Place of Birth: Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 9, 2003
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)
Lilia Buckingham is an American actress, Internet personality, dancer, author, and producer. She appeared in Hocus Pocus 2.
She is the daughter of author and businessperson Jane Buckingham and author, motivational speaker, and business consultant Marcus Buckingham (Marcus Wilfrid Buckingham). Her mother wrote the book series The Modern Girl’s Guide to Life and founded consumer insights firm Trendera. She was convicted in the 2019 college admissions bribery scandal.
Lilia’s father was born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England. Her mother was born in New York City, to an Ashkenazi Jewish family.
Lilia’s paternal grandfather was named Graeme L. Buckingham. Graeme was the Personnel Director at Allied Breweries.
Lilia’s paternal grandmother was named Joan S. Johnson.
Lilia’s maternal grandfather was Carl Rinzler (the son of Elliot Rinzler and Estelle Regina Wilensky). Elliot’s parents were surnamed Rinzler and Schaeffer. His father’s family was from Austria. Estelle was the daughter of David T. Wilensky, who was born in Wilkie, Lithuania, and of Flora Richmond/Richman, who was born in New York, to parents from Russia.
Lilia’s maternal grandmother was Carol Gene Eisen Rinzler (the daughter of Irving Eisen and Ruth Katz). Carol was born in Newark, New Jersey, and was an author and lawyer, who wrote the book The Girl Who Got All the Breaks. Irving was the son of Morris Yoel Eisen, who was born in Galicia, and of Rose Bender, who was also from the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Lilia’s great-grandmother Ruth was the daughter of parents from Ukraine, Henry Katz, who was born in Novohrad-Volyns’kyi, Zhytomyrs’ka oblast, and Bessie Adelman, who was born in Kiev, Kyiv city.
Sources: Genealogy of Lilia Buckingham – https://www.geni.com
Marriage announcement of Lilia’s parents – https://www.nytimes.com
Obituary of Lilia’s maternal grandmother, Carol Gene Eisen Rinzler – https://www.nytimes.com