Place of Birth: Glens Falls, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 25, 1968
Ethnicity: Sicilian Italian (maternal grandfather), English, French-Canadian/French, Welsh, Scottish, German
Rachael Ray is an American celebrity chef, television personality, writer, and businessperson.
She is the daughter of Elsa/Elsie (Scuderi) and James Ray. Her maternal grandfather was Sicilian Italian, and her other ancestry includes English, French-Canadian/French, Scottish, German, and Welsh. Rachael is able to speak Italian, though it is not her mother tongue.
Rachael is married to John Cusimano, a lawyer and lead singer of the rock band The Cringe.
Rachael’s paternal grandfather was named Douglas T. Ray.
Rachael’s paternal grandmother was Esther Lewis (the daughter of Albert Raymond Lewis and Grace F. Cunningham). Esther was born in Illinois. Albert was the son of Walter Bryant Lewis and Annie C. Vetter, whose parents were German. Grace was the daughter of Barnett Cunningham and Lucy Mildred Grimsley.
Rachael’s maternal grandfather was Emmanuel/Emanuel Scuderi. Emmanuel was Italian.
Rachael’s maternal grandmother was Christine Emma Stott (the daughter of Benjamin H. Stott/Stout and Elsie J. Laro). Christine was born in New York. Benjamin was the son of John Henry Stott and Jennie L. Norton. Elsie was the daughter of Edward Laro and Emma Daniels.
Rachael’s mother on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Rachael’s maternal great-grandparents, Benjamin H. Stott/Stout and Elsie J. Laro – https://familysearch.org