Birth Name: Nia Temple Sanchez
Place of Birth: Sacramento, California, United States
Date of Birth: February 15, 1990
*father – Mexican, German
*mother – Spanish, German, English, other
Nia Sanchez is an American model, television presenter, and beauty pageant titleholder. She won Miss USA 2014.
Her father was born on a military base in Germany, the son of an American father of Mexican descent, and of a German mother. Her mother was born on a military base in Iran, to American parents. Nia was partly raised in Menifee, California. She is a fifth-degree black belt in taekwondo.
Nia is married to actor and model Daniel Booko, with whom she has a son.
Nia’s paternal grandfather is named Wilbur David Sanchez. Wilbur is of Mexican origin.
Nia’s paternal grandmother is named Karin Tempel. Karin is German.
Nia’s maternal grandfather was named Theodore Douglas “Ted” Sanford (the son of Theodore Dale Sanford, and of a woman surnamed Cobb). Nia’s grandfather Theodore was born in Berkeley, California. Nia’s great-grandfather Theodore was the son of Ira Sanford and Evelyn Grace Hitchcock, whose father was Canadian.
Nia’s maternal grandmother is named Linda Marie Evans (the daughter of parents surnamed Evans and Jacobsen). Linda was born in California.
Sources: Nia’s maternal great-grandfather, Theodore Dale Sanford, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Nia’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Ira Sanford, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Nia’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Evelyn Grace Hitchcock, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Birth record of Nia’s maternal grandmother, Linda Marie Evans – https://www.familysearch.org