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10 Shocking Results from DNA Ancestry Tests

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Ancestry tests provided by companies like 23andMe, Ancestry.com, and Helix are more popular than they’ve ever been. As more people have their DNA tested to see where in the world their ancestors came from, it’s led to some fascinating results. In some cases, the results are downright shocking and can uncover secrets that have been buried for years, if not decades. →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/toptenznet?sub_confirmation=1 Find more lists at: http://www.toptenz.net Entertaining and educational top 10 lists from TopTenzNet! Subscribe to our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TopTenz/ Business inquiries to [email protected] Other TopTenz Videos: Are These 10 Things Actually Possible? https://youtu.be/YaPvYRvzQiM?list=PLQ4d2-ByGhnLt3JIYHY_PUk7TrxFJZFGK Top 10 Interesting Facts About the Placebo Effect https://youtu.be/aP6eUrd148I?list=PLQ4d2-ByGhnLyDzDNeyvA6ZKu5_jMYMip Text version: http://www.toptenz.net/10-shocking-results-dna-ancestry-tests.php Coming up: 10. Doreen Isherwood and Anne Hall 9. David Jantzik 8. Craig Cobb 7. Dick Nelson 6. Krista Brian 5. “DNA Regrets” 4. Andrea Ramirez 3. “George Doe” 2. Walter Macfarlane and Alan Robinson 1. Alice Collins Plebuch Source/Further reading: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/6621319.stm http://www.cbc.ca/radio/docproject/lost-and-found-a-doc-project-special-1.4414357/when-this-man-took-a-dna-test-he-discovered-a-50-year-secret-1.4414360 https://youtu.be/ptSZnTtGCQA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8XTpCwicwE http://www.rrstar.com/news/20161129/rockford-native-left-in-total-shock-after-receiving-ancestrycom-dna-results https://youtu.be/ekXcZb7naB0 https://www.cnbc.com/2017/12/10/dna-tests-can-reveal-paternity-surprises.html https://www.vox.com/2014/9/9/5975653/with-genetic-testing-i-gave-my-parents-the-gift-of-divorce-23andme https://youtu.be/AS4FD5_F6tc https://www.cnn.com/2017/12/27/health/friends-brothers-dna-discovery-hawaii-trnd/index.html https://www.irishcentral.com/roots/genealogy/irish-american-shocked-as-dna-shows-she-s-50-percent-jewish-century-old-secret-revealed https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NHGRI_researcher_uses_a_pipette_to_remove_DNA_from_a_micro_test_tube.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tomo-chi-chi_and_other_Yamacraws_Native_Americans.jpg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptSZnTtGCQA https://www.flickr.com/photos/snre/6946913449 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:USA_-_SOUTH_CAROLINA_-_Deputy_Sheriff_Calhoun_County.jpg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekXcZb7naB0 http://maxpixel.freegreatpicture.com/static/photo/1x/Microbiology-Biology-Gene-Dna-Analysis-Medicine-163466.jpg https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/15842427769 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AS4FD5_F6tc
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Fly Swatter (22 minutes ago)
So the guy from Illinois' sister is his real mother?
What's hate speech?
floyd mandela (7 hours ago)
I sent semen instead of saliva
TheAuntieBa (7 hours ago)
Interesting info and stories, many uplifting. I do wish you’d talked more slowly and settled for a fifteen minute video.
W E (9 hours ago)
All DNA ends up registered with the government. You just don’t know about it
Msminnie (9 hours ago)
"Clayton Bigsby" 🤣🤣🤣😂😂
Disillusioned Harmony (12 hours ago)
Serves that bigot right!
Michael J Lambie (15 hours ago)
What A fun video. I love learning about these outlier stories
Cameron Baker (17 hours ago)
4:31 so, similar to "the graduate".
KaSalad (20 hours ago)
The woman who thought she was half Mexican why didn’t her mother just tell her she had gotten sperm from a donor? I don’t get that one ....
