Birth Name: Justin Drew Bieber
Place of Birth: London, Ontario, Canada
Date of Birth: March 1, 1994
Ethnicity: French-Canadian (about 37.5%), Irish, German, English, Scottish, remote Swiss-French
Justin Bieber is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and actor. He is the son of Jeremy Bieber and Pattie Mallette. A picture of Justin with his parents can be seen here. Justin was raised in Stratford, Ontario. He is married to American model Hailey Baldwin.
On his father’s side, Justin has German, Irish, English, and Scottish ancestry. Justin’s mother’s family is of French-Canadian, some Irish and English, and remote Swiss-French and Scottish, ancestry.
Justin has stated that he has some Native Canadian (First Nations) ancestry. No recent First Nations ancestry appears on any publicly available family trees of Justin Bieber. He does have remote (less than 1/1024) First Nations ancestry on his mother’s side.
Justin is able to understand some French but can not speak the language fluently. He was raised by his single mother, and is able to play the piano, drums, guitar, and trumpet. He was discovered on YouTube by Scooter Braun, who later became his manager.
Justin’s patrilineal line traces to Philippe Bieber, an ethnic German who was born, c. 1788, in Zilling, Moselle, Lorraine, then in France.
Justin’s paternal grandfather is George Bieber (the son of Hiram Albert Bieber and Ellen Anne Mary Loretta Egan). Justin’s great-grandfather Hiram was born in Hay, Huron, Ontario, Canada. Hiram’s father, William Albert Bieber, was the son of Philip/Philippe Bieber and Caroline “Lena” Bier, who were born in Alsace-Lorraine. Hiram’s mother, Margaretta/Margaret “Maggie” Pfaff, was the daughter of Henry Pfaff and Elizabeth Keller, who were also German immigrants.
Justin’s great-grandmother Ellen Egan was born in Ontario, of Irish descent. Ellen’s father, John Michael Egan, was the son of Michael Egan and Helen Lang. Ellen’s mother, Mary Ann Whalen, was the daughter of James Whalen and Ann Birch.
Justin’s paternal grandmother is Kathleen “Kathy” Arnold (the daughter of Jack Arnold and Florence Alice Kennedy). Justin’s great-grandfather Jack was born in Poole, Dorset, England, the son of George Arnold and Kate Elizabeth Rattew. Justin’s great-grandmother Florence was the daughter of David Alexander Kennedy, who was of Scottish origin, and of Muriel Florence Napper, who was of English descent.
Justin’s maternal grandfather is Michael Mallette (the son of Joseph Alexandre “Alex” Mallette/Mallet and Teresa/Theresa/Therese Hamblin/Hamelin). Alexandre was the son of Felix Alfred Telesphore Mallette/Mallet and Alida Lachance, who were French-Canadian. Teresa was born in Reading, Berkshire, England, to a mother whose maiden name was Walsh.
Justin’s maternal grandmother is Diane M. Henry (the daughter of Venant Eugène Henry and Estelle Germain). Justin’s grandmother Diane is from a French-Canadian family. Venant was the son of Joseph Daniel Henry and Marguerite Léocadie/Louse Babin. Estelle was the daughter of Joseph-Roland Garneau Germain and Marie-Alphonsine-Germaine Breton.
Justin’s matrilineal ancestry traces to Marie Meilleur, who was born, c. 1599, in Sainte-Madeleine-de-la-Ventrouze, Perche, France.
Sources: Family history of Justin Bieber – https://www.tfcg.ca
Birth record of Justin’s paternal great-grandfather, Hiram Albert Bieber – https://www.familysearch.org
Justin’s paternal great-grandfather, Hiram Albert Bieber, at MyHeritage – http://www.myheritage.com
Marriage record of Justin’s paternal great-great-grandparents, William Albert Bieber and Margaretta/Margaret “Maggie” Pfaff – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Justin’s paternal great-great-grandfather, William Albert Bieber – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Marriage record of Justin’s paternal great-great-grandparents, John Michael Egan and Mary Ann Whalen – https://familysearch.org
Genealogies of Justin Bieber (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com