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Get to know Mika Kleinschmidt’s parents and her ethnicity



“Happy Birthday, Dad, I’m your #1, and you’re mine #1. Love you stay safe, and come home soon. Too many more…. old man,” Mika Kleinschmidt wished her military dad on November 2019.

She often takes to social while celebrating special occasions with her parents.

But who are Mika’s parents, and what role did they play in shaping her journey?

Who are Mika Kleinschmidt’s Parents?

The real estate developer Mika Kleinschmidt was born to parents Thomas McGee and Yolanda Pozzi on March 30, in Tampa, Florida.

The prominent real estate star hails from a military background. Despite Mika’s popularity soaring to the stratosphere as a celebrity, Mika’s parents continue to live a modest and private lifestyle.

Further, Kleinschmidt’s family allegedly relocated often during her childhood because of her father, Thomas McGee’s military career.

According to his Facebook, he is currently associated with USCENTCOM as a Senior Network Engineer. He graduated from the University of South Florida and Capital University in Ohio.

The doting daughter took to Facebook to extend heartfelt birthday wishes. The post read, “Sending a special Thanksgiving shout-out to my dad! Happy Birthday, Mac!”

In one of her posts from 2019, Mika mentioned that her father was stationed in Germany in 1988. The caption read, “Missing my papa… and yes, I had a millet we lived in Germany 1988 it was totally the style!”

Likewise, Mika shared one of her core memories of celebrating Father’s Day with her dad for the first time in about 15-20 years. She shared a hilarious picture and playfully captioned, “Priceless lol!!!”

She further wrote, “Probably the first Father’s Day in about 15 to 20 years that I’ve got to spend with this guy. I can’t believe you got me on this ride, Dad. I love you.”

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Mika celebrating Father’s Day after ages. [Photo: Instagram]

Moreover, Mika’s mother, Yolanda Pozzi, served in the United States Air Force.

She attended Sonderling High School and studied MSCIS at the University of Phoenix. Further, Yolanda’s love for animals is evident on her Facebook timeline, which is crowded with posts about animal rescues.

More About Mika’s Animal Lover Mother, Yolanda

Mika Kleinschmidt’s mother loves animals and prioritized saving dogs on the island during the devastating hurricane.

When Puerto Rico was swamped by Hurricane Maria, which left Kleinschmidt’s mother and relatives without power and water and had limited cell phone service, she requested prayers via a Facebook post.

The co-founder of the interior business Dirt2Design LLC further expressed helplessness in being unable to be with them during the devastating aftermath.

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Mika with her mother, Yolanda [Picture: Facebook]

She also shared how her mother prioritizes the need for rescue dogs on the island, despite struggling to survive during the disaster.

According to her LinkedIn, Yolanda Pozzi has collected, searched, and saved abandoned/neglected dogs and cats in Puerto Rico since Jan 2015.

The University of Phoenix graduate worked as Computer Systems Manager at USAF for over three years, from July 1997 to October 2000.

Moreover, the co-founder of Dirt2Designs, Mika, seems to have inherited business skills from her mother, who has over seven years of experience in business ownership/management.

Additionally, on her mother’s birthday, the interior expert shared an adorable picture with the caption, “Happy birthday to the woman who brought me on this planet! Love u, mama.

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What is Mika Kleinschmidt’s Nationality & Ethnicity?

Mika Kleinschmidt has been a television icon for over a decade, so she knows what to mention and ignore when it comes to interviews.

Hence, she rarely ever spoke about her ethnicity.

Nonetheless, she was born and raised in Tampa, Florida. It would be an educated guess to claim that she is an American of African descent.

Mika grew up with three siblings, Brittany McGee, Tom Ace, and a half-brother, Donate McGee. She shares a tight bond with them, often sharing memories of them on social media.

All that to say, the HGTV star is supported by her parents, friends, and extended families.

With their support, she continues to gain popularity via HGTV’s 100 Day Dream Home, which she co-hosts with her husband, Brian Kleinschmidt.