Birth Name: Rebecca Rea Sugar
Place of Birth: Silver Spring, Maryland, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 9, 1987
*father – Ashkenazi Jewish
Rebecca Sugar is an American animator, composer, director, and screenwriter. She is known for her work on Adventure Time and Steven Universe. She is the first non-binary person to independently create a series for Cartoon Network, Steven Universe. Her brother, Steven Sugar, was the background artist for the show.
Rebecca was raised Jewish, and had a Bat Mitzvah ceremony. She is married to animator, voice actor, storyboard artist, writer, director, and producer Ian Jones-Quartey.
Rebecca’s paternal grandfather was Marvin H. Sugar (the son of Louis Sugar and Tilly/Tillie Newman). Marvin was born in Washington, D.C., to a Russian Jewish father and a Polish Jewish mother.
Rebecca’s paternal grandmother was named Thelma.
Rebecca’s maternal grandfather’s surname was Rea.
Obituaries of Rebecca’s paternal grandparents, Marvin H. Sugar and Thelma Sugar – https://www.findagrave.com
Obituary of Rebecca’s paternal grandmother, Thelma Sugar – http://www.legacy.com