Birth Name: Amanda Ava Koci
Place of Birth: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Date of Birth: February 16, 1994
Ava Max is an American singer and songwriter.
Her parents, Andromaqi “Andrea/Andria/Andro” (Nako) and Pavllo Koci, are Albanian emigrants, the aforementioned from Sarandë, Vlorë.
Ava’s maternal grandfather was Teli Nako (the son of Spiro Nako and Nasta Lepuri). Spiro was born in Nivicë, Gjirokastër.
Ava’s maternal grandmother is named Katerina.
Source: Obituary of Ava’s maternal grandfather, Teli Nako – https://www.legacy.com