Chris D’Elia

LOS ANGELES - JAN 6:  Chris D'Elia at the Peoples Choice Awards

D’Elia in 2016, photo by kathclick/

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

Date of Birth: March 29, 1980

*75% Italian
*25% Polish

Chris D’Elia is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and podcast host. His roles include the series Whitney, Undateable, The Good Doctor, and You.

Chris is the son of Ellie D’Elia, an interior decorator, and Bill D’Elia, a television screenwriter, producer, and director. His brother is filmmaker and actor Matt D’Elia. He is married to Kristin Taylor.

Chris’s maternal grandfather’s surname is Dombroski.

Chris’s maternal grandmother was Carmela Pacelli (the daughter of Frank Pacelli and Michelina/Millie Romano). Carmela was born in New Jersey. Frank was born in Illinois, to Italian parents. Michelina was Italian.


Chris’s maternal grandmother, Carmela Pacelli, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

1 Response

  1. bablah says:

    Looks like he’s more than half Italian

    His maternal grandmother was Carmela Pacelli, daughter of Frank Pacelli and Michelina/Millie Romano.

    His paternal grandfather was likely Sygfried G. Dombroski, son of Felix J. Dombroski/Dombrowski (from Brańsk, Poland) and Eleanor.

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