Sophia Amoruso

Sophia Amoruso – 23rd Annual ELLE Women in Hollywood Awards – Arrivals – Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, 300 S Doheny Drive – Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2016 –  Photo Credit: 

Birth Name: Sophia Christina Amoruso

Place of Birth: San Diego, California, United States

Date of Birth: April 20, 1984

*50% Greek
*25% Italian
*25% Portuguese [including Azorean]

Sophia Amoruso is an American businessperson. She is known for being the founder of retailer Nasty Gal.

Her father is of half Italian and half Portuguese [including Azorean] descent. Her mother has Greek ancestry. Sophia was raised Greek Orthodox.

Sophia’s paternal grandfather was named Vincent Paul Amoruso (the son of Tommaso/Thomas Amoruso and Angelina). Vincent was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, to Italian parents.

Sophia’s paternal grandmother was Veronica Silvey (the daughter of Frank Joseph Silvey and Hazel A. Costa). Frank was the son of Frank Joseph Silvey, whose parents were from the Azores, Portugal, and of Mary Emelia Martin, who was Portuguese herself. Hazel was the daughter of Manuel J. Costa, who was Portuguese, and of Amelia Frates, whose parents were Portuguese.

Sophia’s maternal grandfather was Chris A. Mentis (the son of Aris T. Mentis and Georgia Costas/Castis). Chris was born in Muncie, Indiana, to Greek parents, from Isari/Isaris.

Sophia’s maternal grandmother was Alice Tsirlis (the daughter of John Michael Tsirlis and Anustasia/Anastasia J. Mela). Alice was born in Greece.


Marriage record of Sophia’s parents –

Obituary of Sophia’s paternal grandfather, Vincent Paul Amoruso –

Genealogy of Sophia’s paternal grandmother, Veronica Silvey –

Obituary of Sophia’s paternal grandfather, Chris A. Mentis –

1 Response

  1. andrew says:

    Silvey -> probably Silveira

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