Birth Name: Robert Michael Schneider
Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States
Date of Birth: October 31, 1963
*50% Ashkenazi Jewish
*25% British Isles [English and Scottish]
Rob Schneider is an American actor, comedian, writer, and director. He starred in Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo and The Hot Chick.
Rob is the son of Pilar (Monroe) and Marvin Schneider. His father was Ashkenazi Jewish (from a family from Poland and Russia). His maternal grandfather was an American, who had English and Scottish ancestry, and his maternal grandmother was Filipino.
Rob is married to television producer Patricia Azarcoya Arce, with whom he has two children. Rob is also the father of musician and actress Elle King, with his former wife, model London King. His brother is producer John Schneider.
Rob’s paternal grandfather was named Solomon Schneider. Solomon was a Jewish emigrant, from Galicia, most of which was then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, or Poland, which was then part of the Russian Empire.
Rob’s paternal grandmother was Ann Molly Hoffman (the daughter of Harry Hoffman). Ann was a Jewish emigrant from Russia.
Rob’s maternal grandfather was Ulysses Stanley Monroe (the son of Oscar Wood Monroe and Ada Momot Fuller). Ulysses was born in Michigan, and had English and Scottish ancestry. Oscar was the son of William Monroe and Mary A. Stanley. Ada was the daughter of Lafayette Fuller and Harriet Keal.
Rob’s maternal grandmother was Victoria Estacio (the daughter of Agapito Estacio and Agatuna Calub). Victoria was Filipino.
Sources: Interview with Rob Schneider – http://www.interfaithfamily.com
Genealogy of Rob Schneider (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Rob Schneider (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.wikitree.com
Rob’s maternal grandfather, Ulysses Stanley Monroe, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Rob’s maternal great-great-great-grandfather, Isaac W. Stanley (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Rob’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Lafayette Fuller (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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