Birth Name: Samantha Rae Giancola
Date of Birth: March 14, 1987
Ethnicity: Italian, Greek
Sammi Giancola, also known as Sammi Sweetheart, is an American television personality, model, actress, and businessperson. She appeared on the MTV reality series Jersey Shore, along with Deena Nicole Cortese, Pauly D, Vinny Guadagnino, JWoww, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Angelina Pivarnick, Snooki, and Michael Sorrentino.
She has stated that she is of Italian and Greek heritage.
Sammi’s maternal grandfather was Chris Aliferis (the son of Dimitrios Aliferis and Georgia Maniatis). Chris was born in Newark, New Jersey. Dimitrios was from Kastania, Laconia.
Sammi’s maternal grandmother is named Stella.
Source: Obituary of Sammi’s maternal grandfather, Chris Aliferis – http://www.silvertonmemorial.com