Who Is Kevin Samuels?
Kevin Samuels is an American Youtuber, social media influencer, image consultant, life coach, and dating expert from Atlanta, Georgia. He is famous for giving motivational speeches that help individuals and businesses get back on track.
He rose to fame by mentoring and advising people, especially black women, on how to better their lives and dating experiences.
Kevin Samuels Biography
Kevin Roshon Samuels was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on 13th March 1965, and he will be turning 57 this month. He is of Christian faith, and his zodiac sign is Pieces.
He relocated to Oklahoma, where he attended Millwood High School, after which he attended the University of Oklahoma in 1987 and graduated with a Chemical Engineering Bachelor’s degree in 1991.
Kevin Samuels Family
According to reports, Kevin Samuels’ parents divorced while he was younger, but he admitted still having a closer connection and relationship with his mom and not much with his dad.
It was after the divorce that he moved to Oklahoma, where he spent the majority of the rest of his life before later relocating to Atlanta, Georgia. He has kept a lot of other information about his family, especially his siblings, away from the media.
While it is clear he has a daughter from one of his previous marriages, not much is known about her.
However, in 2021, a young black lady came forth claiming to be Kevin’s daughter. However, his fans did not take her story very well because some of the information she gave was false.
Kevin Samuels Career
After graduating, he started a career in the chemical industry, where he worked in different companies as a consultant and business manager. He also worked as an advertising agent mainly because of his skills in talking to and engaging clients.
He joined Office Depot in December 2005, where he served as the Business Development Manager for three years. His responsibility was to build relationships with clients and develop a detailed understanding of their business needs.
He then worked for a media group called Supermedia from July 2009 to September 2011, where he was the inside advertisement internet sales agent. Over his time in the company, he made it more alluring and appealing to customers than in previous years.
He later joined a marketing and advertisement firm, the Real Yellow Pages, as part of their advertising in 2013. His marketing and advertising skills made him an asset to the company.
In January 2013, he launched his image consultancy firm, whose headquarters are in Atlanta.
It offers services like brand and image integration, wardrobe styling, plus work and media interview coaching. He also has online media programs for clients who cannot access his firm.
On 20th May 2015, Kevin Samuels opened his YouTube channel, but it was not until 2016 that he started posting content on it. He shares lifestyle tips, popular fashion trends, dating, and friendly advice.
His dating advice mostly goes to black women, where he advises them to know their worth and gives them tips on how to make their relationships more successful.
Because of his dating advice, his fans have given him a popular nickname, the Dating Guru. His content has attracted a large audience, which has given him over a million subscribers and millions of views.
Kevin Samuels Net Worth
As of December 2021, Kevin Samuels’ net worth was approximately $4 million, which he has gathered from his image consultant business and successful YouTube career. He has also engaged in various brand endorsements.
He has property in Los Angeles, where he has a showroom and a collection of luxury cars like Rolls Roys and Bentley.
Kevin Samuels Wife
There is no record of whether Kevin Samuels is currently married or not. However, people know that he has been married and divorced twice, which has gathered a lot of criticism, with him being a dating expert.
His first marriage lasted a little over a year, while his second one lasted three years. He revealed that he met his first wife in high school, and they were high school sweethearts but had known each other since fourth grade.
He said that despite having a daughter together, they knew it was not a good idea to get married, which led to the divorce.
He stayed single for seven years before marrying his second wife, who he divorced because of irreconcilable differences. He has kept a lot of his personal life private, which has kept the identity of both of his ex-wives unknown.
He says that he believes in love, and although he had two failed marriages, he would still marry again if he met the right woman.
In August 2020, he raised many questions amongst his fans after posting a photo of him and @sixthegoddies, a 29-year old Instagram model. Rumors had it that both were dating, but neither confirmed or denied that.
He was also accused of breaking the model’s marriage, a rumor that brought a lot of criticism and backlash on the Dating Guru.
Kevin Samuels Physical Appearance
Kevin Samuels is 6 feet and 2 inches tall, weighs 65 kgs (143 pounds), has brown eyes and silver hair.
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Kevin Samuels Social Media
Kevin Samuels has a solid social media presence, as that is where he promotes most of his content. He has an Instagram account under the username kevinrsamuels, which has 1.1 million followers.
He is also available on Twitter as @kevinrsamuels1 with over 29k followers and a Facebook account under Kevin Samuels, where he has over 222k followers.
He also has a website where he promotes his image consultant business and where clients can learn more about him and the services he offers.
With his largest audience being black women, Kevin Samuels has recently received attacks from the internet, with a petition to remove his social media platforms. That came after accusations that his content is attacking black women.
The petition also stated that women don’t feel safe around men who listen and believe in their ideologies because it objectifies them and creates hatred.
Other Interesting Facts About Kevin Samuels
- Despite studying chemical engineering, he has always had a passion for style and fashion from a young age.
- He loves Ray-Ban sunglasses and always has a pair on.
- His favorite food is pizza, his favorite place in Germany, and his favorite Youtuber is Faze Rug.