FouseyTube is a famous American internet personality. He is most well-known as a YouTuber, who has over 10 million subscribers on the platform. In addition, he is a rapper, an actor, a comedian, a vlogger, and a prankster. Most of the videos on his channel deal with comedy sketches, parodies, vlogs, and pranks. Across all of his videos, he has more than 1.4 billion views. FouseyTube has also appeared in a few movies and web series so far in his career, and he has also won several awards for some of his work. Read on to learn more about his life, career, and earnings.
Early and Private Life
FouseyTube was born as Yousef Saleh Erakat, on January 22, 1990, in Fremont, California, United States of America. He is from a family of Palestinian and Muslim origin, and he has three siblings. One of them is his sister, Noura Erakat. She is a legal scholar and a human rights attorney, who is also an assistant professor at George Mason University’s New Century College. Yousef attended San Jose State University, where he majored in theatre arts. In a quest to make his dreams a reality, he moved to Los Angeles in order to chase a career in acting.
FouseyTube is in a relationship with another famous YouTuber, Lilly Singh. Before his current relationship, he dated Alycia Tyre. In the past, Fousey was said to have bipolar disorder, and that he had suffered from serious depression. At the start of his career, he was a fitness freak, and as a result of this, he also suffered from addictions to supplements. His major hobbies involve exercising and traveling, and he also has a presence and a huge fan base on other famous social networking platforms.
At the start of his YouTube career, he used to have several channels. One of them was about the world of fitness. The young star first gained larger prominence online following his videos about the Middle East. After this, his fitness channel with his workout routines and reviews also became more popular.
Regarding some more artistic work, his first song came in January of 2015, titled “Prideland.” He also released a video for this single and posted it on his vlog channel called DOSEofFOUSEY. From then on, his prank videos started becoming more and more popular. In most of them, he pranks other YouTube stars. That same year, he transformed his beloved car, a BMW 435i, and gave it a custom paint job. The makeover was done by the famous West Coast Customs shop.
In October of 2015, Fousey was signed to the popular agency by the name of Creative Artists Agency. The following year, he went on the “Roman vs. Fousey Tour,” alongside Roman Atwood, a fellow famous YouTube star.
In June of 2017, his total number of subscribers went over 10 million. Also during his career, back in 2014, he was a part of the YouTube Red series titled “Experiment 88”, and a short film called “Twin Blocked.”
Lastly, he appeared in TV shows and films called We Love You, Boo! A Madea Halloween, Boo 2! A Madea Halloween, and #RealityHigh.
Awards and Achievements
Back in 2014, Fousey received a nomination for the 4th Streamy Awards, mainly for the work he has done on his primary channel. In 2015, he was nominated for the Shorty Awards and had won the Show of the Year award at the 5th Streamy Awards in 2015. In 2016, Fousey was the Entertainer of the Year at the 6th Streamy Awards. MBMuslima Magazine put him at the number 3 spot of their 40 Inspiring Muslims Under 40, in the year 2012.
FouseyTube Net Worth 2020
As of the year 2019, FouseyTube has a net worth of more than $4.5 million, a fortune he has generated mostly thanks to his YouTube career. In addition to his net worth, Fousey owns a BMW, and Audi, and a Ford, and lives in a $750 thousand home. His annual income is more than $600,000, and only in 2016, he has made $1.8 million from his YouTube work alone.
Since he started his career very young, he has a lot more potential for future success and wealth. At 29 years of age, he is one of the most prominent YouTubers who continue to make videos and promote his country and religion in the best possible way.