Erendira Wallenda

Erendira Vasquez Wallenda is an eighth-generation performer on her mother’s side and a descendent of the Ashton circus family of Australia – the third oldest circus family in the world. On her father’s side, she is a seventh-generation member of the Vazquez trapeze artists from Mexico, known worldwide as the first to successfully complete the quadruple somersault. Erendira is a member of the world-famous “Fabulous Wallendas” circus troupe, which traces its performing roots back seven generations on her husband Nik’s side, to the Austro-Hungarian empire in 1780.