Birth Name: Antony Daniel Costa
Place of Birth: Hendon, Middlesex, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 23 June, 1981
*Greek Cypriot (father)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)
Antony is the son of Andrea and Michael Costa. His father is of Greek Cypriot descent, and his mother is Jewish. His brother Louis Costa appeared on The X Factor, and was in a musical group, The Chase.
Antony’s maternal grandfather was Leslie Witco (the son of Isaac Witco and Bessie Caplan). Leslie was born in Whitechapel, London, England. Isaac was born in Lithuania, the son of Morris/Moshe Tovi Witkoff/Witkevics/Witkofsky and Tauba/Toby Berkson/Bergson. Bessie was born in Minsk, Belarus, the daughter of Hershel/Herschel/Harris Hillel Caplan and Rebecca/Rivka Ruth Bulko.
Antony’s maternal grandmother was Frances/Francis Pulvermacher (the daughter of Aaron Pulvermacher and Rose/Rosa Elster/Hallstein). Frances was born in Whitechapel, London, England. Rose was born in Russia, the daughter of Solomon Hallstein/Elstein and Sophie/Sophia Gildbrass, who were evidently from Warsaw.
Genealogy of Antony’s maternal great-grandmother, Bessie (Caplan) Witco – https://www.geni.com
Likely Antony’s maternal great-grandfather, Aaron Pulvermacher, on the 1901 England and Wales Census – https://www.familysearch.org