Arin Ilejay

Birth Name: Richard Arin Ilejay

Place of Birth: Ventura, California, United States

Date of Birth: February 17, 1988

*father – Filipino [Aklanon], Mexican
*mother – Dutch, possibly German, other

Arin Ilejay is an American musician. He was the drummer of heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold. Other members of the band also include Johnny Christ, Synyster Gates, The Rev, M. Shadows, and Zacky Vengeance.

Arin’s paternal grandfather was Robert Edward “Bob” Ilejay, Sr. (the son of Juan “John” Iragana Ilejay and Mable Jiminez). Robert was born in California. Juan was born in Malinao, Capiz, present-day Aklan, Philippines, the son of Modesto Ilejay y Imperio and Catalina Iragana y Ignorancia. Mable was born in Arizona, and was of Mexican descent.

Arin’s paternal grandmother is named Delores Ann Galvan. Delores is either of Filipino or Mexican descent.

Arin’s maternal grandfather was surnamed Jones.

Arin’s maternal grandmother was surnamed Klein.

Sources: Marriage record of Arin’s parents –

Birth record of Arin’s paternal grandfather, Robert Edward Ilejay –

Death record of Arin’s paternal great-grandfather, Juan “John” Aragnna Ilejay –

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