Who is Sam Hyde?

American comedian, actor and boxer Samuel Whitcomb ‘Sam’ Hyde was born in Fall River, Massachusetts USA, on 16 April 1985, making Aries his zodiac sign. He’s appeared in 12 movies and TV series, and is perhaps known best for starring as Professor Ignatio Badtanman in the 2013 short comedy movie “Doctor Manslave”, which also starred Charls Carroll and David Coppolla, and which Sam directed. It follows attorney Ronnie Goldman who’s been sent to a mental hospital to settle the case of a patient.

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Education and early life

Sam was raised in Providence, Rhode Island, New England by his parents, about whom he’s yet to speak in public because they prefer to stay away from media; Sam’s also yet to mention whether or not he has siblings, and this is why he’s believed to be an only child.

He became interested in comedy while attending a local high school, as he enjoyed pranking his friends and appearing in school plays. He matriculated in 2003 and then enrolled at Carnegie Mellon University, but transferred to Rhode Island School of Design a year later, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in 2007.

Acting credits

Sam’s debut film role was playing Beach Goer in the 2013 horror thriller “Birdemic 2: The Resurrection”, which starred Whitney Moore and Alan Bagh, and was written and directed by James Nguyen. It follows numerous eagles and vultures as they’re attacking Hollywood, Los Angeles and the movie received mostly negative reviews.

In 2013, Sam played Allen in the short comedy movie “I’m a Alien”, and the same year saw him appear in the short comedy films “Ideas Man” and “Moms”.

In 2016, Sam played the lead character Officer Maggot, as well as various other characters in six episodes of the comedy series “Million Dollar Extreme Presents: World Peace”, which he also created. The series follows a group of people living in a post-apocalyptic world, and it received mostly positive reviews.

The year 2017 saw Sam star as Sarge in the short comedy “Smocaine 3”, which also starred Charls Carroll and Javier, and was directed by Andrew Ruse; it follows the work of police officers Smocaine and Deuce.

In 2019 and 2020, Sam portrayed Kevin McClabe and Major Hyde in five episodes of the comedy “Theatre of the Aire”, and from 2018 through 2020, he played Schmike and other characters in the comedy “Happy World Daddy”, in which he starred alongside John Pelech and Frank Hassle; it follows Sam as he’s pulling pranks on his friends.

Some of Sam’s most recent roles have been in the 2021 comedy series “The Great War”, the 2021 musical movie “Fuck Anthony” and the 2022 short comedy film “Bill Griefer”; he’s currently recording for the upcoming video game “Joyride Universe”.

Writing credits

Sam has 10 writing credits; he made his debut with the 2012 short movie “Face the Negative”, while he then wrote the 2013 short comedy movie “I’m a Alien”, another 2013 short comedy film “Moms” and the 2014 short documentary comedy movie “2070 Paradigm Shift”.

He wrote the 2014 comedy series “KSTV”, in which he also starred alongside Master Chim; it follows Sam reviewing some of the worst projects on the crowdfunding website Kickstarter. Sam then wrote seven episodes of the comedy series “Million Dollar Extreme Presents: World Peace”, the 2019 episode “The Dark One” of the comedy series “Theatre of the Aire”, and the 2019 episode “Infinite Pain” of the comedy series “Ecstasy of Car”.

Most recently, in 2020, he wrote an episode of the comedy series “Perfect Guy Life”.

YouTube channel

Sam’s the writer behind the YouTube channel “Million Dollar Extreme 2”, which was launched on 15 July 2014, while it’s today subscribed to by close to 150,000 people; all of channel’s 735 videos combined have been watched more than 30 million times.

They mostly upload comedy content, and Sam’s starring in a number of these videos, with some featuring him pulling pranks on his friends, reviewing funny trailers for popular movies and taking on some of the most popular internet challenges.

Love life and wife

Sam avoids speaking about his love life in public, and thus not many details about it have been disclosed.

Some websites have reported that the popular comedian is today married to American non-celebrity woman Abby, and that they have two children together; this hasn’t been confirmed by Sam, nor has he featured his wife and children in his Instagram pictures.

There are also those who believe that Sam’s gay, and that this is the reason why he’s yet to speak about his love life, but no evidence has been provided to support these claims either.

Sam seems to be unattached as of June 2023, he hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

Terrorism hoaxes

Because Sam enjoys pulling pranks on other people, his fans have decided to have a laugh on his account.

Since 2015, many people on the internet have uploaded pictures onto social media networks such as Twitter and 4chan, which feature Sam holding guns and looking as a terrorist; these pictures were once uploaded so often that even the magazine “The New York Times” covered the story.

In 2015, CNN used one of these pictures featuring Sam when covering the Umpqua Community College shooting, while he was then labeled on the internet as the perpetrator in the Las Vegas shooting, Sutherland Springs Church shooting and Orland Night Cub shooting.

He was then shown as a man who drove his car into a Christmas Parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin in November 2021, while he was misidentified as the ‘Ghost of Kyiv’ in February 2022. Most recently, he’s been misidentified as the 2022 Buffalo shooter, the killer of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the 2023 Covenant School shooter.

Height, eyes and wealth

Sam’s age is 38. He has brown eyes and hair, is 6ft 4ins (1.93m) tall and weighs around 210lbs (95kgs).

Sam’s net worth’s been estimated at over $1 million, as of June 2023.

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