Kevin Feige

Kevin Feige – “Doctor Strange” World Premiere, 2016 – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa /

Birth Name: Kevin Michael Feige

Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 2, 1973

Ethnicity: German, English

Kevin Feige is an American film and television producer. He is the president of production company Marvel Studios, and, as such, is in charge of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, having been there since its inception, as a co-producer of Iron Man in 2008. He is also chief creative officer of Marvel Entertainment, which includes Marvel’s licensed products and comic books. He is considered the highest-grossing film producer of all time.

He is the son of Maralyn and Tim Feige, and was raised in Westfield, New Jersey, during his teen years. Kevin is married to cardiothoracic nurse Caitlin, with whom he has two children.

Kevin’s paternal grandfather was Arthur Edward Feige (the son of Joseph Feige and Therese/Theresa Heckert). Arthur was born in Michigan, to ethnic German parents, from Poland, in Volhynia. Joseph was the son of Bernard Feige and Anna Wagner. Theresa was the daughter of Gottfried/Gottfred Heckert and Anna Strunk. Some of Kevin’s family was from Kassel, Hesse, Germany.

Kevin’s paternal grandmother was Pauline Ash (the daughter of Charles E. Ash and Wilda E. Hill). Pauline was born in Illinois. Charles was the son of Edward John Ash and Emma Ernestine Stein, who was born in Illinois, to German parents. Wilda was the daughter of Solomon Edward Hill and Cordelia/Dilla/Della.

Kevin’s maternal grandfather was Robert Earl Short (the son of Earl Andrew Short and Bessie Matilda Johnson). Robert was born in Pennsylvania, and developed soap operas. He was an executive of Procter & Gamble Productions. Kevin’s great-grandfather Earl was the son of Joseph D. Short and Minnie.

Kevin’s maternal grandmother is Madeleine Lois King (the daughter of Henry Hall King and Ethel Maria Lois Heald). Madeleine was born in New York. Henry was the son of Henry Hall King and Mary Anna Wedge. Ethel was the daughter of Timothy Sibley Heald and Ada Maria Davis.

Sources: Genealogy of Kevin Feige –

Kevin’s paternal grandfather, Arthur Edward Feige, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Kevin’s paternal grandmother, Pauline Ash, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Kevin’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Emma Ernestine Stein, on the 1880 U.S. Census –

Kevin’s maternal grandfather, Robert Earl Short, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Kevin’s maternal grandfather, Robert Earl Short –

Kevin’s maternal grandmother, Madeleine Lois King, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Marriage record of Kevin’s maternal great-grandparents, Henry Hall King and Ethel Maria Lois Heald –

1 Response

  1. Jessica21 says:

    He 100% can pass as German, and looks German. Americans think anything with blue eyes “looks english”, the British themselves are around 30% German. Anglo Saxons aren’t from England. They’re from Denmark and Germany

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