Birth Name: Alexandre Marcel Goyette
Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States
Date of Birth: October 5, 1988
*father – French-Canadian
*maternal grandfather – Irish, English, Scottish, German, Welsh
*maternal grandmother – Japanese
Alex Goyette is an American film director, writer, producer, actor, and YouTube personality. He is also known as Joule Thief.
His father is Canadian. Alex was raised in Mercer Island, Washington.
Alex’s paternal grandmother is named Georgette/Géorgie.
Alex’s maternal grandfather was Paul Hewey (the biological son of Donald Clarence Hewey and Della Gallup). Paul was born in Maine, and was raised by a foster family. Donald was born in Maine, the son of George Farrington Hewey and Margaret M. Parrish. Della was born in Maine, the daughter of Hubert Lee Gallup and Josie Lillian Caldwell.
Alex’s maternal grandmother is named Setsuko “Sue” Kumami (the daughter of Yoshie). Setsuko was born in Japan.
Sources: Marriage record of Alex’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org
Information on Alex’s maternal grandparents, Paul Hewey and Setsuko “Sue” Kumami – https://untoldhistorymagazine.h5mag.com