Amira Lumbly is an American actress born to a Jamaican-American mother who is a professional singer and teacher and an American father who was a boxer and computer programmer in Miami, FL. She was raised and home-schooled by her mother from Kindergarten to 8th grade and lived
between Miami, FL, West Africa (Ghana and Senegal) and Saint Paul, MN throughout her teens. While in high school in Minneapolis, MN, she joined and/or studied with local theatre companies such as Heart of the Beast Theatre, Jeune Lune and The Guthrie Theatre, eventually signing with a local modeling and talent agency to book gigs. After graduation, Amira moved to Orange, CA to attend Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Media Arts
earning a B.A. in public relations and advertising. To gain a holistic perspective of the entertainment industry, she also interned at A-list management and production companies such as Overbrook Entertainment
and Untitled Entertainment. After graduating with honors, Amira has dedicated herself to developing her craft and career as an actor in Los Angeles, CA.