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Dzhessika Alba | Jessica Marie Alba
5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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[on growing up in L.A.] I never really belonged anywhere. I wasn't white. I was shunned by the Latin community for not being Latin enough. My grandfather was the only one in our family to go to college. He made a choice not to speak Spanish in the house. He didn't want his kids to be different.
Her father's family is Mexican, while her mother has English, Danish, German, Welsh, Scottish, and Scots-Irish (Northern Irish) ancestry. A DNA test taken on the television series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
(2012) described Jessica as being of 72.7% European, 22.5% Native (Indigenous Mexican, including Mayan), 2% Sub-Saharan African, 0.3% Middle Eastern/North African, and 0.1%...