Birth Name: Sasheer Zamata Moore
Place of Birth: Okinawa, Japan
Date of Birth: May 6, 1986
Sasheer Zamata is an American actress and comedian. She was a cast member on the show Saturday Night Live.
Sasheer was born in Okinawa, Japan, to American parents, who are African-American. Her family traveled often due to her father’s military career. She has lived in many U.S. places, including Indianapolis, Indiana.
She has said that she was named Sahsheer after an alien flower-like crystal, the Sahsheer, in the Star Trek episode “By Any Other Name.”
Sasheer’s maternal grandfather was Robert Lee Steward, Jr. (the son of Robert Lee Steward and Lottie Blount). Sasheer’s grandfather Robert was born in Arkansas. Sasheer’s great-grandfather Robert was the son of Bailey Steward and Martha Ann Brown.
Sasheer’s maternal grandmother was Maurice LaBlance Mahon (the daughter of Leroy Washington Stenthouse, later Mahon, and of Caroline Angeline Hobson). Maurice was born in Arkansas. Leroy was the son of Henry Stenthouse/Stenhouse and Vina. He founded the small town, Fargo, Arkansas.
Source: Genealogy of Sasheer Zamata (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com