Place of Birth: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date of Birth: 19 January, 1985
*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Brazilian, including Portuguese (mother)
Benny Feilhaber is a Brazilian-American footballer.
He was born in Rio de Janeiro. His father, Alberto, is from a Jewish family, and Benny was raised Jewish.
Benny’s family moved to the U.S. during his childhood, settling in Scarsdale, New York. Benny is married to Michele, with whom he has two children.
Benny’s paternal grandfather was Friedrich Feilhaber (the son of Regina Rifke Neugroschel). Friedrich was from Vienna, Austria. Regina was the daughter of Isidor Israel Neugroschel, who was born in Nowy Sącz, Małopolskie, Poland, and of Tamara Schlanger.
Benny’s paternal grandmother was named Haya Clara Cohen.
Source: Genealogy of Benny Feilhaber (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com