Birth Name: Paloma Kai Shockley Elsesser
Place of Birth: Camden, London, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 12 April, 1992
*Chilean, Swiss (father)
Paloma Elsesser is an American plus-size model.
She was born in London, England, to a father of Chilean and Swiss descent, and an African-American mother, from Tennessee; and grew up in Los Angeles with her parents and maternal grandparents. She moved to New York City in 2010. She is the sister of model Ama Elsesser and skateboarder and music producer Sage Elsesser.
The name Elsesser is likely Swiss-German.
She has stated:
I grew up in LA, lower middle class family and my mom is black and my dad is Chilean and Swiss but grew up in London with all Jamaicans so like still has dreads down to his ass. You feel me. And I grew up going to white private schools my whole life, but I also grew up in a predominantly black household with my grandparents from Tennessee downstairs.