Trey Smith

Trey D.J. Ace Smith – Justin Bieber Hosts Pre-Fight Party at Rehab Pool in Las Vegas on May 2, 2015 – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Las Vegas, NV, USA – Photo Credit: PRN /

Birth Name: Willard Carroll Smith III

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: November 11, 1992

*75% African-American
*25% Italian

Trey Smith is an American actor and disc jockey. He is the son of actress, businessperson, and fashion designer Sheree Fletcher (born Sheree Elizabeth Zampino) and actor, musician, and producer Will Smith. His half-siblings are actors and singers Jaden Smith and Willow Smith.

Trey’s father is African-American. His mother is of half Italian and half African-American descent.

Trey’s paternal grandfather was Willard Carroll Smith, Sr. (the son of Wilmon Lee Smith and Ellen Frances Washington). Trey’s grandfather Willard was born in Pennsylvania, and was African-American. George was the son of John Edward Smith and Mariah B. Holley. Ellen was the daughter of Thomas Holcomb Washington and Conolia Lottie “Estelle” Lee.

Trey’s paternal grandmother is named Caroline Bright (the daughter of a father surnamed Bright, and of Helen). Caroline is African-American.

Trey’s maternal grandfather was Leslie J. “Les” Zampino (the son of Leslie A. Zampino and Mary Nelarico). Trey’s great-grandfather Leslie was born in New York, to Italian parents, Tony Zampino and Jennie. Mary was born in New York, also to Italian parents, John Nelarico and Adeline Palmieri.

Sources: Genealogy of Trey Smith (focusing on his father’s side) –

Obituary of Trey’s paternal grandfather, Willard Carroll Smith –

Trey’s maternal great-grandfather, Leslie A. Zampino, on the 1920 U.S. Census –
Leslie A. Zampino on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Trey’s maternal great-grandmother, Mary Nelarico, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Trey’s maternal great-grandmother, Mary (Nelarico) Zampino –

5 Responses

  1. fuzzybear44 says:

    While i agree he’s African American, his European ancestry(at least in part) is known. Therefore it should be documented, otherwise we lose the whole point of the site

  2. jdonny31 says:

    25% Italian is unnecessary. Just put African-American.

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