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Samantha Ortiz is a main cast member on Little Women: Atlanta. She first appeared on the show on a Season 2 Episode, and joined the cast in Season 3. She will not be returning for Season 5.


Samantha Marie Ortiz was born on January 18, 1995. The type of dwarfism that Sam has is Chondrodystrophy.

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Before Sam was on Little Women: Atlanta, she was a makeup artist. She moved to Atlanta to expand her clientele.

On April 22, 2018, Sam opened an online store called, "Sam's Glam Shop", which sells glitter palates and test tubes, faux mink lashes, and other natural/vegan beauty products.

Behind the Scenes

Sam (left) and Tanya (right).

Ortiz was already friends with castmates Monie Cashette and Tanya Scott before being on the show.

In 2016, Sam started dating a man named Michael. The two first met each other while Sam was living in New Jersey. Their relationship was long-distance until Sam moved back to New Jersey. Their relationship wasn't revealed until the Season 4 finale of Little Women: Atlanta. The couple moved to Florida in May 2022. The two are expecting their first child together (a boy), and got engaged in June 2022.

Michael proposing to Sam at their gender reveal party.


  • Sam is the only little person in her immediate family, but she has an aunt with Achondroplasia, and three more relatives who are little people.
  • Sam is the second youngest person to be a cast member on a Little Women Show (coming in second to Caylea Woodbury of Little Women: Dallas, who was born almost six months after her), and the youngest person to be a cast member on Little Women: Atlanta.
  • She has an OnlyFans account where she posts exclusive content.
  • She got braces in October 2020.