ZZ Ward

ZZ Ward – Rosario Dawson and Studio 189’s Spring 2016 Ready to Wear Presentation – East Side Girl’s Club – New York City, NY, USA – Photo Credit: PR Photos / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Zsuzsanna Eva Ward

Place of Birth: Abington Township, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 2, 1986

*English, possibly other (father)
*Hungarian (maternal grandfather)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (maternal grandmother)

ZZ Ward is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. ZZ was raised in Roseburg, Oregon.

ZZ is the daughter of Zsuzsanna/Susan Eva “Zsuzsi” and Charles “Chuck” Ward. ZZ’s mother was born in Hungary.

ZZ’s maternal grandfather was likely a Catholic Hungarian. ZZ’s maternal grandmother, Zsuzsanna Friedman, was born in Hungary to a Jewish family (her own mother’s surname was Weiss), and has converted to Catholicism. After discovering her Jewish ancestry, ZZ began practicing Judaism.

Source: Information about ZZ’s Jewish heritage – http://www.timesofisrael.com

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