Amanda Sudano

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Sudano in 2010, photo by

Birth Name: Amanda Grace Sudano

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: August 11, 1982

*Italian (father)
*African-American (mother)

Amanda Sudano is an American singer, songwriter, and model. She is the daughter of songwriter Bruce Sudano and singer Donna Summer, and the sister of actress and singer Brooklyn Sudano.

Amanda is married to musician Abner Ramirez, with whom she has three children. Amanda and Abner comprise the folk, soul, and blues, pop music duo Johnnyswim. She is also known as Amanda Sudano Ramirez.

Amanda’s paternal grandfather was named Louis John Sudano. Louis was from Corleto Monforte, Province of Salerno, Campania, Italy.

Amanda’s paternal grandmother was named Margaret S. Alessio. Margaret was from Corleto Monforte.

Amanda’s maternal grandfather was Andrew Gaines (the son of Solomon/Soloman Andrew “Sal” Gaines and Eula F. Hicks/Johnson). Amanda’s grandfather Andrew was born in Alabama. Solomon was the son of Andrew Gaines and Mandy.

Amanda’s maternal grandmother was named Mary Ellen Davis.


Obituary of Amanda’s paternal grandmother, Margaret S. (Alessio) Sudano –

Amanda’s maternal grandfather, Andrew Gaines, on the 1930 U.S. Census –
Andrew Gaines on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Amanda’s maternal grandfather, Andrew Gaines –

Amanda’s maternal great-grandparents, Solomon/Soloman Andrew “Sal” Gaines and Eula F. Hicks/Johnson, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Amanda’s maternal great-grandfather, Solomon/Soloman Andrew “Sal” Gaines, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

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