Sam Faiers Boyfriend, Engaged, Children, Dad, Net Worth
Sam Faiers is a model and TV personality known for her appearances in shows such as Celebrity Big Brother (TV series - 2014), Celebrity Juice (TV series - 2011-2013), and Loose Women (TV series - 2011-2017). However, she is most recognized from her appearances in the hit TV show The Only Way is Essex from 2010 to 2014.
Other than her reality TV show career, Sam also runs a YouTube channel named Samantha Faiers. Her channel, in which she posts new videos every Wednesday, has a decent subscriber number of 20 thousand.
Sam’s Personal Life: Boyfriend And Children
Sam is in a relationship with former real estate agent Paul Knightley since October 2014.
Sam and Paul got together right after her break up with Joey Essex, her co-star in the show The Only Way Is Essex.
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The reality TV star dated her boyfriend Paul in secret for nine months.
When their relationship was around the nine-month mark, Sam announced that she was three months pregnant with Paul’s baby.
Fast forward a few months, the couple’s first child, Paul Tony Knightley Jr., was born on 20th December 2015. And Paul Jr. was followed by his little sister, Rosie, on 11th November 2017.
Sam Faiers with husband Paul Knightley and kids in December 2019 (Photo: Sam Faiers' Instagram)
Sam also filmed the birth of their children and made an ITVBe one-off special, Sam Faiers: The Baby Diaries. And following the success of the special, the couple decided to make a whole series named Sam Faiers: The Mummy Diaries.
In September 2019, during the couple's little time off in Venice, Italy, speculations started about Sam and Paul's engagement. Sam denied the rumors but Paul was ridiculed and berated for not proposing her at such a beautiful place.
Sam’s Past Relationships
Sam had a few relationships before she met the father of her children.
The YouTuber was in a relationship with Joey Essex, as mentioned above. They were in a relationship when The Only Way is Essex was running on TV.
However, the relationship wasn’t a stable one. They were dating on and off between 2010 and 2013. As a last attempt to keep the relationship alive, the couple even got engaged in 2012.
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Nevertheless, the pair weren’t meant to last forever, anyway, and Sam ditched him right before she and Paul got together.
She also had a short fling with Mark Wright, another TOWIE co-star, but this was way before she was famous. The reality star went on a couple of dates with Mark when she was around 16 and reportedly slept with him once.
But, the relationship ended right there and then as none of them were up for a real relationship back then.
Net Worth And Earnings
Sam Faiers has been in the public eye for very long. She has worked in various TV shows and also made her series regarding her pregnancy and children.
In addition to that, she also runs a YouTube channel, as mentioned above. Samantha Faiers, her channel, earns her a decent amount of money, adding to her total earnings form reality TV career.
Sam also owns a mansion worth $3.8 million in Hertfordshire, where she lives with her family.
Accumulation of all these income sources results in Sam’s estimated net worth, which is around $9 million as of January 2020.
Interesting Facts: Age, Height, Dad
- Sam was born on 31st December 1990 in Brentwood, England.
- Sam is the daughter of Suzanne Wells (mother) and Lee Faiers (father). However, her parents divorced, and Suzanne married David Chatwood. David got out of jail early in 2013 after serving a seven-and-a-half months sentence for being the ringleader of a $1.44 million gold bullion plot.
- She was raised alongside her older sister Billy/Billie Faiers.
- Her full name is Samantha Elizabeth Faiers.
- Sam's height is 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 meters). She weighs around 126 lbs.