Beauty with brains they say is a fascinating combination for a lady, but with a little touch of fame, it can be really dazzling. Samantha Lee Gibson is a New Jersey native who graduated in flying colors from college but never actually had any real contact with the limelight until she was tied into a union with spectacular Hollywood actor and R&B singer, Tyrese Gibson.
Although the actor’s teeming fans are eagerly digging for info about Samantha and what her life with Tyrese has been like, she is still somewhat private where personal details are concerned, but there is plenty to know about the New Jersey native and we have gathered them here.
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Samantha Lee Gibson – Biography
The New Jersey native, Samantha Lee Gibson is an American social worker as well as a social advocate who was born into a family of Ecuadorian and Jamaican descent. Her specific year of birth is not known as she has guarded the info jealously, but we do know that she celebrates her birthday on the 15th of July every year and has a brother named Doug with whom she shares a very close bond.
The specifics of her early education has not been revealed, but she attended the University of Georgia from where she got a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She followed it up with a masters degree from the same school in Social Work which is where she has built her career. During her stay in school, Samantha was an exceptional A student and had a good social life to keep her balanced. She participated in the Miss Latin UGA pageant in 2011.
Away from her school degree also, Samantha Lee Gibson has a certification in mixology and bartending which she received in 2014 from the Professional Bartending School of Atlanta.
After college, Samantha quickly kicked off her career when she was employed as a Social worker and an Advocate for Project Sage Inc. Here, she has sharpened her abilities in her chosen field and is quite good at what she does, but none of that gave her any real exposure to the limelight until it came to light that she was engaged to be married to Fast and Furious star, Tyrese Gibson.
Marriage to Tyrese Gibson
Fame, as they say, is often best tasted from any jar that serves it best and in the case of Samantha Lee Gibson, it was not her job or any work of her hands; it was marriage to the right person. The astonishingly hard working lady met her soulmate through a mutual friend in 2015 and started dating before secretly getting married on Valentine’s day in 2017. They eventually held a public ceremony five months later on the 4th of July, so friends will celebrate with them.
Before Samantha, the R&B singer and actor Tyrese was previously married to Norma Mitchell who he got hitched to in 2007. However, the marriage did not last long as it soon hit the rocks in a divorce by 2009 after having produced only one child; Shayla. After the divorce was finalized, controversies sprang up between Norma and Tyrese over their daughter Shayla and custody issues, which went on even after his marriage to Samantha Lee. Norma laid charges against him in court alleging abuse on the little girl. The drama ended with Norma dropping the charges when Tyrese made a video on Instagram publicly begging her to let him stay in his daughter’s life.
Tyrese and Samantha Lee Gibson’s marriage has seen the birth of their first child together on October 1, 2018, when they welcomed a daughter they named Soraya Lee Gibson.
Samantha Lee Gibson‘s Net Worth
Samantha Lee Gibson who enjoys a happy home also earns an amount of income from her profession as a social worker and a bartender. As of 2019, Samantha has an estimated net worth of over $1 million. The amount was most likely accrued from her basic salary as a social worker which ranges from $61 000 to $75 000 and her earnings as a bartender which range from $20 000 to $30 000.
Samantha had been an independent woman before the coming of her soulmate and husband, Tyrese Gibson whose net worth still staggers at an estimated sum of $10 million.
Social Media Presence
Samantha Lee Gibson’s personal details have always been kept away from the public but she has been seen to be very active on a few social networks more especially Instagram with the official handle ‘@lovesamanthanthalea’. She has amassed a following of over 58 thousand eager fans and critics.