Kris Humphries

Humphries in 2011

Birth Name: Kristopher Nathan Humphries

Place of Birth: Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States

Date of Birth: February 6, 1985

*African-American, small amount of Irish (father)
*German (mother)

Kris Humphries is an American professional basketball player, in the NBA.

Kris is the son of Debra Jean (Lemke) and William Duane Humphries.

Kris’s father is African-American. Kris also stated on an episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians that his father’s grandmother was of Irish descent.

Kris’s mother, who is caucasian, is of German descent.

Kris’s maternal grandfather was Donald John “Don” Lemke (the son of Herbert August Wilhelm Lemke and Wilhelmina A. “Minnie” Weise). Donald was born in Minnesota. Herbert was the son of August Ferdinand Franz Lemke and Minna Bertha Rosalina Radtke. Wilhelmina was the daughter of Paul George August Weise and Augusta Kuhlmann.

Kris’s maternal grandmother is Darlene A. “Donna” Willemsen (the daughter of Otto W. Willemsen and Magdalena A. “Lena” Feltmann). Darlene was born in Minnesota. Otto was born in Minnesota, the son of German parents, Jacob Hubert Willemsen/Willmsen/Wilmsen/Willmschen, from Vynen, Rhineland, and Hermina/Hermine “Minnie” Meinhart/Maynard. Magdalena was the daughter of Arnold Feltmann and Anna Heimkes.

Humphries in 2009, photo by Keith Allison

Sources: Obituary of Kris’s maternal grandfather, Donald John “Don” Lemke –

Genealogy of Kris’s maternal great-grandfather, Otto Willemsen (focusing on his own father’s side) –


Curious about ethnicity

367 Responses

  1. Oaken05 says:

    I think I know who you are, and if they find out quickly enough, you’ll be banned again for trying to worm your way back in here.

  2. Capricious says:

    If I were to see him in the streets I would think that he’s a full Spaniard.

  3. Check7t says:

    Like a mixture of Frankeinstein and Cro-magnon, ugly man.

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