Steven Smith (20 hours ago)
Clayton Bigsby! hahahahaa
Nathalie Bazinga (1 day ago)
Iberian thing? XD you mean european spanish? He is a joke
HIIIPOWER 000 (1 day ago)
I love the last one and it was the only only one I watched
Bidz (1 day ago)
Very informative.
DiddleDorp (1 day ago)
How could you not bring up Elizabeth "Pocahontas" Warren?
Bunnyshooter 223 (1 day ago)
'You may identify as a potato. But according to the test, your left phalange is part celery.'
Sarom chhin (1 day ago)
I took the Ancestry test and found out I evolved from a tadpole
SHÅŁŁOW HEAVEN (1 day ago)
But .... Wait...decades are still years.
spektrum33 (1 day ago)
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OLD BAY (1 day ago)
What kind of a moron switches babies at birth? How hard is it to make sure the baby is in the right crib? And this is known to have happened a lot! The nurse that did it should be tar and feathered. Probably stressing over the crying, I worked at a hospital and it seemed every nurse did nothing but complain about how stressed they were. Why not go be something else if you cant handle what your doing, instead of switching babies and such....
planetizationrising (1 day ago)
Interesting, but you talk at warp speed. I think you should aim for 8 of whatever the subject is - not ten. Hard to follow.
dindog22 (2 days ago)
the switched at birth one boggles my mind
sauropod (2 days ago)
I had my DNA tested and I regret it. How is all the information that is collected on all people around the world protected? Do world governments, police departments like FBI , INTERPOL etc and all police departments have access to DNA? People have now voluntarily given all their information. Who will protect?
Mumar Kafafi (3 days ago)
DNA test South African people, very quickly you find out daddy and mommy liked the help secretly.
Molly Silverman (3 days ago)
Can you talk any faster? Wow.
ipKonfig.com (3 days ago)
I won't have my DNA tested because I don't trust the accuracy performed on it well, that an the Government is behind the collection of your DNA on the sites
Goyous Occasion (3 days ago)
It's ok to be white
Steve Farris (3 days ago)
My brother sent off for the DNA search. Almost entirely Scottish/Irish/English. sub Saharan Africa 0.15. My Scottish Great Grandfather would deny this. I consider it on a 1 to 100,000 scale as a negative 1000. In other word s who cares, I still have blue eyes, red hair and Nordic colored skin. Told my wife who is from the deep south and her response was the same as mine. MEH
SHäge (3 days ago)
I’m 92% Ireland and Scotland wales 2% middle eastern and 6% Scandinavian
Mohamed Alhajri (3 days ago)
Ancestry DNA tests are fake
medinalba (3 days ago)
JAJAJA CUANTA GENTE QUE HOY SE CREE SUPERIOR A OTROS (KKK, WHITE SUPREMACIST, HITLER) SE LLEVARIAN UN CHASCO CUANDO SE ENTERARAN SU DNA.
SubcarpatiRO (4 days ago)
your mum was a hoe, my swedish friend! :)) your real dad got played like a violin
Pamela Chadwell (4 days ago)
I live in the states and I live in East Tennessee, And my AncestryTest said I was from way over across the pond!
Rosalondon (4 days ago)
Love the true stories 😀🙏
Diane Greene (4 days ago)
I wish I'd been swapped at birth :(
D Mc (4 days ago)
Those friends look exactly alike! Was everyone blind?!😂😂
No Name (4 days ago)
Come over to where I live (Hawaii) you’ll barely find someone who is only one race cause we’re all mixed here (except the tourists).
you need to update this to include fauchahantus.
AutumnRage (5 days ago)
If you think they are telling you the truth I have swampland in Arizona to sell you. This is one more lie on top of all the other lies people so readily accept.
