Birth Name: Jonathan D. Hayden
Place of Birth: Northfield, Vermont, U.S.
Date of Birth: February 20, 1987
*father – English, Irish, Scottish
*mother – Korean
Jay Hayden is an American actor.
Jay is the son of Sunja and David Hayden. His father is American, and has English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. His mother was born in Seoul, South Korea. Jay is married to actress Nikki Danielle Moore, with whom he has two children.
Jay has stated:
Is it weird that I don’t feel like I have any culture at all?… Korean people don’t think that I am Korean. White people don’t think that I am white. I’m other… the ethnically ambiguous hero.
Jay’s paternal grandfather was Robert Churchill Hayden (the son of Earle Cramford Hayden and Mildred Mary Churchill). Robert was born in Vermont. Earle was born in Vermont, the son of Fred L. Hayden and Hattie E. Crawford. Mildred was born in Vermont, the daughter of Richard Edson Churchill and Emma Louise Buck.
Jay’s paternal grandmother was Gwendolyn Catherine Drew (the daughter of Earl Castle Drew and Edith Perkins). Gwendolyn was born in Vermont. Earl was born in Québec, Canada, the son of Herbert James Drew and Effie Norton. Edith was born in Québec.
Jay’s maternal grandfather’s surname was Yi.
Source: Obituary of Jay’s paternal grandmother, Gwendolyn Catherine (Drew) Hayden – https://www.familysearch.org