Birth Name: Robert Kelly Thomas
Place of Birth: Landstuhl, West Germany (now Germany)
Date of Birth: 14 February, 1972
Ethnicity: English, German, Scottish, Swiss-German, distant French
Rob Thomas is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. He is the lead singer of the rock band Matchbox Twenty.
Rob was born in Landstuhl, West Germany, to American parents, Mamie Cleo (Bundrick) and William K. “Bill” Thomas. He was raised in the U.S., spending time in Salt Lake City, Utah and Sarasota, Florida.
He is married to Marisol Maldonado. Rob has a son from a previous relationship.
Rob’s maternal grandfather was Thomas Raymond Bundrick (the son of William Franklin Martin Bundrick and Pearl Irene Scott). Thomas was born in Fairfield County, South Carolina. William was the son of Henry Arthur Bundrick and Caroline Nancy Wyrick. Pearl was the daughter of George Elisha Scott and Harriet Eliza “Hattie” Miller.
Rob’s maternal grandmother was Mattie/Maddie Lee Osborne (the daughter of Wilkes Osborne and Alma McCall). Mattie was born in Florence, South Carolina. Wilkes was the son of Robert Sinclair Osborne and Georgia Ridgeway. Alma was the daughter of William Mack “Will” McCall and Susan Welch.
Source: Genealogy of Rob’s mother – https://www.familysearch.org