Chris D’Elia

LOS ANGELES - JAN 6:  Chris D'Elia at the Peoples Choice Awards

Place of Birth: Montclair, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 29, 1980

*75% Italian
*25% Polish

Chris D’Elia is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and podcast host. He is the son of Ellie and Bill D’Elia, a television screenwriter, producer, and director.

Chris’s maternal grandmother was Carmela Pacelli (the daughter of Frank Pacelli and Michelina/Millie Romano). Carmela was born in New Jersey. Frank was born in Illinois, to Italian parents. Michelina was Italian.


Chris’s maternal grandmother, Carmela Pacelli, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

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1 Response

  1. bablah says:

    Looks like he’s more than half Italian

    His maternal grandmother was Carmela Pacelli, daughter of Frank Pacelli and Michelina/Millie Romano.

    His paternal grandfather was likely Sygfried G. Dombroski, son of Felix J. Dombroski/Dombrowski (from Brańsk, Poland) and Eleanor.

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