Jade Marx-Berti

Birth Name: Jade A. Berti

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: August 8, 1974

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish (maternal grandfather), Mexican (great-grandfather), English, German, Slovenian

Jade Marx-Berti is an American actress. She is the daughter of actress Melinda Marx (Melinda Marie Marx) and actor and composer Sahn/Sean Berti (Sanh Dehl Berti).

Jade’s half-aunt (father’s paternal half-sister) is actress Derya Arbaş (Derya’s father was also Jade’s paternal grandfather). Jade is married to Dominic V. Ruiz, with whom she has a son; Dominic is the brother of reporter and television news anchor Dina Eastwood.

Jade’s birth surname, Berti, comes from her paternal grandfather’s own stepfather, Thomas H. Bertie. Thomas was born in South America, to American parents, from California.

Jade’s paternal grandfather was actor Dehl Berti (Dehl Franke Berti; the son of John/Juan Edward Carillo and Cecilia Lucille Uhernik/Uhernick). Dehl was born in Colorado. John was born in New Mexico, of Mexican descent, and was the son of Albert/Alberto Gerome Carillo and Elizabeth/Lizzie/Elisa Hidalgo/Heidalgo. Cecilia was likely of Slovenian descent.

Jade’s paternal grandmother was Francis/Frances Cummins Collins/Collyns (the daughter of Albert B. Collyns and Mattie Brotherton). Francis was born in Kentucky.

Jade’s maternal grandfather was entertainer Groucho Marx (born Julius Henry Marx, the son of Samuel/Simon Marx and Miene/Minnie Schönberg/Schöenberg). Groucho was born in New York, to Jewish parents, his father from Mertzwiller, Alsace, France, and his mother from Dornum, Lower Saxony, Germany. Samuel was the son of Simon Mark/Marx and Johanna Haennchen/Hanna/Hanne Adele Levi. Miene was the daughter of Levy/Levi/Louis Schönberg/Schöenberg and Fanny Sophie Salomons.

Jade’s maternal grandmother was actress Kay Marvis (born Catherine Marvis Dittig; the daughter of Percy John Dittig and Marguerite F. Hodgson). Kay was born in New Jersey. Percy was the son of John Paul Dittig and Barbara Reinhardt, both of whom were born in New Jersey, to German parents.

Sources: Genealogy of Jade Marx-Berti – https://www.geni.com

Death record of Jade’s paternal grandfather, Dehl Berti – https://www.familysearch.org

Family history of Jade’s maternal grandfather, Groucho Marx – http://judaisme.sdv.fr

Genealogies of Jade’s maternal grandfather, Groucho Marx – https://www.wikitree.com

Genealogy of Jade’s maternal grandfather, Groucho Marx (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.findagrave.com

Jade’s maternal grandfather, Groucho Marx, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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