Place of Birth: Fort Walton Beach, Florida, U.S.
Date of Birth: November 7, 1982
*37.5% mix of English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, French, and German
Rick Malambri is an American actor, dancer, and model. He is known for starring in the film Step Up 3D (2010).
Rick is married to model and actress Lisa Mae, with whom he has a daughter.
Rick’s paternal grandfather is Nicholas Dejean Malambri (the son of Frank Anthony Malambri and Onalee Louise Dejean). Nicholas was born in Illinois. Frank was born in Illinois, to Italian parents, William Francis Malambri, from Messina, Sicily, and Caterina/Catherine/Katherine Musilino/Musolino/Musolina. Onalee was the daughter of Clarence Burton DeJean and Minnie Alice Thompson.
Rick’s paternal grandmother is Patricia Irene Thompson (the daughter of Thomas Ambrose Thompson, Jr. and Ruby Irene McCoy). Thomas was the son of Thomas Ambrose Thompson, whose father was from Drumcree, County Westmeath, Ireland and whose mother was from Tilamare, Dublin County, Ireland; and of Catherine Montag. Ruby was the daughter of John Alexander McCoy and Emma Ora Nothern.
Rick’s maternal grandfather was Peter Earl Egleston (the son of Andrej/Andrew Ciernik and Zuzane/Suzanne/Susian Luptak). Peter was born in Ohio, to Czech parents. Suzanne was the daughter of Jean/John Luptak.
Rick’s maternal grandmother was Helen Evelyn Rukstelis (the daughter of John Joseph Rukstelis and Anna Gertrude Rolsavage). Helen was born in Ohio, to Lithuanian parents. John was the son of John Rukstelia and Madeline. Anna was the daughter of John Rolesavage and Mary M. Ivanauskas.
Source: Rick’s paternal great-grandfather, Frank Anthony Malambri, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Death record of Rick’s paternal great-great-grandfather, William Francis Malambri – https://www.familysearch.org
Rick’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Clarence Burton DeJean, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Rick’s paternal great-great-great-grandparents, Thomas Corwin DeJean and Mariah/Maria/Marion Elizabeth Hesser – https://familysearch.org
Rick’s paternal great-great-great-grandparents, Thomas Corwin DeJean and Mariah/Maria/Marion Elizabeth Hesser, on the 1870 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Rick’s paternal great-great-great-grandfather, Thomas Corwin DeJean (focusing on his own father’s side) – https://www.findagrave.com
Rick’s paternal great-great-great-great-grandparents, William Richard DeJean and Mary Ann Whepley/Whelply, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
even though he is just 1/8 Italian/Sicilian, you can see it from his facial features.
He looks like your typical frat American bro
Well, he has some sort of generic European look. He definitely did not take it from his Czech or Lithuanian side. This is his grandpa: https://it.findagrave.com/memorial/97076335
I tried to trace her paternal grandma’s lineage with no success.
His great-grandfather was born in Messina, Sicily.
Rick’s paternal grandfather Nicholas Malambri: http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/ref/collection/qpl/id/2172
“DeJean” surname suggests French-Canadian ancestry
have you checked this?
No chance yet?
Interestingly, I just thought about your old question about an hour ago. Coincidence.
Clarence on a census:
I think his mother was a woman named Mariah:
Thomas’ grandfather was French.
Thomas’ parents on a census: