Sam Rayfield Roach is the son of American singer and guitarist Susanna Hoffs and filmmaker Jay Roach. Her mother founded a pop rock band named The Bangles, along with Debbi Peterson and Vicki Peterson. Let’s read further and grab all the information related to his success stories, youthful life, career, and more.

Quick Bio

Sam Rayfield Roach on 10 November 1998 in Santa Monica, California, USA. He is 25 years old as of May 2024. He is the youngest of the two sons born to singer and actress Susanna Hoffs and her husband and filmmaker Jay Roach. He has an elder brother named Jackson Roach, who was born on 9 February 1995.

He is the grandson of American filmmaker Tamar Simon Hoffs, Joshua Hoffs, a psychoanalyst, and Matt Roach. He is an American by birth. His maternal family is Jewish. His mother visited Israel for the first time when she was 12 years old and had a Bat mitzvah (a coming-of-age ritual in Judaism) at the King David Hotel. Surprisingly, his father converted to Judaism after he married his mom.



As of now, there is no information available regarding Sam’s education. Given that he is a celebrity child, he must have completed his studies at prestigious institutions. Speaking of his parents, Susanna received a bachelor’s degree in art from the University of California, Berkeley, and Jay graduated from Stanford University in 1980 with a bachelor’s degree in economics. He also earned a Master of Fine Arts in film production from the University of Southern California in 1986.

Youthful Life


Sam Rayfield Roach started his career in acting following in his parents’ footsteps. He has established himself as an actor with his mind-blowing acting skills and extraordinary talents. He is also a writer. Sam is known for Party People Vol. I (2019). Furthermore, he was the co-host of Life or Death Debates (2019). Read ahead to know more about his parents’ career and achievements.

Mother’s Music Career

In 1981, she started her career and founded the Bangles, an American all-female pop-rock band. In 1984, they released their first album All Over the Place on Columbia Records. They went on to release their second album, Different Light, and then their third album, Everything (1988), including the US-to-ten hit “In Your Room” and number one “Eternal Flame.” Furthermore, she appeared in the films Story Island (1978) and The Haircut (1982).

Father’s Film Career

Jay Roach, as a filmmaker, garnered success and fame. He gained recognition for the commercially successful sky comedy film Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997). He also directed the sports comedy-drama film Mystery, Alaska (1999). He has directed many other political drama films, which earned him critical acclaim.

Notable Works of His Father

  • Meet the Parents
  • Dinner for Schmucks
  • The Campaign
  • Trumbo
  • Bombshell
  • All the Way
  • Recount

Successful Stories

Sam earned popularity at such an early age like his parents. He was 22 when he made his debut appearance on television. Moreover, his father is a four-time Primetime Emmy Award winner out of six nominations. His mother, as an author, published her first novel, This Bird Has Flown, a romantic comedy in 2023.


Sam Rayfield Roach is the youngest son of Susanna Hoffs and Jay Roach. He is not only famous because of his parents’ fame, he also has an established acting career.