Simon Guobadia Net Worth, Age, Wife, Ethnicity, Height, Career

Simon Guobadia

Simon Guobadia is a well-known Nigerian-American businessman, philanthropist, car collector, investor, social media influencer, producer, and entrepreneur from Benin, Nigeria. He is well-known in the country for his lavish lifestyle and numerous businesses.

Simon, a successful businessman, has been the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Simcol Petroleum Limited Company, LLC since January 2007. In addition, he is the CEO of KLC Petroleum Transport, LLC. Aside from that, Simon is a philanthropist and a social worker.

He is also a member of numerous charitable organizations. Simon Guobadia made headlines in May 2021 when he announced his engagement to Real Housewives of Atlanta (RHOA) star “Porsha Williams.”

Following this, Simon’s wife Falynn Guobadia announced on her Instagram account that she is finalizing her divorce from Simon Guobadia. Read this article to learn more about Simon Guobadia’s life story and recent controversies.

Quick Facts

Full Real NameSimon Iyore Guobadia.
Known asSimon Guobadia.
Age 59 years old.
ProfessionBusinessman, Philanthropist, Investor, Automobile Collector, and Entrepreneur.
Date of BirthJune 2, 1964 (Tuesday).
Place of BirthBenin, Nigeria.
Current ResidenceAtlanta, Georgia, United States.
Alma materLoyola College.
University of the District of Columbia.
Net worth$400-500 million USD (approx.).
Height (approx.)In Feet Inches: 5′ 11″.
In Meters: 1.8 m.
In Centimetres: 180 cm.
Weight (approx.)In Kilograms: 85 kg.
In Pounds: 187.39 lbs.
Eye ColorBlack.
Hair ColorBlack.
EthnicityMixed (African Descent).
Zodiac SignGemini.

Simon Guobadia Biography

Simon Guobadia was born into a middle-class family in Benin, Nigeria, according to sources. On Tuesday, June 2, 1964, he was born. Simon Guobadia’s age is approximately 59 years old based on his birth date (as of 2024). Guobadia adheres to the Christian faith. Simon’s given name is “Simon Iyore Guobadia.”

He comes from a joint family. When it comes to education, Simon completed his high school diploma at a boarding school in Nigeria called “Loyola College.”

He relocated to the United States to further his education. He enrolled at the University of the District of Columbia and earned a graduate degree in Accounting and Finance.

After that, he began focusing on establishing his own business. Prior to establishing his own business, Simon worked in a variety of private firms. Simon Guobadia is a successful businessman and entrepreneur today as a result of his hard work and talent.

According to media reports, Simon Guobadia has a mixed ethnical background and is of African descent. Simon is a businessman from a joint family. He is a follower of the Christian faith. The names of his parents are unknown. Simon has two sisters, according to family members.

One of his sisters had died. He also posted photos of his sister on his social media accounts.

His younger sister’s name is “Mary Awo-Osagie.” Apart from that, Simon Guobadia shared numerous photos with his cousins and siblings on his various social media accounts.

Simon Guobadia
Simon Guobadia Height (Source: Pinterest)

Simon Guobadia Wife, Marriage

Simon Guobadia married the model “Falynn Guobadia” on June 14, 2019, according to sources. According to reports, it was both of their second marriages. Let me tell you that after 5 years of dating, Simon and Falynn married.

Falynn and Simon Guobadia announced their divorce through their social media accounts in May 2021. Simon’s relationship with RHOA star “Porsha Williams” is the reason for their divorce. According to reports, Simon will also propose to Porsha on Monday, May 10, 2021.

When it comes to his children, Simon Guobadia is the father of eight. Quentin Guobadia, Benjamin, Christian, Nicole, Troy, Dylan, Ximena, and two others are his children.

Let me tell you that Simon and his ex-wife Falynn both have children from previous relationships. Simon’s social media accounts were flooded with photos of him and his children. His eldest son, “Quentin Guobadia,” is a Hofstra University graduate.


According to reports, Simon Guobadia began his career in August 2004 as a Tax Manager at a company called “Deloitte.” Simon left the firm in December 2006 after working there for two years. Following that, he began to concentrate on establishing his own business.

In January 2007, he established the “SIMCOL Group,” a holding company with multiple legal entities in Energy, Logistics, Multimedia, and Hospitality. He is currently the CEO of his company. In January 2019, he was appointed CEO of a transportation company called “KLC Petroleum Transport, LLC.”

Aside from that, he owns and operates several restaurants in Atlanta. According to reports, Simon Guobadia also owned and operated a bar called “Time and Buckhead Bottle Bar” for two years. Due to Chapter 11 bankruptcy, he had to close the bar in 2014. As an investor, he has also invested in a number of multinational corporations and stock exchanges.

Simon Guobadia  Net Worth

How rich is Simon Guobadia? Simon Guobadia, a well-known businessman, lives a lavish lifestyle in Atlanta. According to sources, he lives in a mansion worth approximately $4,688,000. According to reports, Simon has a net worth of $400-500 million USD as of March 2024 (approx.).

Aside from that, he supplemented his income through side businesses and investments. When it comes to his assets, he owns a number of residential properties. He is a car enthusiast who owns a large collection of luxury vehicles such as Ferrari, Rolls-Royce, Bentley, and others.

Simon owns a private plane in addition to cars. Not only that, but he also owns a number of luxury yachts and flashy automobiles. Simon Guobadia clearly enjoys his opulent lifestyle, as evidenced by his assents and properties.


  • Simon, as a philanthropist, has also donated to a number of charitable organizations.
  • Aside from that, Simon Goubadia works as an executive producer in the entertainment industry.
  • As a producer, he worked on films and television shows such as Son of the South (2020), Kill (2019), Ken Ford Live from the Buckhead Theater (2013), and Jail Dogs (2013).
  • He is a fitness fanatic who takes excellent care of his health.