Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Date of Birth: March 13, 1939
Ethnicity: Sephardi Jewish, Ashkenazi Jewish
Neil Sedaka is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer.
Neil is the son of Eleanor (Appel) and Max “Mac” Sedaka. His father was of Turkish Jewish descent. His mother was of Polish Jewish and Russian Jewish descent.
Neil’s cousin was singer Eydie Gormé.
Neil’s paternal grandparents were Sam Sedacca (the son of Sarah) and Marie/Mary Jaffee/Jaffe. Neil’s paternal grandparents were born in Istanbul, Turkey.
Genealogy of Neil Sedaka (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Neil’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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