Tony Oller

Tony Oller – Photo Credit: Tommaso Boddi / PR Photos, 2010

Birth Name: Anthony Michael Oller

Place of Birth: Springfield, Illinois, U.S. (possibly)

Date of Birth: February 25, 1991

Ethnicity: German, English, Irish, one eighth Norwegian

Tony Oller is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He was part of pop and hip hop duo MKTO, with Malcolm David Kelley. His roles include the shows Gigantic and As the Bell Rings, and the films Beneath the Darkness and The Purge.

Tony’s Oller line can be traced to Peter Oller/Aller, who was born, c. 1716, in Germany, the son of Petrus Alert and Maria Alt, and to his wife, Anna Elizabeth Kaes, who was born, c. 1718, in Anhausen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, the daughter of Johann Phillibus Kaes and Anna Elizabeth Jung.

Tony’s paternal grandfather was Fred Oller, Jr. (the son of Fred Oller, Sr. and Myrtle Shoup). Tony’s grandfather Fred was born in Illinois. Tony’s great-grandfather Fred was the son of James Chester Oller and Mary Ann Anderson. Myrtle was the daughter of Alexander “Alex” Shoup and Laura E. Waddle.

Tony’s paternal grandmother was Mary Lou Wagner (the daughter of Harold E. Wagner and Lucille Gallas). Mary Lou was born in Illinois.

Tony’s maternal grandfather was William “Bill” Brown (the son of George R. Brown and Lottie Allison). William was born in Illinois.

Tony’s maternal grandmother is Rosemary Arneson (the daughter of Lawrence Edwin Arneson and Bernice E. Connor). Lawrence was the son of Lars “Lewis” Arneson and Ingeborg O. “Belle” Vang, who were Norwegian. Bernice was the daughter of Thomas E. Connor, whose parents were Irish; and of Catherine A. Higgins, whose father was from County Tipperary, Ireland and whose mother was from England.


Obituaries of Tony’s paternal grandparents, Fred Oller, Jr. and Mary Lou (Wagner) Oller –

Marriage record of Tony’s paternal great-grandparents, Fred Oller, Sr. and Myrtle Shoup –

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