Birth Name: John Anthony Gillis
Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 9, 1975
*Scottish, Irish (father)
Jack White is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer. He was lead singer and guitarist of Detroit rock duo The White Stripes, partnering with his then-wife Meg White.
His father’s family has roots in Nova Scotia for a number of generations, and has Scottish, and Irish, ancestry. His maternal grandparents were Polish, with family from Krakow.
Jack is married to singer Olivia Jean. He has two children with his former wife, English model, singer, and songwriter Karen Elson.
Jack’s paternal grandfather was Frank J. Gillis (the son of Francis A. Gillis and Mary Irene Gorman). Jack’s grandfather Frank was born in Nova Scotia, Canada. Jack’s great-grandfather Francis was the son of Andrew Gillis and Annie MacDonald. Mary was the daughter of John Gorman, whose parents were from County Tipperary, Ireland, and of Mary Leydon.
Jack’s paternal grandmother was named Florence. Florence was born in Massachusetts.
Jack’s maternal grandfather was John Bandyk (the son of Anthony Bandyk and Mariann Groj).
Jack’s maternal grandmother was Mary Ostafin (the daughter of Helouty Ostafin and Antonia Yososz).
Genealogy of Jack White – https://www.geni.com