Birth Name: Kalani Brooke Hilliker
Place of Birth: Mesa, Arizona, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 23, 2000
Ethnicity: German, English, French, Portuguese, Irish, Mexican, Swiss-French, French-Canadian, possibly other
Kalani Hilliker is an American dancer, actress, model, fashion designer, and YouTuber. She appeared on Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition and Dance Moms.
Kalani’s paternal grandfather was Mark E. Hilliker (the son of Dean Wellington Hilliker and Josephine Carmen “Jo” Provencio). Mark was born in Arizona. Dean was born in Sylvan Lake, Michigan, the son of James Leroy Hilliker, who had German, English, and French ancestry; and of Marjorie Lewis, who was born in Gloucester, Massachusetts, of one half Portugese, as as well as English and Irish, descent. Kalani’s great-grandmother Josephine was born in Los Angeles, California, and was of Mexican descent, the daughter of Henry Provencio and Frances.
Kalani’s paternal grandmother was Mary Margaret Umlauf (the daughter of James Wilfred Umlauf and Jeanette Mary Burton). James was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Clarence Lawrence Umlauf, who was German descent; and of Rose Comment, who was of French and French-Swiss ancestry. Jeanette was born in Bathurst, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada, of Acadian French descent, the daughter of Henry Burton, who was born in Maine; and of Celina Bryar.
Kalani’s maternal grandfather was named Joseph E. Salazar.
Kalani’s maternal grandmother was named Kathy.
Sources: Obituary of Kalani’s paternal great-grandparents, Dean Wellington Hilliker and Josephine Carmen “Jo” (Provencio) Hilliker – https://www.azcentral.com
Genealogies of Kalani’s paternal great-grandfather, James Wilfred Umlauf and Jeanette Mary Burton – https://www.wikitree.com