Birth Name: Jonah Ray Rodrigues
Place of Birth: Kailua, Hawaii, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 3, 1982
Ethnicity: Portuguese, Swedish, possibly other
Jonah Ray is an American actor, comedian, writer, and podcaster. He is the co-host of Comedy Central’s The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail.
Jonah is the son of Candace Sue and Michael Ray Rodrigues. On Twitter, Jonah stated that he is of Portuguese descent. He also has Swedish ancestry. Jonah is married to Deanna Rooney.
A picture of a young Jonah and his mother can be seen here.
Jonah’s maternal grandfather is Joseph Erickson (the son of Joseph Erickson and Lillian). Jonah’s great-grandfather Joseph was the son of Charles Erickson and Louisa Johnson.
Jonah’s maternal grandmother is named Shirley.
Sources: Marriage record of Jonah’s parents – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Jonah’s father – https://obittree.com
Obituary of Jonah’s uncle (father’s brother), Robert S. “Butch” Rodrigues – https://www.afterlife.co
Genealogy of Jonah Ray (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.ancestry.com