Whitney Thompson

Birth Name: Whitney Lee Thompson

Place of Birth: Atlantic Beach, Florida, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 26, 1987

Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scottish, possibly other

Whitney Thompson is an American model. She won the tenth season of America’s Next Top Model.

Whitney is the daughter of Jeanine and David Thompson. She is married to Ian Forrester.

Whitney’s maternal grandfather was Norman Emory Wilcox, Sr. (the son of Charles Albert Wilcox and Ruth Louise Hammock). Norman was born in Florida. Charles was born in Florida, the son of Edward Everett Wilcox and Miriam Cornelia Meares, whose parents were Bahamian. Ruth was born in Florida, the daughter of George Wesson Hammock and Mary Levincy/Lavincy Whitehurst.

Sources: Genealogies of Whitney’s maternal grandfather, Norman Emory Wilcox, Sr. –

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1 Response

  1. andrew says:

    Miriam Cornelia Meares’s parents, grandparents and some great-grandparents were born in the Bahamas. Other ancestors were from Bermuda

    Whitney has also distant Scottish ancestry (she is related to Sir Walter Scott).

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