Much ado has been made about “Real Housewives Of Atlanta” star Porsha Williams’ new fiancé. Simon Guobadia got engaged to Porsha Williams just one month after they began dating.
And needless to say, “Real Housewives Of Atlanta” fans are up in arms about the development of things.
Let’s take a look at Simon Guobadia’s net worth.
Simon Guobadia Net Worth 2021: How Much Is Porsha Williams’ New Fiance Worth?
According to multiple sources, Simon Guobadia’s net worth is close to $40 million.
But Guobadia, 56, who is an entrepreneur, has gotten his money from multiple sources.
He works in the entertainment industry, and has several personal business ventures in his name as well. Guobadia is also the founder and CEO of SIMCOL Group, an oil and energy company. Finally, he also owns several restaurants, including Das BBQ.
He’s also a philanthropist and is the CEO of the shipping company KLC Petroleum.
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What Is Simon Guobadia’s Background?
With a net worth like Simon Guobadia’s, it’s no surprise that he has a very cultured background. He went to a prestigious boarding school in Nigeria until he was 16-years-old.
According to Shadow and Act, Simon Guobadia attended the University of the District of Columbia obtaining a degree in accounting.
His background most likely contributed to his success as an entrepreneur.
Shadow And Act also reports Simon Guobadia and his soon-to-be former wife, Falynn have eight children altogether to make for a blended family. Simon has five by the names of Quentin, Nicole, Christian, Benjamin and Ximena. Falynn has three sons of her own: Troy, Dylan and Liam.
He’s also engaged to marry Porsha Williams, Falynn’s co-star.
Simon Guobadia’s Marital Status
Back in 2019, he got married to Falynn Guobadia, a “Real Housewives of Atlanta” cast member.
In January 2021, Simon Guobadia first filed for divorce from Falynn. A week after he filed, he withdrew the complaint.
Then, in April 2021, Falynn and Simon each made a post on Instagram confirming that they’d split. It was revealed that Simon renewed his divorce filing on Feb. 19, 2021.
After a bit of back and forth, Falynn reportedly seemed to accept the filing on April 30, 2021. The pair announced that they’d reached a final settlement.
On May 5, 2021, Simon Guobadia announced that he’d filed for the final judgment of divorce, which has not been accepted by the courts as of this writing. Less than one week later, Porsha Williams confirmed their engagement in an Instagram post, which you can see below.
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“Our relationship began a month ago—yes we are crazy in love,” she wrote alongside a selfie with Simon. “I know it’s fast but we are living life each day to its fullest. I choose happiness every morning and every night. Tuning out all negative energy and only focused on positive wishes. He makes me so happy and to me, that is what matters most.”
Simon confirmed their engagement in a separate Instagram post, claiming that Porsha Williams “checks off all the boxes.”
Falynn, for her part, released a statement requesting privacy.