Saweetie

Saweetie – Blac Chyna Figurine Dolls Launch – Arrivals – MVA Studios, 1138 S Broadway – Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2017 – Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Birth Name: Diamanté Quieavalenti Harper

Place of Birth: Santa Clara, California, United States

Date of Birth: July 2, 1993

Ethnicity:
*African-American (father)
*Filipino (mother)

Saweetie is an American rapper and songwriter. Her father is African-American and her mother is Filipino. In her freestyle track “High Maintenance,” she mentions her mother’s ancestry. Saweetie studied at San Diego State University and the University of Southern California, earning a business degree.

Saweetie is a first cousin, once removed, of actress and model Gabrielle Union. Saweetie’s paternal great-grandparents, John Glass and Gloria G. Davis, were also Gabrielle’s maternal grandparents. Saweetie’s uncle is football player Josh Harper.

Saweetie’s paternal grandfather is football player Willie Harper (Willie Miles Harper). Willie was born in Ohio, and was a linebacker.

Saweetie’s paternal grandmother is named Joanne Glass (the daughter of John Glass, born John Washington, and of Gloria G. Davis). John was born in California, the son of Charles Washington and Ora Belle Daniels. Gloria was born in Nebraska, the daughter of Virgil Davis and Myrtle Mae Fisher.

Sources: Genealogy of Saweetie’s paternal great-grandparents, John Glass and Gloria G. Davis- http://www.geni.com

Saweetie’s paternal great-grandfather, John Glass, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Saweetie’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Ora Belle Daniels, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Saweetie’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Ora Belle (Daniels) Washington Glass – http://www.nehca.org

Saweetie’s paternal great-grandmother, Gloria G. Davis, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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