Evan Lowenstein and Jaron Lowenstein
*Evan Mitchell Lowenstein
*Jaron David Lowenstein
Place of Birth: Tucker, Georgia, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 18, 1974
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Evan Lowenstein and Jaron Lowenstein are American singers. They performed together as Evan and Jaron, and are known for their song “Crazy for This Girl.”
They are twin brothers, and were raised as Orthodox Jews. Their parents are Leslie and Charles Lowenstein, who are Ashkenazi Jews; their families were from Russia, Romania, and Ukraine. One of their siblings is an Orthodox rabbi. Evan has four children with his wife Kassini. As a solo music project, Jaron has been billed as Jaron and the Long Road to Love.
Evan and Jaron’s paternal grandfather was Irving Eric Lowenstein (the son of Herman Lowenstein and Anna Moskowitz). Irving was born in New Jersey. Herman was a Russian Jewish immigrant. Anna was born in New Jersey, to Russian Jewish parents.
Evan and Jaron’s paternal grandmother was Barbara Olga Goldenberg (the daughter of Louis Goldenberg and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Shapiro). Barbara was born in New York, to Romanian Jewish parents. Elizabeth was the daughter of Morris Shapiro and Jeanette Bricianer, who had family in Berdychiv, Ukraine.
Evan and Jaron’s maternal grandfather was Morris/Maurice Diamond (the son of Harry Lyon Diamont/Diamond and Adella Winestock). Morris was raised in Canada, the son of Jewish emigrants from Ukraine. Harry was from Volyn. Adella was born in Oleksandriia, Sumska Oblast, the daughter of Mayer Winestock and Liba Jarashevsky.
Evan and Jaron’s maternal grandmother was named Mildred/Minnie Diamond (the daughter of Louis Diamond and Anna). Mildred was born in New Jersey, to a Romanian Jewish father and a Russian Jewish mother.
The brothers are related, by marriage, to actor Logan Lerman. One of the Lowensteins’ maternal great-grandmothers, born Adella Winestock, had a brother named Joseph Winestock. Joseph Winestock’s wife was Esther Freedman. Esther’s brother, born Louis Freedman, was one of Logan Lerman’s maternal great-grandfathers.
Sources: Genealogy of Evan Lowenstein and Jaron Lowenstein – http://www.geni.com
Evan and Jaron’s paternal grandfather, Irving Eric Lowenstein, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Evan and Jaron’s paternal grandmother, Barbara Olga Goldenberg, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Evan and Jaron’s maternal grandmother, Mildred/Minnie Diamond, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org