Jacob Wells (5 days ago)
I'm 23% victim
k8192 (5 days ago)
More accurate video title : Top 10, self obsessed, narcissistic morons find out that their IQ is even lower than Nancy Pelosi. Video is presented by a beta millennial who sits down to pee.
Evan Hall (5 days ago)
Always have to fast forward at least a minute of these videos
John M (5 days ago)
23andMe got my Genealogy WRONG! I have 0 British or German in me! Says I have 0 Hungarian and in me and I am at least 1/2
Jennifer Anderson (5 days ago)
I was always told growing up that on my Dad's side of the family, we were French-Canadian, Native American and possibly Irish or Scottish, with a dash a German. My Aunt did a DNA test and found out we aren't Native American but Iberian. It definitely explained the olive complexion I share with my dad and our light green eyes. Go figure.
A B (5 days ago)
Too fast. Ive always been told that I talk toobfast, but you take the cake.
Island Carnivores (5 days ago)
Clayton bigsby. I spit coffee up laughing. I would’ve never guessed they were a Dave Chappell fan lol
Narcie Hernandez (5 days ago)
Irish Catholic is not a race irish's but Catholic is not Catholic is a religion hello thank you very much
Lee Waters (6 days ago)
My mates mum told him he was conceived from someone who had a wank in her bath. She also told his younger brother she didn't have a birth certificate for him, just an apology letter from durex.
swifidy (6 days ago)
props to the clayton bigsby line lol
Papi Uuhmelmehahay (6 days ago)
I was surprised to see that I am part Basque. The rest is not surprisingly British/Irish/Welsh, German and Norwegian. What really surprised me was my "pure Irish" wife is part Native American, Mexican, Polish, and Sub-Saharan African.
Paguo (6 days ago)
3:36 "Iberian thing"? So Iberia is not in Europe, I see
Linda Mueller (6 days ago)
Nothing wrong people with being a "white" Nationalist, thanks actually mean you are proud of your country.....
Linda Mueller (6 days ago)
I did a test I am 99 % Irish and 1 % Native American. ..wow
Calvin Barrett (6 days ago)
Or the test could be wrong
Hilda Rodriguez (6 days ago)
I had a friend in prison he was Hispanic and they said he was African American 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂
Ass Wumu (6 days ago)
How about that predjudist black woman who has a channel on YouTube gets her test back only to find she is 43% European descended. She almost droped dead rite on the video
Felton Barnum (6 days ago)
these tests aren't even 30% accurate if you believe I am lying prove me wrong
1969Vanessa G (6 days ago)
The British still treat people as cruel curiosities, the HRH Duchess of Sussex for an example.
it's true (6 days ago)
That's crazy about the baby makes up.
Koda G bay bay (7 days ago)
How rare is European / native mix
Smartiebob (7 days ago)
Humans have been messing around since the caveman discovered the man in the next cave was away. Early American plantation owners had a belief that if a women was frightened by a male house slave during the night her baby would be black so the male slaves were prohibited in the house until after the birth. We now know that many of those plantation wives really liked their male house slaves.
Ghost Anonymous (7 days ago)
Let’s get one thing straight and crystal clear, even though the leaders, rulers and chiefs of some different Native tribes, mostly Cherokee went to England, their families and their people staid behind in Cherokee Nation, USA but went back to their sacred homelands and never married in the white man’s countries. In 1492, Christopher Columbus was a evil tyrannical dictator and a criminal invading thug who trespassed on the Bahamas and Hispaniola, not North America.
Lady Bird Starshine (7 days ago)
Every wonder why they want to know about our blood?
