Alex Wolff Poster

Trivia (9)

Son of Polly Draper and Michael Wolff.

Brother of Nat Wolff.

Plays drums in Naked Brothers Band.

Composes songs for The Naked Brothers Band (2007).

Plays guitar, ukulele, piano and drums.

New York, NY: In the studio working on new music. [2012]

His father is of Russian Jewish, Polish Jewish, and German Jewish descent. His mother has English, German, some Scottish, 1/256 Portuguese, and distant French, Jersey (Channel Islander), and Welsh, ancestry. Alex's paternal grandparents were from Shelby, Mississippi and New Orleans, Louisiana, respectively, while Alex's maternal grandparents were born in New York.

On his father's side, he is the grandson of Marvin Lee Wolff, a doctor, and Lise Bertha Silverman, a social worker. On his mother's side, he is the grandson of William Henry Draper III, a venture capitalist who headed the United Nations Development Programme, and Phyllis Culbertson, a Peace Corps administrator. His maternal great-grandfather, William Henry Draper II, was a banker, diplomat, and army officer.

Through his mother, Alex is a descendant of Francis Cooke (c. 1583-1663), a Mayflower passenger, and captain Joseph Weld (1599-1646), one of the founders of the prominent Weld family of Massachusetts. Among Joseph Weld's other descendants are 68th Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld and actress Tuesday Weld.