Birth Name: Anthony Matthew Jeselnik
Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 22, 1978
Ethnicity: Slovenian, Austrian, German, Croatian, English, Scottish, 1/32 French
Anthony Jeselnik is an American comedian, writer, actor, and producer. He is known for his appearances on Comedy Central Roast and for hosting the late-night television program The Jeselnik Offensive on Comedy Central.
Anthony is the son of Stephanie and Anthony Francis Jeselnik.
Anthony’s maternal grandfather was Michael Nicholas “Mike” Bakarich (the son of Steven/Stephen Michael Nicholas “Mike” Bakarich and Sarah Grace Edgerton). Anthony’s grandfather Michael was born in Illinois. Steven was Croatian, and was the son of Nick Bakarich and Catherine Popic. Sarah was the daughter of Frank Page Edgerton and Etta Blanche George, whose own mother was born in Wisconsin, to French parents.
Anthony’s maternal grandmother was Carolyn Hansel Cross (the daughter of William/Will Edwin Cross and Carrie May). Anthony’s grandmother Carolyn was born in Tennessee. William was the son of Shelton H. Cross and Virginia Curtis.
Anthony’s paternal grandfather likely was Anthony Matthew Jeselnik (the son of Henry Frank Ješelnik/Ješchelnig and Mary Agnes Stiene/Stein). Henry was born in Slovenia, the son of Anton Ješelnik and Mariana Mina Jereb. Mary was born in Austria.
Anthony’s paternal grandmother likely was Elizabeth Mary Ernst (the daughter of Francis/Frank Xavior Ernst and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Anderson). Elizabeth Ernst was born in Pennsylvania. Francis was the son of German parents, Joseph/John Ernst/Earnest and Mary/Maria A. Walter. Elizabeth Anderson was the daughter of a Scottish or English father, and of a Scottish mother.