Safaree Samuels Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Safaree Samuels is an American rapper, songwriter, and television personality born on July 4, 1981. He started his music career in the early 2000s as part of the hip hop group Hoodstars alongside rapper Nicki Minaj who he also started dating around that time. Safaree gained widespread attention when he joined the VH1 reality show Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood in 2016.

He later moved back to his hometown New York City and became part of Love & Hip Hop: New York in 2017. He’s also been on Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta and Love & Hip Hop: Miami making him the only cast member to appear on all four shows. As a solo artist, Safaree has released one studio album and five mixtapes independently.

Full NameSafaree Samuels
Date of BirthJuly 4, 1981
Place of BirthBrooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
OccupationRapper, songwriter, television personality
Height6’1″ (185 cm)
SpouseErica Mena
Net Worth$3 million

Safaree Samuels’s Early Life and Education

Safaree Samuels Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Safaree Lloyd Samuels was born on July 4, 1981, in Brooklyn New York City. His parents immigrated from Jamaica. He grew up with two sisters named Shaneequa and Samantha. Safaree went to Midwood High School.


Safaree Samuels Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Safaree Samuels began his music career in the early 2000s with a group called the Hoodstars alongside Nicki Minaj Loustar and Seven Up. One of their notable works was the theme song for WWE Diva Victoria featured on the album ThemeAddict: WWE The Music Vol. 6. After the group split up Minaj pursued a solo career with Samuels supporting her as a hype man.

In 2012, Samuels appeared in Minaj’s music video for “Stupid Hoe”. He also contributed to Minaj’s second album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded with writing credits on six songs and a feature on “Press Conference”.

Samuels released mixtapes titled It Is What It Is and It Is What It Is Vol. 2 in 2015. He appeared on the reality show K. Michelle: My Life in early 2016 followed by joining the cast of Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood in its third season starting August 2016.

In July 2016, he released a new mixtape called Real Yard Vibes. He later competed in VH1’s Scared Famous which premiered in October 2017.

In February 2018, Samuels received a Blue & Bougie Impact Award. That same month an unauthorized nude photo and video of him were leaked online. In 2019 he launched a line of adult toys named “Anaconda” modeled after his anatomy. By 2020 Samuels had started an OnlyFans account where he shares his adult videos for a monthly subscription fee of $20.

Net Worth

Safaree Samuels has an estimated net worth of $3 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. The main source of Safaree Samuels’s net worth comes from his career in music and entertainment. He has earned money from his work as a rapper, songwriter, and TV personality.

Safaree gained attention through his collaborations with artists like Nicki Minaj and for his appearances on reality TV shows. These ventures, combined with his music releases and public appearances, contribute to his overall earnings and wealth.

Personal life

Safaree Samuels Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Safaree Samuels and rapper Nicki Minaj dated from 2000 to 2014. Minaj’s album The Pinkprint is thought to have songs influenced by their breakup. In 2016 Samuels tried to sue Minaj claiming she didn’t give him credit for the album.

In 2018, Samuels got engaged to actress Erica Mena on Christmas Eve. They got married on October 7, 2019. Their first child was born on February 3, 2020. In May 2021 Samuels announced they were expecting their second child.

However, by May 25, 2021, TMZ reported that Mena filed for divorce from Samuels. On June 28, 2021, Samuels shared the news of their son’s birth their second child together.