Sam-Golbach
Sam Golbach | Biography

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  • Full Name Sam Golbach
  • Occupation YouTuber
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Kansas, USA
  • Birth Date Nov 27, 1996
  • Age 25 Years, 6 Months
YouTuber of Sam And Colby Channel

Sam Golbach | Biography

Paranormal Content Creators

On 28 October 2014, the duo created their collaborative YouTube channel and started posting comedy videos. They primarily focused their YouTube videos on explorations of abandoned buildings around the United States. One of their most-watched videos includes 'The Stanley,' which has over 20 million views as of December 2021. Their other popular videos include 'Witch Forest,' 'Return of the Shadow Man,' 'Queen Mary Castle,' and 'Cerro Gordo.' Sam and Colby's YouTube channel has 5.91 million subscribers and over 736 million views as of December 2021.


Sam Golbach is an American YouTuber known for his collaborative YouTube channel Sam and Colby, created with his friend Colby Brock. 

Who is Sam Golbach?

Sam Golbach is a social media star born to parents Kirk and Cindy Colback. He grew up in Kansas with his older sister Allison and younger brother Ben.

After graduating from Blue Valley High School, he moved to Los Angeles, California, with his childhood friend Colby Brock to pursue vibrant careers in the entertainment industry. He initially rose to fame with their joint Vine account named 'Sam and Colby.' They had attracted more than one million followers on the platform before the app shut down in October 2016.

On 28 October 2014, the duo created their collaborative YouTube channel and started posting comedy videos. They primarily focused their YouTube videos on explorations of abandoned buildings around the United States. One of their most-watched videos includes 'The Stanley,' which has over 20 million views as of December 2021. Their other popular videos include 'Witch Forest,' 'Return of the Shadow Man,' 'Queen Mary Castle,' and 'Cerro Gordo.' Sam and Colby's YouTube channel has 5.91 million subscribers and over 736 million views as of December 2021.

Sam also has his own self-titled YouTube channel. He also publishes various videos, including scary/haunted, 3 AM midnight challenges, reactions, and pranks. Created on 18 June 2016, his eponymous channel has accumulated 2.29 million subscribers and more than 295 million views as of December 2021. He also has an Instagram account with 1.5 million followers.

What happened to Sam and Colby?

On 16 January 2019, Sam and Colby got arrested while filming a video for their YouTube channel at an abandoned school building near Hillsborough County, Florida. They got arrested for trespassing when neighbors called the cops after seeing them hopping a fence into the under-construction government property. The cops then took them to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. Their mugshots quickly went viral on Twitter, and one of their avid fans launched a petition demanding the police release them. The hashtag #FreeSamandColby also went viral on Twitter.

Fortunately, Sam and Colby were released on bail the following day. The duo immediately posted a series of tweets to cool down their worried fans. "Just wanted to say we are both safe and okay, sorry for any worry. After such a long process, Colby's bond is now paid for (he will be released soon), and we should be both back in California tomorrow," tweeted Sam. 

Later, in an interview with Metro in February 2020, the duo described the unpleasant experience as a 'blessing in disguise.' According to Sam, the incident forced them to rethink and change the content they created, which helped their channel reach a new height.

How old is Sam Golbach?

Born on 27 November 1996 in Kansas, Sam Golbach's age is 25 years old, as of 2021. He took to Instagram on his 25th birthday to share the experience and memories he created with his close friends. 

Sharing a series of pictures, he captioned, "to say this was the best year of my life is an understatement… 25x25 gave me experiences of a lifetime and memories I'll never forget. but most importantly, i got to share these adventures with some of the most amazing people i've ever met. thank you to everyone who made this year so memorable. here's to 25!!!!"

Girlfriend

Sam is dating Katrina Stuart, a Canadian musical artist, and performer, with her eponymous bio YouTube channel. Sam and Katrina began dating in 2016. He frequently posts his pictures with his girlfriend on Instagram. He has also featured Katrina on some of his YouTube videos.

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Sam & Katrina Portraying Beauty And The Beast. (Photo: Instagram)

How tall is Sam Golbach?

Sam stands at 5 feet 8 inches (1.72 meters) tall. 

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