Samantha Tamania Anne Cecilia Mumba (Born January 18, 1983) is an Irish singer and actress.
Her first album was released in 2000. Her most notable role was Mara in the 2002 film The Time Machine. She has also appeared in a number of Irish independent films.
Mumba was born at Palmer Street Hospital in Dublin, Ireland. Her father, Peter Mumba, is a Zambian aircraft engineer, and her mother is Irish.
Mumba attended Dublin's Billie Barry Stage School from the ages 3 to 15. In 1998, Mumba was cast as the lead in The Hot Mikado, a jazzy production based on Gilbert and Sullivan's opera.