Birth Name: Mahogany Gordy
Place of Birth: Michigan, U.S.
Date of Birth: October 5, 1994
*father – African-American
*mother – German, as well as English and Irish
Mahogany Lox is an American singer, actor, DJ, and social media star on Twitter, Vine, and YouTube.
Mahogany is the daughter of Berry Gordy IV and Valerie Robeson. She is the sister of Sky Blu, and the niece of Redfood, of the pop duo LMFAO. She is also a second cousin of actress Bianca Lawson; they share Gordy great-grandparents. Her paternal half-uncle is singer Rockwell and her paternal half-aunt is musician and actress Rhonda Ross Kendrick.
Mahogany’s paternal grandfather is producer Berry Gordy III (the son of Berry Gordy, Jr. and Bertha Fuller). Mahogany’s grandfather Berry was born in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan. Mahogany’s great-grandfather Berry was the son of Berry Gordy and Lucy Hellum.
Mahogany’s paternal grandmother is named Thelma Louise Coleman. Thelma is also African-American.
Mahogany’s maternal grandfather was Vincent Gerald Robeson (the son of Vincent David Robeson and Margaret M. Finley). Mahogany’s great-grandfather Vincent was the son of Henry John Robeson/Robertson and Mary/Marie Theresa Fordon.
Mahogany’s maternal grandmother is Waltraud Brunsch (the daughter of Willy Bruno Brunsch and Elfriede Schmidt). Waltraud was born in Germany, to ethnic German parents, from Silesia, Poland.
Mahogany is a half-second cousin, twice removed, of President Jimmy Carter. Mahogany is descended from President Carter’s (white) great-grandfather, James Thomas Gordy, from his relationship with a black woman, Esther Johnson (President Carter is descended from James’s white wife, Harriet Emily Helms). President Carter and Mahogany’s grandfather, music producer Berry Gordy, are half-second cousins.
Sources: Genealogy of Mahogany Lox (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Mahogany’s paternal grandfather, Berry Gordy (focusing on his father’s side) – https://famouskin.com