Tiffany Hendra

Hendra in 2016, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Tiffany Rochelle Bolton

Place of Birth: Channelview, Harris, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 21, 1971

Ethnicity: Japanese (paternal grandmother), Slovak (great-grandfather), English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, distant Irish and Welsh

Tiffany Hendra is an American actress and television personality.

Her sister is Natalie Bolton, who appeared on Survivor. Tiffany is married to Australian musician Aaron Hendra.

Tiffany has stated, “My daddy is half Japanese mixed with Cherokee and my mom is a tall beauty mix of Czechoslovakian & Chickasaw. We found out a few years ago we may have Comanche as well.”

Tiffany’s father was born in Japan, to an American father, of English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and distant Welsh, descent, and to a Japanese mother. Her mother is American-born, and has English, one quarter Slovak, and distant Irish and Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, ancestry. It is not clear if Tiffany’s Native American ancestry has been verified/documented.

A picture of Tiffany’s paternal grandparents can be seen here.

Tiffany’s paternal grandfather was Aubrey Dell Bolton (the son of Nolie Clay Bolton and Pearl Carrie Smith). Audrey was born in Texas. Nolie was the son of James Tacitus “Bud” Bolton and Mollie Eveline Cobb. Pearl was the daughter of Robert Andrew Smith and Martha Rozelin Arenda Barnett.

Tiffany’s paternal grandmother was named Hanae “Hannah” Hanasawa. Hannah was Japanese.

Tiffany’s maternal grandfather was Thomas Jefferson Terry (who likely was the son of William Jasper Terry and Gertrude Burnett). William was the son of Nathan James Terry and Henrietta Taylor. Gertrude was the daughter of William Allen Jefferson Burnett and Nancy Jane Glasco.

Tiffany’s maternal grandmother was Betty Jo Hoza (the daughter of George Hoza and Opal McKee). George likely was the son of Slovak parents, Paul Hoza and Antonia. Opal was the daughter of Arthur McKee and Mary Alice Norwood.

Sources: Genealogy of Tiffany’s paternal grandfather, Aubrey Dell Bolton –

Immigration record of Tiffany’s paternal grandmother, Hanae “Hannah” Hanasawa –

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