RiotFest Chicago 2012 - Day 1

Noodles in 2012, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Kevin John Wasserman

Date of Birth: February 4, 1963

Ethnicity: Mexican (paternal grandmother), German, Irish, possibly other

Noodles is an American musician and songwriter. He is the lead guitarist and backing vocalist of the punk rock band The Offspring. Other members of the band are Dexter Holland, Greg K., and Pete Parada.

Noodles is the son of Linda L. and Raymond X. Wasserman. His father is of German and Irish ancestry on one side, and Mexican on the other. His mother’s maiden name is possibly Hammond.

Noodles’ paternal grandfather was Raymond S. Wasserman (the son of Frank E. Wasserman and Aggy McBee).

Noodles’ paternal grandmother was Amalia Guzman (the daughter of Arturo Guzman and Manuela Moreno). Amelia was born in Arizona, to Mexican parents.

Sources: Marriage record of Noodles’ paternal grandparents, Raymond S. Wasserman and Amalia Guzman –

Possibly Noodles’ great-grandparents, Frank E. Wasserman and Aggy McBee, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Noodles’ paternal grandmother, Amalia Guzman, on the 1920 U.S. Census –
Amalia Guzman on the 1930 U.S. Census –

6 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    Is he not adopted?

    There are a few mentions online about him being adopted.

  2. madman says:

    Sheryl Lynn and Raymond X. Wasserman —> Linda L. and Raymond X. Wasserman

  3. madman says:

    Dexter Holland is also a member

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