In 2021, Actress Yasmine Al-Bustami shook things up within the NCIS universe, NCIS: Hawai’i in the role of Lucy Tara. Yasmine’s character joined the NCIS team as a Special Agent and instantly became a fan-favorite with her story arc.
Fast forward to today, amid the time of the show’s second season, there have been talks about her leaving NCIS. So, what is the truth behind it? Let us tell you this and more about the American actress in this writing called ‘Yasmine Al-Bustami Bio’.
What Is Yasmine Al-Bustami Ethnicity?
Yasmine Al-Bustami was born in Abu Dhabi to a Palestinian-Jordanian father and a Filipina mother. But, she moved to Texas at a young age, where she struggled to embrace her identity, surrounded by people she did not understand her heritage.
Who Are Yasmine Al-Bustami Parents?
Looking back Yasmine Al-Bustami believes that her parents did it so beautifully, raising her. Yes, she recalls the bumps in the road. But, she also values her parents all the more for the efforts they made. One time, they even thought of shipping her to Jordan because they were concerned that she was becoming far too “Americanized” for their liking.
Yasmine’s parents sent her to live in Jordan when she was but soon realized that it would not make a bit of difference because the damage was already done as she was by then already a real Texan at heart.
Looking back, Yasmine said she and her sister only appreciate their parents so much more as an adult. She explained that they now know more than ever about how their parents faced their struggles and approached them together in a place that is neither of their homes.
Yasmine Al-Bustami Faith
Yasmine has never been this prouder to be Arab. Because growing up she always tried “really hard” to just fit in and just be “a white person”. Yasmine also has been open about the turmoil this caused at her home, especially with her father, who, in her words, is very big on culture, very old-school, and would just not allow me to do some things.
Yasmine told ARAB NEWS how her father worked to instill in her the cultural and religious values that he held so dear. As for Yasmine, it was a mission she rebelled against.
Even when Yasmine went to her father to tell him she wanted to be an actor, he was against the idea, which pushed them even further apart.
Today, being surrounded by other Arabs and Arab-Americans and upon hearing their stories and their journeys, she is openly very proud of her heritage and culture. She even maybe embraced the Islamic faith. But, of course, we have also heard her talk about growing up in a multi-religious household.
superstarsbio.com happens to tag her as a Muslim. But, the information did not seem to have been verified.
Yasmine Al-Bustami Height
Beautiful Yasmine Al-Bustami stands around 5′ 3″ (1.6 meters) in height. Her best features should be her long black hair with natural big curls and her eyes that are hazel colored.
Is Yasmine Al-Bustami Married?
For an actress on a show as popular as NCIS: Hawai‘i, Yasmine Al-Bustami has so far done a pretty well job keeping her private life to herself. As of December 2022, no one seemed to know if she’d married or had been in a relationship. She chose to write about her favorite book, her secret talent of faking burps, ‘Michael Scott” from The Office being her spirit animal, and a few other things. In her interviews, she has gone as far as even talking about dealing with Hollywood stereotypes. However, her dating life is one topic that she made sure to keep under the carpet.
How Much Is Yasmine Al-Bustami Net Worth?
Yasmine Al-Bustami was set to temporarily leave the show following S02 E07 of NCIS: Hawai’i in November 2022. And until this time, she was expected to have stashed above $1.5 million net worth.
Yasmine’s previous film & TV appearances include Orbital Redux (Dust), The Chosen (Peacock), John Legend’s music video “Surefire”, S.W.A.T. (CBS), You Get Me (Netflix), The Originals (CW), Nashville (ABC), I Ship It (CW Seed).
What Nationality Is Yasmine Al-Bustami?
Yasmine Al-Bustami is an Abu Dhabi born American.
Where In Texas Did Yasmine Al-Bustami Live?
Yasmine grew up in Duncanville of Texas. Yet, it is also said that she was in Jordan, a country in Western Asia at 13. She also lived in France for a short time. When she was just 20, she relocated to Paris to study at L’Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Paris. There, she received dual degrees in live performance and multimedia.
However, by late 2022, she was staying around Los Angeles, California.
How Old Is Yasmine Al-Bustami?
Yasmine Al-Bustami was born on 6 November 1993. So, she reached the age of 29 in 2022.
Is Yasmine Al-Bustami On Instagram?
Yes. Yasmine Al-Bustami could be found on Instagram @yasalbustami with 226 posts and 37.5K followers as of 9 December 2022. She also entertained some 6.55K followers on Twitter @yasalbustami and there were almost 1K subscribers on her self-titled YouTube channel. Yasmine also showed occasional glimpses of her life on Facebook.
Here are a few things one can tell about her based on her activities on these social media pages:
She is into visiting the wonders of the world like the Giza Pyramids and Petra. She gives pretty much Indiana Jones vibes.
She loves country line dancing and has a “soft spot” for Irish music.