Matt Iseman

Birth Name: Matthew Charles Iseman

Place of Birth: Denver, Colorado, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 22, 1971

*Ashkenazi Jewish (paternal grandfather)
*Irish (paternal grandmother)
*Danish, English, possibly other (maternal grandfather)
*Czech/Bohemian (maternal grandmother)

Matt Iseman is an American comedian, actor, television host, and physician. Matt is also known for being the winner of reality show The New Celebrity Apprentice.

Matt is the son of Joan/Jan (Christensen) and Michael Dee “Mike” Iseman. Matt has a brother, Thomas.

Matt’s paternal grandfather was Manuel Wessel Iseman (the son of Israel DeeWitt/Dee Iseman and Bloomy Goldberg/Goldburg). Israel was the son of Manuel Iseman and Sarah, who were German Jews. Bloomy was also the daughter of German Jews, Samuel Goldberg/Goldburg and Rachel.

Matt’s paternal grandmother was Eileen Croghan (the daughter of Thomas Croghan and Anne/Annie Nicholson). Thomas was the son of Irish parents, Owen Croghan and Mary Tierman/Tiernan/Truman. Anne was also the daughter of Irish parents, Richard Nicholson and Anna Foley.

Matt’s maternal grandfather was Paul B. Christensen (the son of Charles Christensen and Mabel P. Bentley). Charles was the son of Nels Burdett Christensen and Anna Kristina Madisen, who were Danish. Mabel was the stepdaughter of Robert Martin and Mariam.

Matt’s paternal grandmother was Marcella Slama (the daughter of Emil H. Slama and Otilia “Tillie”). Emil was born in Bohemia, the son of Aloisia/Aloisie Vruhlar. Otilia was also born in Bohemia.


Matt’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Matt’s mother on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Matt’s maternal grandmother on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Matt’s maternal grandmother –

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