Cat Cora

Cat Cora – 20th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party – Arrivals – Pacific Design Center – West Hollywood, CA, USA, 2012 – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Andrew Evans / PR Photos

Birth Name: Catherine Ann Cora

Place of Birth: Jackson, Mississippi, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 3, 1967

*father – Greek
*mother – English, Welsh, German

Cat Cora is an American professional chef, television personality, businessperson, and cookbook author. She is known for her roles on the shows Iron Chef America and Around the World in 80 Plates. Cat is 4′11″.

Cat is the daughter of Virginia and Spiro Cora. Her father and grandfather were restaurateurs. Her paternal grandparents were from Skopelos, Greece. Her mother mostly has German, English, and Welsh ancestry. She has four children with her former wife Jennifer.

Cat’s paternal grandfather was named Panagiotis “Pete” Cora.

Cat’s paternal grandmother was named Ourania “Nina” Pappaspiridon.

Cat’s maternal grandfather was Clyde Lemual Brothers (the son of John R. Brothers and Helen Whalen). Clyde was born in Virginia.

Cat’s maternal grandmother was Lydia Alma Opper (the daughter of William Jacob Opper and Lorinda Rogers). William was the son of German parents, from Hesse, Christopher Jacob Opper and Mary Elizabeth Giese. Lorinda was the daughter of Andrew Jackson Rogers and Maria Eliza Tolles.

Source: Obituary of Cat’s father –

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