Birth Name: Tatyana Marisol Ali
Place of Birth: North Bellmore, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: January 24, 1979
Ethnicity: Indian-Trinidadian, African-Panamanian
Tatyana Ali is an American actress, model, and R&B singer. She is known for playing Ashley Banks on the television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Her father, Sheriff Ali, is of East Indian ancestry, from Trinidad and Tobago. Her mother, Sonia, is of Afro-Panamanian heritage. Panamanians are made up of predominantly mixed Amerindian and Spanish ethnicities, otherwise referred to as Mestizo. Ali’s mother is said to be of black Panamanian heritage, according to last.fm.
Ali speaks Spanish fluently, and some Hindi.
Tatyana is married to educator Vaughn Rasberry, with whom she has a son.