Jazmin Grace Grimaldi
Place of Birth: Palm Springs, Riverside, California, United States
Date of Birth: March 4, 1992
*father – French, Irish, German, one eighth Spanish-Mexican, small amounts of Belgian [Walloon, Flemish], Scottish, English, European Royal, remote Italian
*mother – Italian/Sicilian, Portuguese/Azorean
Jazmin Grace Grimaldi is an American socialite, actress, and singer. She is known for being the biological daughter of Albert II, Prince of Monaco, and Tamara Jean Rotolo, an American woman. Her paternal grandmother was actress Grace Kelly, Princess Grace. She is a niece of Caroline, Princess of Hanover and Princess Stéphanie of Monaco, and a cousin of Charlotte Casiraghi.
Jazmin’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced to Otto Canella (c. 1070 – before 1143).
Jazmin’s paternal grandfather was Prince Rainier III of Monaco (the son of Count Pierre de Polignac, and of Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois). Prince Rainier III was born at Prince’s Palace, Monte Carlo, Monaco. Count Pierre was the son of Count Maxence de Polignac and Susana Mariana de la Torre y Mier, who was born in Mexico, the daughter of Spanish parents. Princess Charlotte was born in Algeria, the daughter of Louis II Grimaldi, Prince of Monaco, who was born in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, and of Marie Juliette Louvet, who was born in Algeria.
One of Jazmin’s six times great-grandfathers was novelist William Thomas Beckford.
Jazmin’s paternal grandmother was Grace Kelly (Grace Patricia Kelly, the daughter of John “Jack” Brendan Kelly and Margaret Katherine Majer). Princess Grace was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. John was the son of Irish emigrants, John Henry Kelly and Mary Ann/Anne Costello, both of Drumirla, near Westport, County Mayo. Margaret was the daughter of Carl Majer/Maier, who was born in Schloss Helmsdorf, Wurttemberg, Germany, and of Margaretha Berg, who was born in Heppenheim, Germany.
Jazmin’s maternal grandfather is Salvatore “Sam” Rotolo, Jr. (the son of Salvatore Rotolo, Sr. and Catherine Joanna Intravia). Jazmin’s grandfather Salvatore had roots in Palermo, Sicily. Jazmin’s great-grandfather Salvatore was born in Harvey, Louisiana, to Italian emigrants, Pasquale Maria Rotolo and Nunzia/Nancy Lena Zitta. Catherine was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Italian emigrants, Paolo Intravia and Saveria “Vivian” Costa.
Jazmin’s maternal grandmother was Carmelia Jean Pires (the daughter of José “Joseph/Joe” Cardoza Pires and Emilia Elizabeth “Emily” Ennes). José was born in Villa Nova, Azores, Portugal, the son of Manoel Cardozo Pires and Maria do Rozário Vieira Azera. Emilia was born in Union City, California, to Portuguese emigrants, Theodore Jacinto de Ázera Ennes and Maria Jacinta “Mary Jessie” da Costa Vieira, also from Villa Nova, Azores.
Sources: Genealogy of Jazmin Grace Grimaldi – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Jazmin Grace Grimaldi (focusing on her father’s side) –
Genealogy of Jazmin’s father (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com