Birth Name: Irving Domingo Lorenzo, Jr.
Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: June 26, 1970
Ethnicity: African-American, African-Tobagonian, one quarter Filipino
Irv Gotti is an American record executive, television producer, and hip Hop and R&B record producer. He founded Murder Inc. Records.
Irv has said:
My Dad’s Dad!! My Grandfather [is Filipino]. Where my Family gets that flavor from. He Passed Away before I got to know him. But I know his Presence is around all of his Grandkids… So for everyone who thinks I’m Dominican. Sorry. Although I love my Dominican People. But I’m Black and Philipino.
Irv’s paternal grandfather was Antonio “Tony” Lorenzo (the son of Facto Lorenzo and Erene Tumalad). Antonio was born in Manila, the Philippines.
Irv’s paternal grandmother was Ivy Washington (the daughter of George Washington and Lily Macquez). Ivy was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.