Jake T. Austin
Birth Name: Jake Austin Szymanski
Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 3, 1994
*father – Polish, English, Irish
*mother – Spanish, Puerto Rican, Argentinian
Jake T. Austin is an American actor. He starred in the Disney Channel series Wizards of Waverly Place, as Max Russo, a character who was meant to be of Italian and Mexican descent.
Jake is the son of Joey Szymanski and Giny Rodriquez Toranzo. His surname, Szymanski, is Polish. Jake’s father has Polish, English, and Irish ancestry. Jake’s mother has Spanish, Puerto Rican, and Argentinian ancestry.
Jake speaks Spanish.
Jake’s paternal grandfather was named Joseph J. Szymanski.
Jake’s paternal grandmother was Irene Stanley (the daughter of Harry Stanley and Emily Atherton). Irene was born in Manchester North, Lancashire, England.
Source: Obituary of Jake’s paternal grandfather, Joseph J. Szymanski – http://obituaries.nydailynews.com