While most people have not heard of Nick Yankovic, a great number of people have heard of (and heard the music
of) his son, Alfred "Weird Al" Yankovic
Nick Yankovic was born on June 4th, 1917 and on October 23rd, 1959, he and his wife Mary became parents with the birth of first (and only) child, whom they named Alfred. Seven years later they presented "Al" with his first accordion and the rest, as they say, is history.
Nick has gained some fame as the father of a celebrity and has appeared along side "Weird Al" in:
Unfairly to Nick, many people (falsely) believe Frankie Yankovic to be "Weird Al's" father. While a close friend of the family, he was in no way related.