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    Christine Samson, Nami Onuma out of Tier One

    Dec 14, 2021
    PHOTO: (From Left) Christine Samson/Instagram, Tier One

    TWO of Tier One’s popular influencers, Christine Samson and Nami Onuma, will no longer be under contract with the gaming and esports organization.

    “We would like to officially announce that Tier One Entertainment shall no longer continue the talent contracts of both Christine Samson and Nami Onuma,” said Tier One in a statement on its social media pages.

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    The organization, which also manages the esports squad Blacklist International, revealed that the decision had actually already been finalized in September, but was only publicly announced today.

    “We are proud of what both of them have accomplished as part of the Tier One Fam. We are confident that after their years of growth with us, they have all the tools they need to secure bright careers ahead of them,” continued Tier One’s statement.

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      About Christine Samson

      According to an article by Candy’s Mylene Mendoza, Christine joined Tier One fresh out of college, and together with close friend Onuma, became one of the talent agency’s biggest influencers. Her joining Tier One turned out to be a fortuitous but wholly unplanned event; as she told Esquire's Cyrian Agujo, “I just tagged along with my best friend Nami and I wasn’t even auditioning. But then they asked me to audition and they got me after.”

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      She became a host of Tier One’s signature project AMPLFY back in 2019.

      Samson amassed a following of 3.1 million on TikTok, over 2 million on Instagram, and more than 500,000 on Facebook. Meanwhile, Fil-Japanese Nami Onuma has more than 140,000 Facebook followers as of writing.

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      PHOTO: (From Left) Christine Samson/Instagram, Tier One
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