Billy Eichner

Eichner in 2016, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: William R. Eichner

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 18, 1978

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Billy Eichner is an American comedian, actor, writer, and television personality.

Billy’s paternal grandfather was Jerome Eichner (the son of Jacob Eichner and Rebecca Licyler). Jerome was born in New York, to an Austrian Jewish father and a Hungarian Jewish mother.

Billy’s paternal grandmother was named Bella.

Billy’s maternal grandfather was named William Marren. William was born in Poland.

Billy’s maternal grandmother was named Eva Sohn (the daughter of Michael Sohn and Rose). Eva was born in Lithuania.

Source: Birth record of Billy’s paternal grandfather, Jerome Eichner –

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