Monique Samuels Biography
Monique Samuels is an American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and television personality who is a cast member of the 1st season of Love & Marriage: DC which premiered on May 14, 2022, on OWN. Previously, she was a cast member of the Real Housewives of Potomac for four seasons.
Monique is not fearful about speaking her own mind and she stands firm in what she believes in. While she navigates through her life as an entrepreneur, wife, mom, and philanthropist, she proves that women can have it all. Pleasantville, New Jersey is her native home and she was brought up as a tomboy. Her father saw a sense of independence and strength in her and during her teenage years, her father allowed her to drive a car.
In her high school graduating class, she was the salutatorian and after graduating, she relocated to Pittsburgh where she attended Duquesne University while on a full academic scholarship. Later on, she made a decision to chase her real passion which was a career in music. In addition, she relocated to Washington, DC where she met Chris Samuels who is a six-time Pro Bowl left tackle who played for the Washington Redskins.
Furthermore, she is a boss as she manages businesses, such as; a business enterprise, a real estate investment company, and the Chris Samuels Foundation which is co-owned by her husband and her. Additionally, her love for entrepreneurship led her to create and launch her brand known as Not for Lazy Moms, and the associated website notforlazymoms.com. She did launch her Not for Lazy Moms podcast in 2018. The podcast is focused on addressing topics that are familiar to everyone but are hardly ever discussed.
Monique Samuels Age
Samuels is 38 years old. She was born on October 6, 1983, in Pleasantville, New Jersey, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 6th of October every year.
Monique Samuels Height
Samuels stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Monique Samuels Family \ Monique Samuels Father
Samuels’ father saw a sense of independence and strength in her and during her teenage years thus he even allowed her to drive a car. Monique has a brother who is known as Kevin Cox who lives in Hollywood and a sister. However, she has not disclosed the names of her parents as she likes to keep her personal life private.
Monique Samuels Husband \ Chris and Monique Samuels
Samuels is married to Chris Samuels who is a six-time Pro Bowl left tackle who played for the Washington Redskins. She met Chris after relocating to Washington, DC. They tied the knot in 2012.
Monique Samuels Children
Monique and her husband Chris have been blessed with three children who they named Milani Samuels, Christopher Samuels II, and Chase Omari Samuels who was born in November 2018.
Monique Samuels Salary
Samuels has an annual salary of $ 500, 000.
Monique Samuels Net Worth
Samuels’ has a net worth of $5 Million which she has earned through her career as an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and television personality.
Monique Samuels Love & Marriage: DC
Love & Marriage: DC is an American reality television series that follows the lives of successful power couples residing in DC as they navigate through their business, personal lives, and friendships with their fellow real housewives. Love & Marriage: DC is the first spinoff of Love & Marriage: Huntsville.Love & Marriage: DC premiered for its first season on May 14, 2022, and it is aired on OWN television every Saturday at 9 pm.
Monique is joined by five other cast members including;
Monique Samuels The Real Housewives Of Potomac
The Real Housewives Of Potomac is an American reality television series that aired on Bravo TV and it run for six seasons. The show focuses on the personal and professional lives of several women living in and around Potomac, Maryland. Monique joined the Real Housewives Of Potomac on April 2, 2017, during the second season after Katie Rost was fired.
While she was on the show, her other cast members were Gizelle Bryant, Ashley Darby, Robyn Dixon, Karen Huger, Candiace Dillard Bassett, and Wendy Osefo.
Monique Samuels Trainer
During the 5th season of The Real Housewives Of Potomac, Monique said that one of her ex-friends was spreading rumors about her but she did not want to discuss the matter at hand. However, Gizelle Bryant went ahead to spill the bins and disclosed that Charrisse Jackson-Jordan who was a cast on a number of the Real Housewives Of Potomac seasons stated that Monique and her trainer were a bit too close for comfort and even suggested that the child she was carrying might even not be her husband.
Monique Samuels Gizelle Bryant
During the last reunion of the Real Housewives Of Potomac Gizelle anticipated that Monique would be the only one on the hot sit however, things also became heated for her as a result of her reconciliation with Charrisse. Monique stated that Gizelle spread a hurtful rumor about her son Chase Samuels and since Gizelle came after her family, she also dropped a bomb on her. In addition, Monique disclosed that Gizelle’s boyfriend, Jamal was dating another woman at the same time.
She also disclosed that Jamal told the other woman that his reconciliation with Gizelle was just for television. After Monique left the show, during the sixth season Bryant stated that Monique’s presents contributed to the drama and division among the cast members.
Monique Samuels Chris Samuels Sue Jamal Bryant
Monique disclosed that Jamal Bryant was dating another woman at the same time Jamal stated that he would sue her for maliciously spreading inaccurate and unfounded information. He also added that Monique dropping his phone number would endanger him. Jamal threatened to sue her if a quick response and assurance is not made to him that she would not make false statements.
However, that was not all, Chris also fired his gun at Jamal with a cease and desist letter of his own. Chris claimed that Bryant was spreading lies about him on social media by stating that Chris is abusive to Monique because he has Chronic traumatic encephalopathy and cheated on her. In addition, Chris went ahead to tell Jamal to pull down all his social media posts entailing him and issue a public apology within three days.
Monique Samuels Quits The Real Housewives Of Potomac
Following a heated season on The Real Housewives Of Potomac where Monique was accused of being in a relationship with her trainer and attracts on her husband and children, she called it a Quit. On December 27, 2020, she went on Instagram live where she made the not-so-shocking announcement that she would not return for the 6th season of the show.
In addition, during a podcast episode on the Not For Lazy Moms podcast, she had a sit down with blog site HollywoodLife where she confirmed that she would never return to the Real Housewives Of Potomac.
Monique Samuels House
In 2016, Monique and her husband purchased a house at $4.75 million that covers 7,000-square-foot sitting on nearly 2 acres. The house is located just outside Washington, DC and it has a beautiful, spacious yard that has a barbecue area replete with a built-in grill. The house also has a huge pull with a waterfall and a hot tub. In addition, it contains a six-bedroom and eight-bathroom space. Together with her family, they relocated to the house in 2017, after having done a few renovations.
Monique Samuels Sorority
Samuels has not disclosed where she is in any sorority group. However, this information will be updated when available.
Monique Samuels Essential Oils
Monique owns her own essential oils called Mila Eve Essentials. To see more about her essential oils click here.
Monique Samuels Hairstyles
Samuels was used to having long hair during summer and she rocked with ultra-long braids with a few copper streaks that appeared in the black, and twisted braids. At the start of the 5th season of The Real Housewives Of Potomac, she went on social media and posted a new and fresh look where she had a short black angled bob with a deep side part.
Monique Samuels Husband’s Net Worth
Samuels’ husband Chris has a net worth of $17 million.
Monique Samuels Not For Lazy Moms
Not For Lazy Moms is a blog and podcast where women who are determined to accomplish their goals and are dedicated to helping one another succeed. Women get to share stories about overcoming difficulties in life, opening up about challenges, and sharing ideas and advice.
Monique Samuels Blog
To view Monique’s blogs click here.
Monique Samuels Charges
Monique and Candiace were in constant disagreement. The two co-stars faced assault charges sourced from an incident that occurred on October 16, whereby Monique allegedly grabbed Dillard by the hair and pulled her down. Candiace filed a complaint with the District Court of Montgomery County in Maryland charging Monique with second-degree assault. Monique also charged Dillard with second-degree assault.
Monique Samuels Homeless
Gigi who was an ex-friend to Monique disclosed that Monique was homeless before she met Chris and lived in a pickup truck. Gigi also stated that Monique only married Chris for his money.
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