Charlie Puth

Charlie Puth

Puth in 2015, photo by Prphotos

Place of Birth: Rumson, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 2, 1991

*paternal grandfather – Hungarian, German
*paternal grandmother – Italian
*mother – Ashkenazi Jewish

Charlie Puth is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer.

Charlie is the son of Debra and Charles Otto Puth. His father, who is Catholic, is of German and Hungarian descent on one side and Italian descent on the other. Charlie’s mother is Ashkenazi Jewish. His brother is singer and songwriter Stephen Puth.

Charlie’s paternal grandfather was Edward Carl Puth (the son of Otto Leonard Puth and Eleanor/Eleanore Antonnia Matulay). Edward was born in Newark, New Jersey. Otto was the son of Emil G. Puth and Louisa Schaefer, who were of German descent. Eleanor was the daughter of Charles/Károly Matulay and Wilhemina Ujhely, who were Hungarian.

Charlie’s paternal grandmother is Lucille C./T. Lusk (the daughter of Charles Lusk and Mary/Marie K. Cocozza). Lucille was born in New Jersey. Charles was born in New Jersey, to Italian parents. Marie was born in New Jersey, also to Italian parents, Michael A. Cocozza and Rosa.

Charlie’s maternal grandfather’s surname is Goldstein.

Charlie’s maternal grandmother is named Phyllis A.

Sources: Charlie mentions that his mother is Jewish –

Genealogy of Charlie Puth –

Marriage record of Charlie’s parents –

Charlie’s paternal grandfather, Edward Carl Puth, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Charlie’s paternal grandfather, Edward Carl Puth –

Birth record of Charlie’s paternal great-grandfather, Otto Leonard Puth –

Charlie’s paternal grandmother, Lucille C./T. Lusk, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

7 Responses

  1. River9 says:

    His full name is Charles Otto Puth, Jr. He was named after his father.

  2. Oaken05 says:


    Father: Italian, 1/4 German, 1/4 Hugarian

  3. phaedra says:

    Darken him up a little bit and he will look Middle Eastern or Southern European.

  4. sarahle says:

    when covering his upper face part he looks older than he is…

  5. Manila says:

    Eleanor’s middle name is Antonnia.

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