• Kendrick Sampson is a 30-year-old actor and producer from Houston, Texas.
• He began his acting career in 2005 and rose to fame in 2013 as Jesse in The CW supernatural drama series “The Vampire Diaries”.
• He has a net worth of over $1 million from his acting appearances and production company, Sampson Studios.
• He is active on social media, with an Instagram following of 350,000, a Twitter following of 65,000 and his own website.
• He stands at 5ft 11ins (1.81m) with a muscular build and hazel eyes.

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Who is Kendrick Sampson?

Kendrick Smith Sampson was born on the 8th March 1988, in Houston, Texas USA, and is currently at the age of 30. He is an actor and producer, probably best recognized for starring in the role of Jesse in The CW supernatural drama series “The Vampire Diaries” (2013), playing Caleb Hapstall in the ABC drama series “How To Get Away With Murder” (2015-2016) and as Nathan Campbell in the HBO comedy-drama series “Insecure” (2018).

Early Life and Education

When it comes to speak about his early life, Kendrick spent his childhood in Houston, where he was raised by his father, Hoyle Sampson, Sr., and his mother, Daphne Smith Sampson. He hails from a family of artist and musician, so he became interested in performing arts from an early age. His mother spotted his talent, so she enrolled him in music lessons, and he eventually learnt to play the piano. At the age of ten, Kendrick expressed his interest in acting after watching a Gap commercial, so he signed to the Kim Terry Studio in Texas. While attending Elkins High School (Texas), he performed in various school productions such as “The Reckoning” and “A Christmas Carol”. Upon matriculation, he moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue his career as an actor, and took private acting lessons from 2007 to 2008.
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Career Beginnings

Kendrick’s professional acting career had begun in 2005, when he made his debut film appearance in the role of Lamar in the drama film written by Keith Kjornes and directed by Greg Carter, entitled “Resurrection: The J.R. Richard Story”, about the Houston Astros baseball Pitcher J. R. Richard. Three years later, he guest-starred as Woodchuck in two episodes of the ABC TV family comedy-drama series “Greek”, which was followed by his guest-starring as Derrick Gold in an episode of the CBS forensics crime drama series “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, next to Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger and Ted Danson, in 2010. All of these appearances marked an increase in his popularity, and establishment of his net worth.

The early 2010s and Rise to Prominence

At the beginning of the next decade, Kendrick appeared in the 2011 short film “This Boy’s Dream”, and then the same year guest-starred as Jay Jordan in an episode of the NBC daytime soap opera “Days Of Our Lives”. Afterwards he played Darren in the short film “Immune” (2011), which he also wrote and produced, and landed the role of Fred Billings in another short film, entitled “The Sidelines” (2012). In the following year, he came to prominence with the  recurring role of Jesse in The CW supernatural drama series “The Vampire Diaries”, starring alongside Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley and Ian Somerhalder, increasing enormously his popularity as well as his net worth. In 2014, he was chosen to portray Dean Iverson in the Fox crime drama mini-series “Gracepoint”, created by Chris Chibnall, after which he landed the role of Pete Greer in the pilot of the ABC series entitled “The Kingmakers” in 2015; however, the series was cancelled. Nonetheless, Kendrick continued to line up successes, and appeared in the recurring role of Caleb Hapstall in the second season of the ABC prime time legal drama series “How To Get Away With Murder” between 2015 and 2016, produced by Shonda Rhimes.

Recent Years

To speak further about his acting career, Kendrick also starred in the role of Henri in the short film “Rougarou” (2016), which was followed by his guest-starring appearance in The CW dark fantasy series “Supernatural” (2016-2017). In 2017, he became somewhat busier as he guest-starred as Nathan Turner in an episode of the Fox police procedural drama series “Rosewood”, won the recurring role of Robbie MacDonald in the Showtime comedy series based on the life of Jamie Foxx, entitled “White Famous”, and featured as Nate in the comedy-drama series “Relationship Status”. Most recently, Kendrick was chosen to play Dominic Lanse in The CW superhero series “The Flash” (2017-2018), and to portray Nathan Campbell in the HBO comedy-drama series “Insecure” (2018), so his net worth is certainly still rising. In addition to his involvement in the world of acting, Kendrick has now also established his own production company, Sampson Studios.

Kendrick Sampson Net Worth

His career started in 2005, and he has been an active member of the entertainment industry ever since, primarily known as a professional actor. So, if you ever wondered how rich Kendrick Sampson is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the size of his net worth is over $1 million, accumulated through his successful career in the entertainment industry.

Personal Details

When it comes to speak about his personal life, Kendrick Sampson tends to keep it far away from the public. So, information as to if he is single or not has not been revealed as of now, although he stated in an interview in November of 2015 that he was single. His current residence is in Los Angeles, California.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Speaking about his appearance, Kendrick is regarded as a handsome man, who attracts the attention of lots of females. He has short brown hair and his eyes are of hazel color. He has a muscular body and is quite tall with a height of 5ft 11ins (1.81m), while his weight is reputed to be around 165lbs (75kgs).

Social Media Presence

In addition to his involvement in the entertainment industry, Kendrick is an active member across many of the most popular social media sites, which he uses not only to promote his upcoming projects, but also to share various other contents. He runs his official Instagram account on which he has close to 350,000 followers, as well as his official Twitter account, having more than 65,000 followers. Furthermore, he also has his own Facebook page and his own website.




White Famous2017TV Series pre-productionRobbie MacDonald
Supernatural2016-2017TV SeriesMax Banes / Alicia's Brother
Rosewood2017TV SeriesNathan Turner
How to Get Away with Murder2015-2016TV SeriesCaleb Hapstall
Kingmakers2015TV MoviePete Greer
Gracepoint2014TV Mini-SeriesDean Iverson
Electric Slide2014Ticket Taker (rumored)
The Vampire Diaries2013TV SeriesJesse
The Sidelines2012ShortFred Billings
Days of Our Lives2011TV SeriesJay Jordan
This Boy's Dream2011ShortAnnouncer
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2010TV SeriesDerrick Gold
Greek2008TV SeriesWoodchuck
Resurrection: The J.R. Richard Story2005Lamar


Survival2014/IShort assistant producer
Immune2011/IIShort producer


Immune2011/IIShort writer


Hollywood Today Live2016TV SeriesHimself
VH1 Big in 2015 with Entertainment Weekly2015TV SpecialHimself
2014 Young Hollywood Awards2014TV SpecialHimself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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