Birth Name: Cooper Douglas Kupp
Place of Birth: Yakima, Washington, U.S.
Date of Birth: June 15, 1993
Ethnicity: Swiss-German, Norwegian, English, possibly other
Cooper Kupp is an American professional football player. He is a wide receiver for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He was Superbowl MVP for Super Bowl LVI (2022).
Cooper is the son of Karin and Craig Kupp (Craig Marion Kupp), a professional football player, who was an NFL quarterback, playing for the Phoenix Cardinals and the Dallas Cowboys. His grandfather, Jake Kupp, was a football guard in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins, Atlanta Falcons, and New Orleans Saints. His brother, Ketner Kupp, had also been signed by the Rams.
Cooper is married to Anna Croskrey, with whom he has two children. He is a devout Christian.
Cooper’s paternal grandfather is Jacob Ralph “Jake” Kupp (the son of Jacob Otto Kupp and Bernice Isabel Goa). Cooper’s grandfather Jake was born in Pasadena, California. Cooper’s great-grandfather Jacob was born in Nebraska, the son of Swiss-German parents, Jacob Kupp and Huida Mueller. Bernice was born in Denver, Colorado, the daughter of Ola Goa, who was Norwegian, and of and Edna Stansberry, who was born in Missouri, and was of English descent.
Cooper’s paternal grandmother was named Carla Marion.
Cooper’s maternal grandfather was named Tom Gilmer.
Cooper’s maternal grandmother was named Linda.
Sources: Genealogies of Cooper’s paternal great-grandparents, Jacob Otto Kupp and Bernice Isabel (Goa) Kupp – https://www.findagrave.com