Yasmine Al-Bustami is an actress who was born in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. & raised in Dallas, Texas. She is of Jordanian-Palestinian & Filipina heritage and is fueled by hummus, pansit, brisket & queso–she also says y’all a lot.
She is currently filming her series regular role as Ramah in The Chosen (website here), the first multi-season series about the life of Jesus.
Previous film & TV appearances include: John Legend’s music video Surefire, CBS’ S.W.A.T., Lionsgate’s Send It!, Netflix’s You Get Me, CW’s The Originals, ABC’s Nashville, Freeform’s Switched at Birth, CW Seed’s I Ship It & CBS’ The Inspectors.
- can fake burp
- favorite book: Replay by Ken Grimwood
- spirit animal: Michael Scott from The Office (see proof here)
- has visited two world wonders: Giza Pyramids (ancient) & Petra (new) (she’s pretty much Indiana Jones)
- lived in Jordan at 13 years old
- loves country line dancing
- has a soft spot for Irish music
- favorite season is football (Go Cowboys!/Hook ‘Em!)
- has a finance degree
- if you ever want to crash a party, say you know John. there’s always a John.