African Ancestry is a company that helps transform the way people view themselves and the way they view Africa. Founded in 2003 by Dr. Rick Kittles and Gina Paige, African Ancestry is the world leader in tracing maternal and paternal lineages of people of African descent.
Million+ People Connect
Since 2006, AfricanAncestry.com has helped more than a million people connect with their African roots using genetics. With the industry’s largest and most comprehensive database of more than 30,000 indigenous African samples, AfricanAncestry.com determines specific countries and ethnic groups of origin with an unrivaled level of detail, accuracy and confidence. The company is committed to providing a unique service to the Black community by working daily to improve the cultural, emotional, physical, spiritual and economic wellbeing of people across the African Diaspora. Black-owned and operated, AfricanAncestry.com is based in Washington, DC.