Birth Name: Mabel Alabama-Pearl McVey
Place of Birth: Alhaurín el Grande, Málaga, Andalusia, Spain
Date of Birth: 19 February, 1996
*father – Scottish, English
*mother – Sierra Leonean, Swedish
Mabel is a R&B singer and songwriter. She has British, Spanish, and Swedish citizenship.
Mabel is the daughter of British singer, songwriter, and music producer Cameron McVey (Cameron Andrew McVey), and Swedish singer Neneh Cherry (born Neneh Mariann Karlsson). Her father is of Scottish and English descent. Her mother is of paternal Sierra Leonean and maternal Swedish ancestry. Mabel was raised in Málaga, Andalusia, Spain, and Stockholm, Sweden, later moving to London for her music career.
Mabel is the granddaughter of musician Ahmadu Jah and artist Moki Cherry. Her aunt is singer and songwriter Titiyo and her uncle is musician Eagle-Eye Cherry. Her half-brother is singer, songwriter, and rapper Marlon Roudette.
Mabel’s paternal grandfather was named Duncan Blair Walker McVey. Duncan was born in Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Mabel’s paternal grandmother was named Jean Alma Millward. Jean was born in Hackney, London, England.
Mabel’s maternal grandfather is named Ahmadu Jah. Ahmadu is a musician from Sierra Leone, where his own father was a chief.
Mabel’s maternal grandmother was Moki Cherry (Monika Marianne Karlsson, the daughter of Oskar Verner Karlsson and Justina Mariana Antonsson). Monika was born in Storheden, and was a Swedish interdisciplinary artist and designer. She worked in textiles, fashion design, woodworks, painting, collage, ceramics, and set design. Mabel’s step-grandfather was American jazz musician Don Cherry (Donald Eugene Cherry), who helped raised Mabel’s mother from a very young age. Don is African-American. Mabel’s great-grandfather Oskar was the son of Carl/Karl Wilhelm Olofsson and Hilda Nilsson. Mabel’s great-grandmother Justine was the daughter of Nils Gustaf Antonsson and Ida Övall.
Birth record of Mabel’s maternal great-grandfather, Oskar Verner Karlsson – https://search.ancestry.com
Birth record of Mabel’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Carl/Karl Wilhelm Olofsson – https://search.ancestry.com
Birth record of Mabel’s maternal great-great-great-grandmother, Emma Karlsdotter – https://search.ancestry.com
Household examination records of Mabel’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Hilda Nilsson – https://www.familysearch.org
Birth record of Mabel’s maternal great-grandmother, Justina Mariana Antonsson – https://search.ancestry.com
Birth record of Mabel’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Nils Gustaf Antonsson – https://search.ancestry.com
Birth record of Mabel’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Ida Övall – https://search.ancestry.com