Samuel Tsui aka Sam Tsui is a popular social media personality and actor. However, he rose to prominence after he began to upload the cover songs of pop artists like Taylor Swift and Adele. Since then he has uploaded original songs as well as mashups on his YouTube channel. He has collaborated with many fellow Youtubers including his friend Kurt Hugo Schneider and Elle Winter.
He has also received nominations including Best YouTube Musician in 2015 ‘The Shorty Awards’ and for the same, he nominated in 2020 as well. Moreover, he has appeared on the show ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ with his producer Kurt Schneider in 2010. Let us scroll over to know more information on the YouTuber.
Caption: The musician and YouTuber, Sam Tsui
Sam Tsui: Bio, Family, Education
The talented singer was born on 2 May 1989 in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. He was born as Samuel Story Sau-Sum Tsu to Hong Kong emigrated father George Tsui and Iowa based white ethnicity mother Judy Tsui. Samuel grew up with his brother Kent Kein. He has a mixed ethnicity of Chinese and English and holds the ethnicity of America.
Regarding his education, he completed his schooling at Wissahickon High school along with fellow YouTuber Kurt Schneider. During his high school years, he has actively participated in school musicals and drama. Then he graduated from Yale University with a major in Classics (Greek) in 2011. At the time, he was a member of an all-male a cappella group, Davenport College and The Duke’s Men of Yale.
Sam Tsui: Career & Life Achievements
The 31-years-old (as of February 2021) started his career as a singer singing The Jackson 5’s ‘I’ll Be There’ on ABC World News in October 2009. Following that he has performed in a few television programs including The Bonnie Hunt Show and It’s On with Alexa Chung. On 15 August 2011, he launched his own YouTube channel under his name. As of early 2021, his channel has garnered over 436 million views and 3.18 million subscribers.
He was featured in the 2010 Yale Admissions video as well as mentioned by Tom Hanks three times when he addressed the Yale class of 2011. In May 2013, Tsui released his first full-length original album, ‘Make It Up’. He has also traveled to Asian countries like Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Singapore, and Hong Kong where he did shows.
Sam Tsui: Personal Life & Partner
Many of his followers or fans must have known about his sexual orientation or current relationship. If you don’t know then he has openly come out as gay in 2016 via his YouTube video. Also, he has confirmed he was in a relationship with a fellow YouTuber named Casey Breves. In addition, Breves is a musician with whom he had collaborated for several videos.
Furthermore, h revealed that they first met while both were alumni of campus and part of an a capella group. The duo married on 16 April 2016 and posted a four year anniversary on 17 April 2020. Other than this, he has not involved in any sorts of controversies or rumors.
Caption: Sam Tsui and his husband Casey Breves.
Sam Tsui: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
He is accumulating a good amount of money from his career as a singer and internet personality. Though he has not provided information on his salary, he had collected a profitable amount from paid videos or endorsements. Further, YouTuber earns an average income between $12.9K to $205.8K or more through their popularity or video views. Therefore, he has a net worth estimated at around $1 million.
He is highly active over different social media platforms with verified and personal accounts. On Instagram, he has an account @thesamtsui with 337k followers. He goes by the Twitter handle @SamuelTsui with 269k followers. Also, he has a Facebook account under his name with more than 1.5 million followers.
Sam Tsui: Body Measurements
The YouTuber has a well-maintained body that stands to an average height of 5 feet 4½ inches or 1.64 meters. His body weighs around 62 kg along with unknown body measurements of chest, waist, or biceps. He has dark brown colored hair as well as dark brown eyes color.
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