• Amarah Dean is a businesswoman, daughter of actress Alexandra 'Alex' Dean, and granddaughter of actress/comedienne Whoopi Goldberg.
• Amarah attended a local high school and is running her own small business.
• Amarah is possibly married with a daughter, but her love life is kept away from the media's attention.
• Her hobbies include physical activity, travelling, fashion, and sun tanning.
• Alex Martin is Amarah’s mother, an actress with seven credits to her name, and has won one award.
Who is Amarah Dean?
Amarah was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 13 November 1989 – her zodiac sign is Scorpio, and she holds American nationality. She’s a businesswoman, but is probably known best for being the daughter of popular American actress and producer Alexandra ‘Alex’ Dean, as well as for being the granddaughter of famous American actress and comedienne Whoopi Goldberg.
Early life and education
Amarah was raised in Los Angeles alongside her siblings Jerzy and Mason, by their mother and their father Gary Bernard Dean, an American film producer.
Amarah grew up being interested in a couple of activities, and wanting to follow in her mother and grandmother’s footsteps began practicing acting at her elementary school; she was a member of its drama club and appeared in various school plays, however, as she was growing up, Amarah learned that she wasn’t talented enough to succeed in the film industry.
She attended a local high school and played various sports during her four years there, including soccer and volleyball. Amarah matriculated in 2008, and because she hasn’t spoken about her further education, it’s believed that she hasn’t attended college.
Amarah hasn’t shared many details concerning her career with the public, but it’s said that she’s today running her own small business, which her mother has helped her launch.
Love life and relationships
Amarah prefers to keep the details of her love life away from the media’s attention, but there are today various rumors circulating the internet, concerning both her marital status, and her sexual orientation.
Most of Amarah’s fans believe that she’s a married woman, as there are today many pictures uploaded onto the internet, which feature her spending time with a man who seems to be her husband; the two also seem to have a daughter together, but the girl is being kept away from the media’s attention.
There are also those who don’t seem to believe in this, claiming that Amarah is lesbian, and that this is why she prefers not to speak of the men whom she’s been with, but this hasn’t been confirmed.
As of June 2022, Amarah seems to be married to a non-celebrity American man, and possibly has a daughter with him.
Hobbies and other interests
Amarah’s physically quite active, and has multiple training sessions at the gym every week, thus her slim figure; she’s also taking good care of her mental health, and does yoga and meditates on a daily basis.
She’s a huge fan of tattoos, and has a large one inked onto her left arm.
Amarah’s into travelling – her mother and grandmother took her to a couple of US states while she was still a teenager, and she’s also vacationed with her family in several European countries, including Italy and Greece.
Amarah’s a fashionista, as she enjoys keeping up with all of the latest fashion trends by reading fashion magazines.
Her favorite season is summer, as she enjoys sun tanning at the beach.
Amarah has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Jim Carrey, Al Pacino and Meryl Streep, while a couple of her favorite movies are “Bruce Almighty”, “Scent of a Woman” and “The Devil Wears Prada”.
Age, height and net worth
Amarah’s age is 32. She has long black hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) and she weighs around 130lbs (60kgs).
As of June 2022, her net worth stands at over $50,000, while her mother Alex’s net worth has been estimated at more than $4 million, and her grandmother Whoopi’s at over $60 million.
Who is her mother Alex Martin?
Alexandrea Dean was born in the USA, on 9 May 1973 – her zodiac sign is Taurus, and she holds American nationality.
Although an actress with seven credits to her name, Amarah’s probably known best for being the daughter of Whoopi Goldberg. Her most notable acting performance was perhaps her portrayal of Classroom Kid in the 1993 musical family comedy movie “Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit”, directed by Bill Duke, and which starred her mother Whoopi, Kathy Najimy and Maggie Smith. It follows Showgirl Deloris Van Cartier who has dressed up as Sister Mary Clarence, and has begun teaching music at a Catholic school; the movie won one of the four awards for which it was nominated.
Alex was raised in California as an only child, by her mother and her father Alvin Martin; Alvin was Whoopi’s first husband, and they were married from 1973 to 1979. Whoopi later married American cinematographer David Claessen in 1986, but divorced him two years later, and was subsequently married to her third husband Lyle Trachtenberg in 1994 and 1995. Whoopi has also been in a relationship with American actor Frank A. Langella Jr. and American actor and producer Edward Bridge ‘Ted’ Danson III; Ted was married when they had an affair, and it led to his divorce.
Alex became interested in acting at a very early age, looking up to her mother, and was 12 when she made her debut film appearance, with her portrayal of Little Girl in the 1985 drama movie “The Color Purple”, directed by Steven Spielberg, and which starred her mother, Danny Glover and Oprah Winfrey. It follows a black woman who has been abused by her father and other people for more than 40 years, and is now struggling to find her own identity; the movie won 14 of the 47 awards for which it was nominated, including 11 Oscar nominations.
A couple of Alex’s following roles were in the 1993 action adventure comedy movie “Quest of the Delta Knights”, the 1997 episode “Criag Killborn 1” of the series “Stand Up Comedy Specials”, and the 1999 comedy movie “American Intellectuals”.
She has only two other acting credits. Alex played Member of the Congregation in the 2001 family comedy movie “Call Me Claus”, and portrayed Maria in the 2003 thriller movie “Strange as Angels”.
She has two producing credits: the 2008 short animated film “Descendants”, and the 2018 short comedy movie “Sensitive Men”.
Alex has made a guest appearance in a number of talk-shows, including “Good Morning America”, “The Wendy Williams Show”, and “E! Live from the Red Carpet”.
She has won only a single award: a 1994 Miss Golden Globe Award.
Alex and her husband Gary married sometime in the ‘90s, and have since re-married twice, most recently in 2011.