Samia Jamil was born on 5 May in Pakistan. After completing her studies, she pursued confectionery training at various institutions and eventually became a qualified chef.
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Parents & Siblings
There is not much information about her parents and siblings.
Husband & Children
Samia Jamil is married and has two children – a son and a daughter.
She follows Islam.
Samia began her career as a chef in 2010. She started working at the Regent Plaza Hotel in Karachi as a chef after she got qualified. In 2012, she ran the most popular show called ‘Quick Recipe’ on Zaiqa TV, in which she received immense love from her viewers. Soon, her recipes started to appear in renowned Pakistani magazines every month. In 2021, She hosted the popular show ‘Weekend Maza’ where she celebrated festive feasts such as the Eid feast. She has appeared in various cookery shows.
Soon after, Samia started her own bakery called Hazel’s Food and Bakerz, where she offered a variety of cakes made with the finest ingredients. In 2020, she began her online Ramadan series ‘Khaas Hai Ramadan with Chef Samia’ on YouTube.
On 15 March 2016, chef Samia Jamil founded CEBO (Catering and Event Bakers Organization), a non-profit that supports women entrepreneurs by providing exposure to the current market.
In an interview, Samia talked about the motive behind starting CEBO and said,
This group is made to acknowledge the efforts of those women who started their business in hard times and resulted in supporting their families and their male partners very positively. All these women who are watching me or are present with me at this event are warriors for me.” Biz Today
CEBO supports various home-based food businesses including bakers, caterers, confectioners, and delivery services. It also caters to event planners, photographers, culinary institutes, chefs, food bloggers, print media, and baking tool suppliers. Pakistani women benefit greatly from CEBO’s project. Soon after, Samia hosted a show called “CEBO Lounge” where she interviewed a variety of entrepreneurial guests.
In 2021, Samia was awarded the Biz Today award by the Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia.
- Chef Samia is the head of The Professional Institute, which focuses on culinary education.
- She has a YouTube channel called ‘Chef Samia Jamil,’ in which she shares new recipes with her viewers.
- Samia has collaborated with many brands and often posts pictures of her endorsements on her Instagram.