Samson Dauda Biography

Life Story and Contest History of "The Nigerian Lion" Samson Dauda

Samson is an IFBB Pro Bodybuilder from Nigeria, currently living in the UK. He is best known as “The Nigerian Lion” in the world of bodybuilding. Samson Dauda is participating in Arnold Classic 2022 with his competitors Brandon Curry, William Bonac, Brett Wilkins, Rafael Brando (Withdraws), Steve Kuclo, Justin Rodriguez, and Regan Grimes. You can check Arnold Classic 2022 Results here.

Early Life of Samson Dauda

Samson Dauda was born in Nigeria, Samson has been known around the world for having one of the best bodybuilding physiques to have walked the stage in the modern age.

His passion for self-achievement and bodybuilding caught Samson when he was a teenager wanting to improve his sporting ability in high school football and derby.

Samson went on to win his Pro card in EVLS Prague, but he didn’t go on to compete in Mr. Olympia as many hoped he would.

Bodybuilding Career of Samson Dauda

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Samson started bodybuilding in 2014 when he did his first local show at 5 feet 11 inches tall weighing, 102kg, and since then, he never looked back again.

In 2017, he won his Pro card and, he did his pro debut in EVLS Prague 2018, where he placed 5th. During Samson’s first year of professional bodybuilding, he placed as high as second place in the British Grand Prix 2019.

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One of Samson’s biggest strengths is his aesthetic structure, big frame, and great symmetry while being 124kg stage weight.

He is also very well known worldwide for his posing and captivating stage presence. He has been compared to the likes of Shawn Ray, Flex Wheeler, and Kai Green.

In 2019, Samson Dauda competed at the British Grand Prix Pro in the Men’s Open Bodybuilding division and got 2nd place in the show.

In 2020, Samson participated in IFBB Pro League Europa Pro, Spain, and placed 2nd against Jamie Christian-Johal, Andrea Muzi, and Rafael Brandao. In 2021, Samson won the 2021 IFBB Pro League EVLS Prague Pro Show.

In 2022, Samson competed at the 2022 IFBB Pro League Arnold Classic USA Pro Show against Brandon Curry, William Bonac, and Steve Kuclo. Samson got 4th place at the Arnold Classic USA Pro Show.

Bodybuilding History of Samson Dauda

  • In 2022, Boston Pro, Men’s Bodybuilding , 4
  • In 2022, Arnold Classic USA Pro, Men’s Bodybuilding, 4
  • In 2021, Romania Muscle Fest Pro, Men’s Bodybuilding – open, 2
  • In 2021, IFBB Pro League, EVLS Prague Pro, Men’s Bodybuilding – open, 1
  • In 2021, KO Egypt Pro, Men’s Bodybuilding – open, 3
  • In 2021, Yamamoto Cup Pro Men’s Bodybuilding, 3
  • In2021, Arnold Classic UK Pro Men’s Bodybuilding, 2
  • In 2020, British Grand Prix Pro Men’s Bodybuilding,6
  • In 2020, European Pro Men’s Bodybuilding, 5
  • In 2019, Portugal Pro Bodybuilding, 5
  • In 2019, Vancouver Pro Men’s Bodybuilding, 8
  • In 2019, Chicago Pro Men’s Bodybuilding, 7
  • In 2019, British Grand Prix Pro Men’s Bodybuilding, 2
  • In 2018, Romania Muscle Fest Pro Men’s Bodybuilding, 11
  • In 2018, George Farah Classic Pro Men’s Bodybuilding, 9
  • In 2018, Prague Pro Men’s Bodybuilding, 5

Body Measurements of Samson Dauda

Samson Dauda Weight130 to 135 KG
Samson Dauda Height5 Feet and 11 Inches
Samson Dauda Age30 Years
Samson Dauda Arm Size23 Inches
Samson Dauda Chest Size56 Inches
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Samson’s Diet Plan

Samson would often like to exercise on an empty stomach first thing in the morning. Then he would eat a huge amount of calories each day, depending on his workout intensity for that particular day.

There was a time when Samson could eat a whopping 30,000 calories in one day, but this wasn’t his ordinary diet, this was just a time when he ate a Caribbean diet that can be extremely high in calories.

Samson Dauda Wife

Samson Dauda Wife
via Instagram account

Samson Dauda married Marlenka. Marlenka is a simple housewife who loves to make healthy meals for her husband.

Marlenka celebrates her birthday on June 11 with her husband every year.  She loves him. The copule is living a happy life together. They have no kids until.

Marlenka always pushes Samson Dauda to reach his next level in bodybuilding. She helps him a lot in every matter of their personal life. The couple has a dream to bring the Mr. Olympia title to their home.

Samson Dauda Dog

Samson Dauda dog
via instgram account

Samson has a dog named Cerberus. He loves and looks after his dog. Cerberus was born in April 2020. Cerberus is two years old.

Cerberus’ favorite activity is chasing the drone. He hopes one day he will catch it for his dad. Samson Dauda spends most of his free time playing with Cerberus.

Samson Dauda Net Worth

Samson Dauda is a professional bodybuilder and fitness model. Most of his income source is his bodybuilding and modeling shows. Samson’s net worth is $500k to $1 million. He is one of the youngest bodybuilders in the current age.

To know more about Samson Dauda personal life and Samson Dauda’s workout routine check Samson Dauda’s instagram account.

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