Place of Birth: Alameda, California, United States
Date of Birth: December 1, 1977
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Akiva Schaffer is an American singer, rapper, musician, actor, comedian, director, producer, and writer. He is a member of the comedy group The Lonely Island, along with Andy Samberg and Jorma Taccone.
Akiva is the son of Patricia Ann (Schaffer) and Gerald D. Shebar. His parents are both Jewish. The surname “Shebar” is found among Jews in Poland and Romania.
Akiva is married to actress Liz Cackowski, with whom he has two children.
Akiva’s maternal grandparents are probably Mischa Mark Schaffer and Ruth F. Mischa was born in Russia.
Source: Marriage record of Akiva’s parents – https://familysearch.org
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