Melanie Iglesias

2013 MTV Movie Awards - Arrivals

Iglesias in 2013, photo by

Birth Name: Melanie Tiana Iglesias

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 18, 1987

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican [Spanish, African, Indigenous], Italian, some Filipino

Melanie Iglesias is an American model and actress. Melanie graduated from Tottenville High School on Staten Island in New York City.

She is the daughter of Maria Concepcion Muniz and Daniel J. Iglesias.

A DNA test whose results Melanie displayed on her Twitter page stated that her genetic ancestry is:

*65% Europe
——–*41% Italy/Greece
——–*16% Iberian Peninsula
*16% Africa
——–*7% Mali
——–*4% Africa North
*12% West Asia
——–*10% Caucasus
*6% America
——–*6% Native American
*<1% Asia

Melanie’s paternal grandparents likely were named Michael D. Iglesias and Theresa Cantafio.

Source: Melanie states her ethnicity –

37 Responses

  1. Mixed Kidd says:

    correction: I think you should add her DNA test results. She posted them on her Twitter here:

    It should be Puerto Rican (including Spanish, African, and Native American), Italian and Filipino.

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