Nikki Yanofsky

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Yanofsky in 2014, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Nicole Rachel Yanofsky

Place of Birth: Montréal, Québec, Canada

Date of Birth: February 8, 1994

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Nikki Yanofsky is a Canadian jazz-pop singer and songwriter. She sand “I Believe,” the theme song of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.

Nikki’s paternal grandfather is named Arthur Yanofsky (the son of Michael Yanofsky and Katie).

Nikki’s paternal grandmother is Elsa Woloz (the daughter of Eddie Woloz and Minnie Herman).

Nikki’s maternal grandfather is Freddie/Fred Rosenthal (the son of Samuel/Sam Rosenthal and Ida Schwartz). Samuel was the son of Louis Rosenthal, who was born in Tirgu-Ocna, Bacau, Romania, and of Toba Hershcovitz, who was also born in Romania. Ida was the daughter of Benny Schwartz and Rose.

Nikki’s maternal grandmother is named Jorie/Sheila.

Source: Genealogy of Nikki Yanofsky –

1 Response

  1. Ziza says:

    She reminds me of Victoria Justice.

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