Answering the eternally asked heritage question- Who is Pink beneath the popstar cover?
Pink has rocked out stadiums and concerts with her songs. She has millions dancing and grooving to her tune.
As expected, her fans want to know every detail about her. One of the things they wonder is about her heritage.
So, is she Jewish?
Yes, Alecia Beth Moore, or Pink, is Jewish. In a March 2004 interview with Q Magazine, she said she has Irish-German-Lithuanian-Jew heritage. Her mom, Judy (Kugel), a nurse, hails from an Ashkenazi Jewish family from Bohemia, Russia, and Lithuania. Her dad, Jim Moore, a Vietnam War veteran, has Irish, English, German, and French ancestry.
Who Is Pink? Is She Jewish?
Alecia Beth Moore, known by her stage name Pink, was born on September 8, 1979, in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.
The moniker “Pink” was inspired by a character from the iconic film “Reservoir Dogs,” a movie that left a lasting impression on the teenage Alecia.
Friends saw a striking resemblance between her and Mr. Pink from the film, cementing her nickname and setting the stage for her remarkable career.
In an interview with Q Magazine in March 2004, Pink said that her heritage is Irish-German-Lithuanian-Jew. So yes, she is Jewish.
As per the Ethni Celebs site, Pink is the daughter of Jim Moore, a Vietnam War veteran, and Judy (Kugel), a nurse. Pink’s dad has Irish, English, German, and a minor French ancestry.
Her mom hails from an Ashkenazi Jewish family from Bohemia, Russia, and Lithuania. The singer was raised in a secular household.
Pink, often described as pop royalty, has become a household name thanks to her unique raspy voice and mesmerizing acrobatic performances.
Her global influence is undeniable, with over 135 million records sold worldwide, comprising 60 million albums. This extraordinary feat firmly places her among the world’s top-selling music artists.
Her impressive accolades include two Brit Awards, three Grammy Awards, seven special MTV Video Music Awards, and a Daytime Emmy Award.
Billboard recognized her as the Pop Songs Artist of the Decade in 2009, and in the United Kingdom, she held the title of the second-most-played female solo artist in the 2000s, second only to Madonna.
Moreover, her songwriting prowess and global impact earned her the BMI President’s Award at the 63rd annual BMI Pop Awards.
Pink’s journey from Pennsylvania to global stardom while staying connected to her identity is a testament to her immense talent and enduring impact on music and entertainment.
Is Pink Passing On Her Heritage, Religion, and Culture to Her Kids?
During her August 2017 performance in Berlin, Pink brought her only daughter, Willow, to the famed Holocaust Memorial, and this poignant moment led to a heartfelt conversation.
Willow remarked, “This could have been us,” prompting a profound reflection. Later, Willow revealed that Berlin was her favorite city, explaining (via Kveller):
“Because there was a wall and people were separated, and there was a war and people were killed, and now everybody’s together, and there’s no more wall, and there’s no more war, and that means everything that’s bad can be good again.”
Her daughter’s perspective deeply moved pink.
This touching moment in Berlin contrasted with neo-Nazi marches in Charlottesville that same summer. In August 2017, she made an Instagram post where she wrote:
“It’s incredible to watch neo-nazis march in 2017 while I, a Jewish woman, headline a show in Berlin where these tunnels were built by him, built curvy so he couldn’t be shot in the back.”
She further mentioned her experience walking through the tunnel, saying:
“I walked through this tunnel to get to stage while people just like him marched in Charlottesville. My heart aches for the amount of hatred in this world. But in this place, where so many awful things happened once upon a time, here we are together in Berlin. People of all walks of life celebrating together. He didn’t win.”
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