Simon Guobadia whose birth name is Simon Iyore Guobadia is the CEO at Simcol Petroleum Limited Company, which specializes in distributing Ulta Low Sulfur Diesel. Furthermore, he’s also known for his relationship with Porsha Williams who is an Author and TV personality.
Who is Simon Guobadia?
Simon Guobadia attended the University of the District of Columbia and earned his BBA in Accounting in 1993. Following next, he worked as the Tax Manager at Deloitte between August 2004 to December 2006. Then, he established SIMCOL Group as CEO, he’s serving in this position since January 2007. The company SIMCOL headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia is a national fuel supplier and specializes in the distribution of Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel and Gasoline products. The company was founded in 2007 and has around 15 employees, according to the company website it’s a family-owned business and Simon is the first generation owner.
Furthermore, Simon has more than 10 years of experience in this field. Since January 2019, Simon is the CEO of KLC Petroleum Transport, LLC which is also located in Atlanta, Georgia. According to the company website, its owned by the SIMCOL Group, also the company specializes in distributing fuel to the Metro Atlanta Business community. Besides, Simon is also the Chief Executive officer at Simcol Petroleum Limited Company. On IMDB, Simon has four credits as a film producer including Son of the South, Kill, Ken Ford Live from the Buckhead Theater, and Jail Dogs. Then, he appeared on The Real Housewives of Atlanta: Porsha’s Family Matters and The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
Simon is from Nigeria and was born on June 2, 1964, he is 57 years old. He grew up with seven siblings in a poor environment, he was born to Stanley Guobadia (Father) who worked in the Nigerian Prison Services and Assistant Director of Prisons. He completed his education from the elementary-high school in Nigeria and graduated from the Loyola College, which is located in Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria, and it’s a catholic boarding high school. Later, he joined Government College Ughelli but dropped out and moved to the United States in 1982. Simon spread his wealth across various industries including, he has an investment in the Barbecue restaurant, The Republic, and invested money in the American Cut Steakhouse, DAS BBQ II, and LDV Hospitality Subsidiary. Additionally, he has a partnership with Twelve Music and KES Entertainment Group. KES is also owned by Akon, Simon is also known for his philanthropy work. He is the biggest donor of North Point Ministries and Hosea Helps.
Simon Guobadia First Wife was Falynn Pina
In 2019, Simon Guobadia tied the knot with Falynn Pina, and were together until July 2021. According to the report, Simon claimed that his ex-wife Pina cheated on him but the allegation was denied by Pina. From his previous relationship, Simon shares six children. Recently, his ex-wife welcomed her fourth child along with her fiance Jaylan Banks.
How did Simon Guobadia and Porsha Williams first Meet?
In an interview with WWHL, Porsha revealed that Simon first messaged her on Instagram. Later, she continued Simon slid into her DMs after he posted about his divorce with Falynn Pina on Instagram. Also, the host Andy Cohen asked whether they were dating before his divorce, so Porsha said no. Also, Porsha continued I don’t know how Pina came to know about their relationship. Pina and Porsha are the former Real Housewives of Atlanta, they knew each other. After Simon announced his divorce Porsha talked to him said in an interview. Since his divorce, both the couple has had no conversation with Pian she said. In Jan 2022, Simon gifted $300KRolls-Royce Ghost to his wife Porsha. Later, she took to Instagram and shared her excitement.
Previously, Porsha was engaged to Dennis McKinley, who is an entrepreneur, and together welcomed their first child in March 2019. In the same interview, host Andy asked why Porsha demanded the engagement ring back from him in December 2020, so she replied I don’t like to be in the roller-coaster relationship. Moreover, Porsha also confirmed that she has a positive relationship with Pina and Simon’s children. Also, confirmed she has nothing to with their divorce. Simon before marrying Porsha he’s been married thrice and Porsha is the fourth wife. When the host Andy asked what’s your opinion about Simon cheating history, Porsha replied even I have to.
Porsha is the Actress, Author, and TV personality, from 2012 to 2021 she appeared in the TV series The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Now, she stars in Porsha’s Family Matters. Looking at her career, she appeared in Platinum Weddings, The Real Housewives of Atlanta, The Rickey Smiley Show, The Wendy Williams Show, Dish Nation, The Real, The New Celebrity Apprentice, Star, Daily Pop, Sharknado 5: Global Swarming, Cargo, The Apprentice, Steppin’ Back to Loe, Bravo’s Chat Room.
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