Birth Name: Keiko Jamen Ellsworth
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: January 2, 1973
Ethnicity: African-American, Louisiana Creole (African, French), 1/16th Irish
Kiko Ellsworth is an American actor. He is the son of Lorna Cecelia (Phillips) and Andrew James Ellsworth. He is married to actress Christine Carlo.
Kiko is usually cited as having African-American and Native American ancestry from his mother and Israeli, French, and Creole ancestry on his father’s side.
Kiko’s paternal grandfather was Andrew James Ellsworth (the son of Henry J. Ellsworth and Carrie S. Honore). Carrie was the daughter of Peter Honore and Susan M. Purrel.
Kiko’s paternal grandmother was Shirley Agatha Bloom (the daughter of Joseph A. Bloom and Dorothy Thomas). Joseph was the son of Joseph Bloom and Hannah/Hanna, who was black. Dorothy was the daughter of William Thomas, who was Irish, and of Sylvia, who was black.
Kiko’s maternal grandparents’ surnames were Phillips and Williams.
Sources: Marriage record of Kiki’s paternal great-grandparents, Joseph A. Bloom and Dorothy Thomas – https://www.familysearch.org
Kiki’s paternal great-grandparents, Joseph A. Bloom and Dorothy Thomas, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Kiko’s paternal great-grandfather, Joseph A. Bloom, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org