Eliot Vassamillet Represents More Than Belgium

Eliot Vassamillet will be representing Belgium in this year’s Eurovision, and as a native of Belgium, his ethnicity estimate may come as something of a surprise: his DNA is predominantly… English! He is 58.7% English, 18.4% Green and South Italian, 10.5% Italian, 5.7% Scandinavian, and only 6.7% North and West European (which includes Belgium).

We found 287 relatives of Eliot’s in our archives from 25 countries worldwide. His closest MyHeritage match is from France, who shares 0.6% of his DNA, making him a 3rd, 4th, or 5th cousin of Eliot’s.