Birth Name: David Seth Kotkin
Place of Birth: Metuchen, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 16, 1956
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish, Yemenite Jewish
David Copperfield is an American illusionist, magician, and actor. He co-starred in the film Terror Train. His father, Hyman Kotkin, who was American-born, was of Ukrainian Jewish and Russian Jewish descent. His mother, who was born in Israel and was also Jewish, was of at least part Yemenite Jewish ancestry.
David has a daughter with his partner, French model Chloe Gosselin.
David’s paternal grandfather was named Sam Kotkin. Sam was born in Ukraine.
David’s paternal grandmother was named Bessie/Esther. Bessie was born in Russia.
David’s maternal grandfather was named Judah Josef Gispan. Judah was born in Sana’a, Yemen.
David’s maternal grandmother was named Esther Cohen. Esther was born in Jerusalem, Israel.
Sources: Genealogy of David Copperfield – https://www.geni.com
Obituaries of David’s parents – https://www.findagrave.com