Max Schneider

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Schneider in 2013, photo by PrPhotos

Birth Name: Maxwell George Schneider

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

Date of Birth: June 21, 1992

*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Irish, German, English (mother, who converted to Judaism)

Max Schneider, also known as MAX and MΛX, is an American singer, songwriter, actor, dancer, and model.

His father is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family. His mother has Irish, German, and English ancestry, and converted to Judaism. Max was raised Jewish. He discusses his religious upbringing here and here.

Max is married to Emily, with whom he has a daughter.

Max’s maternal grandfather was named Robert E. Welty.

Max’s maternal grandmother was Georgann “George” Potts (the daughter of Delmon/Delmar Potts and Henrietta George Ann Towery). Max’s grandmother Georgann was born in Indiana. Delmon was the son of Thomas Potts and Surelda Frances Ashbrook. Henrietta was the daughter of George K. Towery and Sarah A.

Sources: Genealogy of Max’s maternal grandmother, Georgann “George” Potts (focusing on her father’s side) –

Genealogy of Max’s maternal grandmother, Georgann “George” Potts (focusing on her mother’s side) –

Max’s maternal grandmother, Georgann “George” Potts, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Max’s maternal grandmother, Georgann “George” (Potts) Welty –

10 Responses

  1. Yeravam says:

    He looks full Ashkenazi, even though he’s only half.

  2. lelo4 says:

    He looks Mesopotamian/Assyrian/Iraqi

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