Elle King

VH1 Big in 2015 with Entertainment Weekly Awards - Arrivals

King in 2015, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Tanner Elle Schneider

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: July 3, 1989

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish (one quarter), English, Scottish, one eighth Filipino

Elle King is an American singer, songwriter, musician, television personality, and actress. She is the daughter of London (King), a model, and Rob Schneider, an actor and comedian. She has a son with her partner, tattoo artist Dan Tooker.

Elle’s paternal grandfather was Marvin Schneider (the son of Sigmund Solomon Schneider and Molly Hoffman). Marvin was born in San Francisco, California. Solomon was a Jewish emigrant, from Galicia, most of which was then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, or Poland, which was then part of the Russian Empire. Molly was a Jewish emigrant, from Russia, and was the daughter of Harry Hoffman.

Elle’s paternal grandmother was Pilar M. Monroe (the daughter of Ulysses Stanley Monroe and Victoria Estacio). Pilar was born in the Philippines. Pilar, along with her own mother and sisters, was interred in a Japanese concentration camp during WWII. Elle’s great-grandfather Ulysses was born in Berlin, Ottawa, Michigan, the son of Oscar Wood Monroe, whose mother was Canadian, and of Ada Fuller, whose maternal grandparents were English. Victoria was Filipino, and was the daughter of Agapito Estacio and Agatuna Calub.

Elle’s maternal grandfather is named David R. King.

Elle’s maternal grandmother was Paula N. Curry (the daughter of William J. Curry and Pauline Ester Halley). Paula was born in Ohio. William was the son of Albert V. Curry and Nellie G. Curtis. Pauline was the daughter of George Oscar Halley and Lottie Mae Lewis.

Sources: Genealogy of Elle King (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Elle’s father – https://famouskin.com

Elle’s paternal great-grandfather, Ulysses Stanley Monroe, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Elle’s maternal grandmother, Paula N. (Curry) King – http://www.thetelegramnews.com

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