Sammie Biography: Age, Wife, Children & Net Worth

Sammie Big Brother Naija Season 6

Stage Name: Sammie
Real Name: Samuel Jacob Alifa
Occupation: Reality TV
Date Of Birth/Age: 13th May 1995 (29 years old)
State of Origin: Kogi State
Gender: Male
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Not Married
Education: Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) in Zaria
Known for: Big Brother Naija Season 6, 2021

Early Life

Sammie, whose real name is Samuel Jacob Alifa, was born on May 13, 1995, in Kano State, Nigeria. He hails from the Ebira ethnic group in Kogi State. Sammie is the first of five children born to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alifa. His father is a businessman, and his mother is a civil servant. Sammie spent his early years in Kano, where he had his primary education at St. Thomas Catholic Nursery and Primary School.

Educational Background

Sammie proceeded to Nigerian Military School in Zaria, Kaduna State, for his secondary education. After completing his secondary education, he gained admission to the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) in Zaria, where he studied Economics. During his time at the university, Sammie was actively involved in various extracurricular activities, including modeling and event hosting.


Sammie’s career in the entertainment industry began when he participated in the 2021 Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) reality TV show, Season 6, also known as the “Shine Ya Eye” edition. He was one of the 22 housemates who contested for the grand prize of N90 million. During his time on the show, Sammie became a fan favorite due to his charming personality, intelligence, and strategic gameplay. Although he didn’t win the grand prize, his participation in the show opened doors to new opportunities in the entertainment industry.

After BBNaija, Sammie ventured into acting, appearing in several Nollywood movies and TV series. He has also worked as a model and event host, gracing the runways and hosting several high-profile events. In addition, Sammie has leveraged his social media influence to promote brands and products, becoming a sought-after influencer in the Nigerian entertainment industry.

Wife and Kids

Sammie is currently single and has no kids. He is a Christian and has spoken publicly about his faith and its importance in his life. Sammie is also a fitness enthusiast and enjoys working out in his free time.


Samuel was involved in a controversy during his time on BBNaija, which sparked a heated debate among fans and viewers. He was accused of being manipulative and playing with the emotions of his fellow housemate, Angel Smith. The controversy stemmed from a conversation between Sammie and Angel, where he seemingly encouraged her to pursue a romantic relationship with him, despite knowing she had feelings for another housemate, Cross Ikechukwu. The incident led to a backlash on social media, with some fans labeling Sammie as “toxic” and “manipulative.”

Another controversy surrounding Sammie involves his alleged involvement in a physical altercation with a fellow housemate, Yerins Abraham. The incident occurred during a party in the BBNaija house, where Samuel and Yerins got into a heated argument that almost turned physical. The situation was eventually diffused by other housemates, but the incident sparked a debate about Sammie’s temperament and behavior.

Net Worth

Sammie’s net worth is estimated to be around N50 million, which he has accumulated through his participation in BBNaija, acting, modeling, event hosting, and social media influencing. His net worth is expected to increase as he continues to build his career in the entertainment industry.