Birth Name: Jonathan Howsmon Davis
Place of Birth: Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States
Date of Birth: January 18, 1971
Ethincity: Scots-Irish, English, Welsh, German
Jonathan Davis is an American singer and musician. He is the leading vocalist and frontman of the nu metal band Korn. Jonathan is the half-brother of Mark Chavez, the lead singer of Adema.
Jonathan is the son of Holly Marie (Smith) Chavez and Ricky Duane “Rick” Davis. He has mentioned his Scots-Irish ancestry. Jonathan was married to former porn star Deven Davis, until her death. He has a son with his former wife, Renee Perez; and two children with Deven.
Jonathan’s paternal grandparents are surnamed Davis and Clark.
Jonathan’s maternal grandfather is named Lyle Edwards Smith.
Jonathan’s maternal grandmother is Juanita Hope Howsmon (the daughter of William Grant Howsmon and Bessie Juanita Whitt). Juanita was born in California. William was the son of Bradford Wood Howsmon and Betsey Louisa Douglas. Bessie was the daughter of Peter/Powhattah Wickliffe Whitt and Nancy Angeline Demasters.
Sources: Marriage record of Jonathan’s parents – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Jonathan’s maternal grandmother, Juanita Hope Howsmon – http://records.ancestry.com
Jonathan’s maternal great-grandmother, Bessie Juanita Whitt, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
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