Birth Name: Rosa Isabel Buena
Place of Birth: Hendon, London, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 21 May, 1985
*father – Filipino [Boholano]
*mother – English, Irish
Her father, Roberto “Bert/Jeune” Bactaso Buena, Jr., is Filipino, from Tagbilaran, Bohol. Her mother, Marion, is of English and Irish descent. Her name, Mutya, means “muse” or “pearl” in Tagalog, the national language of the Philippines. Mutya has a daughter.
One source states that Mutya’s father is of Spanish descent. It is not clear if this Spanish ancestry has been verified/documented.
Mutya’s paternal grandfather was named Roberto Buena, Sr.
Mutya’s paternal grandmother was surnamed Bactaso.
Mutya’s maternal grandfather was surnamed Bolland.
Sources: Marriage record of Mutya’s parents – https://familysearch.org
Information about Mutya’s maternal family – http://boards.ancestry.com