Jack Antonoff

Fun. Visits New.Music.Live. in Toronto on April 24, 2012

Antonoff in 2012, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Jack Michael Antonoff

Place of Birth: Bergenfield, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 31, 1984

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Jack Antonoff is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is the lead singer of the indie band Bleachers and the lead guitarist of the indie band Fun., which also includes Andrew Dost and Nate Ruess. He was previously the lead singer of the indie band Steel Train.

Jack is the son of Shira L. (Wall) and Richard L. “Rick” Antonoff. His sister is fashion designer Rachel Antonoff.

Jack’s paternal grandfather is named Jack Antonoff (the son of Hinda Antonoff). Jack’s great-grandfather Antonoff was the son of Isidore Antonovsky/Antonoff. Hinda was the daughter of Shaya Antonoff and Sarah Rosenfeld.

Jack’s paternal grandmother is named Ann.

Jack’s maternal grandfather was Max/Meir B. Wall (the son of Leibel/Louis Wall and Gittel/Gertrude Hindich). Max, who was a Rabbi, was born in Poland. Leibel was born in Pinsk, Belarus, the son of Meyer Wohl and Freide Bacalchick. Gittel was the daughter of Shalom Hindich and Sheindel Heller.

Jack’s maternal grandmother was named Miriam Helen “Mimi” Peyser. Miriam was born in New York.

Sources: Genealogy of Jack Antonoff – https://www.geni.com

Jack’s maternal grandfather, Max/Meir B. Wall, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Max/Meir B. Wall on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Jack’s maternal grandfather, Max/Meir B. Wall – http://www.findagrave.com

Obituaries of Jack’s maternal grandmother, Miriam Helen (Peyser) Wall – http://www.legacy.com
http://www.findagrave.com

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