Kevin O’Leary

by follers on May 28, 2016

LOS ANGELES - JAN 10:  Kevin O'Leary attends the ABC TCA Winter

Birth Name: Terence Thomas Kevin O’Leary

Place of Birth: Montréal, Québec, Canada

Date of Birth: 9 July, 1954

*Irish (father)
*Lebanese (mother)

Kevin O’Leary is a Canadian businessperson, journalist, writer, investor, financial commentator, and television personality.

He was a candidate in the Conservative Party of Canada’s 2017 leadership election.

Kevin is the son of Georgette (Bookalam) and Terry O’Leary. His father was Irish. His mother was born in Canada, to Lebanese parents. His mother was of the Antiochian Orthodox religion. Kevin is married to Linda, with whom he has two children.

Kevin also has Irish citizenship. He carries an Irish passport.

Kevin’s maternal grandparents were Yusef/Joseph Deeb Bukalam/Abukalam/Bookalam (the son of Mitchell Bookalam and M. Sasslorier) and Akaber/Ahabur Koury/Courey (the daughter of William Koury and M. Sullamey).

Source: Obituary of Kevin’s mother –

Photo by kathclick/

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

andrew April 27, 2017 at 12:47 pm

Which religion did her maternal grandparents practize?

follers April 27, 2017 at 1:59 pm

His mother had her funeral at an Antiochian Orthodox church.

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