Birth Name: Amanda Koci
Place of Birth: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Date of Birth: February 16, 1994
Ava Max is an American singer and songwriter. She is also known as Ava and Ava Koci.
Her parents, Andromaqi “Andrea/Andria/Andro” (Nako) 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