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Mitochondrial DNA

Y Chromosome DNA

Warren Buffett and Jimmy Buffett

Warren Buffett and Jimmy Buffett belong to Y-DNA haplogroup I1 which is most common in and around Scandinavia.[83] However, they are not closely related.[84]

Wyatt Emory Cooper and Anderson Cooper

Wyatt Emory Cooper and Anderson Cooper belong to Y-DNA haplogroup R1a.

Nick Donofrio

Nick Donofrio belongs to Y-DNA haplogroup J2.

Tom Hanks

American actor Tom Hanks, a descendant of William Hanks of Richmond, Virginia, belongs to haplogroup R1a1.

William Welles Hollister

William Welles Hollister, a famous Californian rancher, belonged to Y-DNA haplogroup R1a1. William was a direct descendant of John Hollister, an early colonist who immigrated to New England in 1612.[88][89]

Eddie Izzard

Eddie Izzard belongs to haplogroup I-M223 according to the documentary series Meet the Izzards.

Matt Lauer

Matt Lauer belongs to Y-DNA haplogroup J2.

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa, belongs to Haplogroup E1b1a (Y-DNA) (also known as E-M2) typical of Bantu peoples.

Mike Nichols

Mike Nichols belongs to Y-DNA haplogroup J2a1b.

Dr. Mehmet Cengis Oz also known as Dr. Oz

Dr. Mehmet Oz belongs to Y-DNA haplogroup J2a1b.

Chris Rock

American comedian Chris Rock belongs to Y-DNA haplogroup B (subclade B2a1). He is paternally descended from the Uldeme people of Cameroon.

Al Roker

Al Roker, United States broadcaster, belongs to Y-DNA haplogroup E, common among African peoples.

The Rothschilds

The Rothschilds belongs to Y-DNA haplogroup J2.

Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu, South African retired Archbishop of Cape Town, according to a study on Southern African genetics belongs to Y-DNA haplogroup E1b1a1g.

Spencer Wells

Spencer Wells, the project director of The Genographic Project, is a member of haplogroup R1b.

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