Kevin Simshauser’s name might not be easily recognizable, but any fan of Taylor Cole would know he’s the man who won her heart after they met on the set of MTV’s Laguna Beach in 2005. A retired model who later got into real estate, Simshauser bumped into the spotlight, thanks to his appearance on the MTV reality show. But, that’s not all Simshauser has going for him.
From his life before fame found him to his relationship with Cole and eventual marriage, we take a tour through Kevin Simshauser’s world.
What We Know About Kevin Simshauser’s Background
Kevin Simshauser was born on September 13, 1986, in the USA. His background is pretty much wrapped up in mystery, as not even his place of birth is known to the public. His parents, as well as the existence of siblings, are also shrouded in mystery, but it’s well known that he attended the University of Arizona, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Regional Development.
Once he was done with college, Kevin Simshauser began his career path as a real estate agent. Starting from the bottom of the totem pole, Kevin slowly made his way up the ranks until he was made Director of Real Estate Acquisitions for Levinson Investments, LLC, a Los Angeles-based company. With enough experience and confidence gained while working for other established companies, Simshauser ended up establishing his own firm in September 2018. Naming it Sims Real Estate, Simshauser based his real estate company in Phoenix, Arizona.
Kevin Simshauser, however, gained much of his popularity way back in 2005. That year, he appeared alongside then-girlfriend Taylor Cole in the MTV reality series Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County in 2005. The real estate investor also had a career as a model, modelling for different firms before he decided to take on the path of a real estate agent.
Just How Much is Kevin Simshauser Worth?
From his stint as a model to becoming a real estate investor, Kevin Simshauser has been able to make quite a lot of money for himself. According to Payscale, the average annual salary for a real estate agent is $47,814. According to reports, Simshauser earned close to $70k as an agent before he became a CEO. Looking at his total net worth of $1 million, it’s apparent that deciding to become a real estate agent and then finally establishing his own company has paid off exceedingly well.
Who is His Wife, Taylor Cole?
Kevin Simshauser got married to his long-time girlfriend whom he met when he appeared on MTV’s Laguna Beach. Not a lot of information is known about Taylor Cole’s background, and the former reality star hasn’t ventured to give up more details about her upbringing and childhood.
Due to the fact that she shares the same name as the American actress and former model Taylor Quinn Cole, the two are often mistaken for each other. However, despite sharing the same first and last names, the two women are in no way related.
Taylor Cole attended Laguna Beach High School, as is evident in her appearance in the MTV reality series Laguna Beach in 2005. She appeared in the show’s second season as part of the main cast before becoming a guest star in the series third and final season.
Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County aired from September 2004 until November 2006. The TV series focused primarily on the lives of students who were attending Laguna Beach High School. It was created by American producer Liz Gateley and has since produced three spin-offs: The Hills, Newport Harbor: The Real, and Orange County.
For her career path, Kevin Simshauser’s wife decided to go into professional photography. Running the website taylorcole.com, she offers maternity, birth, newborn as well as family photo packages for potential customers. She also does photography for wedding events and newly wedded couples, showcasing several of her beautifully taken pictures on the website.
Her Instagram page, @taylorcolephoto, also features some of her professional pictures, as well as personal ones showcasing her husband and her kids. Cole boasts over twenty-two thousand followers on her Instagram account.
The Story Behind Their Marriage
Kevin Simshauser and Taylor Cole were together in a relationship for a long time before they decided to tie the knot. Simshauser and Cole met in 2005 when they both appeared on the reality TV show Laguna Beach. They dated for about a decade before they decided to take things to the next level.
On October 2, 2015, Simshauser and Cole tied the knot at the La Quinta Resort & Club in Palm Springs, California. The wedding ceremony, in which Taylor walked down the aisle in a Jenny Packham wedding gown, was attended by family and close friends. Laguna Beach alumni Alex Murrel and Morgan Souders were bridesmaids at the ceremony.
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For the past 2 years (and going) I have been pregnant or nursing my babies and it’s been the greatest joy of my life. The expanding of our family has been bittersweet for me, I mourned Tatum being the baby and worried endlessly about the change to our family. Until now, until we met our sweet boy and now it all makes sense. This expanding will build us and has already made us fuller. Tatum is my teacher, she made me a mommy and Cole is my guide already showing me regions of my heart I didn’t know existed. It’s like I couldn’t possibly love one without loving the other. Because of these two I am a Momma and I have never felt a role so strong. I am a spit up rag and a midnight snack. I am food and a soft place to rest. I am home. What an honor ❤️
In September 2018, Kevin Simshauser and his wife welcomed their first child into the world, a daughter named Tatum Wood. In January 2020, they welcomed their second child, a son named Cole.