Michael Kosta

Kosta in 2015, photo by DFree/www.bigstockphoto.com/

Birth Name: Michael Burt Kosta

Place of Birth: Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 27, 1979

Ethnicity: Greek, Irish, German, Dutch, possibly other

Michael Kosta is an American stand-up comedian.

Michael’s father’s surname is Greek. Michael’s mother is of Irish, Dutch, and German descent.

Michael’s maternal grandfather was Burt J. Wynkoop (the son of John H. Wynkoop and Jessie Lee Kankelwitz/Kankelevitz/Kankeluitz). Burt was born in New York. Michael’s great-grandfather John was born in New York, to Dutch parents, John B. Wynkoop and Cathrine. Michael’s great-grandmother Jessie was born in New York, the daughter of Charles William Kankelwitz, whose parents were German, and of Grace Lee Golderman, who was born in Kentucky.

Michael’s maternal grandmother was named Doris E. McLaughlin (the daughter of James McLaughlin and Mary). Doris was born in Massachusetts. James was born in England, to Irish parents. Mary was born in Massachusetts, to Irish parents.

Source: Obituary of Michael’s maternal grandmother, Doris E. (McLaughlin) Wynkoop – http://legacy.com

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