What Is Emily Ratajkowski Ethnicity?
Her modelling debut was on the cover of the erotic magazine treatsMarch !’s 2012 issue, which led to her appearances in two music videos: Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” and Maroon 5’s “Love Somebody.”
Ratajkowski has frequently appeared in media lists and polls that rank beauty or fashion. Ratajkowski is also praised for her fashion sense: she was named to Vogue Italia’s Best Dressed List in 2015, and Harper’s Bazaar named her the best-dressed model at the February 2016 New York Fashion Week.
Emily Ratajkowski Parents
Emily O’Hara Ratajkowski was born on June 7, 1991, in Westminster, London, to American parents Kathleen Anne Balgley and John David “J.D.” Ratajkowski. She grew up in Encinitas, California, near San Diego. She attended UCLA for a year before dropping out to pursue a career as a model full-time.
Her father was raised as a Roman Catholic, whereas her mother was raised as a Jew. Ratajkowski has stated that she considers herself to be “Polish-Israeli.” She is also of English, Irish, and German descent.
Before modelling, Ratajkowski dabbled in soccer, acting, and ballet. As a child and young adolescent, she took part in a few local theatre productions.
Emily Ratajkowski Parents’ Nationality
Her Mother and father are both American Nationals with a Mixed Ethnical background.
Emily Ratajkowski Ethnical Background
Emily’s father is half Polish, with other ancestors from Ireland, Germany, England, and remote Wales. Emily’s maternal grandfather was a Jewish immigrant from Poland. Emily’s maternal grandmother had Irish and German ancestors (it is possible that she converted to Judaism). Emily was raised Catholic, while her mother was raised Jewish. Emily’s mother works as a teacher at a Jewish school.