Adam Carolla

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Carolla in 2008, photo by

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: May 27, 1964

*Italian (father)
*Irish (mother)

Adam Carolla is an American comedian, radio personality, television host, actor, podcaster, and director.

His father is of Italian descent and his mother has Irish ancestry. Adam is married to Lynette Paradise, with whom he has two children.

While Adam is sometimes described as having Hungarian ancestry, this is incorrect. Adam’s maternal step-grandfather, László Görög/Guttman, was a Hungarian Jewish screenwriter.

Adam’s paternal grandfather was named Jacamo/James Carolla (the son of Mariano Carollo and Vincetta). James was Italian.

Adam’s paternal grandmother was named Louise Amatraino. Louise was born in Pennsylvania, to Italian parents.

Adam’s maternal grandfather’s surname was McCall.

Adam’s maternal grandmother’s name was Helen.

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