Ghost Anonymous (7 days ago)
First of all, DNA is nothing more than a fraudulent and criminal act to deceptively lie to you and mislead you in every way shape and form. I am mostly Cherokee through both of my parents families, but unlike most people, if not, all of the people in the world, I research the truth about my family, not mythological legends and fantasy fairytales. Now, as far as the dna goes, dna doesn’t prove anything about you, me or anyone else, because dna is 100% inaccurate and dna is deceptively misleading to all. I suggest that anyone who is interested in and enthusiastic about your true family history, forget about dna, because dna doesn’t do anything for you, but instead research the truth and facts about your family and their ancestors through documentations instead and take pride in it which is exactly what I’m doing. I have great and wise Native American friends who I am honored to have as friends who told me and taught me not to look to dna for answers, but to look to and to research family documents based on truthful and factual information and not to trust anyone, not even Ancestry who is owned, run and funded by the Mormons and their Satanic religious occult, especially if they aren’t your family and don’t claim something that you aren’t without researching the truth. Now I am passing down their truthful knowledge and great wisdom to you.
Carlos J Cintrón (7 days ago)
Dicks dad dies in 52.. mother 2001? Ok ok...
Tk Demian (7 days ago)
both companys done stated tht thy tampered wth white dna tht thu thought were proud
necromancer (8 days ago)
Now even I'M under doubt that my parents aren't real
Delroy Washington (8 days ago)
Wow speechless
Elspeth Graham (8 days ago)
I am 50% Swedish, coming from my maternal grandparents who immigrated to Canada from Sweden. I am 25% Norwegian, coming from my paternal grandmother who immigrated to Canada from Norway, and 25% Misc. European coming from my paternal grandfather. My first run through with Ancestry DNA was pretty close to these percentages. Then Ancestry DNA did an update, which wasn't anything close to my first run through. 55% Norwegian and 45% Swedish. So inaccurate that they cannot be reliable at all.
HouseofBoo138 (8 days ago)
My grandma had a baby when she was 16 and was “sent away”. My aunt was able to find my mom two years ago using 23 and me. They have a lot of the same interests and her and her daughter look like my grandma but with dark hair.
Joseph Montanti (8 days ago)
Speak slower so we can understand you.
Tom Floor (8 days ago)
How many people have inadvertently married a half sibbling?
Tom Floor (8 days ago)
We know these tests are not always correct. People have sent in two of the same samples under two different names and had two different results. Hard to do from the same person.
Julian Birch (8 days ago)
I think I'll do this one day because I'm curious about my father's ancestry given that he was adopted.
Arthur Trauer (8 days ago)
All this cumulative DNA information has revealed that human beings are 100% frisky.
PetHub (8 days ago)
Technically there was another Iberia which is now modern Armenia, Turkey, Georgia, and Syria. So maybe maybe that white supremacist has some brown ancestors?
illutionist nmk (8 days ago)
Are these tests legit?
Rex Sexson (8 days ago)
I'm Scottish, German, Welsh, and Jewish. So I guess I'm a very white ass Jew. 🤪
packrcch (9 days ago)
the concept of judaism and people who call themselves jews really bothers me....in a mild way.... judaism, to me, is a religion. it is not a race. there is no country named jew. in my mind, if you do not/did not practice the jewish religion or your family did not, then you are not jewish. does that make sense? i respect the feelings and heritage of those who consider themselves as being jewish, but i don't understand the basis for it if they do not/did not practice the religion. peace.
Victoria Morgan (9 days ago)
23 and me is part of google. They want your DNA for, let's just say, sinister purposes. Don't do it.
killagramx (9 days ago)
I thought a jew was a religion not a race .
jackpontiac52 (9 days ago)
I'm mostly UK and Western European, and 1% Polynesian. Now I know why I like watching McHales Navy on Youtube !
James Arnes (9 days ago)
I don't think we should take the results of these DNA testing companies very seriously. Mine for example reported that I was likely to have brown eyes, be bald and that my great toe would be longer than my second toe- all of these and many others reported are untrue. It also said that I'm 73% Jewish but the same company reported that my sister is 85% Jewish. So, clearly they had be be wrong with at least one of us.
Elisabeth G (9 days ago)
Big shock! They all found out they were human!
Nonya Busnezz (9 days ago)
I don't need one of these tests in order to tell you that 99% of humanity males me puke.
