In The Real Housewives of Atlanta (RHOA), one saw Falynn Guobadia on the TV set. So, who is her former husband? Well, she was once married to an entrepreneur and businessman named Simon Guobadia who later got engaged to a fellow housewife, Porsha Williams. Scroll down as the information on him unfolds starting with age.
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Simon Guobadia Age, Birthday, Zodiac
Simon Guobadia celebrates his birthday every year on 2 June. He turned 56 years old while celebrating his birthday in June of 2020.
The Georgia-native Simon is a Gemini-native who can juggle career, passion, hobbies, and friends and family at the same time.
Simon Guobadia Wiki — Nigerian, Family, Education
Simon Iyore Guobadia is born to his anonymous parents. The Atlanta-based businessman has shared almost nothing about his anonymous father and mother. Nonetheless, many believed he has a Nigerian last name.
More on his family: Simon is a brother to at least one sibling, his sister Mary Awo-Osagie. Other than that, no further information surfaced on his family members.
Coming to his education, Simon Guobadia enrolled at Loyola College Ibadan in Nigeria. Following that, he went on to join the University of District of Columbia where he studied accounting.
Simon graduated from the same in 1993 with a BBA degree majoring in accounting.
Height, Weight, Distinct Features
Talking about Simon Gubodia’s physical features, he stood tall at the height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 meters). Likewise, he weighed 82 kilograms (180 lbs) as of the time of this writing.
Simon shaves his head regularly, puts in a pair of glasses, and always looks dapper on suits and blazers. A little bit of grey beard on his chin is one of his distinct features.
Social Media Reach: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter
Now for the social media reach, Simon’s popularity is growing one day at a time and it is visible in the number of followers which he flaunts on his social media profile. His Instagram account boasts a total of 75.4K followers as of May 2021.
Likewise, his Twitter account earned him 601 followers at the time of penning this piece. It might come as a disappointment for a few to know that Simon is nowhere to be found on Facebook.
Simon Guobadia Net Worth, Career, Job
Starting from 2004, Simon started working as a tax manager in Deloitte based in Atlanta, Georgia. He later joined SIMCOL Group where he served as a CEO starting from January of 2007.
Simon also worked in the position of CEO in Simcol Petroleum Limited Company, LLC from the same time around.
Moreover, in January of 2019, Simon joined KLC Petroleum Transport LLC where he worked as a CEO.
Later, Simon went on to become an entrepreneur. He is a renowned businessman, owns restaurants named Simon’s, and also worked as executive producers in movies.
Jail Dogs (2013), Buckhead Theatre (2013), Kill (2019), and Son of the South (2020) are some of the movies which he produced.
But like all the other business enterprises, Simon’s also took a hit from the global pandemic of 2020. The restaurant suffered and closed down in May of 2020.
Another one of his businesses, Time and Buckhead Bottle Bar closed in 2014. He is also credited for opening American Cut at The Shops Buckhead Atlanta in 2016.
However, Simon’s SIMCOL Restaurant Concepts LLC filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2014. As the documents revealed, Simon owned over $3.8 million into the operations of the Bottle Bar from 2012 to 2014.
However, Simon doesn’t hesitate from showing off his cars, a private jet, a mansion, hobbies that cost a lot, and many more. What’s more, Simon pockets a little above $468 thousand in his house alone.
With all the assets put together, Simon Guobadia’s net worth is estimated to be about $40 million.
Simon Guobadia & Falynn: Dating, Wedding, Kids
Simon Guobadia found his second wife Falynn Guobadia a while before 2019. The couple married on 14 June 2019 in their hometown of Atlanta.
The one thing both the individual had in common was, they have been married before and have children from their previous marriage.
Together, Simon and Falynn are the parents of seven children.
Quentin Guobadia, the eldest son of Simon was born on 22 February 1996. He attended and graduated from Hofstra University where he majored in Film Studies in 2020.
In addition to that, Simon’s daughter Nicole Guobadia also graduated from the University of Washington with a BS degree in computer science.
More about his kids: Simon also has two younger sons named Benjamin and Christian. Whereas, Falynn is a mother of two sons. They are also parents to a daughter named Ximena.
In April 2021, Falynn revealed she and Simon were divorcing. According to her, the decision to split was difficult, yet mutual. She then asked everyone to respect their privacy.
Simon Guobadia & Porsha Williams: Dating, Engaged, Cheating
Simon began dating Porsha in April 2021, the same month as Falynn and Simon announced their split.
A month into their dating life, Simon popped the big question. Unsurprisingly, Porsha accepted the proposal.
Responding to the cheating allegation, Porsha insisted Simon and Falynn had already filed for the divorce by the time they ignited a romance. Simon, meanwhile, put up $50K for anyone who proved he cheated on Falynn.