Sam Asghari is an Iranian-American model, fitness trainer, and actor with well over 750,000 loyal followers, you could also call him a bonafide Instagram star. Asghari is definitely good at what he does, as evidenced by the numerous articles he has published in a number of renowned magazines. However, this Iranian-born hero has attracted a lot of media attention after his whirlwind romance with music queen Britney Spears. Despite the intense media interest, not much is known about Sam Asghari. Let us unravel this “mysterious” multi-talented Internet star who is on his way to take Hollywood by storm.
Sam Asghari Bio, Age, Nationality
Sam Asghari was born on 3 March 1994 and is an Iranian citizen. He was born as the son of Mike and Fatima Asghari in the Iranian capital Tehran and grew up together with three older siblings, the sisters Maddie, Ellie, and Faye. At the age of 2, his father moved to the United States while the rest of the family remained in Tehran. Finally, Sam, along with his mother and sisters, joined their father in the United States when he was a teenager. One of his sisters, Farzaneh “Faye” Asghari, is also a fashion model.
From an early age, Sam Asghari had ambitions to become a law enforcement officer or a sports star. He finally decided on sports when he arrived in Los Angeles at the age of 12. After a fairly successful football career in high school, Asghari’s dreams were shattered when he was expelled from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln football team. After losing his chances of becoming a professional athlete, the young man stopped training and paid little attention to his diet. As a result, his body weight reached an alarming 290 pounds, plunging him into depression.
Sam Asghari was working in 3 professions at that time, one of which was a gym representative. Six months after missing his college football scholarship, Sam Asghari made the life-changing decision to quit two of his three jobs to take up full-time work at the gym. This decision paid off, as he was able to reduce his body weight by nearly 100 pounds. Armed with the newly gained confidence of a torn body, the Iranian-born chunk spread his tentacles from pure fitness training to show business as he immersed himself in modeling and acting.
Since the beginning of his modeling career, Sam Asghari has scored for several magazine articles, including Iron Man Magazine and Men’s Health (MH). In April 2016, he was signed to Wilhelmina Models. Asghari was also featured in the music video for the song “Work from Home” by the American girl group Fifth Harmony.
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Girlfriend, Relationship with Britney Spears
Sam Asghari and Britney Spears are said to have met while shooting the video for the singer’s 2016 hit single “Slumber Party”. Asghari played the lead role when the singer’s love interest in the music video and her chemistry on screen has since turned into a full-fledged relationship in real life. Despite their initial connection, it is interesting to know that the couple only made contact a few months after their first meeting. Spears made the decision to call Asghari 5 months after they had exchanged contacts, and as they say, the rest is history.
Asgari and Spears kept their relationship secret in earlier phases, but once the lid was off, this couple remained untamed. Their relationship first became public in November 2016 after Asghari published a picture of himself on social media during a meeting with the singer. However, the photo was deleted almost as quickly as it was posted. The couple finally confirmed the speculation in March 2017, when Spears showed a video of Asghari’s celebration of her 23rd birthday.
Despite the 12-year age difference between the two, the relationship between Sam Asghari and Britney Spears has existed for a relatively long time, at least by Hollywood standards. There have been massive PDAs, major public appearances, beloved social media posts, and every other feature of a modern Hollywood relationship. In January 2018 there were rumors of a possible engagement between the couple after Spears was seen on a beach in Hawaii wearing an apparently sparkling diamond engagement ring.
Sam Asghari Height And Other Body Measurements
Sam Asghari stands at an impressive height of 188 cm (6 feet 2 inches). He has an athletic build with a bodyweight of 87 kg (192 lbs). As a fitness trainer, it is no surprise that Asghari has a perfectly shaped physique: Abs in an eight-pack and a massive biceps – this Iranian chunk is the total package. His chest measurement is 117 cm (46 inches), his biceps and waist are 47 cm (18.5 inches) and 89 cm (35 inches) respectively. He has brown eyes and his hair is colored dark brown.