Birth Name: Ari-na David Shaffir
Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States
Date of Birth: February 12, 1974
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Ari Shaffir is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and podcaster. He is the host of the storytelling show This Is Not Happening on Comedy Central.
Ari is the son of Merryl (Rich) and Nat Shaffir (born Nathan Spitzer). His father was born in Iasi, Romania, and was a Holocaust survivor.
Ari was raised an Orthodox Jew.
Ari’s paternal grandparents were Anton Spitzer and Fany.
Ari’s maternal grandmother was named Rosalie G. Rich.
Sources: History of Ari’s father – https://www.ushmm.org
Obituary of Ari’s maternal grandmother, Rosalie G. Rich – http://www.legacy.com
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