• Falynn Guobadia is an American businesswoman, model and TV personality
• Her family relocated to Atlanta, Georgia when she was half a year old and she follows the Christianity religion
• She runs a petroleum logistics company, has over 30,000 followers on Instagram, and is a philanthropist
• She married Simon Guobadia in 2019 and they divorced in 2021 when he allegedly discovered she was cheating on him
• Simon is a Nigerian-American business mogul with a net worth of around $40 million
Falynn Guobadia is an American businesswoman, model, and TV personality popular for appearing in the 13th season of the reality show “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.” She’s perhaps better known for being the ex-wife of the Nigerian-American business mogul, Simon Guobadia.
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Falynn Guobadia, also known as Falynn Pina, was born under the Taurus zodiac sign on 13 May 1989, in Panama City, Florida, and so is 33 years old as of 2022. Her family relocated to Atlanta, Georgia, when she was half a year old, and she spent the rest of her childhood there. Her father is a native of the West African island country Cape Verde, and her mother is Thai. She was born the second child in a huge family of ten, but hasn’t disclosed the names of her siblings. She dreamt of becoming a singer when she was a child, and her uncle was very supportive and even offered her training materials such as a microphone system and speakers. Falynn follows the Christianity religion.
Falynn attended a local high school, where she participated actively in modeling and beauty pageants. It’s reported that she’s a graduate of an undisclosed acclaimed Atlanta institution.
Facts and Hobbies
Falynn is a philanthropist who donates to charities dedicated to helping young women and victims of domestic abuse.
She has revealed that she’s very frightened by snakes.
Her mother nicknamed her ‘Curly’ because of her beautiful curly hair.
She likes going on adventurous rides, and is a supercar fanatic.
The American model is a culinary enthusiast and has shared that her favorite meals include McDonald’s fries and Thai rice.
She is a big music lover, and also enjoys watching Chadwick Boseman-starred films such as “Black Panther.”
— Falynn Pina (@Falynnpina_) February 10, 2021
Before she launched her modeling career, Falynn worked at the fast-food restaurant Sonic Drive-In. She later posed for several brands such as Biolyte, Boyne, and Pretty Little Thing. Falynn is also a gifted public speaker. She opened her self-titled YouTube Channel, which has nearly 30,000 subscribers, and is comprised of a wide array of videos including make-up challenges, on 9 December 2020. Her most widely viewed video is entitled “Interview: My Truth,” which was posted on 11 July 2021 and has nearly 275,000 views.
She was cast in the reality show “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” as Posha William’s friend, and appears as a fun, family-oriented and fashionable wife and mother. She is reportedly running a petroleum logistics company now.
Falynn has over 30,000 fans on Instagram, on which she goes by the username @falynnpina_. She also has around 8,000 and 1,500 fans on Facebook and Twitter respectively.
Falynn walked the aisle with the creator and CEO of SIMCOL Group, Simon Guobadia, on 19 June 2019. The former couple, who had a noticeable age difference of 25 years, had dated for almost three years before they officiated their relationship. Falynn had three boys from her previous relationship: her eldest son, Troy, is now a teenager and was born when she was 17 years old, and her other sons are Liam and Dylan. Simon had five children, Ximena, Benjamin, Christian, Nicole and Quentin, from his former affairs – they’r jointly raising the eight children in one home.
Sadly, Simon divorced Falynn after two years of togetherness in April 2021 when he allegedly discovered that she was cheating on him with her assistant, the American TV personality, Jaylan Pina. She had insisted that their relationship was strictly professional, but Simon later came to learn that she was expecting Jaylan’s child.
After their divorce, Simon began seeing her friend, the American actress and TV personality, Porsha Dyanne Williams, who also appeared in “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” and they announced their engagement shortly afterwards. On the other hand, Falynn began dating Jaylan Banks Pina publicly, and the couple took to YouTube to announce Falynn’s pregnancy in 2021. They welcomed a daughter, Emma Sang Pina, on 26 November 2021 and shared her picture gripping her mom’s figure on Twitter, saying that she was healthy and perfect.
Guobadia is good friends with the TV personality, Linnethia ‘NeNe’ Leakes who also appeared in “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” and on 1 September 2021, she consoled her in a heartfelt Instagram message when she lost her husband Gregg to colon cancer.
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Guobadia is of Afro-American ancestry and has a pair of hazel eyes and long black hair. She’s slimly built, weighs about 115lbs (53kgs), and is 5ft 7ins (1.70m) tall, with vital statistics of 36-25-36; she wears shoe size 6 (US). Her distinctive features include a beauty mark on her forehead, a fuller lip, and raised eyebrows.
Falynn has made a name for herself in Hollywood, and has accumulated most of her wealth from her modeling and TV careers. She is worth approximately $2.5 million as of 2022. Her ex-husband has amassed a net worth of around $40 million from his multiple business endeavors.
Falynn Guobadia’s Ex-Husband, Simon Guobadia
Simon Iyore Guobadia was born in Benin City, Nigeria, under the Gemini zodiac sign on 2 June 1964, and is now 58 years old. He has a sister named Mary Awo-Osagie. He completed high school at Nigeria’s Loyola College before relocating to the US, where he joined the University of the District of Columbia, and graduated with a degree in accounting and business administration in 1993.
Guobadia began his career in the management consultancy firm Deloitte, in Atlanta, Georgia, serving as a tax manager. He worked for around three years before he began heading the SIMCOL Group, in Atlanta. He serves as the CEO of the company KLC Petroleum Transport, LLC. and Simcol Petroleum Limited Company, LLC.
Moreover, he’s produced several motion pictures such as “Jail Dog” in 2012, “Ken Ford Live from the Buckhead Theater” in 2013, “Kill” in 2019, and “Son of the South” in 2020.
Simon is also involved in various philanthropic activities.
Guobadia is active on Instagram with over 165,000 followers, and also has an active Facebook account that is followed by close to 3,000 fans.
He’s 5ft 11ins (1.80m) tall and weighs approximately 176lbs (80kgs). He has black hair and a set of black eyes. The business mogul follows the Christianity religion.