Cris Pannullo

Date of Birth: July 30, 1984

*Italian (father)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)

Cris Pannullo is an American game show contestant. He holds the record for sixth-most number of consecutive games won on Jeopardy!, 21, and for winning the fifth-highest amount of prize money in regular-season play.

Cris’s paternal grandfather was named Carmine Anthony Pannullo. Carmine was born in Newark, New Jersey. The surname Pannullo is usually found in Campania.

Cris’s paternal grandmother was named Catherine E. Russo. Catherine was born in Newark, New Jersey.

Cris’s maternal grandfather was Melvin Glaser (the son of Moe/Moses Glaser and Rose Moskowitz). Melvin was born in New York. Moe was the son of Austrian Jewish parents, Samuel Glaser and Jenny Glaubinger. Rose was the daughter of Russian Jewish/Polish Jewish parents, Philip Moskowitz and Minnie Redlick.

Cris’s maternal grandmother is Millicent Cohen (the daughter of Sidney Cohen and Etta/Yetta/Ella Grossman). Millicent was born in New York. Sidney was the son of Russian Jewish parents, Harry Cohen and Sara Grostoky. Yetta was also the daughter of Russian Jewish parents, Sam Grossman and Fannie Horowitz.

Sources: Cris’s maternal great-grandfather, Moe/Moses Glaser, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Death record of Cris’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Philip Moskowitz –

Cris’s maternal grandmother, Millicent Cohen, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Marriage record of Cris’s maternal great-grandparents, Sidney Cohen and Etta/Yetta/Ella Grossman –

1 Response

  1. andrew says:

    At least his paternal grandfather is 99% from Campania.

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