Birth Name: Benjamin Aaron Shapiro
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: January 15, 1984
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Ben Shapiro is an American conservative political commentator, public speaker, author, and lawyer. He is an Orthodox Jew.
A DNA test whose results Ben displayed on his Twitter page stated that Ben’s genetic ancestry is:
*100% Ashkenazi Jewish
Ben’s paternal grandfather was Nathan Mayer Shapiro (the son of Harry Arthur Shapiro and Gertrude Azine). Nathan was born in Minnesota. Harry was born in Žasliai, Kaunas, Lithuania, the son of Morris Shapiro and Molly Bernstein.
Ben’s paternal grandmother is Eileen Kaplan (the daughter of Ben Kaplan and Becky Karshenbaum). Eileen was born in Minnesota. Ben was born in Poland, the son of Hyman Kaplan and Anna. Becky was born in Belarus, the daughter of Shimon Ber Karshenbaum and Tzippa Ehrlich.
Ben is a first cousin of actress Mara Wilson.
Genealogy of Ben Shapiro (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com