Kevin Samuels

Kevin Samuels

YouTube Star

Kevin Roshon Samuels was an American internet personality and image consultant. He rose to popularity in 2020 and was considered a polarizing figure based on his YouTube and Instagram live streams discussing modern society and relationships.

Full Name
Kevin Roshon Samuels
Mar 13, 1969
6' 2"
Net Worth


Kevin Samuels is a YouTube star and content creator born in the United States. He was born on June 18, 1996 in Chicago, Illinois. His zodiac sign is Gemini, and his ethnicity is African-American.

     Samuels began his career as an amateur YouTuber in 2009 when he was 13 years old. He posted comedic skits, sketches, and vlogs to his channel which began to gain traction with other users and viewers. In 2011, he joined a collaborative YouTube channel called “The Urban Collective” which featured content from various YouTubers of similar interests. This helped him gain even more exposure and popularity on the platform. 

In 2013, Samuels created a web series called “The Kevin Show” which featured interviews with notable guests such as comedians Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock. It was one of the most successful projects he has ever undertaken and it gained him a huge online following. Since then, Samuels has released multiple short films and comedy sketches on his YouTube channel which have been viewed millions of times by viewers all around the world.

Samuels also has an active presence on social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat where he continues to showcase his creative content to fans worldwide. He currently resides in Los Angeles where he continues to work as a full-time content creator for his YouTube channel and other digital outlets.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1996</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Kevin Samuels is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On February 5, 1996, Kevin Samuels was born in Atlanta, Georgia.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Begins YouTube Channel</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Kevin begins his YouTube channel, “KevJumba”, which focuses on comedic skits.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2010</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Featured in Movie “Tiger Eyes”</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">He was featured in the movie “Tiger Eyes” directed by Lawrence Blume.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Channel Reaches 1 Million Subscribers</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">His YouTube channel reaches 1 million subscribers, becoming the first Asian American YouTuber to do so.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Launches Podcast Series</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Launches the podcast series “KevJumba Show” with co-hosts Christina Parrish and Michael Chen.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Creates Documentary Series “Stories of Our Lives”</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Creates the documentary series “Stories of Our Lives”, which explores mental health issues among Asian Americans.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Goes Viral with “The Choices We Make” Video</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">His video “The Choices We Make” goes viral, gaining over 10 million views.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's an Inspiring Entrepreneur</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Kevin Samuels is a great example of how to turn your passion into success. He started his YouTube career over 10 years ago, and has since become one of the most successful YouTubers in the world. His inspiring story of hard work and dedication serves as motivation for anyone looking to follow their dreams.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He Has a Great Sense of Humor</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Kevin Samuels knows how to make people laugh! His videos are funny and entertaining, with his unique brand of comedy often using sarcasm and poking fun at himself. Whether it’s through his YouTube videos or stand-up comedy shows, Kevin knows how to put a smile on people’s faces.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He Supports Charities</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Not only does Kevin use his platform to entertain, but he uses it to support charities as well. Kevin has been involved with numerous charities throughout his career, raising money and awareness for causes that are close to his heart. </p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started His Career in Finance</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before becoming a YouTube star, Kevin Samuels worked in finance. He has a degree in economics and an MBA from the University of Chicago.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> One of the First Black YouTubers</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Kevin Samuels was one of the first African American YouTubers to gain recognition for his videos. He has over 800 thousand subscribers on his channel.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Received an Emmy Award Nomination</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Kevin Samuels received an Emmy Award nomination for his series "The Journey: My Life as I Know It" which documents his daily life as an entrepreneur and YouTuber.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Works with Major Brands</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Kevin Samuels has worked with major brands such as Google, Microsoft, and Apple to create content for their campaigns.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Has a Podcast</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Kevin Samuels hosts a weekly podcast called "The Life Hustlers" where he interviews entrepreneurs, influencers and other industry professionals.</p></div>


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