Samson Dauda (born 11 March 1992) is a Nigeria-based bodybuilder and IFBB professional candidate. He is best known for competing in numerous bodybuilding contests including Mr. Olympia.
So far, he has been actively taking part in bodybuilding competitions for almost a decade. Continue reading to find everything about his age, height, wiki, net worth, wife, bio, weight, body measurements, family, ethnicity, parents, siblings, nationality, religion, facts, and more.
Samson Dauda Wiki/Biography
Samson Dauda was born in a Nigerian family in Nigeria. As his birthday falls on the 11th of March, his zodiac sign is Pisces. His nickname is The Nigerian Lion.
While he could’ve completed a basic high school education, there is no information available about his higher studies.
|Real Name||Samson Dauda|
|Nickname||The Nigerian Lion|
|Profession||Bodybuilder and IFBB professional star|
|Age||31 [as of 2023]|
|Date of Birth||11 March 1992|
Samson Dauda’s Wife & Family
Samson Dauda is a married man. His wife’s name is Marlenka Dauda. The couple dated for a few years before becoming partners for life.
Looking at her profession, she is believed to be a homemaker. She shares pictures with her partner on her Instagram handle with 4.4k followers.
His ethnic background and nationality are Nigerian. While he was born in Nigeria, he spent his adult years in the UK.
Regardless of becoming a prominent bodybuilding figure, he strives to not share much of his personal information. As a result, we couldn’t amass any details about his parents or siblings.
Samson Dauda Age, Height & More
Samson Dauda’s age is 31 as of 2023. His height is 5 feet 11 inches & his weight is about 112 kg. He has black hair and brown eyes. While his body measurements are not shared, his shoe size is 11.5 (US).
Samson Dauda initially pursued a career in sports. Growing up, he often loved playing rugby and eventually became a professional rugby player himself.
However, he often suggested giving bodybuilding a shot. After hearing it way too many times, he took the bold decision to leave sports and pursue professional bodybuilding.
Within no time, he fell in love with the sport and learned much info about the competition from a local gym owner. In his debut competition, he was crowned with the first position to his surprise.
After this incident, he discovered the amount of scope in the sport. Thereby, he continued to compete in a few more amateur competitions such as Olympia Amateur UK, Arnold Classic Europe, etc.
In 2017, he secured his first major victory in the Diamond Cup Rome in multiple categories. Following his top positions in amateur events, he was further seen competing in pro-level contests.
Two years later, he missed the gold medal at the British Grand Prix in the Men’s bodybuilding category. Further, he was placed top 5 at the Portugal Pro the same year.
In 2021, he made an Arnold Classic UK Pro debut and was placed in the second spot in that particular event. Following this, he was placed the fourth place in Arnold Classic 2022.
The same year, he also made his Mr Olympia debut and was seen alongside notable names such as Chris Bumstead, Ramon Dino, and many others. Though he was placed at the sixth position, it was quite a remarkable feat considering it’s his debut.
In 2023, he secured a gold medal in the Men’s Open category at the Arnold Classic. Further, he competed in the same category at Mr Olympia and was placed at the third position just behind Derek Lunsford and Hadi Choopan.
Samson Dauda Net Worth
Samson Dauda possesses an estimated net worth of $975,000. His major sources of income are sponsorships and prize money.
As a notable IFBB personality, top fitness brands often prefer working with him via sponsorships or endorsements. Currently, he is signed with multiple brands namely Hosstile Supplements and GymPin.
Leaving this, he walks away with the prize money with respect to the awarded position at major bodybuilding events. For example, he received a prize money of $300,000 upon becoming the winner at the Arnold Classic event.
- He has a YouTube channel with more than 35k subscribers.
- He loves dogs and has a Cane Corso named Cerberus.
- Dauda doesn’t have any tattoos on his body.
- He shares his images and short videos on his Instagram account with 463k followers.
- He loves to drive supercars.
- Does he sm0ke? Not known.
- Does he prefer alc0hol? Not known.
FAQs about Samson Dauda
Who is Samson Dauda?
Samson Dauda is a bodybuilder and IFBB professional star based in the UK.
How old is Samson Dauda?
He is 31 years old.
How tall is Samson Dauda?
He stands 5 feet 11 inches tall.
Who is Samson Dauda’s wife?
How much is Samson Dauda worth?
His estimated worth is $975,000.
Images source: @samson__dauda on Instagram.
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