Birth Name: Samantha Win Tjhia
Place of Birth: Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Date of Birth: March 29, 1991
*father – Chinese, possibly Indonesian
*maternal grandfather – French-Canadian
*maternal grandmother – English, some Scottish and Irish
Samantha Win is a Canadian actress and kung fu/wushu taolu athlete. Her roles include the web series Mortal Kombat: Legacy and the films Man of Steel and Army of the Dead. She was previously credited as Samantha Jo, while married to Allen Jo.
Her father is Chinese. Her is also sometimes said to have Indonesian ancestry. Her mother is Canadian, and is of French-Canadian, English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry.
Samantha’s maternal grandfather was Joseph Fortunat/Fortunate Chabot (the son of Joseph Alphonse Amedee Chabot and Marie Anne Josephine Alvina Tanguay). Samantha’s grandfather Joseph was born in Ontario. Samantha’s great-grandfather Joseph was born in Québec, the son of Onésime Chabot and Emma Rioux. Marie was born in Québec, the daughter of Philibert Tanguay and Obéline Côté.
Samantha’s maternal grandmother was Evelyn JoAnn/JoAnne Smedley (the daughter of Albert Smedley and Lillian May “Lily” Rounding). Evelyn was born in Ontario. Albert likely was born in England, the son of George Smedley and Mabel Cornet. Lillian was born in Ontario, the daughter of Francis Elgin Rounding and Alberta Mary Weyburn.
Source: Obituary of Samantha’s aunt – http://windsorstar.remembering.ca