Sam Golbach is a prominent American Youtube star. Sam Golbach is popular for working alongside his friend Colby Brock on their joint Youtube channel. He also has his personal Youtube channel along with his presence on other social media platforms.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Sam Golbach was born on November 27, 1996, and his age is currently 24 years old. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius and he is originally from Leewood, Kansas. Talking about his family, he has an older sister named Allison and a younger brother named Ben. Likewise, his parents are mother Cindy and father Kirk.
Regarding his educational journey, he went to Blue Valley High School along with his best friend Colby. Later in 2015, he moved to Los Angeles to focus on his career.
Professionally, Sam Golbach is a social media star who first became popular for collaborating with his friend Colby Brock on the Vine account “Sam and Colby”. The duo also became popular for their live broadcasts on YouNow. At present, he has more than 1.3 million followers on his personal Instagram account.
He and Colby reached their first 10,000 Vine followers in January of 2014. The duo then attracted over 1 million followers by the time the app was shut down. Moreover, he became the founder of “The Life Project”. He is also an author with the book “Paradise Island” under his name. Furthermore, he is also an entrepreneur who started a merch at the “Fanjoy” merch collection.
While still in school, he started discussing ideas to produce a number of videos that had the shock value to engage viewers along with his friend Colby. All of these were prank videos that included the two friends causing trouble in all sorts of places, from a mall to the local Target store to the park fountain.
The duo shot these pranks with their phone camera, kept them short and sweet, and started uploading them to Vine. Soon after, they amassed quite a following, with one of their videos Following Fat People gaining a record view of 10 million views.
In this particular video, he followed random people at a supermarket while playing the saxophone. He often received quite the verbal bashing from their targets. By the summer of 2014, he and Colby’s joint account was receiving 5,000 to 6,000 followers per day on Vine.
By the time Vine was taken down, the joint account had more than 1.6 million fans. He then moved on to YouTube. There, he continued to make more prank videos and also started making personal vlog entries on various subjects.
The things that make him special are definitely his cute looks coupled with a killer sense of humor. He is funny and at the same time goofy in an irresistible boy-next-door sort of way. His blue eyes and unruly blonde locks have the girls swooning, some even putting up strong displays of emotion just so they can meet him.
His pranks are elaborate and extremely funny and his works reveal a sharp brain behind the whole execution. At the same time, the young social media star is focused on making teaching, his other passion in life, a reality.
Together with Colby, he has introduced “The Life Project”. It focuses on teaching people to build healthier life-skills through engaging videos and has been featured by news agencies like BBC and Huffington Post among others.
Scandals and Controversies
Sam and Colby have been under scrutiny from social media police. It is because of their content which the authorities often designate as a juvenile, offensive, and disruptive. While titles like Following Fat People caused protest from specific groups of people, disruptive pranks like placing a couch inside the elevator resulted in their being banned from the particular Oak Park mall.
In November 2015, fellow YouTuber Sam Pepper played a prank on him that involved his best friend Colby being fake kidnapped and fake shot in the head. That video received a lot of admonitions from the media for spreading negative imagery across the internet. Recently, he has changed his social media motto to “upward and onward”. With this motto, he aims to focus on the good aspects of life rather than just pranks and mischiefs.
Sam Golbach is in a romantic relationship with Katrina Stuart. The lovers have been together with each other since the year 2015. Moreover, Katrina is a pop singer. Likewise, he introduced his lover to his fans and followers through a video uploaded in January 2017.
Sam Golbach stands tall at a height of approximately 5’8″ and weighs around 57 Kgs. Likewise, his chest-waist-hip body measurement stats are 44-29-35 inches respectively. He has mesmerizing blue eyes and dirty-blonde hair.
Social Media and Net worth
Talking about his social media presence, Sam Golbach joined Twitter in January 2013 and so far has over 830.1K followers on his @samgolbach account. Likewise, he is available on Instagram under the username @samgolbach. This account boasts 211 posts shares and over 1.3 million followers as of November 2020.
Similarly, he created his “Sam Golbach” Youtube channel on June 19, 2016. So far, this channel has earned over 262.7 million views and 2.13 million subscribers. We can also contact him at [email protected] for more information.
He also operates a joint Youtube channel with his friend Colby Brock called “Sam and Colby”. They created this channel on October 29, 2014. At the time of writing this biography, this channel has garnered over 537 million views and 4.63 million subscribers.
The friends’ duo also has a separate account for their collaboration on various platforms. On Twitter, they created their @SamandColby account in January 2014. So far, this account has garnered over 786.3K followers. The duo also created a joint Facebook page on May 14, 2015, and so far has over 590k people following their journey on this platform. We can also contact them at [email protected] for more information. Therefore, he has an estimated net worth of $1.2 million.