Ava Max

Max in 2017, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Amanda Koci

Place of Birth: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 16, c. 1994

Ethnicity: Albanian

Ava Max is an American singer and songwriter. She is also known as Ava and Ava Koci.

Her parents, Andromaqi “Andrea/Andria/Andro” and Pavllo Koci, are Albanian emigrants, the aforementioned from Sarandë, Vlorë. Her father plays the piano. Her mother is a trained opera singer.

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

9 Responses

  1. taulantcomani says:

    Albanian queen

  2. LizzieLana says:

    Nako is not a Japanese surname.

  3. bluexoxo says:

    She looks Polish or Czech, like a lot of Albanian people do. Maybe German.

  4. Manila says:

    Spiro was born in Nivicë, Gjirokastër. Nasta’s maiden surname is Lepuri.

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