Birth Name: Michael Trent Reznor
Place of Birth: Mercer, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 17, 1965
Ethnicity: German, Irish, English, along with distant Swiss, French, Belgian, and Dutch
Trent Reznor is an American singer, songwriter, musician, producer, and film score composer. He is known as the singer of the industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails. He won the Academy Award for Original Score as co-author of the score of The Social Network.
Trent’s patrilineal line can be traced back to John Reznor, who was born, c. 1745, in Germany.
Trent’s paternal grandfather was George Watson Reznor (the son of George Foster Reznor and Dorothy P. Watson). Trent’s great-grandfather George was the son of George Reznor and Alice Amanda McKinney. Trent’s great-great-grandfather George Reznor founded the Reznor Company, a heating and air conditioning manufacturing company, in 1888.
Trent’s paternal grandmother was Helene Patricia O’Mahoney/O’Mahony (the daughter of Michael Joseph O’Mahoney/O’Mahony and Nellie Jennings). Michael was born in Ireland.
Trent’s maternal grandfather was William Paul Clark (the son of Pearl V. Stillwagon).
Trent’s maternal grandmother was Clara Belle Fetterolf (the daughter of Glenna Rodgers Fetterolf and Maude Hollobaugh).
Sources: Genealogy of Trent Reznor – http://www.wargs.com
Genealogy of Trent Reznor (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Trent’s paternal great-grandfather, George Foster Reznor – http://www.ancestry.com
Obituary of Trent’s maternal grandmother, Clara Belle (Fetterolf) Clark – http://www2.sharonherald.com
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