Birth Name: Daria Rae Berenato
Place of Birth: Shamong Township, Burlington County, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 24, 1993
Ethnicity: Italian, with small amount of English, German, Swedish, Dutch
Sonya Deville is an American professional wrestler and judoka and mixed martial artist.
She is the first openly gay female wrestler in WWE.
Sonya’s paternal grandfather was named Andrew G. Berenato (the son of George/Giorgio Berenato and Rose). Andrew was born in New Jersey. Sonya’s great-grandfather George was the son of Andrea Berenato and Maria Magri. Andrea was from Aci Sant’Antonio, Sicily.
Sonya’s paternal grandfather is Dorothy Ruberton (the daughter of Michael Leroy Ruberton and Gilda Falciani). Dorothy was born in New Jersey. Michael was the son of Rocco Luigi Ruberton/Rubertone and Maria Felicia Colasurdo, who were from Anzi, Basilicata. Gilda was the daughter of Joseph Falciani and Louise Ravelli, who were from Sarno, Campania.
Sonya’s maternal grandfather was named Nicholas Mase, Jr.
Sonya’s maternal grandmother is Janet Gail Friberg (the daughter of Harry A. Friberg and Genevieve Willy/Willey). Harry was the son of Charles F. Friberg and Helena Hinte. Genevieve was the daughter of Ralph Willey and Viola.
Sources: Sonya’s paternal grandfather, Andrew G. Berenato, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Sonya’s paternal great-grandfather, George/Giorgio Berenato, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Sonya’s paternal grandmother, Dorothy Ruberton, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Sonya’s paternal great-grandfather, Michael Leroy Ruberton, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Sonya’s paternal great-grandmother, Gilda Falciani, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org