Birth Name: Ava Michelle Cota
Place of Birth: Fenton, Michigan, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 10, 2002
Ethnicity: French-Canadian, Polish, Armenian, English, Scottish, German, Irish
Ava Michelle is an American actress, dancer, and model. She is known for starring on Netflix’s Tall Girl. She is 6 ft 1.5 in.
Ava’s paternal grandfather was Gregory Paul Cota (the son of George William Cota and Ruth Marion Gray). George was of at least three quarters French-Canadian descent, and was the son of George William Cota and Hattie V. Wells. Ruth was of English, German, and Irish descent, and was the daughter of Charles Thomson Gray and Flavilla May Hunt, whose maternal grandparents were German.
Ava’s paternal grandmother was Debra Lynn Zaratzian (the daughter of George J. Zaratzian and Virginia Ann Clarkson). George was the son of Harry/Haigazoon Zaratzian, who was born in Sivas, Turkey, of Armenian descent, and of Marian Masakian, whose parents were also Armenian. Virginia was the daughter of Joe Clarkson and Ellen/Helene.
Ava’s maternal grandfather was named Michael Douglas “Mike” Malinowski (the son of Stanley W. Malinowski and Mary Jane). Stanley likely was born in Michigan, to Polish parents, Nick Malinowski and Julia.
Ava’s maternal grandmother was named Darlene Ann Johnson.
Sources: Obituary of Ava’s paternal great-grandfather, George J. Zaratzian – https://www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
Ava’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Harry/Haigazoon Zaratzian, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Ava’s paternal great-grandmother, Virginia Ann Clarkson, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Ava’s paternal great-grandmother, Virginia Ann (Clarkson) Zaratzian – https://www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
Obituary of Ava’s maternal grandfather, Michael Douglas Malinowski – https://www.legacy.com