Summary of Samuel Soba:
• Samuel Soba is the ex-husband of successful singer Keri Hilson; the two married in the mid-2000s, but later divorced
• Born in December 1982 in Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA, not much is known about Samuel's early life or career
• He and Keri had a son named Jayden Soba
• His estimated net worth is approximately $1 million
• His ex-wife, Keri Hilson, is an R&B musician, songwriter and actress with an estimated net worth of $25 million


Who is Samuel Soba?

Samuel Soba is the ex-husband of the successful singer Keri Hilson; the two married in the mid- 2000s, but have since divorced. Unfortunately, there aren’t many details about Samuel, but we will try to uncover all the important ones, such as his age, career, and relationships.

So, do you want to learn more about Soba, from childhood, until he met Keri and their romance, and why they broke up? If yes, then remain with us for the length of the article, as we bring you closer to Keri Hilson’s ex-husband.

Samuel Soba Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education

Samuel might be a made-up person, as no reliable website has anything about him, and also his relationship and marriage are nowhere to be found on Keri’s official pages. Nevertheless, Samuel was born in Cuyahoga, Ohio USA in December 1982. Unfortunately, this is all that is available about Samuel’s life. Information about his parents, siblings, and education is still unknown in the media. So, hopefully, Samuel comes out of media obscurity and shares more information about himself.

Samuel Soba Career and Rise to Prominence

Like his early life, Samuel’s career is also under the veil of secrecy, and there is no information about what he does for a living. Hopefully, this also changes. He only rose to stardom as the husband of Keri Hilson, the popular musician. The two met in 2000 at a bar, and began a romantic relationship, and after two years of dating, the couple married. Once their marriage became news, Samuel couldn’t keep his identity a secret. However, there is no picture of the two online, and all the pictures of Keri with men are those she made with her former boyfriend, Serge Ibaka.

Samuel and Keri eventually divorced, but before that occurred they welcomed a son who they named Jayden Soba. Unfortunately, there is no information when he was born and when the two broke up, but as Keri started a relationship with Ibaka somewhere around 2014, there might be a chance that their marriage lasted for over a decade. Since the divorce, Samuel has returned to obscurity, living a simple life and raising his son, far away from media scrutiny.

Samuel Soba Net Worth

It isn’t Samuel’s career that made him popular throughout the world, but his relationship and marriage with one of the most renowned R&B musicians. Nevertheless, his endeavors have certainly contributed to his wealth. So, do you know how rich Samuel Soba is, as of mid- 2019? Sources have estimated his wealth at around $1 million, which is rather impressive, don’t you agree, considering that there is no information in the media about him, including what he does for a living. Undoubtedly, this number will become higher in the upcoming years, assuming he continues his career, whatever that is.

Samuel Soba’s Ex-Wife, Keri Hilson

Now that we have covered all the essential details about Samuel, let’s share some information about his ex-wife, Keri Hilson.

Keri Lynn Hilson was born on the 5th December 1982, in Decatur, Georgia, USA; she grew up in a large family with three sisters and a brother. She became interested in music at an early age, and when she turned 12 she started taking piano lessons. However, she really wanted to sing, so began taking singing lessons, and just two years later, signed a recording deal as a member of the girl group D’Signe.

Career Beginnings

She continued with her musical career, and worked as a backing vocalist and songwriter for such stars like Ludacris, Kelly Rowland, Ciara, and Usher, among others. She still didn’t forego her education, as she matriculated from Tucker High School and then enrolled at Oxford College of Emory University, where she studied theater. Her musical aspirations increased, and she joined the songwriting team with which she made a breakthrough, writing songs for Mary J. Blige, Britney Spears, and the Pussycat Dolls, among others.

Her debut studio album came out in 2008, entitled “In a Perfect World”, which became a complete success, and spawned such hits as “Knock You Down” and “Turnin Me On”, among others. Her second studio album “No Boys Allowed”, came out in 2010, but wasn’t as successful as her debut release. After this she focused on acting, and hasn’t yet released any new music, though she is working on her third album – “L.I.A.R” – scheduled for release late in 2019.

Acting Career

In addition to her musical talents, Keri has also tried herself as an actress, and has made a couple of on-screen appearances.

Some of her most famous roles are as Heather in the film “Think Like a Man” (2012), then as Jasmine in the film “Almost Christmas” (2016), and as Billie in the television film “Love by the 10th Date” (2017), all of which have added to her wealth.

Keri Hilson Net Worth

Keri has proven her singing, songwriting, and acting talents, all of which have helped make her successful and rich. So, do you know what her net worth is? As of mid- 2019, Keri’s wealth is estimated by sources at $25 million, impressive, don’t you agree? This number could go higher in the near future, as she releases her third album – what do you think?


Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected].

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