Birth Name: Maja Ross Andres Salvador
Place of Birth: Aparri, Cagayan, Philippines
Date of Birth: October 5, 1988
Ethnicity: Filipino [Waray, Cebuano], some Spanish and Catalan
Maja Salvador is a Filipino actress, dancer, singer, model, host, and producer.
She is the daughter of actor Ross Rival (Rosauro Alberto Quasito Salvador) and Thelma Andres.
Maja’s paternal grandfather was Luis “Lou” Sulse Salvador, Sr., a basketball player (the son of Josep Joan Salvador i Sivilla, or José Juan Salvador Sivilla in Spanish, and of Fermina Sulse y del Valle, or Fermina del Valle Sulse in Filipino). Maja’s grandfather Lou was born in Tacloban City, Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines. Maja’s great-grandfather Josep was Spanish, from Calella, Barcelona, and was the son of Josep Salvador i Alsina (or José Salvador Alsina in Spanish) and Socors Sivilla i Gener (or Socorro Sivilla Gener in Spanish). Maja’s great-grandmother Fermina was a Spanish mestiza, and was the daughter of Luis Antonio Sulse y Gonzáles (or Luis Antonio Gonzáles Sulse in Filipino) and Máxima Antonia del Valle y de Santa Isabel (or Máxima Antonia de Santa Isabel del Valle).
Maja’s paternal grandmother was Jacinta Solon “Jessie” Quasito (the daughter of Domiciano Cuasito and Brígida Solón). Jacinta was born in Cebu City, Cebu. The surname Quasito is possibly of Chinese origin. However, it is not clear if Jacinta had Chinese ancestry.
Source: Genealogy of Maja Salvador (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com