Nancy Juvonen

Juvonen with husband Jimmy Fallon, 2006, photo by Starfrenzy/

Place of Birth: Marin, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 18, 1967

Ethnicity: Finnish (paternal grandfather), English, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish

Nancy Juvonen is an American film producer. She co-founded production company Flower Films, with Drew Barrymore.

Nancy is married to television host Jimmy Fallon, with whom she has two children.

Nancy’s paternal grandfather was Aaro Wilhelm/William Juvonen (the son of Wilhelm/William Juvonen and Ida Hyvönen). Aaro was born in California, to Finnish parents. Nancy’s great-grandfather Wilhelm was born in Vuosalmi, Muolaa, the son of Staffan Philipsson Juvonen and Hedvig Henriksdotter Majuri. Ida was the daughter of Henrik Johan Hyvönen, from Nilsiä, and of Anna Maria Määttä, from Keyritty.

Nancy’s paternal grandmother was Laura Catherine Harwood (the daughter of Ben B. Harwood and Harriet E. Gates).

Nancy’s maternal grandfather was the son of Rufus Ingalls Newell and Janet Wilson. Rufus was the son of Eugene Newell and Lucy Bacon. Janet was the daughter of Charles R. Wilson, who was from Canada.

Nancy’s maternal grandmother was Barbara Buell Welts (the daughter of Robert Victor Welts and Persis Buell). Robert was the son of Richard Opdyke Welts and Edith Peck, who was from Canada. Persis was the daughter of Fred J. Buell and Carrie May Reel/Reil, whose father, Theodore Reil, was German, and whose mother, Martha Maria Bradshaw, had Northern Irish roots (from County Down).

Sources: Genealogy of Nancy Juvonen –

Marriage record of Nancy’s parents –

Marriage record of Nancy’s paternal grandparents, Aaro Wilhelm/William Juvonen and Laura Catherine Harwood –

Information about the Bradshaw family –

2 Responses

  1. Ursus says:

    Nancy Juvonen is my 8th cousin.

  2. andrew says:

    Her paternal grandfather’s parents were definitely Finnish.

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