Sam Farrar Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Sam Farrar Quick Info
Height6 ft 2 in
Weight79 kg
Date of BirthJune 29, 1978
Zodiac SignCapricorn
SpouseStephanie Eitel

Sam Farrar is well known for his ability to flawlessly play multiple musical instruments. In his teens, he started playing music with his music band Phantom Planet. He regularly used to play at the concerts and events in the Hollywood area. His work with the band caught the attention of the popular band, Maroon 5. He started collaborating with them in the 90s and in 2012, he joined the band as a touring member. In 2016, he was made the official member of the band.

Born Name

Samuel John Farrar

Nick Name

Sam

Sam Farrar while giving a performance in 2008
Sam Farrar while giving a performance in 2008 (Amanda Munoz / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Los Angeles, California, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Sam Farrar went to the Buckley School, a Sherman Oaks-based college preparatory day school. After graduating from high school, he got enrolled at the Pitzer College. He eventually graduated from the college too.

Occupation

Musician, Record Producer

Family

  • Father – John Farrar (Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Music Producer)
  • Mother – Pat Carroll (Singer)
  • Siblings – Max Farrar (Younger Brother) (Musician)

Manager

Sam Farrar’s music band Maroon 5 is represented by –

  • Career Artist Management
  • MBC PR (Public Relations Agency)

Genre

Pop, pop rock, funk rock, blue-eyed soul, neo soul

Instruments

Bass, vocals, piano, keyboards, synthesizers, guitar, percussion, drum programming, samples

Labels

Epic Records, Fueled by Ramen, Daylight, MCA, Geffen, Interscope Records

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 2 in or 188 cm

Weight

79 kg or 174 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Sam Farrar has dated –

  1. Stephanie Eitel – Sam Farrar is married to singer and musician, Stephanie Eitel, who was formerly a member of the band Agent Sparks. In August 2009, she gave birth to their daughter, Vesper Pearl Farrar. In January 2014, they welcomed a baby boy named Flynn Roscoe Farrar into their family. Sam and Stephanie have even collaborated on their music project called Bubble and Strike.
Sam Farrar with wife Stephanie Eitel on their 10th anniversary in July 2017
Sam Farrar with wife Stephanie Eitel on their 10th anniversary in July 2017 (Stephanie Eitel / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has Australian ancestry on his mother as well as father’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Crystal Blue Eyes

Brand Endorsements

Sam Farrar’s music band Maroon 5 has done endorsement work for Vivoom and Harman.

Sam Farrar with his son in August 2015
Sam Farrar with his son in August 2015 (Sam Farrar / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • Being a member of the popular American music band, Maroon 5, which has managed to sell over 75 million records all over the world. The band has also released several chart-topping studio albums.
  • Being a founding member of the rock band, Phantom Planet. The band is best known for the popularity of their single, California, which was used as a theme song for the TV series The O.C.

First Album

In 1998, his music band Phantom Planet released their debut studio album, Phantom Planet Is Missing.

The first album released by Maroon 5 after Sam Farrar became an official member of the band was Red Pill Blues, which was released in November 2017. The album was a great commercial success and it debuted in the 2nd position on the US Billboard 200. Also, the album was certified as Platinum in May 2018.

First Film

In 2005, he made his theatrical film debut in the sports comedy movie, Bad News Bears.

First TV Show

In 1998, Sam Farrar appeared in an episode of family comedy series Sabrina, the Teenage Witch. But, his appearance was uncredited.

In 2013, Sam Farrar made his first credited TV show appearance as himself in the music biographical show, Rock N’ Roll Stories.

Sam Farrar Favorite Things

  • Show to Play – The Troubadour and Rock in Rio
  • Music Bands – Nirvana and Pearl Jam
SourceAfter The Show Music
Sam Farrar at Chicago Athletic Assoc Hotel in December 2016
Sam Farrar at Chicago Athletic Assoc Hotel in December 2016 (AJ Trela / Instagram)

Sam Farrar Facts

  1. Apart from being a great multi-instrumentalist, he is also a good artist and loves to paint murals. He has even put up an art show. His art prints can be bought from his official website.
  2. In 1994, he collaborated with his friends to form the rock band, Phantom Planet. The first ever music show they performed was at The Troubadour in Hollywood in 1994. Their friends couldn’t attend their show as they hadn’t turned 18.
  3. Early in their career, The Phantom Planet regularly performed in and around the Hollywood area. They eventually were discovered by Geffen Records executives and in 1997, they signed a record deal with the prestigious record label.
  4. In November 2008, it was announced that their show at The Troubadour, the following month, would be their last show before they take an indefinite hiatus. In November 2011, it was announced on Twitter that the band was going to reunite in 2012.
  5. He has worked with the members of music bands – Maroon 5 and Gomez in the experimental band, Operation Aloha. The band was created on the suggestion of photographer Christopher Wray-McCann, who asked them whether they wanted to live in a treehouse for 30 days in Maui, Hawaii and record a music album.
  6. In May 2009, Operation Aloha released their eponymous studio album. The band didn’t tour extensively to support the album and only performed at The Troubadour and appeared live on Carson Show.
  7. In 2012, he became a touring member of Maroon 5. Apart from playing multiple instruments such as guitars, bass guitar (occasionally), percussion, and additional keyboards, he was also tasked with singing backing vocals and providing samples on their shows.
  8. Visit his official website @ samfarrar.com.
  9. Follow him on Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

Featured Image by Amanda Munoz / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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