David Copperfield

by ethnic on December 26, 2007

David Copperfield

Birth Name: David Seth Kotkin

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

Date of Birth: September 16, 1956

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish, Yemenite Jewish

David Copperfield is an American illusionist, magician, and actor. His father, Hyman Kotkin, who was American-born, was of Ukrainian Jewish descent. His mother, who was born in Israel and was also Jewish, was of at least part Yemenite Jewish ancestry.

David has a daughter with his partner, French model Chloe Gosselin.

David’s paternal grandfather was Sam Kotkin. Sam was born in Ukraine.

David’s maternal grandparents were Judah Josef Gispan and Esther. Judah was born in Sana’a, Yemen. Esther was born in Jerusalem, Israel.

Source: Genealogy of David Copperfield – https://www.geni.com

photo by Prphotos

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

neiltennant August 24, 2015 at 4:35 am

i was so right with my opinion !

i knew that he has more than ASHKANAZI JEWISH descent

but what wonders me

Ashkanazi jews and sephardic jews and the mizrahi (also jemenite jews)) never get together

it is rare to find ashk jews and mizrahi mix

neiltennant January 18, 2014 at 10:29 am

HE LOOks so jewish

where are his russian roots ?

Christian March 23, 2012 at 3:14 pm

he looks 99 percent jewish

nothing at him looks russian

aps May 17, 2009 at 1:42 am

Her father Russian-Jewish

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