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About Chloe Barbu
Age23 Years
BirthMarch 7, 2001 Charlotte, North Carolina
SiblingsMartha, Natalie, Lucas
ParentsDaniel Barbu (Father), Martha Ynestroza Barbu (Mother)
AlumniMarvin Ridge High School

Washington Commanders picked up former North Carolina quarterback Sam Howell at the 2022 NFL draft in April. Soon after his selection, the footballer posted a gratitude post on Instagram and introduced his girlfriend to the world. Since then, Sam Howell’s girlfriend, Chloe Barbu, has piqued the interest of his admirers. Barbu is a vlogger with a considerable following, but fans want to know more about her. So, we delve deeper into her background in this Chloe Barbu wiki.  

Chloe Barbu’s Family

Chloe Barbu was born on March 7, 2001, to Martha Ynestroza Barbu and Daniel Barbu in Charlotte, North Carolina. Her dad is the owner of Stylecraft Ventures Custom Homes and Renovations. It is their residential homebuilding family business, which her dad started in 2006 after leaving his corporate job.

She has two sisters and a brother. Martha Barbu is the oldest, followed by Natalie Barbu, and Lucas Barbu is the youngest.

Their mother is a nurse practitioner at CVS MinuteClinic in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Meanwhile, Natalie Barbu is a YouTube beauty and makeup enthusiast with 303k subscribers and the founder of Rella, a digital workspace for creators to manage their entire business. In 2014, she also did a YouTube video with Chloe Barbu under “Sister Tag.” Their brother, Lucas Barbu, is a student at North Carolina State University.

Chloe Barbu’s Education and Career

Sam Howell’s girlfriend went to Marvin Ridge High School until 2019. She was a volleyballer who played on four volleyball teams. In 2018, her team bagged the second position in the beach volleyball state championship.

Currently, Barbu is a senior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, majoring in business administration with a minor in entrepreneurship. Simultaneously, she is pursuing a BBA in Business Administration from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. Her classes will finish by 2023.


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Chloe Barbu has been a well-known vlogger since 2018, with more than 17k subscribers. She regularly posts videos about her daily life and fashion. Recently, she posted a video about a surprise birthday visit to Howell in Washington on his 22nd birthday.

Barbu also works as an assistant project manager in her family business, Stylecraft Homes. In 2021, she designed and renovated her sister Natalie’s house. Although Chloe is not a certified interior designer, she likes to plan and has an eye for it.

Chloe Barbu and Sam Howell’s Relationship

It is unclear when the couple started dating. Howell did not come out to the world about his girlfriend until May 2022, when he transferred a series of Washington Commanders’ choice minutes.

In fact, the couple made their first social media posts about each other on the same day in May of 2022. Howell praised the individuals in his life for their unwavering support in a photo he shared with Barbu on May 2. Additionally, he expressed gratitude to the Commanders for the chance they had given him.

Meanwhile, Barbu wrote on her Instagram, “It’s been an honor to watch you trust in the Lord and glorify Him while chasing your dreams. Here’s to your next chapter as a Commander!”

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After that, the vlogger shared pictures of their July trip to Cancún, México. On September 15, 2022, she went to the footballer’s house in Washington to give him a birthday surprise and also made tacos for him.

The couple is in a long-distance relationship since Barbu is studying in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The content creator also arranged a draft party for Howell after the Commanders picked him up in May 2022.