Suzi khatami was born in Shiraz and raised in Tehran. She left Iran after finishing High School in 1977 at age 16 and moved to London, England and entered the School of Nursing where she received the Nursing degree.
Suzi Khatami then moved to Los Angeles and has been here since 1985. Out of all these years Suzi also moved and lived in New York from 1987 to 1993. Her career in the entertainment and media world started in 1999 where she produced and hosted her first live talk show on local cable TV, which became very successful over night. Soon after her work on TV , she was invited to start working at the 670am KIRN Radio Iran as a producer and host for an entertainment Show called "Live from Hollywood". She was also asked to do a morning talk show for a while at the same station. She has been a host for an entertainment show on an Iranian television show since 2001. In 2004 she produced yet another popular radio show for the young Iranian American adults called "The New Generation" at the same radio station 670 am KIRN, that became a hit since its start. A few months after her resignation form the 670am KIRN, she was asked by Dr. Holakouee to join the Radio Hamrah to produce a show called Hamrah Ba Suzi Khatami.
Her passion for the Iranian youth is what makes her show popular amongst almost all Iranian American youth. Her ever so understanding and passion and caring comes from the fact the she has a son whom she adores and loves dearly.
Suzi is also an active board member of the Iranian American Parents Association (IAPA) of Beverly Hills since 1994. She has also been helping the Iranian student groups and continues to support their activities. For a while she served as a board member for an Iranian student media network at UCLA as well as being one of the advisers for another Iranian student association union in north America. Suzi has been working with several non profit organizations and acting as their master of ceremonies. Iranian youth of Orange County, hurricane Catrina and Iranian recovery center are to name a few.
Suzi lives in Los Angeles.