Who Is Samuel Adewunmi Dating In Real Life? Full Bio

July 4, 2023   | July 4, 2023  | 

    Ever since Samuel Adewunmi appeared in the hit BBC drama You Don’t Know Me fans all around the globe have been inquisitive about the actor’s dating life. So, who is Samuel’s girlfriend in 2023? 

    Adewunmi who made an acting debut in The Missing in 2014 has appeared in several notable movies and TV series like The Last Tree (2019), The Watch (2020), Secret Invasion (2023), and more.

    Take a look at the complete personal and professional life of Samuel.

    Key Takeaways

    • Adewunmi is not officially dating anyone in 2023.
    • He was rumored to have dated Sophie Wilde, his co-star in the series You Don’t Know Me. 
    • In 2023, Adewunmi starred in the Secret Invasion miniseries, playing as Beto alongside stars like Samuel L. Jackson, Killian Scott, Cobie Smulders, Emilia Clarke, and Don Cheadle.
    • He was born and raised alongside his brother by a single mother in Camden, London.
    • Samuel has a net worth of approximately $1 million.

    Who Is Samuel Adewunmi Dating In 2023? His Relationship Status

    Samuel is not dating anyone at this time. He is single and currently focused on making his name in the entertainment industry. Because of his busy working schedule, the actor also doesn’t seem to have any plans to be settled with a girlfriend anytime soon.

    Samuel Adewunmi doesn't have a girlfriend right now.
    Adewunmi is not dating anyone right now.

    That being said, the BAFTA-nominated star has been linked to several of his co-stars in the past. His most known linkup was with his co-star Sophie Wilde. So, is Sophie his real-life girlfriend? Let’s find out.

    Are The Rumors Of Samuel Adewunmi Dating His Co-Star Sophie Wilde True?

    No, Adewunmi and Sophie have never dated one another. The duo are just close friends and nothing more. However, ever since the TV series You Don’t Know Me aired, fans have wondered if the two are couples in real life.

    They play each other’s love interests where Samuel plays the character of Hero and Shopie portrays Kyra. The story revolves around Hero who is accused of the murder of the woman he is madly in love with.

    Samuel Adewunmi and his rumored girlfriend Sophie Wilde
    Fans started linking the two after they appeared in the series You Don’t Know Me.

    Their on-screen romance was so on point that fans couldn’t help but think they were a real couple. Hence, fans soon started to link them as boyfriend and girlfriend. But, they later turned out to be friends.

    Where is Samuel Adewunmi From? He Was Raised By a Single Mother

    Samuel was born in 1994 in Camden London. He was raised alongside his brother by a single mother on the Maiden Lane Estate just north of King’s Cross and St Pancras stations.

    His mom has Nigerian Yoruba roots and is a chef by profession. She came from Nigeria to the UK because she believed it was a country of opportunity.

    Similarly, regarding Adewunmi’s education, he learned acting from the Identity School of Acting, a part-time drama school in London.

    What Got Adewunmi Into Acting?

    Samuel first discovered drama after participating in a school play at three where he played an elf. Likewise, the 29-year-old stated that he had terrible stage fright but continued it anyway because he got great reviews.

    Similarly, young Adewunmi had already put on a community play at the Camden People’s Theatre by age eight. He later took acting classes at the Identity School of Acting.

    Samuel's single picutre.
    Adewunmi was into acting from a very young age.

    At first, his mother was a bit hesitant about his career choice but later agreed and even helped fund his acting classes. He made his acting debut in the TV series The Missing, playing a manager role.

    Similarly, two years later Samuel played Benedict in the web series Dixi. His breakthrough came when he played the lead role of Femi in the 2019 movie The Last Tree and earned a Best Actor nomination for the same film. Likewise, he was named the 2019 Star of Tomorrow by Screen International magazine.

    Besides this, Adewunimi is best known for his role in the BBC drama You Don’t Know Me (2021) for which he was nominated for a BAFTA.

    List Of Samuel Adewunimi’s Movies And TV Series

    The Most Promising Newcomer Award winner actor has appeared in several movies and TV shows over the years. Here is a list of some of his notable works.


    • The Hatton Garden Job (2017)
    • Born a King (2019)
    • The Last Tree (2019)
    • Tin Luck (2020)

    TV Series:

    • The Missing (2014)
    • Dixi (2016)
    • Doctor Who (2017)
    • The Watch (2020)
    • Angela Black (2021)

    What Is Samuel’s Net Worth?

    He is estimated to have a fortune of $1 million leading up to 2023. Samuel has managed to earn his wealth from his incredible acting career.

    Quick Facts
    Full Name Samuel Adewunmi
    Birth Place Camden, London, England
    Birthday 1994
    Age 30 years
    Nationality British
    Ethnicity Nigerian Yoruba
    Siblings 1 Brother
    School Identity School of Acting
    Profession Actor
    Net Worth $1 million
    Height 5ft 9in
    Eye Color Black
    Hair Color Black
    Marital Status Not Married
    Relationship Status Single