Birth Name: Brant David Daugherty
Place of Birth: Mason, Ohio, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 20, 1985
Ethnicity: Slovak, Italian, Mexican, other
some St. Patrick’s Day trivia for you guys: my last name is 100% Irish, but I’m 0% Irish
Brant is married to actress and producer Kimberly Hidalgo, with whom he has a son.
Brant’s paternal grandfather was named H. Dwight “Gid” Daugherty.
Brant’s paternal grandmother was Harriett/Harriet L. Gettman (the daughter of Adam Gettman and Katharine Geiger). Harriett was born in Ohio.
Brant’s maternal grandfather was Andrew/Ondrej J. Hirt (the son of Ondrej M. Hirt and Mary Syc). Brant’s grandfather Andrew was born in Pohorela, Slovakia.
Brant’s maternal grandmother was Florence Eleanor Tessari (the daughter of Antonio Lelio Tessari and Elizabeth/Elizabetta/Elisa Menegatti/Menegotti). Florence was born in Pennsylvania. Antonio was born in Brazil, to Italian parents. Elizabeth was Italian, from Padova, Veneto.
Sources: Obituary of Brant’s paternal grandmother, Harriett/Harriet L. (Gettman) Daugherty – https://www.eells-leggett-stauffer.com
Obituary of Brant’s maternal grandfather, Andrew/Ondrej J. Hirt – http://www.vindy.com
Obituary of Brant’s maternal granduncle – http://www.tribdem.com
Brant’s maternal great-grandfather, Antonio Lelio Tessari, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org