Leila Arcieri

Arcieri in 2008, Joe Seer / Shutterstock.com

Birth Name: Leila C. Arcieri

Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States

Date of Birth: December 18, 1973

*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*African-American (mother)

Leila Arcieri is an American actress, model, and businessperson. Her roles include the films xXx, Wild Things 2, Daddy Day Care, and King’s Ransom, and the show Son of the Beach. She was Miss San Francisco.

Her father is Ashkenazi Jewish. Her mother is African-American.

A 2005 People Magazine article states that her “heritage is African-American, Native American, Jewish and Italian.” Her paternal grandparents were both Jewish. When her father was around four, her paternal grandmother re-married to Libero Arcieri, who is of Italian origin. It is not clear if Leila’s mother having Native American ancestry has been verified/documented.

Leila’s paternal grandfather was named Ben Finkel. Ben was born in New York.

Leila’s paternal grandmother was named Diana B. Schneider. Diana was born in Russia.

Leila’s maternal grandfather was Corporal James Roland Bryant “J.R.” McClain (the son of James Edward Bryant McClain and Jessica Stoney). Corp. James was born in South Carolina. He was a Tuskegee Airman.

Source: Obituary of Leila’s maternal grandfather, Corporal, James Roland Bryant “J.R.” McClain – https://www.findagrave.com


Curious about ethnicity

18 Responses

  1. ihatemostpeople says:

    She is a beautiful biracial woman. Biracial women tend to look better than monoracial women.

  2. andrew says:

    Vanessa Williams look-alike

  3. WTF says:


    I don’t know what the 16yrs old girls around you look like,but around here Body wise WOW!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. Misty says:

    This girl is STUNNING!! in my opinion she looks better than Stacy Dash has better more even features. Stacy Dash nose looks scary! But body wise Stacy Dash makes this girl look like she is 16.

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