What Ethnicity Is Mark Wiens? — DNA Test Reveals Parents’ Ancestry


Mark Wiens DNA Test Report revealed that he is not an Asian.

Mark Wiens


Famous food vlogger Mark Wiens` DNA test clarified that he possessed not only Asian ancestry but many other lineages. In a YouTube video posted in 2017, the Pheonix native disclosed information about his DNA test, and the result was astounding.
He Was Born to Chinese and Caucasian Parents Wiens was born in Phoenix, Arizona, the United States, in 1986. His Hawaiiborn mother has a Chinese origin, whereas his father has a Caucasian descent. Both of his parents were Christian missionaries. His grandfather from his mother`s side was a Chinese chef.

DNA Test Reveals Parents’ Ancestry

Before the test, Wiens told people he was halfChinese. While he got his looks from his mother’s side, he also knew that he had GermanAustrian ethnicity from his father`s side. However, that was all he knew. In May 2017, he got his DNA tested from 23and Me to find his actual and detailed ancestry. According to DNA reports, his claim to be “half the Chinese” was not entirely true. Technically, he was only 44.4 percent Chinese. The
report also revealed that he had French, German, Southeast Asian, British, Irish, Scandinavian and Eastern European ancestry on his father’s side to varying degrees. .. Wiens should have had a second, third, fourth, or fifth great-grandparent who was 100% Dutch or German. This person was probably born between 1780 and 1870. The test further suggested that he was 51.3 percent EastAsian/Native American and 48.7 percent European.

His Father Also Took the Test

Following Mark`s test results, his father also took the DNA test. His dad is 99.3 percent Northwest European. He also has 30 percent FrenchGerman and 30 percent Scandinavian heritage. The fatherson duo compared their results to see if they had similarities in their tastes and other aspects. They found that they share a love of spicy foods and caffeine. The results also suggested that Wiens had a tendency to drink a slightly more than average amount of caffeine, which, he revealed, was true. The YouTuber mentioned in his video that he drank an unusually large amount of tea and coffee. The test also correctly predicted his love for salty food. Referring to that, Wiens said that he preferred salty food to sweet food 71 percent of the time.

Wiens Traveled throughout His Childhood

When Wiens was five years old, his family moved to Albertville, a town in the Alpes region of France. He attended his first year of school in France. His family then moved to live in the heart of Africa: Tandala village of the Democratic Republic of Congo (which was then known as Zaire) (which was then known as Zaire). There, he learned a lot of things regarding food and culture. But because of the toxic political climate and the upcoming war in Congo, they moved to Nairobi, Kenya.
He has completed 5th grade to high school education at the Rothrin Academy. After his graduation, he returned to America. The fact that Mark
lived in a different culture from an early age is also due to his love of food and travel.