Birth Name: Kevin Scott Richardson
Place of Birth: Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States
Date of Birth: October 3, 1971
Ethnicity: English, Scottish, some German
Kevin Richardson is an American singer, model, actor, and composer. He is a member of the band Backstreet Boys, along with Nick Carter, Howie D., Brian Littrell, and AJ McLean. Kevin and Brian are first cousins.
Kevin is the son of Ann (Littrell) and Jerald Wayne Richardson. He is married to dancer, actress, and photographer Kristin Willits, with whom he has two children.
A MyHeritage DNA test taken by Kevin stated that his genetic ancestry is:
*36.2% North & West European
*19.7% Irish, Scottish & Welsh
Kevin’s paternal grandfather was Walter Richardson (the son of John Harlan Richardson and Ida Noland). John was the son of William Richardson and Margaret Moore. Ida was the daughter of John Wesley Noland and Rose Belle Crouch.
Kevin’s paternal grandmother was Laura Ethel Willis (the daughter of Taylor Winton Willis and Myrtle Alice Meadows). Taylor was the son of Thomas William Willis and Nancy Jane Hall. Myrtle was the daughter of John Cefus Meadows and Virginia Buskill.
Kevin’s maternal grandfather was Harold Baker Littrell, Sr. (the son of Rayburn Baker Littrell and Myrtle Eunice Grayson). Harold was born in Kentucky. Rayburn was the son of James Thomas Littrell and Rosa G. Mayes. Myrle was the daughter of Henry Dowson Grayson and Malinda Elizabeth Million.
Kevin’s maternal grandmother is Lucy L. Hill (the daughter of James Perry Hill and Anna/Annie Lillian McDonald). James was the son of John Hill and Irene White. Anna was the daughter of George William McDonald and Sarhilda Davis Stoker.
Obituary of Kevin’s maternal grandfather, Harold Baker Littrell, Sr. – http://www.legacy.com
Genealogy of Kevin’s maternal great-grandmother, Anna/Annie Lillian McDonald – https://www.ancestry.ca