Javon “Wanna” Walton

Walton in 2019, photo by kathclick

Place of Birth: Barrow County, Georgia, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 22, 2006

Ethnicity:
*father – Sicilian/Italian, Ashkenazi Jewish, Irish, English, German, possibly African-American
*mother – likely Lebanese, English, Irish, other

Javon “Wanna” Walton is an American actor and boxer. He is known for his roles on the series Euphoria, Utopia, and The Umbrella Academy, and as the voice of Pugsley in The Addams Family 2. He has also been credited as Javon Walton.

Javon is the son of Jessica Battle and actor, stuntperson, and boxer D.J. Walton. His father was born in New York, and was adopted by an Ashkenazi Jewish mother, Susan, and an African-Jamaican father, Anthony.

A picture of Javon’s parents can be seen here. A picture of Javon’s father and grandaunt can be seen here.

Javon’s biological paternal grandmother is Vikki Kathleen Umile (the daughter of Peter Joseph Umile and Theresa M. Brennan). Peter was born in New York, to Sicilian parents, Michael Umile and Rose Adamo. Theresa was the daughter of Charles Edward Dennis Brennan, who had Irish, English, and German ancestry, and of Lillian “Toots” Krieff, who was of Russian Jewish descent.

Javon’s biological paternal grandfather may have been Charles Walton. Charles likely has African ancestry.

Javon’s maternal grandfather likely is Frank Brady Battle (the son of Frank Otis Battle, Jr.). Frank Otis was the son of Frank Otis Battle, Sr. and Anna Brady.

Javon’s maternal grandmother likely is Pamela Vicki Ephrem (the daughter of Freddie Thomas Ephrem and Nancy/Nannie Lou Perryman). Freddie was born in Massachusetts, to Lebanese parents, Joseph George Ephrem and Helen Abdo Bashara Corey. Nancy was the daughter of George Walter Perryman and Lessie/Leslie Bell Royal.

Source: https://www.menshealth.com

11 Responses

  1. Mr. Postman says:

    Piggybacking of bablah’s great work, I found the marriage record of Vikki Umile and Charles Walton:

    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VV5H-VHG

    I found Charles M Walton’s yearbook picture. He appears to be African-American or possibly Afro-Latino:
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/1265/images/sid_815_1970_0210?treeid=183796662&personid=162393412965&usePUB=true&usePUBJs=true&pId=191781364

  2. bablah says:

    Javon’s paternal grandmother is possibly Vikki Kathleen Umile (the daughter of Peter Joseph Umile and Theresa M. Brennan. Peter was born in New York, to Sicilian parents, Michael Umile and Rose Adamo. Theresa was the daughter of Charles Edward Dennis Brennan and Lillian “Toots” Krieff.

    Javon’s maternal grandfather is likely Frank Brady Battle (the son of Frank Otis Battle, Jr.). Frank Otis was the son of Frank Otis Battle, Sr. and Anna Brady.

    Javon’s maternal grandmother is likely Pamela Vicki Ephrem (the daughter of Freddie Thomas Ephrem and Nancy/Nannie Lou Perryman). Freddie was born in Massachusetts, to Lebanese parents, Joseph George Ephrem and Helen Abdo Bashara Corey. Nancy was the daughter of George Walter Perryman and Lessie/Leslie Bell Royal.

    DJ Walton’s adoptive parents are Anthony Asencio Hedman and Susan Wolf. Anthony is African-Jamaican and Susan is Ashkenazi Jewish.

    Nothing of this is definitive, except the last sentence, I’m just posting what I managed to find.

  3. Mr. Postman says:

    @follers, I saw super fans saying he was “Puerto Rican and Italian” I couldn’t find any proof but I decided to put “Hispanic” because his father looks it and I figured as super fans that they knew something.

  4. follers says:

    I know you listed him as Hispanic. Is he? Did I miss something in the refs.?

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