She together with Rocky Salumbides first entered in House B on Week 7 as replacement housemates to the ejected housemates in House B. Sam and Rocky got a taste of Big Brother's tasks early when Big Brother asked them to return the clothes of the original House B members. However, they can only bring in the clothes that they can wear in a span of 3 minutes.
Sam survived the Typhoon Unite twist and became part of the the Top 14 housemates who would be living together inside one house.
Sam Pinto, came from a well-off family. However, her parents were separated when she was young. Her father has another family now. Sam, who started modeling at ten years old, used to wish for her parents to be reunited but she soon realized she must get used to the idea that her parents are now living separate lives. Now that she has bloomed to a beautiful woman, she has become an in demand TV commercial model as well.