Safaree Samuels is a US-based rapper, songwriter, and TV personality who first gained popularity as part of the cast of “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood”, a reality show on VH1. Safaree began his musical career as part of the group Hoodstars but later, as the band broke up, the rapper became the hype man for Nicki Minaj. In 2012, Safaree co-produced Nicki’s album “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded.” Safaree and Nicki were also in a long-term relationship before it took a bad turn resulting in a split-up in 2014.
Safaree Samuels, born in the Bahamas and brought up in Queens, NY, first rose to prominence with his debut mixtape It Is What It Is (2015). He followed that up with Vol.2 of It Is What It Is in late 2015. Real Yard Vibes, which was his next project, came out at the end of 2017. That year he also became a member of VH1’s K. Michelle: My Life 2 Season (2017), by releasing Fur Coat Vol.1.
Who is Safaree Samuels?
On July 4, 1981, in Brooklyn’s New York City borough, Safaree Lloyd Samuels was born to Jamaican parents. His sisters are Samantha and Shaneequa Samuels. Safaree went to Midwood High School.
Samuels dated Nicki Minaj for fourteen years, from 2000 until their split in 2014. Several songs on Minaj’s third album The Pinkprint are said to have been inspired by the end of their relationship. In 2016, he tried to sue Minaj and accused her of not attributing him credit on The Pinkprint.
In 2018, he became engaged to Erica Mena, a prominent TV personality and model. On October 7, 2019, Samuels tied the knot with Mena; their daughter was born on February 3, 2020. Samuels revealed that Mena was expecting their second child on May 4th 2021. TMZ reported, however, that Mena had filed for divorce from Samuels five days later. On June 28th 2021, Samuels took to social media to announce the birth of their son.
Safaree Samuels Net Worth in 2022
Safaree has the fourth-largest net worth of all current Love and Hip Hop cast members. Celebrity Net Worth states that Safaree has a net worth of $3 million.
Safaree Samuels Bio
|Safaree Samuels Real Name||Safaree Lloyd Samuels|
|Safaree Samuels Net Worth||3 million USD|
|Safaree Samuels Nationality||American|
|Safaree Samuels Salary||N/A|
|Safaree Samuels Assets||Real Estate, Cars|
|Safaree Samuels Age||41 Years|
|Safaree Samuels Birthday||04.07.1981|
|Safaree Samuels Zodiac Sign||Cancer|
|Safaree Samuels Birth Place||The Bahamas|
|Safaree Samuels Ethnicity||Jamaican-American|
|Safaree Samuels Height||1.85m|
|Safaree Samuels Weight||81kg|
|Safaree Samuels Wife||Erica Mena (2019-2022)|
|Safaree Samuels Girlfriend||Kimbella Matos|
|Safaree Samuels Family||2 Children|
|Safaree Samuels Friends||N/A|
|Safaree Samuels Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Safaree Samuels Hair Color||Black|
Safaree Samuels Career
Samuels got into the music industry with the Hoodstars, a group he started in the early 2000s with rappers Seven Up, Lou$tar, and Nicki Minaj. In 2004, the group recorded an entrance song called “Don’t Mess With” for WWE Diva Victoria. It was featured on the ThemeAddict: WWE The Music Vol.6 compilation album. After the group broke up, Samuels continued to support Minaj while she pursued her solo career leading to massive global success.
In 2015, Samuels released two mixtapes: It Is What It Is and the corresponding sequel. That year, he appeared on K. Michelle’s reality show My Life as a guest. In May 2017, it was announced that Samuels would join VH1’s Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood for its third season, which aired later in August of the same year.
In July 2016, Samuels created Real Yard Vibes, a brand-new mixtape. The show debuted in October 2017 to much success. In February 2018, Samuels received a Blue & Bougie Impact Award.
Safaree Samuels Real Estate
Back in the year 2020, Safaree and Erica paid a whopping $848,000 for a luxurious house located in Georgia’s Fayetteville. However, in June 2022, the couple (now divorced) put the house up for sale for a total of $1.3 million. They sold the house for the exact same price they asked for just after one week since they put up the ad.
1. Why did Nicki Minaj and Safaree Samuels Break Up?
After the couple ended their relationship in 2014, things quickly went downhill as they both accused each other of cheating and lying in a very public argument on Twitter. Nicki Minaj has been accused of using Safaree as a stepping stone for her career.
2. How Old is Safaree Samuels?
Safaree Samuels is 41 years old.
3. What is Safaree Samuels’ Zodiac Sign?
Safaree’s zodiac sign is Cancer.
4. How Tall is Safaree Samuels?
Safaree is 1.85m tall.
5. Where is Safaree Samuels From?
Safaree Samuels is from Brooklyn, NY.