Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 21, 1950
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Jeffrey Katzenberg is an American businessperson, film studio executive, and film producer.
Jeffrey is the son of Anne M. (Stern) and E. Walter Katzenberg. His family is Jewish. Jeffrey is married to teacher Marilyn Siegel, with whom he has two children.
Jeffrey’s paternal grandfather was Berny/Burney/Berney B. Katzenberg (the son of Meyer C. Katzenberg). Berny was born in Maryland, to a father from Germany and a mother from Maryland.
Jeffrey’s paternal grandmother was Selma Heyn (the daughter of Herman Heyn and Matilda West). Selma was born in Indiana, to parents from Germany. Matilda was the daughter of Aaron Westheimer and Nanette Rosenthal.
Jeffrey’s maternal grandfather was named Carl J. Stern. Carl was born in Austria.
Jeffrey’s maternal grandmother was named Ellen. Ellen was born in New York.
Sources: Genealogy of Jeffrey Katzenberg (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Jeffrey’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Jeffrey’s uncle (father’s brother), Herbert M. Katzenberg – http://www.baltimoresun.com
Jeffrey’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Jeffrey’s mother – http://www.legacy.com
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