When Britney announced she was pregnant with her third child (on the 22nd anniversary of Oops!…I did it again, no less) we truly couldn’t have been happier for her. After losing 13 years of her adult life under a relentless conservatorship, which included a forced IUD, it felt like her happy ending to welcome a child with her fiancé Sam Asghari.
‘So, I got a pregnancy test … and uhhhhh well … I am having a baby,’ Britney told her followers on Instagram. ‘It’s growing !!! If two are in there, I might just lose it…Spreading lots of joy and love!!!’
In light of the happy news, we’ve taken a deep dive into everything you need to know about Britney’s partner (and father to be) Sam Asghari. Here are all of your FAQs answered.
Where did Britney and Sam Asghari meet?
Britney and Sam Asghari met in 2016 on the set of her Slumber Party music video with Tinashe. Sam played Britney’s love interest and soon sparks began to fly. Later, Sam revealed to Men’s Health that he was so nervous to be meeting Britney that he had butterflies in his stomach. Cute.
When did Britney and Sam Asghari start dating?
Britney and Sam became Instagram official in January 2017 when she posted a snap with his arm around her captioned ‘Happy New Year’. By November, they were spotted again on a family outing to watch basketball with her sons Jayden and Sean.
When did Britney and Sam Asghari get engaged?
Britney and Sam Asghari announced their engagement in September 2021, during the battle to remove her conservatorship. In an iconic act of defiance, they made their announcement by Britney thrusting up her diamond-wrapped middle finger at the camera on Instagram.
Is Britney married to Sam Asghari?
It’s unclear whether Britney is officially married to Sam Asghari but she frequently refers to him as ‘my husband’ rather than fiancé. So, they may have secretly tied the knot since getting engaged last September.
Does Sam Asghari get on with Britney’s family?
Unsurprisingly, Sam Asghari is not the biggest fan of Britney’s dad: ‘Now it’s important for people to understand that I have zero respect for someone trying to control our relationship and constantly throwing obstacles our way,’ he wrote in a post shared to his Instagram Stories after the release of Framing Britney Spears. ‘In my opinion Jamie is a total dick.’
What does Sam Asghari do?
Sam Asghari works as a personal trainer and runs his own business Asghari Fitness. He moved to the States from Iran when he was twelve, joined his high school football team and his love for sport started from there.
Sam’s sister encouraged him to get into modelling, and he successfully booked gigs at the Super Bowl, on Fifth Harmony’s Work From Home music video and, of course, Britney’s Slumber Party vid… where it all began.