Adam DeVine

by follers on February 9, 2015

Adam Devine

Birth Name: Adam Patrick Devine

Place of Birth: Waterloo, Iowa, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 7, 1983

Ethnicity:
*Dutch, Irish, 1/8th German (father)

Adam Devine is an American actor, comedian, singer, writer, and producer. His father is of one half Dutch, three eighths Irish, and one eighth German, descent.

Adam’s paternal grandfather was William “Bill” James Devine (the son of William James Devine and Anna Elizabeth Ward). Adam’s great-grandfather William was the son of William James Devine, who was Irish, and of Clara Brown, who was born in Iowa, to Irish parents, her father from Druminorwerst, Kilmacshalgan Parish, Sligo, Connaught. Adam’s great-grandmother Anna was the daughter of Dennis J. Ward, who was born in Iowa, to Irish parents, from Armagh, Ulster, Ireland, and of Lydia Blankenburg, who was born in Iowa, to German parents from Prussia.

Adam’s paternal grandmother is Arvilla Drenth (the daughter of Sievert “Sam” Drenth and Elizabeth Grimmius). Sievert and Elizabeth were Dutch. Sievert was born in Finsterwolde, the son of Berend/Ben Sieverts Drenth and Jantina/Jennie Alida Bos. Elizabeth was born in Scheemda, the daughter of Mentko Grimmius and Jantje “Jennie” Ottens.

Sources: Genealogy of Adam Devine (focusing on his father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Adam’s paternal grandfather, William James Devine – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Obituary of Adam’s paternal grandfather, William “Bill” James Devine – http://iagenweb.org

Genealogy of Adam’s paternal great-grandmother, Elizabeth Grimmius – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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Adamina September 10, 2016 at 12:36 am

He looks like he could be related to Zac Efron

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