Suze Orman

Suze Orman

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Birth Name: Susan Lynn Orman

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 5, 1951

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Suze Orman is an American author, financial advisor, motivational speaker, and television host.

She is the daughter of Ann and Morry/Morris Orman. Her father was a Russian Jewish immigrant. Her mother was born in North Dakota.

Suze is married to Kathy Travis.

Suze’s maternal grandfather was named Joseph Tutilman. Joseph was a Jewish emigrant, from Bessarabia, Romania.

Suze’s maternal grandmother was Goldie Bram (the daughter of Michael/Mike/Michal Nathan ben reb Sheraga Bram and Anna/Annie Rabinowitch/Raben/Buteir). Goldie was born in Illinois, to Polish Jewish/Lithuanian Jewish parents.

Sources: Obituary of Suze’s father –

Genealogy of Suze Orman (focusing on her mother’s side) –

Suze’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Suze’s mother –


Curious about ethnicity

1 Response

  1. Anonymous says:

    She’s half Romanian half Russian.

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