5 Things You Might Not Know About Sam Asghari, Britney Spears's Fiancé
Sam Asghari has been dating Britney Spears since 2016, and now they're engaged to be married! Over the years, we've only gotten a handful of peeks at their relationship through the photos they share on social media and the few public appearances they've made together. For the most part, Britney and Sam prefer to keep their relationship out of the spotlight, however, Sam recently voiced his support for his other half after her 13-year conservatorship was terminated. If you find yourself wanting to know more about Sam, check out these five quick facts ahead.
He's a Personal Trainer
Sam has always had a passion for fitness. "Pursuing a career as a trainer was a natural progression," Sam wrote on his website. "My family immigrated to the United States from Iran. They worked hard so I could have a life in America with more opportunities. I made a promise to myself to make the most of their commitment, and be the best version of myself while helping as many people as I can along the way."
In 2020, he launched his Asghari Fitness program in hopes of "changing lives" and "helping others grow." Sam lists Cristiano Ronaldo and Dwayne Johnson as his fitness idols.
He Used to Be a Football Player
Sam played football in both high school and college, but he eventually gave it up after he was cut from the football program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Sam then went on to study criminal justice at Pierce College in Los Angeles, before ultimately deciding to pursue a career in fitness.
He Had "Butterflies" When He First Met Britney
Sam and Britney first met on the set of her 2016 "Slumber Party" video and, naturally, he was "excited" to meet "one of the biggest artists of all time." "I had butterflies," Sam told Men's Health. The 27-year-old "tried to be funny" to break the ice, and the two ended up exchanging numbers before the end of the shoot. They eventually got together for a sushi date, and on New Year's Day in 2017, they made their romance Instagram official.
He Starred in Fifth Harmony's "Work From Home" Video
Prior to starring in Britney's 2016 "Slumber Party" video, he appeared as a construction worker in Fifth Harmony's "Work From Home" visual.
You May Have Seen Him on TV Before
Though he still has yet to land a leading part, Sam has appeared on a handful of shows and films like The Family Business, NCIS, and Can You Keep a Secret?.