Vanessa Williams DNA Test Showed Genes From Across the World

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“My DNA breaks down as follows:

I’m

23% from Ghana,

17% from the British Isles,

15% from Cameroon,

12% Finnish,

11% Southern European,

7% Togo,

6% Benin,

5% Senegal and

4% Portuguese.”

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June Flashback: Nigel Barker (Sri Lankan, Irish, English, and Portuguese) [British]

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Known as: Photographer, author, spokesperson, filmmaker and former model (Host of “The Face”; Judge and photographer on “America’s Next Top Model”; Owner of photography Studio NB; Executive producer of “The Shot”)

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Dominic Sandoval (aka D-trix) (Filipino, German, Irish, Indonesian, Spanish, Chinese, Native American, Portuguese) [American]

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Known as: Professional Dancer & TV/Internet Personality (Judge and previous winner (with the Quest Crew) on “America’s Best Dance Crew”; Host of “Dance Showdown”; Guest judge on “Internet Icon”; Former contestant on “So You Think You Can Dance”)
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David Strathairn(Scottish, Hawaiian, Irish, Chinese, Portuguese, English) [American]

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Known as: Oscar Nominated Film, TV & Theatre Actor (Nomimated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for playing Edward R. Murrow in “Good Night, and Good Luck”)

Movies: “Good Night, and Good Luck”, “Lincoln”, “Bourne Ultimatum”, “The Bourne Legacy”, “A League of Their Own”, “L.A. Confidential”, “The Firm”, “Sneakers”, “We Are Marshall”, “Eight Men Out”, “The Uninvited”, “Dolores Claiborne”, “The Whistleblower”, “The Spiderwick Chronicles”, “My Blueberry Nights”, “Fracture”

TV: “Alphas”, “The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd”, “Big Apple”, “The Sopranos”

Theatre: “The Heiress”, “Salome”, “Dance of Death”, “The Three Sisters”
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Benjamin Nighthorse Campbell (Native American (Northern Cheyenne)/Portuguese) [American]

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Known as: American Politician (US Senator from Colorado from 1993-2005; US Representative from 1987-1993; One of only a few politicians of Native American decent to serve in both houses of the US Congress; Competed in judo in the 1964 Tokyo Summer Olympics; Member of Council of Chiefs of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Tribe)

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Fernanda Takai (Japanese/Portuguese) [Brazilian]

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Known as: Singer-Songwriter (Lead singer of the Brazilian band “Pato Fu”)

Music Videos (Solo): Insensatez, Você já me esqueceu,

Music Videos (with Pato Fu): Made In Japan, Eu, Depois, Ando meio desligado

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Nicole Lyn (aka Ms. Nix) (Afro-Jamaican, Chinese, Portugese, British) [Canadian]

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Known as: TV & Film Actress and DJ (DJs under the name “Ms. Nix”)

 

TV: “Student Bodies”, “West Wing”, “Half & Half”, “Psych”, “The L Word”, “Ramona”, “On Thin Ice: The Tai Babilonia Story”

 

Movies: “Deliver Us From Eva”, “Bless the Child”

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