Kendrick Sampson

Quick Facts

Birth Date March 8,1988
Full Name Kendrick Smith Sampson
Birth Name Kendrick Smith Sampson
Profession Actor
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Birth City Houston, Texas
Birth Country United States
Father Name Hoyle Sampson Sr.
Mother Name Daphne Smith Sampson
Gender Identity Male
Sexual Orientation Straight
Horoscope Pisces
Marital Status Single
Height 182.88 cm
Weight 74 kg
Networth $1 million
Education Elkins High School
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If you guys ever watched The CW supernatural drama series, The Vampire Diaries? Then you surely familiar with the name Kendrick Sampson who portrayed the recurring role of Jesse in 2013. An American actor and activist, Sampson is also famous for his role Caleb Hapstall in season 2 of ABC’s drama, How to Get Away with Murder from 2015 to 2016.

Kendrick Smith Sampson was born on March 8, 1988 in Houston, Texas. He is the son of Daphne Smith Sampson and Hoyle Sampson Sr. As per his education, he studied at the Elkins High School where he began performing in theater productions. So far, he holds American citizenship and is of African American ethnicity.


Kendrick Sampson was born in the year 1988 and celebrates his birthday on the 8th of March every year. Likewise, as of now, he is 34 years old. He was born in Houston, Texas, USA. In addition, the celebrity actor belongs to American nationality and was born under the star sign Pisces.

Moving on towards the family background of the celebrity actor, he was born to Daphne Smith Sampson and Hoyle Sampson Sr. Talking of his siblings, he has no siblings. He is the single child of his parents. In addition, he had taken a keen interest in Arts and music from a very young age. Similarly, he had also picked up an interest in acting while he was only 10 years old.


Reflecting upon the educational background of the celebrity actor, he first went on to attend Elkins High School. While in high school he started to perform in theater as well. Likewise, we have no information on any details regarding his higher education. He might or might not have gone to attend college for his higher education.

Who is the girlfriend of Kendrick Sampson?

Sampson’s 5 feet 11 inch heartthrob prefers to keep his personal matters to himself or to the side. Therefore, it is impossible to say with certainty whether he is dating someone right now.

Kendrick Sampson Is A Single Guy, in the Photo
Source: @kendrick38 on Instagram

Even his Instagram account does not contain any indications that he is a loving lover. As a result, Sampson is currently possibly single and unmarried.

Love Rumors of Sampson

In August 2017, there was a speculation that Kendrick had a romantic relationship with actress and model Naomi Campbell, who is now 50 years old. On May 23, 2020, the actor from The Vampire even posted a photo of himself and Normani on Instagram to wish her a happy 24th birthday.

Picture of Naomi Campell and Kendrick Sampson Together
Source: @kendrick38 on Instagram

Happy birthday to the one and only @naomi, he wrote in the description. However, neither party has officially verified the relationship rumors up until this point.

Additionally, Kendrick did not successfully avoid dating speculations involving Issa Rae and Normani Kordei of Fifth Harmony. But up to this point, he has kept his potential companions a secret from the media.

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Career and Professional Life

Kendrick Sampson happens to be an American actor and activist. Sampson made his television debut in two episodes of the ABC Family sitcom Greek in 2008, followed by an episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in 2010. Moreover, In July 2013, Sampson was cast in the recurring role of Jesse on The CW’s The Vampire Diaries for the fifth season. He was cast as Dean Iverson in the Fox drama Gracepoint in January 2014.

Likewise, he also appeared in the music video for Hayley Kiyoko’s song “This Side of Paradise” in November 2014. Likewise, he landed the recurring role of Caleb Hapstall in season 2 of ABC’s legal drama How to Get Away with Murder in July 2015. Sampson Studios, his own production firm, was founded by him.


He launched BLD PWR in May 2019 to promote new development, empowerment, and change among underprivileged groups and in American society. Moreover, the activist actively engaged in and led Black Lives Matter protests in Los Angeles after the murder of George Floyd. During the protests, he said that a police officer beat him and fired rubber bullets at him. In response to the shooting of Jacob Blake, he has called for a one-day strike in Hollywood.

In the year 2020, Sampson teamed up with JusticeLA to develop #SuingToSaveLives, a public service announcement regarding the health of inmates in Los Angeles County jails during the COVID-19 outbreak.

What is Kendrick Sampson’s earnings and net worth?

Kendrick Sampson has been employed in the entertainment sector since 2006 and makes a respectable living as a TV and film actor. As of early June 2020, he has a startling net worth of $1 million. He has amassed wealth through his playing roles.

Similar to this, Sampson reportedly earned between $45,000 and $57,000 annually from playing successful roles in a variety of series. In addition, based on his compensation, he may have received roughly $25,000 for his participation in Vampire Diaries.

The television personality also earns additional funds through his own production firm, Sampson Studios.

TV and Film Appearances

In addition to movies, Kendrick has been in a number of well-known TV series during the course of his acting career. In two episodes of the ABC Family series Greek in 2008, he made his first appearance on television in the role of Lamar. He made an appearance on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation after two years.

Then, in January 2014, Sampson portrayed Jesse’s heartache in the fifth season of the CW television drama The Vampire Diaries, which also starred Kat Graham and Zach Roerig. Additionally, he has been in a number of TV programs, such as Gracepoint, How to Get Away with Murder, Supernatural, White Famous, The Flash, Insecure, etc.

Picture of Kendrick Sampson in Supernatural as Max Banes
Adapted from Supernatural Wiki

His performances in movies, in addition to TV shows, include Miss Juneteenth, This Boy’s Dream, Resurrection: The J.R. Richard Story, and others. In addition to his acting career, he established BLD PWR in May 2019. This group works to promote fresh development, change, and reform among disadvantaged communities and in American society.

Body measurements and Social media

As an actor, he certainly has a good height and weight. Talking of his height, he stands tall at 6 feet and weighs over 74 kg. In addition, he has a pair of gorgeous hazel eyes and brown hair. Being an actor, he has a huge social media presence. As of now, he has over 997k followers on his Instagram. He often posts his pictures on his social media handle as well.