Sumner Stroh is an Instagram model and influencer who accused Adam Levine of cheating on his wife with her in a viral TikTok video. The 23-year-old is a Texas native and alum of the University of Texas.
Stroh posted a video to TiKTok on September 19, 2022, in which she said she was the former coach of The Voice and the mistress of Maroon 5 singer and revealed texts he said he had sent her asking if he wanted his unborn child Sumner. would call. Levine has been married to Victoria’s Secret model Behati Prinsloo since 2014 and they have two young children together and a third on the way.
Levine, 43, has not responded to the cheating allegations. Stroh said she posted the video because a friend she thought she trusted tried to sell screenshots of her messages with Levine to a tabloid. Stroh hasn’t revealed many details about the relationship she says she has with Levine, other than that they “saw” each other for about a year. She did not give exact dates.
Here’s what you need to know about Sumner Stroh:
Sumner Stroh’s TikTok video quickly spread on TikTok and elsewhere on social media. It had over two million views in just about three hours. Adam Levine’s name started trending on Twitter when people reacted to the video and fans flooded his Instagram with negative comments.
In her video, Stroh said, “At the time, you know, I was young, I was naive, and frankly I feel exploited. I wasn’t in the scene like I am now. So I was definitely very easy to manipulate. … My morale was unconsciously affected.” Stroh said in responses to TikTok comments that she “tried” to contact Prinsloo, saying she had felt “sick” about the situation before coming forward. She also replied to a commenter who wrote: “No one looks good in this story”, with “I know.”
Stroh wrote in an Instagram story, amid photos from a trip to Costa Rica with her models that she’s currently featured on: “Conscious people will try to fill in the gaps with a lot of false assumptions. I don’t feel like I’m there. do something with it, given the way this was supposed to be done… It’s a lot to digest, but hopefully at least getting the truth out can do some good.
Sumner Stroh was born in Houston, Texas, according to her Facebook page. She graduated from New Braunfels High School and then the University of Texas at Austin in 2020. She majored in business administration and advertising. Stroh has also lived in Branson, Missouri and is often in Los Angeles, according to her Instagram.
Stroh spoke to BuzzFeed News in December 2020 about her status as an Instagram model and influencer, recruiting her to help The U Experience, a startup that planned to help students live together in a bubble amid the pandemic, on the market and promote. The failed company has been compared to Fyre Festival, according to BuzzFeed.
Stroh told BuzzFeed: “They emailed me and asked if I could put their promo video in a story in early August. I was quite interested in it. They said they would like me, so I went ahead and applied and we discussed some conditions I was hired I was bored to be honest I was sitting at home with family I needed that social life again It will be hard to quarantine all the time I am a model and influencer, so sometimes I fly to LA. [The founders] said if I go to LA I’ll be quarantined for two weeks after that. They are more gentle with me.”
She added: “I’m not getting any Fyre Fest vibes at all – I’m excited about it. I’ve seen Fyre Fest and I’m not sure why they say that. Everything looks planned; everything looks great.”
Stroh is represented by the talent management firm The Verge Agency, according to the company’s website. Her page on the company’s site features photos of Stroh from her Instagram in lingerie and bathing suits.
Stroh has more than 300,000 followers on Instagram, a number that has doubled in the hours after her video was posted on TikTok. She also has hundreds of thousands of followers on her TikTok page and less presence on YouTube, where she posted videos of modeling trips along with makeup tutorials and videos of her trying on different clothes.
Stroh got some attention earlier in September when she posted a photo in a rolled up Texas Longhorns shirt and bikini bottoms ahead of her alma mater’s soccer team’s game against Alabama. Some sports websites highlighted the photo, such as Outkick and The Spun, calling it “racy.”
Stroh also has an OnlyFans page, where her fans can follow her for free and pay for additional photos and videos, including through a $100 VIP program. Stroh wrote on her OnlyFans: “Never say never lol. Now the only one place where you can access my exclusive content!!! Let’s get to know each other 💓”
According to her LinkedIn page, Stroh has also pursued a career in marketing in addition to being a model. While in Texas, Stroh was a digital influencer as part of an internship for the Boohoo Group PLC, a fashion brand. She also did an internship as a media manager for the dating app Bumble.
Stroh began working with her sister, Baylen Stroh, as a marketing manager for her jewelry company, Strung by Stroh. Baylen Stroh founded the company in 2016, according to his website. They make necklaces, earrings, rings, hats, bracelets, sunglasses, custom jewelry and more, according to the company’s website.
Stroh and her sister made a Q&A video in 2020 to promote the company on YouTube and Instagram. In the video, Stroh said she was in a relationship at the time. Stroh also opened up about plastic surgery she’s had and says she’s getting lip fillers.
Stroh said in her TikTok video that she decided to post it because she thought the story would be in the news soon. She said in the video: “I was going to handle this privately, I never wanted to come forward because of course I understand the implications that come with doing what I do, making money the way I do and being an Instagram model. So if I’m tagged in a story like this, I know the stereotype.”
Stroh added: “I had recklessly sent some screenshots to some friends I thought I trusted and tried to sell one of them to a tabloid. So here I am.” Stroh could not be reached for additional comment from pleasemynews and has not posted any other videos about the allegations.
Levine and Prinsloo also did not respond to the viral video. pleasemynews has reached out to their representatives for comment. In her video, Stroh said Levine reached out to her in June to ask what she would think if he named his third child Sumner if the baby was a boy. Stroh said in the TikTok video that his posts made her feel like she was “in hell”.