Amatus Sami-Karim Biography
Amatus Sami-Karim is an American actress, songwriter and musician. Her fame grew after she married 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 was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States but has not yet disclosed her year of birth.
Alexis was born of Irish, Italian and Polish ancestry. She was born to Aleksander Dziena and his wife Madeline or Madeleine Didio.
She is the maternal granddaughter of Ameliano “Mellona” De Deo or Didio and his wife Angelina or Angeline “Angie” Amoroso (daughters of Florenzo Amoroso and his wife Giacinta DiGermanio).
All of Italian descent, and paternal granddaughter of Henry J. Dzien (b . in Pennsylvania) (son of Thomas Dziena (b.Poland) and his wife Sophina … (born in Poland)) and his wife Rita R.Finnerty, of Irish descent.
Has an older brother, Alex, a musician and DJ. 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 ere both studying at the Tisch School of Arts in New York City.
The couple is very supportive of each others career and they never shy off from showing their affection to the public.
Amatus 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 Height
The American composer stands at a height of 1.68 m.