Traci Bingham

photo by CarlaVanWagoner /

Place of Birth: Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 13, 1968

Ethnicity: African-American

Traci Bingham is an American actress, model, and television personality. She is famous for playing Jordan Tate on the television show Baywatch.

Her parents, Hazel E. “Betty” (Owens) and Lafayette L. Bingham, Sr., are both black. Traci has stated that her father also has Italian and Cherokee Native American ancestry. It is not clear if this ancestry has been verified/documented.

Traci is married to musician Robb Vallier.

Traci’s paternal grandfather was named George G. Bingham. George was born in Pennsylvania.

Traci’s paternal grandmother was named Ruth Elizabeth Gould. Ruth was born in Pennsylvania.

Source: Traci’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census –


Curious about ethnicity

27 Responses

  1. ethnic says:

    Interesting info, thanks for that.

  2. hmmm... says:

    just wanted to add she’s possibly related to singer Toni Braxton

  3. hmmm... says:

    Not sure whether it’s through her dad or mum, but I recently found out I’m related to her. Don’t know how I feel about that.

    Anyhow my family is mostly Native American with African American and many many other things mixed together.

  4. Realist says:

    Stop being a hater….she’s of mixed blood and is proud enough to tell people. It doesn’t mean she’s a ashamed of her African blood just makes her stronger to tell the truth.

  5. TGIM says:

    She is a liar. Her parents are black black black black. Goolge her parents.

    • Total23 says:

      May You Post More Than One Evidence That Her Parents Are Black Because I Can’t Find Them Anywhere. Please Provide Evidence!

      (This Post Is Not Ment Too Offend Anyone!)

    • Tess says:

      I agree. I know people who knew her in Boston. She is insane but she is black. No immediate mix from her parents. Her stories are like her boobs and nose. lol.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.