Birth Name: Natalie Denise Suleman
Place of Birth: Fullerton, Orange, California, United States
Date of Birth: July 11, 1975
Nadya Suleman, also known as Natalie Denise Suleman and “Octomom,” is an American woman who gave birth to octuplets in January 2009. Her children were the second full set of octuplets to be born alive in the United States. They surpassed the previous worldwide survival rate for a complete set of octuplets, one week after birth. The previous record was set by the Chukwu octuplets in 1998.
Her father, Edward Doud Suleman, is a Palestinian who worked as a translator in Iraq, and is a restaurateur and realtor. Her mother, Angela, is Lithuanian, and was a schoolteacher. She has a total of fourteen children. All of her children were conceived using in vitro fertilization (IVF).
Nadya’s maternal grandfather was Julius Stanaitis/Stanat (the son of Adolfas Stanaitis and Ona Šicaitė). Julius was born in Gaisriai, Kazlų Rūda Municipality, Marijampolė County, Lithuania.
Nadya’s maternal grandmother was named Ema Krygerytė/Krueger. Ema was born in Veiveriai, Prienai District Municipality, Kaunas County, Lithuania.
Source: Genealogy of Nadya Suleman (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com