Betty Seinfeld

Jerome Allen Seinfeld is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer.

He is best known for playing a semi-fictionalized version of himself in the sitcom Seinfeld, which he created and wrote with Larry David.

The show aired on NBC from 1989 until 1998, becoming one of the most acclaimed and popular sitcoms of all time.

As a stand-up comedian, Seinfeld specializes in observational comedy.

Jerry Seinfeld Parents

Jerry Seinfeld Parents: Meet Kálmán Seinfeld, Betty Seinfeld

Who are Jerry Seinfeld’s mother and father? Where are Jerry Seinfeld’s parents now?

Jarry Seinfeld was born in Brooklyn, a borough of New York City, the son of Kálmán Seinfeld and Betty Seinfeld.

His father, sign painter Kálmán Seinfeld, was of Hungarian-Jewish descent and collected jokes that he heard while serving in World War II.

Jerry Seinfeld Parents

His mother, Betty, and her parents, Selim and Salha Hosni, were Jews from Aleppo, Syria.

Their nationality was stated as Turkish when they immigrated in 1917, as Syria was under the Ottoman Empire.