Simon Guobadia Biography
Simon Guobadia (born; Simon Iyore Guobadia) is a Nigeria born American entreprenuer. He is the founder and CEO of Simcol Group of companies and Simcol Petroleum Limited Company.
Simon Guobadia Age
He was born on June 2, 1964 in Nigeria.
Simon Guobadia Ethnicity
He belongs to African ancestry.
Simon Guobadia Nationality
He is a Nigerian and American national.
Simon Guobadia Education
He attended Loyola College Ibadan in Nigeria and received his BBA in Accounting from the University of the District of Columbia in 1993.
Simon Guobadia Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches tall.
Simon Guobadia Ex Wife
Simon was married to Falynn Guobadia, a reality star, influencer and model. She is a cast member of The Real Housewives of Atlanta. She joined the show in 2021 during the show’s 13th season. The couple appeared on RHOA season 13 as a married couple. The two were together for five years having been married for two. Simon filed for divorce in January 2021 but he later withdrew and refiled in February.
After the divorce, Simon accused Falynn of infidelity while they were still married. He alleged that she cheated with Simon, her now fiance whom she is having a child.
“Let’s start with why I filed for divorce. Let’s start with who she cheated with and currently pregnant for and living in a home I paid for — post divorce. … This is how your generosity gets twisted. Let’s get started there.”
Falynn however denied the claims. She was asked about the accusation during a conversation with Newell. She however didn’t give a clear answer on whether Simon cheated.
“I’ll say this: Simon and I are not new to couple’s therapy. During one of our therapy sessions, I will never forget it — I’ve never forgotten it, actually — the therapist asked him, ‘Have you ever cheated on Falynn? Would you ever cheat on Falynn?'”. She claimed that Simon’s response was, “‘Simon doesn’t get caught unless Simon wants to get caught.'”
Simon Guobadia Porsha Williams
Simon is in a relationship with Porsha Williams. The couple began dating in April 2021 and got engaged in May 2021. Porsha was accused of causing Simon to divorce Falynn but she dismissed the rumor setting the record straight. She alleged that she began dating Simon in April and at the time he had filed for divorce from Falynn.
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Porsha is a model, actress, singer and television personality. She is nest known for her appearance on The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Porsha tattooed Simon’s middle name on her neck as a sign of devotion to Simon. She said she put the tattoo there and not ‘somewhere it’s exciting for him to go’ because in that area it doesn’t hurt. “I don’t like no pain. Right here it doesn’t hurt and, you know, I think that’s cute.”
Simon Guobadia First Wife
Simon’s first wife was Karron English is a fashion designer and works as a college professor at the Art Institute of Atlanta. The two were married for 20 years and have two children together. He was also in a relationship with Connie Andrade-Rivera, a plus-size model with whom he shares his youngest daughter, Ximena.
Simon Guobadia Children
Simon has five children from his previous marriages; Quentin, Nicole, Christian, Benjamin and Ximena. Quentin is a film maker who studied for his master’s in cinematography and film/video production at Brooklyn College.
Nicole is a STEM Ph.D. candidate at the University of Washington Tacoma. She has a degree in Computer Science.
Simon and Falynn had no children together but Falynn revealed they were pregnant once but lost the pregnancy. She alleged that Simon could no longer have children according to the doctors due to his lifestyle habits. “This came from heavy drinking and smoking, and he wouldn’t change up his habits. We tried for years and I could not get pregnant. So as far as where they are now, I mean, I wish them well.”
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Simon Guobadia Porsha Family Matters
Simon appears on the limited series The Real Housewives of Atlanta: Porsha’s Family Matters alongside Porsha. The premier episode gave an inside look on their relationship as they navigate falling in love in the public eye with many opinionated family members watching as well.
Simon Guobadia Simcol Group
Simon is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Simcol Petroleum Limited Company and Simcol Group of companies. He founded the company in 2007 as a Simon & Company which he later renamed to Simcol Petroleum Limited Company, a petroleum supplier in Atlanta, Georgia.
Simcol Petroleum provides consistent fuel supply in the southeast at competitive, market-based prices. He previously served as the CEO of KLC Petroleum Transport, a Petroleum freight shipper and trucking company located in Atlanta, Georgia.
He began his career as a Certified Public Accountant, where he worked for various notable organizations in the areas of accounting, auditing, transactional tax consulting, and software development. He left the corporate world to become an entreprenuer founding Simon & Company which eventually became Simcol Gasoline Limited Company, LLC.
Simon had a restaurant called Simon’s Restaurant which he opened in 2017. The restaurant was permanently shut down in 2020 owing to the COVID pandemic. Prior to that, he was the owner of Time and Buckhead Bottle Bar, which closed down in 2014. He had put more than $3.8 million into the Bottle Bar’s functioning.
Simon Guobadia Movies
Simon is also a producer with some of his movies being Jail Dogs, Ken Ford Live from the Buckhead Theatre, Kill and Son of the South.
Simon Guobadia Net worth
He has an estimated net worth of $40 million.