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Sydney Tamiia Poitier

Emerald Published On Wed Mar 31 2021   Modified On Wed Mar 31 2021
Sydney Tamiia Poitier

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Full NameSydney Tamiia Poitier
First NameSydney
Middle NameTamiia
Last NamePoitier
Birth NameSydney Tamiia Poitier
Birth CityLos Angeles
Birth CountryUSA
Father NameSidney Poitier
Father ProfessionActor
Mother NameJoanna Shimkus
Mother ProfessionActress
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseDorian Heartsong
No Of Children1
FilmographyJoan of Arcadia,Knight Rider,Hawaii Five-0,Chicago P.D.,Homecoming
EducationTisch School of the Arts
Height180 cm
Networth$5 M
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Date of BirthNovember 15,1973
Age49 years
Married DateJune,2012


    Body and Relation Status of Sydney Tamiia Poitier

    What is Sydney Tamiia Poitier marital status ?Married
    How many children does Sydney Tamiia Poitier have ?1
    Who is Sydney Tamiia Poitier married with?Dorian Heartsong
    When was Sydney Tamiia Poitier married?2012
    What is the height of Sydney Tamiia Poitier?180 cm
    What is the weight of Sydney Tamiia Poitier?kg

    Popular for playing Abigail "Abby" Walker in the UPN sitcom Abby, Syney Tamiia Poitier is an American film and television actress. 

    She is also known for her role in Joan of Arcadia, Knight Rider, Hawaii Five-0, Chicago P.D., Homecoming, and Carter. 

    Early Life &Childhood Of Sydney

    Sydney Tamiia Poitier was born on 15th November 1973 in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America to Bahamian-American actor Sidney Poitier and Canadian actress Joanna Shimkus. 

    Sydney Tamiia Poitier is best known for AbbyImage Source: Aaalove
    Sydney Tamiia Poitier is best known for Abby

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    As per her nationality, she is an American and has mixed (Afro-Bahamian, Lithuanian, and Irish) ancestry. 

    She grew up alongside her sister Anika. Likewise, Sydney went an graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and earned her bachelor's degree in acting. 

    Poitier's Acting Journey

    Tamiia began her acting career following her graduation in the late 1990s. During the initial stage of her career, she starred in films like Park Day, True Crime, Free of Eden, and Noah's Ark. 

    Sydney landed her first major role as Riley Kessler on NBC television series First Years. She starred in the show alongside Mackenzie Astin, Ken Marino, Samantha Mathis, and James Roday

    In 2003, she landed the role of lead Abigail 'Abby' Walker in the UPN sitcom Abby alongside Kadeem Hardison, Sean O'Bryan, and Randy J. Goodwin

    Likewise, from 2008 to 2009, Sydney played Carrie Rivai in NBC television series Knight Rider opposite Justin Bruening, Deanna Russo, and Paul Campbell

    Poitier as Carrie Rivai in Knight Rider Image Source: IMDB
    Poitier as Carrie Rivai in Knight Rider 

    Image Source: IMDB

    Sydney was cast as Det. Sam Shaw in the 2018 Canadian crime drama series Carter along with co-stars Jerry O'Connell, Kristian Bruun, Brenda Kamino, and Denis Akiyama

     Poitier's other notable TV shows include inlude Joan of Arcadia, Grey's Anatomy, Supah Ninjas, Private Practice, Chicago P.D., and Homecoming

    How Rich Is Poitier As Of 2021?

    Tamiia made her acting debut in 1998 and has been actively involved in the entertainment industry for over 2 decades. 

    According to Celebrity Net Worth, Sydney's net worth is estimated at around $5 million as of 2021. 

    As of 2021, she has over 3k followers on Instagram and over 1k followers on Twitter. 

    Who Is She Married To?

    The 48-year-old actress is married to Dorian Heartsong who is a singer and composer. The couple dated for a while before tying the knot in June 2012 in the Church Estate Vineyards. 

    Poitier and Dorian got married in 2012 and were featured in C MagazineImage Source: Pinterest
    Poitier and Dorian got married in 2012 and were featured in C Magazine

    Image Source: Pinterest

    Did You Know? Their grand wedding was featured in C Magazine's 2021 spring issue. 

    They welcomed their daughter A'Zalia Delancey Coffey on 14th May 2015.