Sydney Tamiia Poitier Biography

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Date of Birth: 1973 , November-15
Age: 44 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Sydney Tamiia Poitier
Birth Name Sydney Tamiia Poitier
Nick Name Sydney
Father Sidney Poitier
Mother Joanna Shimkus
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Los Angeles
Ethnicity Black
Profession Actress
Net Worth $5 million
Eye Color Drack brown
Hair Color Black
Face Color Black
Body Measurements 34-23-33
Breast Size 34B
Waist size 23
Hip Size 33
Weight in KG 59kg
Famous for ‘Death Proof’
Married Yes
Married to Dorian Heartsong (m. 2012)
Children A'Zalia Delancey Coffey
Sisters Beverly, Pamela, Gina, and Sherri,
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43-years old Sydney Tamiia Poitier is an American television and film actress. She is best known for portraying in the movies like ‘Death Proof’ (2007), ‘Grindhouse’ (2007), and ‘True Crime’ (1999).

Early life and Education

Sydney Tamiia Poitier was born on November 15, 1973, in Los Angeles, United States of America. She belongs to American nationality, and her ethnicity is black. She was born to Sidney Poitier and Jonna Shimkus. Her father was an American actor and director who won the first black Academy Award winner for Best Actor in 1994.

Sydney Tamiia Poitier’s mother is also a Canadian former actress. She has an older sister named Anika and has four stepsisters named Beverly, Pamela, Gina, and Sherri, from her father’s first marriage with Juanita Hardy. She received her bachelor’s degree in acting from Tisch School of the Arts. Later she also attended Stella Adler Studio of Acting.

Professional Career

Sydney Tamiia Poitier predictably obtained an attentiveness in acting from her father. However, she did not follow it professionally for years. She was involved in high school infrequent production for her acting, but she was not able to improve it seriously until she attended the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.

There Sydney Tamiia Poitier got the lucky chance to participate in large-scale productions such as Titus Andronicus. After finishing Sydney’s initial schooling, she moved to the Stella Adler Conservatory to attend extra acting lessons where she learnt from Benicio Del Toro, Robert De Niro, Salam Hayek, and many others.

Sydney Tamiia Poitier made her screen first showing in the small 1998 indie Park Day before she received an offer to star as a lost dropout in the 1999 TV movie ‘Free of Eden’. After few months, she appeared in ‘True Crime’.

Sydney Tamiia Poitier has made a big break from 2007 American exploitation film ‘Death Proof’. In which she played alongside Kurt Russell, Vanessa Ferlito, Rosario Dawson, and many others. She guest featured on two parts of Private Practice in 2011.

Personal life and Affair

Sydney Tamiia Poitier has been married to her long-term boyfriend Dorian Heartsong in 2012. They got married in the Church Estate Vineyards among families and companions. In spite of remaining couple for four years, the couple is running smoothly without any divorce rumors yet.

Sydney Tamiia Poitier and her husband welcomed their first daughter named A’Zalia Delancey Coffey, was born on May 14, 2015. Her husband is an American composer and producer, is Los Angeles California based artist.

Net worth, Salary and Body Measurement

Sydney Tamiia Poitier has an estimated net worth of around $5 million. She stands tall at the height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs 59kg. She has a slim body and she looks like a beautiful with her curly hair and charming face.