Max Joseph

Joseph in 2015, photo by DFree/

Birth Name: H. Maxwell Joseph

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 16, 1982

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Max Joseph is an American filmmaker and television host. He is known for developing and co-hosting MTV’s Catfish: The TV Show.

His parents are Jewish. He is married to Priscila.

Max’s maternal grandfather was Jacob “Jack” Rudman (the son of Pinchas “Max” Rudman and Faiga Malka “Fannie” Marder). Jacob was born in New York, to parents from Russia. Faiga was the daughter of Hairsch Volv ben Moisha Yitsic “Isaac” Marder and Sarah Zlotta Rudd.

Max’s maternal grandmother was named Frances Zimmerman.

Source: Obituary of Max’s maternal grandmother, Frances (Zimmerman) Rudman –

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