Jonah Ray

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

3 Responses

  1. stlucas says:

    His father is Michael Ray Rodrigues. His mother might be Candace S.

    Obituary of Jonah’s father – https://obittree.com/obituary/us/hawaii/honolulu/ballard-family-moanalua-mortuary/michael-rodrigues/3136377/

    Obituary of Jonah’s uncle (father’s brother), Robert S. “Butch” Rodrigues – https://www.afterlife.co/us/obituary-waimea-lieutenant-colonel-robert-rodrigues-5530192

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