay says:

    So shes like a three-quarters Canadian and just a quarter Ukrainian, right?

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