Lindsay Lohan

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Birth Name: Lindsay Dee Lohan

Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 2, 1986

*Irish, German, Italian (father)
*Irish, Italian-Sicilian (mother)

Lindsay Lohan is an American actress, singer, songwriter, model, director, and producer. She is the daughter of Donata Melina Nicolette (Sullivan) and Michael John Lohan. Among her siblings is musician Ali Lohan and model Cody Lohan.

Lindsay’s father has Irish, German, and Italian ancestry. Lindsay’s mother has Irish and Italian-Sicilian ancestry.

Lindsay’s paternal grandfather was Richard E. Lohan (the son of John Lohan and Ellen M. Mulgrew). Richard was born in New York. John was born in New York, to Irish parents, Patrick Lohan and Mary. Ellen was born in New York. Ellen’s father, John Henry Mulgrew, was born in New York, of Irish descent. Ellen’s mother, Clara V. Fillhardt, was born in New York, the daughter of Frederick Fillhardt, who was German, and Christina Siebert, who was born in New York, to German parents.

Lindsay’s paternal grandmother is Marilyn Katherine Desiderio (the daughter of John V. Desiderio, Jr. and Virginia Mae Debole). John was born in New York, the son of John Desiderio and Filamena/Filemeno Mamie Del Basso, who were of Italian origin, with at least some roots in Angri, Salerno, Campania. Virginia was born in New York, the daughter of Anthony A. Debole, who was of Italian origin, likely Sicilian, and of Mae/Elizabeth Kearney. Mae’s mother was of German descent.

Lindsay’s maternal grandfather is named John L. Sullivan, Jr. (the son of John L. Sullivan, Sr. and Beatrice). Lindsay’s grandfather John was born in New York. Lindsay’s great-grandfather John born in Brooklyn, and had Irish ancestry. Beatrice was born in Ireland.

Lindsay’s maternal grandmother is named Ann Haney. Ann’s ancestry is fully or partially Italian/Sicilian.

Sources: Tiscali biography –

Mention of Lindsay’s mother’s Italian ancestry –

Genealogies of Lindsay Lohan –

Lindsay’s paternal great-grandfather, John Lohan, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Lindsay’s paternal great-grandmother, Ellen M. Mulgrew, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Lindsay’s paternal great-great-great-grandparents, Frederick Fillhardt and Christina Siebert, on the 1880 U.S. Census –

Death record of Linday’s paternal great-great-grandfather, John Desiderio –

Lindsay’s paternal great-grandmother, Virginia Mae Debole, on the 1920 U.S. Census –
Virginia Mae Debole on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Lindsay’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Mae/Elizabeth Kearney –


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100 Responses

  1. xoxo says:

    She USED to be pretty. She looks way older than she actually is. All that drinking and drugs….

  2. Capricious says:

    She’s so gorgeous. God I miss her.

  3. visokozen says:

    Just because they raped it does not mean they invented it!

  4. SeanieCooper says:

    Half Irish and half Italian looked so much. I think the little amount of german ruined an awesome ethnicity.

  5. indo says:

    correction;Lindsay Lohan use to be a Movie star.

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