Birth Name: Adam Richard Sandler
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 9, 1966
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Adam Sandler is an American actor, comedian, writer, musician, producer, and businessman.
Adam was raised in a Jewish family, the son of Judith (Levine) and Stanley Sandler. He said in a Russian interview that his parents’ families were both Russian Jewish. He also has Lithuanian Jewish ancestry.
Adam is married to model and actress Jackie Sandler (born Jacqueline Samantha Titone); Jackie is of Italian descent, and is a convert to Judaism.
Adam’s paternal grandparents were Philip Sandler (the son of Joseph Sandler and Beckie/Rebecca/Rivka Zilberman/Silberman/Silverman) and Anna Eva Friedman. Joseph was born in Lithuania, the son of Yehuda Yudel Sandler and Feige Polak. Beckie was born in Lithuania, the daughter of Eliyahu Zilberman/Silberman/Silverman and Mina Finklestein.
Adam’s maternal grandparents were ? Levine and Mollie.
Sources: Jewish Journal article – http://www.jewishjournal.com
Russian interview – http://www.voanews.com
Genealogy of Adam Sandler (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Adam’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary record of Adam’s father – https://familysearch.org
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