Place of Birth: Duisburg, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany (now Germany)
Date of Birth: 19 July, 1974
Ramin Djawadi is a German composer and record producer. He is known for his score for Game of Thrones.
Ramin was born in Duisburg, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany, now Germany, the son of an Iranian father, Ghafur B. Djawadi, and a German mother. After high school, Ramin moved to Boston, Massachusetts, and Los Angeles, California, U.S. He speaks fluent German, Persian, and English. He is married to film music executive Jennifer Hawks, with whom he has two children.
Source: http://www.dw.com (in German)
His dad is Kurdish from Urmia I believe