Amirah Vann, born on 2nd July 1978 in New York City, New York, USA, is an actress, well known for acting as Ernestine in the drama series “Underground”. She is also appreciated for her roles in Tracers (2015) and So It Goes (2014). She is active since 2006, and still continues to mesmerize the audience by her dazzling performances. A native of Queens, New York, she got nominated for 48th NAACP Image Awards in the Supporting Actress in a Drama Series entitled Underground.

Personal Life

Vann’s father is Georgia, an African American, and mother, a Puerto Rican. She has an elder sister. She is the holder of American citizenship, and Cancer is her zodiac sign. She attended Far Rockaway High School from where she got elementary education. She joined Fordham University, and received Bachelor’s degree from there. She also obtained Masters’ Degree in Fine Arts from Tisch School of the Arts.

She is 5 feet and 7 inches in height, and has a slim body. The detailed measurements of her body are not available. However, due to her mixed ethnicity, she has brown skin colour. Although, she has not officially married, but has love-relationship with a boyfriend named Patrick Oyeku with whom she has been dating since long. The society perceives them to be husband and wife before-marriage as they love each other immensely, and that is abundantly evident from the picture she shared on Instagram.

She has not yet married her boyfriend; hence, the question of getting divorced does not arise. One has to have idea and skill to be a success in career, but it requires love and affection from the partner to be successful in personal life. She has a caring boyfriend, and so, both her personal and professional life is beautiful and successful.


She is famous as a TV actress, but has also acted in movies such as How to “Get Away With Murder”, “Tracers”, and “And So It Goes”. She also sings and writes songs. She had secondary roles in Tracers, and So It Goes, but she made a breakthrough in 2016 by her performance in the drama series Underground as Ernestine. The drama series came to an end in 2017 after only two seasons. She next appeared as a guest star in Law & Order:

Special Victims Unit, and appeared repeatedly on How to Get Away With Murder. She appeared in a role in drama pilot of ABC entitled The Holms Sisters in the early part of 2018. She also frequently appears in a role in the USA Network’s series “Unsolved”. She has acted in several films and television serials since 2006 to 2018.

Her short films include The Assassin of Saint Nicholas Avenue, and The Hostess. As for nominations and awards, she was once nominated for her role in Underground. She is a busy film and Television star who is aspiring for all the more. Thus, her biography is a perfect blend of professional and personal success. Her net worth is estimated at $250000.

Last Modified: 12 Jul, 2018

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