Davie Honeyman (9 days ago)
Why does it feel like everyone wants to be native . In the 1 st part .
Jamie Anan-ua (9 days ago)
I wonder how many people have been paying child support on kids that arent theirs... criminal
hothotheat3000 (9 days ago)
DNA removes the ability to hide the results of whoring around.
soup sandwich (9 days ago)
Did a 23 and me, turns out I'm related to King Richard III. So that's cool, I wonder how true it is though. I do know from the family tree book I have Scottish, Irish, Dutch, French, Native American, and Italian blood running through my veins.
Timothy W Mullen (10 days ago)
DA! Irish Catholic Is Not A Race! DA!!!!!!!!
Timothy W Mullen (10 days ago)
DNA test should be manditory at birth due to the Fathers Medical History being very important!
George Montgomery (10 days ago)
It's come out recently that these DNA companies are allowing government to search their data base for criminal cases and medical research. You can bet the government has your DNA on file now. Totally illegal to obtain without a search warrant. Read your contract carefully with these companies. You can hold them accountable for releasing the info. That is until they sell the company to some one else, at that point all contracts become null and void.
MonsterHunterRoon (10 days ago)
My family had DNA tests done. We knew about the French, German and Irish but what surprised me was that we have some Italian in our ancestry. Trying to figure out where that Italian came from since my mom hasn't found any paper trail about the Italian DNA.
Stas M (10 days ago)
I grew up with ENTIRE family always gossiping about how I wasn’t my father’s. I was whiter than my brother and sister and my hair was different. I look like a complete different offspring from them basically. I look more like my mom, but that’s not to say I look that much like her either. So I spent my life kind of distant from them (my dad’s side). I couldn’t really relate to my paternal cousins because I felt like deeply they weren’t my cousins and I just felt out of place. Plus my personality was so different from theirs—I liked English and art they liked math and science. They were all extremely extroverted and I was so extremely introverted. As much as my mom told me everyone was wrong, I couldn’t believe her. Even my half-sister told me my mom was having an affair around the time I was conceived, which my mom still strongly denies. Fast forward 22 years, I decide to take a DNA test once and for all and my dad’s mother and my aunt (my dad’s sister) took one at the same time as me coincidentally. And guess what? We almost had identical results. You wouldn’t believe how surprised my aunts were. And my mom started laughing. I was kinda disappointed. Like at that point you almost want them to be right. Oh well.
Fjellstorm Bushcraft (10 days ago)
I wish I had Native American dna
lildozer51 (10 days ago)
Cobb tried to start a colony in north Dakota. It didn't work out.
monica core (10 days ago)
Why you keep saying Jewish? Being Jewish is not a nationality it's a religion.
musingartisan (10 days ago)
Reminds me of when I was working for the NHS many years ago. A hospital in Bristol had a new genetics lab opened, the most advanced in the EU at the time. So to celebrate they were offering free paternity tests to anyone on the maternity wing of the hospital, together with a "certificate" of fatherhood (yes it was gimmicky). After less than a month they were told to stop offering them, because almost 60%(!) of the couples taking up the offer found that the "father" was not the biological father, and this was destroying families before they had a chance to start! And this is 60% of the couples actually agreeing to take the test, a mother who suspects the baby may not be her partner's would surely come up with an excuse not to take the test. So this meant that OVER 60% of the women going through that maternity ward were unfaithful to their partners. This was many years ago, but I can only imagine that nothing has changed, and that there is no reason to think women in this area were more unfaithful than any other. So with the increased popularity of these tests, and reducing costs, we are in for some BIG shocks and break-ups down the line.
Jarad C (10 days ago)
How is a white nationalist bad? You must be confused with White Supremacists.
Mr Awesome (11 days ago)
So the second guy is a pile of trash? What if he was black and tried to Make a black community? I'm done with this channel. Try doing the stories and leave your bias out of it

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