Who are Olivia Rodrigo’s Parents and What are Their Ethnicity and Nationality?

Olivia Rodrigo’s parents are Chris Rodrigo and Jenifer Rodrigo, and she is of American nationality and mixed ethnicity of Irish, German, and Filipino ancestry. Even though Olivia Rodrigo is 21 years old and rose to fame in the United States as a singer and actress, she was taught Filipino traditions by her parents.

While her parents have been drawn to the limelight thanks to their daughter’s success, not much is known about them as they have maintained a low profile. Here is all that is known about Olivia’s parents and her ethnicity.

Olivia Rodrigo Is From The  United States But Has Asian Roots

Olivia Isabel Rodrigo was born on February 20, 2003, which means she is now 21 years old. By birth, she is an American, but she is of a mixed ethnic extraction from both her father and mother. On her father’s side, she has Asian roots. More specifically, she is of Filipino descent.

She revealed that her great-grandfather, who was born in the Philippines, was the one who made the move from the Asian nation many years ago to the United States. He was a teenager at the time, and he knew no one. However, he successfully settled in the US and even started a family.

The ethnicity of the woman her great-grandfather married is not known. Still, his daughter, who would later become Olivia’s grandmother, fell in love with a Philipino man in the United States. The two got married and had her father, Roland Rodrigo.

Olivia Rodrigo’s Father is Chris Rodrigo

There has been much confusion relating to the identity of her father, but it has been confirmed that his name is Chris Rodrigo. Although there is not much information about his date of birth, it is believed that Christopher L. Rodrigo was born in January 1965, which means he is now 59 years old.

Her father is one of her greatest fans as he always gives her the necessary support she needs. Many years before she came to the limelight, Chris Rodrigo created a YouTube channel where he made it a duty to share her performances, some dating back to when she was only 10. In different videos, he showed her performing as a little girl to family members and then on stage to a small audience.

Although he was born in the United States, he learned a lot from his grandfather, who was born in the Philippines. The man had a garden where he planted things necessary to prepare Filipino cuisine. Through this, he could sustain and pass on the tradition of his people to his family in the United States. He also taught his family members other cultural practices of the Philippines.

Jennifer Rodrigo Is The Biological Mother of Olivia Rodrigo

The biological mother of the singer and actress is Jennifer Rodrigo. She was born Jennifer Rebecca Rodrigo in 1974 and is now 50 years old, although the exact date of her birth is unclear. It has been made known that while she is an American, Jennifer has roots in Germany and Ireland.

Jennifer’s grandfather, Daniel J. Krug, served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Her grandfather had 11 children, but it is unclear who her parents are. What is clear is that Jennifer was brought up in the United States, where she got her education before starting a career as a school teacher.

Jennifer has always maintained a very private life, even after her daughter became a world-recognized star. She had Olivia Isabel Rodrigo, a girl who was measured at the time to be 7 pounds and 4 ounces in 2003, and since then, she has been very involved in her daughter’s life. Even though Olivia has always had great things to say about her mother, Jennifer has remained a notoriously private individual.

Olivia Rodrigo’s Parents Have Been Married For Many Years

Olivia Rodrigo's Parents
Olivia Rodrigo’s Parents and the singer (Image Source)

Olivia’s parents, Jennifer and Chris Rodrigo have stayed away from the public even with the overwhelming success of their daughter; hence, not so much about their love life has been revealed through the years. What is clear is that they have had a loving family for many years.

It is known that her parents met for the first time in the United States. It was also here that they began dating before later getting married. It is not clear at what point they tied the knot, but it is believed that it is possible that they had their marriage in the early 2000s.

Judging by the revelations of Olivia, her family was closely knitted while she was growing up, thanks to the excellent relationship they all shared. More so, they have supported their daughter in her career, as already pointed out.

More than two decades after they got married, the parents of Olivia are thought to be together still and going strong as a couple. Despite this, their recent photos together are not available on social media, and they do not seem very active. Also, their daughter has avoided sharing their photos or information about them on her social pages.

Olivia Rodrigo Is The Only Child Of Her Parents

Rodrigo is her parent’s only child, and she has no siblings. With more than 35 million followers on Instagram, the Grammy-winning singer revealed that since she had no siblings while she was growing up, she grew up very close to both her parents, whom she described as her BFFs.

Also, she was mostly homeschooled, which did not help her make many friends, but her parents were enough for her. They did not only provide the friendship that they knew their daughter needed, but they also supported and pushed her. According to her, when she was 9, her parents forced her to learn the piano, which she hated then but has since come to thank them for that. Because of all their effort, she dedicated her first-ever Grammy Award to her parents.

Olivia has not made any revelations on whether she has been affected in any way while growing up without a sibling, and she has not revealed whether Olivia Rodrigo’s parents wanted any more kids after they had her.


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