Ellis Jacob

Place of Birth: Calcutta, West Bengal, India

Date of Birth: 1953

Ethnicity: Mizrahi Jewish

Ellis Jacob is an Indian-Canadian businessperson. He serves as the president and chief executive officer of Cineplex Entertainment.

He was born in Calcutta, to Indian Jewish parents, Tryphosa and Raymond Jacob, born in Kolkata, and descended from Syrian and Iraqi Jews who migrated across the Indian Ocean to India. His family moved to Canada in 1969. He is married to Sharyn, with whom he has two children. Sharyn is Ashkenazi Jewish.

Ellis’ maternal grandfather was named Simon Sion Judah (the son of Judah Judah and Toofaha). Simon was born in Baghdad, Iraq. Ellis’ great-grandfather Judah was the son of Moshe Shindookh Shindookh.

Ellis’ maternal grandmother was named Rachel Levi (the daughter of Eliyahu Levi and Aziza). Rachel was born in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. Eliyahu was born in Aleppo, Syria, the son of Ezra Levi. Aziza was born in Baghdad.

Source: Genealogy of Ellis Jacob (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

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