Samantha Mumba

Singer and Actress
Born Jan 18, 1983

Samantha Tamania Anne Cecilia Mumba is an Irish singer and actress. Her first album was released in 2000. Her most notable role was Mara in the 2002 film The Time Machine. She has also appeared in a number of Irish independent films. She returned to public attention when she appeared in the 2008 series of Dancing On Ice. Mumba has said that she will not be returning to music.… Read More

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1983 Birth Born on January 18, 1983.


2000 17 Years Old 1 More Event
She shot to fame in 2000 with the release of her debut single "Gotta Tell You", which reached the Top 10 in Ireland, United Kingdom and the United States. … Read More
In 2001, Mumba contributed to the track "You Raise Me Up" by the Celtic Tenors. … Read More
2002 19 Years Old In 2002, Mumba released a new single "I'm Right Here" with a laid-back sound. … Read More


2004 21 Years Old She previously dated R&B singer Sisqó from 2004–2005.
2005 22 Years Old In December 2005, she collaborated with Filipino singer Jay-R to sing Just the Way You Are. … Read More
2007 24 Years Old Mumba confirmed on The Late Late Show, 9 February 2007, that a camera crew has been following her on and off for six months for a reality TV show which was shown on Channel 4 at the end of March 2007. … Read More
2008 25 Years Old 1 More Event
On 17 January 2008, Mumba appeared on UK daytime TV show Loose Women.
2009 26 Years Old In a January 2009 interview, Mumba suggested that the new album would be released early in 2010, but it never surfaced and in late 2010, Mumba confirmed she would no longer be releasing new material and would be concentrating on her acting career.
2011 28 Years Old Mumba became engaged to policeman Torray Scales in June 2011. The couple married in Los Angeles on 24 February 2012.


2013 30 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 2013, Mumba confirmed her comeback on Twitter.
2014 31 Years Old 1 More Event
On February 21, 2014, Mumba attempted to make a splash comeback with a new single called "Only Just Begun".
In February 2015, she escaped uninjured from a three car pile up in Los Angeles.
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