Sam Pottorff: early life, education, career, and girlfriend!

Sam Pottorff: early life, education, career, and girlfriend!

Sam Pottorff is a famous internet personality. He is a YouTube star and vlogger. He is into this career since 2012 when he was part of the web star group named Our 2nd life.

Read on to have a glimpse of his life until now.

Sam Pottorff and his childhood

Sam Pottorff was born in Laguna Beach, California on 19 October 1995. His full name is Samuel John Pottorff and his father’s name is also Sam. His mother is Leslie. Sam has three more siblings: two sisters who are Mia and Cloe and brother Levi.

Unfortunately, Sam had a tough childhood. His parents divorced when he was small. Initially, Sam’s mother took the custody of the kids. But when she migrated to Germany, the kids were in the USA and left to themselves.

Sam Pottorff
Sam Pottorff (Source: Instagram)

Sam had homeschooling. He was not good in studies. Later, Sam joined the public charter high school, “Opportunities for Learning” which is located in Dana Point, California. However, due to bullying, he left the school half-way.

Start of career

Sam, in 2012, created a YouTube channel along with his friend, Kian Lawley. The channel did well in a short time. Hence he formed a group with more people that included Ricky Dillon, Connor FrantaTrevor Moran, J.C. Caylen, and Ricardo Oridires. This became highly popular. The group has several tours together and garnered a lot of fans. But they separated in 2015.

Sam went solo after that. His videos were liked by his fans and the video titled How to Know If a Guy Likes You went viral. Sam is honest and straightforward on his vlogs. Most videos are funny and entertaining. Despite the fame, Sam is modest and down to earth.

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Sam Pottorff with his our 2nd life web star group (Source: Pinterest)

In his online videos, he talks about himself including what is bad in him. He has diabetes. And he likes to surf, maje music and take pictures. Sam is not fond of two-wheelers. This is because he had several falls and accidents during his growing years.

Is Sam in a relationship?

Sam had dated Acacia Brinley for a brief period. Later he started a relationship with Rosa Van Iterson and married her in 2017. Sam’s ethnicity is half-Arabic and part Palestinian and part Turkish. The couple has no kids.

In December 2018, the two parted ways and divorced. And Sam began dating American Instagram and TikTok star, Alexa Keith.

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Sam Pottorff with ex-wife, Rosa (Source: Pinterest)

Some of his quotes during vlogging that are worth mentioning here are:

“Never get mad at someone when they fall asleep texting you. Because they used every ounce of energy to stay awake and text you.”

He had once admitted:

“I had never thought I would have fans.”

According to him,

“Holding on is being brave. But letting go and moving on is often what makes us stronger and happier.”

Sam Pottorff
Sam Pottorff and Alexa (Source: Stars scoop)

Appreciating inner beauty in a joking way, Sam states:

“You are not fat. You might have more fat on you than other girls. But you’re not fat.”


“People will always talk about you especially when they envy the life you live. Let them….you affected their lives. They didn’t affect yours.”

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