Model Role Details

Yousef Erakat

Yousef Erakat

Sector : Cultural Figures , Comedians

Personal Info

  • Country of residence : United States
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1990
  • Age : 27
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Information

Yousef Erakat was born on January 22, 1990 in Fremont, California. His parents are of Palestinian origin. He has three older siblings, Mohammad, Ahmad and Noura Erakat. He graduated from San Jose State University as a theatre arts major. Erakat moved to Los Angeles once he graduated from SJSU to pursue his acting career.

Yousef Saleh Erakat , better known by his stage name FouseyTube (stylized fouseyTUBE), is a Palestinian-American YouTube personality, vlogger, comedian, prankster, actor, rapper, and motivational speaker who produces parodies, vlogs, comedy sketches and pranks on YouTube. He is an outspoken critic of people who plug in stereotypes for Muslims.

Erakat has had multiple YouTube channels in the past, namely ones relating to fitness. It wasn't until he started making Middle Eastern videos that grew his popularity. His past channels included him following a workout routine, P90X, and giving a review and before and after of his journey.
 
In 2012, Erakat was listed 3rd on the list of "40 Inspiring Muslims Under 40" by MBMuslima Magazine.
 
On January 1, 2015, Erakat released his first single "Prideland" under the stage name "fousey". A music video for the song was released the same day on his daily vlog channel DOSEofFOUSEY.
 
Erakat was invited by Quest Nutrition to unveil their newest protein bar flavor by allowing him to prank other popular YouTube personalities, namely by pieing them in the face. The video has reached over a million views.
 
On October 3rd, 2015, Erakat showcased his BMW M4 with a full transformation. Inspired by his Nike shoe composed of his favorite colors, he took his car to West Coast Customs in hopes of drastically changing his car to represent not only his favorite colors, but his YouTube audience as well, of which he calls the "bruh bruhs". Erakat enjoyed the turnout and showcased it on both his daily vlog channel as well as his main channel fouseyTUBE.
 
On October 6 2015, it was announced that Erakat had signed with Creative Artists Agency, a popular agency located in Century City, Los Angeles.
 
Erakat embarked on a five day tour with friend and YouTube star Roman Atwood called the "Roman vs Fousey Tour" on February 24th, 2016. They performed in five states along the west coast as a preview/test for their upcoming 30 day tour of the same name.

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Achievements and Awards

He was nominated for Pranks and Show of The Year at the 5th Streamy Awards and on September 18th, he won the Show of The Year award.

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