Jacob Artist

LOS ANGELES - MAR 18:  Jacob Artist at the GLEE 100th Episode Pa

Artist in 2014, photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

Place of Birth: Williamsville, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 17, 1992

Ethnicity:
*African-American (father)
*Polish (mother)

Jacob Artist is an American actor, singer, and dancer. He is known for his role on the show Glee.

Jacob’s paternal grandparents were named William Artist and Virginia.

Jacob’s maternal grandfather was named Leo F. Swistak (the son of Francis/Frank Swistak and Margaret). Leo was born in New York, to Polish parents.

Jacob’s maternal grandmother was named Ann N. Kobiernicki. Ann was of Polish origin.

Sources: Jacob’s maternal grandfather, Leo F. Swistak, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Jacob’s maternal grandfather, Leo F. Swistak – http://www.thesunnews.net

Obituary of Jacob’s maternal grandmother, Ann N. (Kobiernicki) Swistak – http://www.legacy.com

8 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    Jacob’s paternal grandparents were William Artist and Virginia.

    Possibly their marriage record:
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBB-VNLG

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