Amatus Sami-Karim Biography
Amatus Sami-Karim is an American actress, composer, and musician. Her fame grew after marrying the award-winning actor Mahershala Ali. Karim has appeared in Girl’s Time (2016) and Jasmine (2017).
She was a 2018 DRAMA DESK AWARD nominee and she completed the sound design/music for The Home Coming Queen.
Amatus Sami-Karim Age
She was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States but has not yet disclosed her year of birth.
Amatus Sami-Karim Parents
Sami was born in an Islamic family on the Southside of Chicago her father being a jazz musician as well as an Imam. She grew up at the mosque which was across the street from the Cabrini Green Projects, a public housing project. Amatus was interested in different forms of arts since she was a child, and later studied at the Tisch School of Arts in New York.
Sami was accepted into the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, England, following which she then had to stay in London for a year to study acting.
Her parents divorced and her later formative years were spent in Philly with her mom who is a social worker.
Amatus Sami-Karim & Mahershala Ali
Amatus and Ali met when they were both studying at the Tisch School of Arts in New York City. The two were introduced to each other by a mutual friend Aliya Latif. The couple got married in 2013. The couple is very supportive of each other’s careers and they never shy off from showing their affection to the public.
Amatus Sami-Karim Child
She gave birth to a daughter Bari Najma Ali on February 24, 2017, this was a few days before Ali’s Oscar win.
Amatus Sami-Karim Net Worth
Amatus’s net worth is not yet known.
Amatus Sami-Karim Height
The American composer stands at a height of 1.68 m.