July 12, 2012
Samantha Tamania Anne Cecilia Mumba (born eighteen January 1983) is an Irish singer and actress. She shot to fame in 2000 with the discharge of her debut single “Gotta Tell You”, that reached the highest ten in eire, UK and US.After a comparatively short music career, she starred in various films, most notably within the 2002 film The Time Machine. She has additionally appeared in a very range of Irish freelance films.She came back to public attention when she appeared within the 2008 series of Dancing On Ice.
Mumba was born in Dublin, Ireland.Her father, Peter Mumba, is from Zambia and was formerly an aircraft engineer,her mother is Irish. Mumba attended Dublin’s Billie Barry Stage faculty from the age of 3 to fifteen. When Mumba was fifteen she was discovered on an RTÉ TV talent show Let Me Entertain You by Irish music Svengali Louis Walsh (manager of Boyzone and Westlife). Walsh was impressed by her talent and he or she was signed to Polydor Records. She subsequently spent many months moving between Denmark, Sweden, the united kingdom and eire, where she co-wrote and recorded her debut album, Gotta Tell You. She eventually dropped out of faculty to specialize in her music career, explaining that it absolutely was turning into tough to remain in class and work on her music. She additionally was dating Donal Landy who then split with the young Mumba when he found her in bed together with his ally Darragh McCarthy.