Roma Maffia

Maffia in 2006, photo by s_bukley/

Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 31, 1955

Ethnicity: German, Spanish, English, African-Caribbean, possibly other

Roma Maffia is an American actress.

Her background is usually described as German and Spanish on her father’s side, and African-Caribbean on her mother’s side. She has also been said to have English ancestry.

Maffia is the surname of her Italian-American stepfather. Her first name was picked out by her mother from a map.

Roma’s brother, Joseph Maffia, has worked as accountant for boxing promoter Don King.

3 Responses

  1. alexgxo says:

    Correction: Her background has also been described as being part English. Here’s a quote from an interview: “she’s English, German and West Indian.”

    Archive of the source:

  2. Kimmel says:

    Her look never did compute with an ethnic Italian, so the above info makes more sense. Still bit surprising, though.

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