Lil Peep

Birth Name: Gustav Elijah Åhr

Date of Birth: November 1, 1996

Place of Birth: Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Death: November 15, 2017

Place of Death: Tucson, Arizona, U.S.

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish (maternal grandmother), Swedish, German, Irish, English

Lil Peep, also stylized as LiL PEEP, was an American singer, rapper, songwriter, and model.

Lil had stated that he was a Swedish citizen.

Lil’s maternal grandfather is John Womack. John was born in Norman, Oklahoma, and is a historian of Latin America, including specifically of Mexico, the Mexican Revolution, and Emiliano Zapata. John’s father, John Womack, was also a historian.

Lil’s maternal grandmother is Jennifer Jacobs (the daughters of Anthony Rodwell Jacobs and Katharine Blake, born Ilionne Inglestone). Jennifer’s parents were actors. They were both Jewish. Jennifer later re-married to Canadian Jewish actor Peter Kastner. Lil’s great-grandfather Anthony Jacobs was born in London, England, the son of Emanuel/Emmanuel Julien/Julian Jacobs and Dorothea Jacobs, who was from Adelaide, Australia. He had Jewish roots in England going back to the 1700s. Lil’s great-grandmother Katharine Blake was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, the daughter of Saul Inglestone, who was from London, and of Rachel/Rae Fanny Freeman, who was born in Harare, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe. Her family was from Germany, Poland, and Russia, and also lived in Wales.


Genealogy of Lil’s maternal grandmother, Jennifer Jacobs (focusing on her father’s side) –

5 Responses

  1. jnixon12 says:

    His mom is part Jewish (her mom, Jenny Kastner, is Jewish)

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.