Steve Ballmer

Birth Name: Steven Anthony Ballmer

Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 24, 1956

*Swiss-German (father)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)

Steve Ballmer is an American businessperson. He was the chief executive officer of Microsoft from January, 2000 to February, 2014. He is the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers.

His father, Frederic Henry “Fred” Ballmer (Fritz Hans Ballmer), was a Swiss immigrant. His mother, Beatrice (Dworkin), was Ashkenazi Jewish; her family was from Belarus and Poland. He is married to Connie Synder, with whom he has three children.

Steve’s maternal grandfather was Schlomo, later Samuel “Sam,” Dworkin (the son of Yitzhak Dworkin and Freida-Pesya Ehieleva). Samuel was an Ashkenazi Jewish immigrant. Yitzhak was the son of Froim Dworkin and Golda.

Steve’s maternal grandmother was named Rachel, later Rose, Horing. Rose was an Ashkenazi Jewish immigrant.

Steve is a second cousin of comedian and actress Gilda Radner. His maternal great-grandparents, Yitzhak Dworkin and Freida-Pesya Ehieleva, were also Gilda’s maternal great-grandparents.

Source: Genealogy of Steve Ballmer (focusing on his mother’s side) –

2 Responses

  1. follers says:

    Ethnic, is there a picture, please?

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