Jeff Tremaine

Tremaine in 2015, photo by

Birth Name: Jeffrey James Tremaine

Place of Birth: Rockville, Maryland, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 4, 1966

Ethnicity: English, German, Luxembourgian, 1/16th Swedish, possibly other

Jeff Tremaine is an American showrunner, filmmaker, and magazine editor. He has been part of the Jackass crew, along with Jason “Wee Man” Acuña, Spike Jonze, Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Steve-O, and Chris Pontius.

Jeff has two children with his wife Laura.

Jeff’s paternal grandfather is Myron Jewell/Jewel Tremaine (the son of Myron David Tremaine and Sarah Frances “Sadie” Howland). Jeff’s grandfather Myron was born in either Illinois or Indiana. Jeff’s great-grandfather Myron was born in New York, the son of Myron J. Tremaine and Caroline Eliza Hastings. Sarah was born in Illinois, the daughter of William Henry Howland and Mathilda Wilhelmina Johansdotter Nilsson, who was Swedish.

Jeff’s paternal grandmother is Esther/Ester Mildred Wirtz (the daughter of Frederic/Frederick C. “Fritz” Wirtz and Lena Miller). Esther was born in Illinois. Frederick was born in Illinois, the son of Michael C. Wirtz, who was from Luxembourg, and of Caroline Hapke, who was German. Lena was born in Germany.

Source: Marriage record of Jeff’s paternal grandparents, Myron Jewell/Jewel Tremaine and Esther/Ester Mildred Wirtz –

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