Birth Name: Timothy Robert Commerford
Place of Birth: Irvine, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: February 26, 1968
Ethnicity: Irish, German, English and/or Scottish
Tim Commerford is an American musician. He is the bassist for rock band Rage Against the Machine, whose other members are Zach de la Rocha, Tom Morello, and Brad Wilk, and for rock supergroup Audioslave, whose other members were Chris Cornell, Morello, and Wilk. He is also known as Timmy C, Y.tim.K., Tim Bob, tim.com, S.W.I.M., and Tim the Bassist.
Tim is the son of Robbie, a teacher and mathematician, and Gerard Commerford, an aerospace engineer, who worked on the Space Shuttle. He has two children with his wife Aleece Dimas.
Tim’s paternal grandfather was named Eugene J. Commerford (the son of Timothy Carboy Commerford and Anna J.). Eugene was born in New York. Timothy was the son of Irish parents, John Commerford and Margaret Carboy.
Tim’s paternal grandmother was Charlotte Dorothy Meisenheimer (the daughter of Charles David Meisenheimer and Charlotte Dyckmann). Tim’s grandmother Charlotte was born in New York, and all of her grandparents were German.
Tim’s maternal grandfather was named Joseph E. Smith. Joseph was born in Arkansas.
Tim’s maternal grandmother was named Willie Mae Murdaugh. Willie was born in Arkansas.
Sources: Marriage record of Tim’s parents – https://familysearch.org
Death record of Tim’s paternal great-grandfather, Timothy Carboy Commerford – https://familysearch.org
Tim’s paternal grandmother, Charlotte Dorothy Meisenheimer, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org