Model and TV host, Sam Sarpong reportedly died in Southern California after leaping off a bridge on Monday
Model and TV host, Sam Sarpong reportedly died in Southern California after leaping off a bridge on Monday October 26, 2015 in Pasadena.
Here are 10 facts about him:
Sam Sarpong was a British-American Hollywood actor
His first on-screen role came in an episode of Claire Danes’ “My So-Called Life” in 1994
In 2006, MTV cast him as one of its co-hosts for “Yo Momma.”
Sam was the first black male model to do a Louis Vuitton editorial campaign.
Jude Sarpong, his young sister is a broadcaster who has worked with BBC and MTV
He was a member of a music group ‘The League’
He modelled for Tommy Hilfiger, Gucci, Versace and other fashion brands
He had numerous television roles including Cold Case, Boston Public and Everybody Hates Chris.
He was selected as one of US Weekly’s ‘Hot 100’ at the Young Hollywood Awards in 2007.
He was featured in a 10’ work of art by artiste Toni Scott in 2009