Jack Gilinsky

by follers on August 18, 2015

2015 Billboard Music Awards - Arrivals

Place of Birth: Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 10, 1996

Ethnicity:
*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Slovak, Czech, German, Irish, English (mother; who converted to Judaism)

Jack Gilinsky is an American singer. He is part of the pop-rap duo Jack & Jack, along with Jack Johnson.

Jack’s father was born Jewish (of Czech Jewish, Polish Jewish, Russian Jewish, and Lithuanian Jewish descent). Jack’s mother is of Slovak, Czech, German, Irish, and English ancestry. Jack’s mother was raised Catholic, and converted to Judaism; she is active in the Omaha Jewish community. Jack was raised Jewish.

Jack is a fifth cousin, once removed, of actress and singer Dianna Agron. Jack’s paternal five time great-grandparents, Shmuel Labe Agronsky and Fruma Chana Bakhrakh, were also Dianna’s four time great-grandparents.

Jack’s paternal grandfather is Larry Gilinsky (the son of Stewart Harold Gilinsky and Frances “Chickie” Bergman). Stewart was born in Iowa, to Israel/Ike Gilinsky and Anna Wattenburg/Waltenberg, who were born in Iowa and Nebraska, respectively, and all of his own grandparents were Czech Jewish immigrants. Frances was born in Nebraska, of Polish Jewish ancestry.

Jack’s paternal grandmother is Deanna Sue Dworkin (the daughter of Edward Dworkin). Edward was born in Missouri, to a Russian Jewish father, Samuel L. Dworkin, and a Lithuanian Jewish mother, Rose Lea Rudnick, from Vishay.

Jack’s maternal grandfather is Frank Finnegan (the son of Frances Schroepfer). Frances was the daughter of Frank Schroepfer and Jane Spencer; Jane was born in Illinois, to English parents.

Jack’s maternal grandmother is Beverly J. Sim (the daughter of Michael Sim, Jr. and Helen Slivka). Michael’s father was born in Pennsylvania, to Slovak parents, and Michael’s mother was Slovak. Helen’s parents were Czech.

Sources: Genealogy of Jack Gilinsky – http://www.geni.com

Jack’s paternal great-grandfather, Stewart Harold Gilinsky, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Jack’s paternal great-grandmother, Frances Bergman, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Jack’s paternal great-grandfather, Edward Dworkin, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Jack’s maternal great-grandmother, Frances Schroepfer, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Jack’s maternal great-grandmother, Frances (Schroepfer) Bradley – http://www.legacy.com

Jack’s maternal great-grandfather, Michael Sim, Jr. on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

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{ 9 comments… read them below or add one }

Hill July 18, 2017 at 12:57 pm

He looks like Avan Jogia?

LucarioCooper September 11, 2016 at 6:24 pm

Looks like he could be related to Ariana Grande.

follers August 8, 2016 at 3:26 pm

He looks like a young, better-looking version of African-American actor Ty Burrell.

andrew August 8, 2016 at 3:51 pm

the user Lelo4 I think he’s that dude who is the admin (!) of a so-called “anthopology forum” that has been closed atm. This person has a fetish to whitewash MENA people and depict Southern Italians as Lebanese people. Also he glorifies Iberians as the “Nordic” of Southern Europe. If that’s not him he’s someone who was brainwashed by the countless posts of his personal agenda.

lelo4 August 8, 2016 at 3:05 pm

He looks North African.

andrew August 8, 2016 at 3:13 pm

Wow… this is really a ridiculous attempt of whitewashing.

lelo4 August 8, 2016 at 3:16 pm

He could easily pass in Marocco though.

andrew August 8, 2016 at 3:20 pm

easily? he would be VERY atypical.

Capricious October 8, 2015 at 10:27 pm

I knew he’s Jewish.

Good looking guy btw.

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