Home

Permanent link to this article: http://samoanbios.com/

Marcus Mariota

Marcus Mariota

QUICK FACTS: NAME: Marcus Ardel Taulauniu Mariota A.K.A:   BIRTH DATE: October 30, 1993 PLACE OF BIRTH: Honolulu, Hawaii EDUCATION: General Science degree with an emphasis in Human Physiology   KNOWN FOR: 2014 Heisman Trophy winner, University of Oregon Quarterback, and most decorated player in Oregon history (2011-2014) VILLAGES IN SAMOA: Laulii, American Samoa   SHORT …

Read more

kjapa

KJ Apa

QUICK FACTS: NAME: KJ Apa A.K.A: BIRTH DATE: 1997 PLACE OF BIRTH: Auckland, New Zealand EDUCATION:   KNOWN FOR: Actor and a gifted Guitar player VILLAGES IN SAMOA: Moata’a   SHORT BIO / CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 2013 Gained his first acting role on New Zealand TV show – Shortland Street – as Kane Jenkins 2010 At …

Read more

daviddallas

David Dallas

QUICK FACTS: NAME: David Dallas A.K.A: BIRTH DATE: August 28, 1982 PLACE OF BIRTH: Auckland, New Zealand EDUCATION:   KNOWN FOR: NZ Hip Hop artist VILLAGES IN SAMOA:     SHORT BIO / CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 2014 – Supporting act for Eminem’s ‘Rapture’ tour to New Zealand 2013 – Released his third album ‘Falling Into Place’ …

Read more

Photo credit: CreativeNZ

Makerita Urale

QUICK FACTS: NAME: Makerita Urale A.K.A: BIRTH DATE: PLACE OF BIRTH: Samoa EDUCATION:   KNOWN FOR: Writer, Theatre producer, Documentary filmmaker and a Senior Arts Adviser in the Pacific Arts at Creative New Zealand.   CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 2010 – Senior Arts Adviser in the Pacific Arts at Creative New Zealand 2010 – Project Manager at …

Read more

Tumua anae

Tumua Anae

QUICK FACTS: NAME: Tumua Anae A.K.A: Tumuaialii Anae BIRTH DATE: October 16, 1988 PLACE OF BIRTH: Honolulu, Hawai’i EDUCATION: USC majoring in Broadcast Journalism   KNOWN FOR: USA Water Polo – Goalkeeper     SHORT BIO / CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Recorded sixteen saves at the 2012 FINA World League Super Final Tallied seven saves in a …

Read more

jackiesinging

Jackie Clarke

QUICK FACTS: NAME: Jackie Clarke A.K.A: BIRTH DATE: 1966 PLACE OF BIRTH: Christchurch, New Zealand EDUCATION: Victoria University of Wellington: Bachelor of Arts, majored in History   KNOWN FOR: NZ Entertainer, Singer, Comedian and Actor VILLAGES IN SAMOA: Jackie is of Samoan, English and Scottish descent. Her Scottish grandfather had settled in Apia.   SHORT BIO …

Read more

Mata-Tuatagaloa

Mata Keli Tuatagaloa

QUICK FACTS: NAME: Mata Keli Tuatagaloa A.K.A: BIRTH DATE: PLACE OF BIRTH: Samoa EDUCATION: Waikato University: Bachelor of Arts degree; University of New South Wales: Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB). She again pursued her professional legal studies at the Australia National University of Canberra.   KNOWN FOR: District Court Judge in Samoa VILLAGES IN SAMOA: …

Read more

leilani-tuala-warren

Leilani Warren

QUICK FACTS: NAME: Leilani Warren A.K.A: Tafaoimalo Leilani Tuala-Warren BIRTH DATE: November 28, 1972 PLACE OF BIRTH: Apia, Samoa EDUCATION: University of Sydney: Bachelor in Economics (BEc); Waikato University: Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) and a Master of Laws degree (LLM with Distinction).   KNOWN FOR: District Court Judge in Samoa VILLAGES IN SAMOA: Leilani …

Read more

Tamasese-Efi-HOS

Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi

Personal Life: His Highness Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi (born March 1, 1938 in Apia, Samoa) is Samoa’s Head of State, known as ‘O le Ao o le Malo’. He is also an experienced former Politician, a Writer, an Academic Historian, and a Cultural expert. His Highness is a descendant of notable family roots from …

Read more

AAPIsummit2012048

Sefa Aina

QUICK FACTS: NAME: Sefa Aina A.K.A: Iosefa Aina BIRTH DATE: PLACE OF BIRTH: Honolulu, Hawai’i EDUCATION: UCLA: Bachelor of Arts in History and a Masters degree (in progress) VILLAGES IN SAMOA: Sefa’s father is from Fitiuta in Manua and his mother is from Aoa in Tutuila, American Samoa   KNOWN FOR: Associate Dean and Director of …

Read more