Was Raymond Ablack Born To Indian Father? His Ethnicity, Wife, Girlfriend

June 28, 2023   | August 7, 2023  | 

    Raymond Ablack has gained massive fame for his character Joe on the Netflix comedy series Ginny & Georgia. With his growing popularity, there has been rising concern among netizens regarding his family background, especially about his ancestry and ethnicity. Further, considering his looks and appearance, people wonder if either of his parents belongs to Indian heritage.

    Here are several unknown facts you are looking for Canadian actor Raymond from his ethnic to family roots.

    Was Raymond Ablack Born To Indian Father?

    As per sources, Raymond was born to his father who has roots in India but is not an Indian native. So far, the 33 years old actor has never talked about his ancestry besides the fact that the actor was raised by Indo-Guyanese parents, those who have Indian origin with Guyanese nationals.

    Raymond Ablack and his parents
    Raymond Ablack with his parents. Source: Instagram

    A couple of times, Ablack has shared his father’s picture on his Instagram but not even once, the Ginny & Georgia star has talked about his dad’s ancestry and his family history in detail.

    Whatever the matter, one thing for sure is the Raymond actor belongs to the Indian heritage.

    What is Raymond Ablack’s Ethnicity?

    To be precise, Raymond belongs to the Indo-Guyanese ethnic background and Asian race. The Degrassi: The Next Generation star remains in the grey zone of the Caribbean and India.

    Raymond Ablack’s Nationality; Is He Indian?

    Born in Toronto, Ontario, Ablack is a Canadian citizen but is not Indian. He only has Indian roots. As we earlier said, his parents are Indo-Guyanese which means that on average, Ablack’s ancestors migrated from India to British Guiana in the beginning during British Raj in the 19th century.

    Is Raymond Ablack Married To A Wife?

    No, Raymond isn’t married to a wife right now. At present, the actor is at the peak of his career and probably enjoying his professional success rather than settling down with a better half.

    Ablack has neither shown any future wedding plans.

    Ablack’s Girlfriend in 2023

    As per reports, Raymond is currently dating a filmmaker Jordan Steinhauer. Back in 2019, when Raymond graduated with RTA Media Production BA from Ryerson University, Jordan was with him to accompany him on his huge day.

    Raymond Ablack and his reported girlfriend
    Raymond with Jordan on his graduation. Source: Instagram

    Raymond and his rumored-gf Jordan even get photographed in the ceremony and later Raymond posted it on his Instagram as well.

    Raymond’s Bio: His Age And Early Life

    Born eldest to his parents, the Canadian actor Raymond grew up in his hometown alongside his three younger siblings, two sisters Cassandra and Rebecca, and a brother named Jared.

    One of his sisters Rebecca has played his onscreen sister role in the series Ginny & Georgia. The real-life siblings have portrayed the character Joe and Padma in the series.

    Raymond Ablack with his sister
    Raymond Ablack and his sister. Source: Instagram

    While growing up, he took part in a competitive hockey league. Later, he developed an interest in acting and he stepped into the field just at the age of 12 with the support of his parents.

    Since then, he has been continuously gracing the showbiz industry.

    How Raymond Ablack Caught Interest In Acting? 

    Well, the credit goes to his mom and dad. Raymond’s parents who are theatre enthusiasts often took their son to the theater to watch plays. Once when he got to see The Lion King, he contemplated himself in the onscreen role and that’s when he inclined towards acting.

    In an interview with Toronto Life, while answering the question about how he caught acting bugs, Raymond said,

    They (his Parents) took me to see The Lion King a couple years later, and I thought, “I could do what that kid who played Simba did.” I was 10. Shortly after, I begged to go audition for The Lion King. I got the role. I fell in love with theatre and Disney and singing and dancing.

    Starting as a child actor, Ablack has played more than dozens of TV shows and movies as of now.

    Raymond’s Movies And TV Shows

    Coming up to 2023, it’s been more than two decades since Raymond has been working as an actor. Here we list some of his movies and television series.

    • Buffaloed (2019)
    • The Broken Hearts Gallery (2020)
    • Love in the Villa (2022)
    • Stay the Night (2022)

    TV Shows

    • Degrassi: The Next Genertaion (2007-2011)
    • Narcos (2017)
    • Ginny & Georgia (2021-present)
    • Maid (2021)
    • Workin’ Moms (2023)

    He plays the main role of Joe in Ginny & Georgia, sharing the screen along with Sara Waisglass and Antonia Gentry.

    Quick Facts
    Full Name Raymond Ablack
    Birth Place Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Birthday November 12, 1989
    Age 34 years
    Nationality Canadian
    Ethnicity Indo-Guyanese
    Siblings Sisters, Cassandra and Rebecca and a brother, Jared
    Profession Actor
    Net Worth $3 million
    Height 6′ (1.83 m)
    Weight 75kg
    Eye Color Brown
    Hair Color Black
    Marital Status Un-Married
    Relationship Status Dating
    Partner Jordan Steinhauer
    Partner Jordan Steinhauer
    Spouse N/A