Place of Birth: Paris, France
Date of Birth: 30 August, 1991
*father – Ashkenazi Jewish
*mother – Polish, and Russian and Lithuanian
Gaia Weiss is a French model and actress. She has appeared in the films Mary Queen of Scots (2013) and The Legend of Hercules and the show Vikings.
Gaia is the daughter of Catherine and Alain Weiss. She has said that she is of Jewish heritage. Her mother is from a family of Polish, as well as Russian and Lithuanian, origin. It is likely that Gaia’s father is Jewish. Her family is pictured here. Gaia was raised in France, Poland, and England.
Gaia speaks fluent Polish and Hebrew.
Gaia’s paternal grandfather was named Jean-Michel Weiss. Jean-Michel was from Alsatia, to a Jewish family. He fought in the French Resistance during WWII.
Gaia’s maternal grandfather was Boleslaw Gudkow (the son of Leonid Gudkow and Barbara Wiszenares). Boleslaw was born in Łódź, Łódź Voivodeship, Poland. Leonid was born in Sakhalin, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia. Barbara was born in Lithuania.
Gaia’s maternal grandmother was Barbara Urszula Koraszewska (the daughter of Zbigniew Jan Koraszewski and Maria Jasińska). Barbara was born in Bydgoszcz, Bydgoszcz County, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland. Zbigniew was the son of Jan Koraszewski and Maria Szerauc/Sherautz. Gaia’s great-grandmother Maria was born in Kharkiv, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine, the daughter of Konstanty Jasiński and Waleria Łuczak.
Genealogy of Gaia Weiss (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Gaia’s mother – https://www.geni.com