Art Alexakis

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Birth Name: Arthur Paul Alexakis

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: April 12, 1962

*Greek (father)
*English, German, Irish, remote Scottish, remote Welsh (mother)

Art Alexakis is an American singer, composer, and guitarist for the rock band Everclear. He is the son of Eleanor Elizabeth (Vess) and Paul Louis Alexakis.

Art’s paternal grandparents were Elias Alexakis (later Louis Apostolus Alexakis) and Vaseleke/Vassikley “Bessie” Kehos. Elias and Vaseleke were Greek immigrants.

Art’s maternal grandparents were Emmett Floyd Vess (the son of Pinkney Elcanah Vess and Cora Nevada Moffitt) and Sophronia Elizabeth Morris (the daughter of Charles Lee Morris and Garnelia Elizabeth Walker).

Sources: Art’s birth record –

Marriage record of Art’s parents –

Naturalization record of Art’s paternal grandfather, Elias Alexakis –

Art’s paternal grandfather, Elias Alexakis (Louis Apostolus Alexakis), on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Find a Grave page of Art’s maternal grandfather, Emmett Floyd Vess –

Find a Grave page of Art’s maternal grandmother, Sophronia Elizabeth Morris –

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