Safaree Net Worth 2023, Age, Height and More

Safaree Samuels is a multi-faceted entertainer, having attained a net worth of $3 million through his endeavors as a Jamaican-American rapper, songwriter, actor, and reality television personality. He first gained public recognition in 2016 with his addition to the cast of VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood,” and continued to establish his presence in the franchise, making an appearance in “Love & Hip Hop: New York” in 2017 and “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” in 2020.Safaree Net Worth

Net Worth:   $3 Million
Gender:   Male
Profession:   Record producer, Songwriter

During the early 2000s, Safaree was a part of the hip-hop collective Hoodstars alongside Nicki Minaj. As a solo artist, he has put out a record named “Straitt” (2020) and four mixtapes, namely “It Is What It Is” (2015), “It Is What It Is, Vol. 2” (2015), “Real Yard Vibes” (2016), and “Fur Coat Vol. 1” (2017). Samuels has additionally featured on TV programs such as “K.Michelle: My Life” (2016), “Scared Famous” (2017), and “Caught” (2017) and the film “King of Newark 2” (2018).

Early Life

Safaree Lloyd Samuels, born on July 4, 1981 in Brooklyn, New York, was the son of Jamaican immigrants and the brother of Samantha and Shaneequa. During his upbringing, he attended Midwood High School.


At the beginning of his music career, Safaree teamed up with rappers Nicki Minaj, Seven Up, and Lou$tar to form the Hoodstars. In 2004, they released “Don’t Mess With,” which was featured on WWE Diva Victoria’s entrance song, as well as on the “ThemeAddict: WWE The Music, Vol.6” album. Following the disbandment of the Hoodstars, Minaj opted to pursue a solo career, with Safaree providing the hype.

He co-wrote the song “Did It On’em” for Minaj’s debut album “Pink Friday,” and the track peaked at number 3 on the “Billboard” Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, as well as number 4 on the Hot Rap Songs chart. In 2012, Samuels appeared in Minaj’s music video for “Stupid Hoe,” and was credited for six of her songs on “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded,” in addition to performing on the track “Press Conference.”

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In 2015, Safaree’s career in entertainment started when he released his first two mixtapes, “It Is What It Is” and “It Is What It Is, Vol. 2,”. He was then seen in the VH1 reality series “K.Michelle: My Life” and was subsequently featured in the third season of “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood”.

He subsequently became part of “Love & Hip Hop: New York” and earned the Blue & Bougie Impact Award in 2018. Later in 2020, he also joined the cast of “Love & Hip Hop:

Atlanta”, released his debut studio album, “Straitt” and began to sell his amateur porn videos on OnlyFans. Other than the “Love & Hip Hop” franchise, he also featured on “Leave It to Stevie” (2018), “BET X: Live!” (2018), “Remy & Papoose: Meet the Mackies” (2018), and “Hip Hop Squares” (2017; 2019).

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Personal Life

In 2002, Safaree Samuels started a relationship with Nicki Minaj, which lasted until 2014. It’s believed many of the tracks on Nicki’s album “The Pinkprint” reflect their breakup.

On the Wendy Williams Show, Safaree commented on his involvement with the music, mentioning that while he didn’t make all of it himself, he did have a role in its production. Despite this, he stated he wasn’t paid for his work.

In 2017, Samuels met Erica Mena, a model, singer, actress, and reality star, while appearing on the show “Scared Famous”. The couple got engaged on Christmas Eve 2018, and married on October 7th 2019. Together they had two children, Safire and Legend. Just before Legend was born, Mena filed for divorce.

Real Estate

During July 2020, Erica and Safaree purchased a house located in Fayetteville, Georgia for a cost of $848,000. After listing it for sale in June 2022, they sold the residence at their asking price of $1.3 million in less than a week.

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