Mark Ronson

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Ronson in 2009, photo by

Birth Name: Mark Daniel Ronson

Place of Birth: Hampstead, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 4 September, 1975

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Mark Ronson is a British musician, DJ, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is a son of Laurence Ronson, a businessperson, and Ann/Anne Cecilia Dexter-Jones, a socialite and writer. Mark is a brother of musician Samantha Ronson and fashion designer Charlotte Ronson, and a half-brother of actress Annabelle Dexter-Jones. His uncle (father’s brother) is businessman Gerald Ronson. His sister Charlotte has two children with her partner, American singer and songwriter Nate Ruess.

Mark’s parents are both Jewish (their families were from Russia, Ukraine, Lithuania, and Austria). Mark had a Bar Mitzvah ceremony.

Mark’s paternal grandfather was Henry Ronson (born Henry Aaronson/Aronson, the son of Marks/Mark Aaronson and Rebecca “Betsy”). Henry was born in London E, London, to Russian Jewish parents.

Mark’s paternal grandmother was Sarah/Sadie Raine (the daughter of Louis Raine, born Leib Shimelevich Davidovich Rein, and of Khaia/Fanny Genekhovna Stein). Sarah’s parents were Jewish immigrants from Ukraine and/or the Russian Empire. Khaia was born in Vilna, Lithuania, the daughter of Rav Henoch Stein and Chana Marla/Malka.

Mark’s maternal grandfather was Frederick/Fred Deutsch/Deutscher, later Dexter. Frederick was an Austrian Jew, born in Vienna, Austria.

Mark’s maternal grandmother was Judith Lurie (the daughter of Abraham Lurie and Chana/Annie/Hannah Hoffenberg). Judith was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, to Jewish parents, from the Russian Empire. Abraham was born in Verbelov, the son of Mordechai Lurie and Chaya Yehudit Galinski. Chana was from Zosla, Lithuania, and was the daughter of Isaac Hoffenberg, from Josvania, and of Scheine Freide Rom, from Vilna. Chana’s sister, Nechama, was the paternal grandmother of Sir Malcolm Rifkind, a Conservative politician, making Mark and Sir Malcolm second cousins, once removed.

Source: Genealogy of Mark Ronson –

20 Responses

  1. neiltennant says:

    i know Palestianian people or Syrian people with that look

    he has dark features

  2. neiltennant says:

    he is very dark
    he looks like Indian, Moroccan or Pakistani

    for sure Sephardic Jewish roots

  3. neiltennant says:

    both he and his lesbian sister do have very dark eyes.

  4. Capricious says:

    He’s kinda cute.

    I thought Jewish too because he looked like Andrew Garfield.

  5. neiltennant says:

    he looks so dark

    years ago my parents and me were watching a video in which he talked about Amy Whinehouse and we thought that he might be indian or something…..

    they have dark skin and very dark eyes (he and his sister)

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