Yousef Erakat is a well-known YouTube personality from America who is better known by his stage name of ‘FouseyTube.’ He is also a rapper, actor, prankster, comedian, and vlogger. Erakat has produced many videos on YouTube based on pranks, comedy sketches, vlogs, and parodies.
His videos have been viewed more than 1.4 billion times on YouTube and have got over 10 million subscribers. Now let’s have a close look at Yousef Erakat’s net worth in 2018.
Yousef Saleh Erakat, better known as “fouseyTUBE” was born in Fremont, California on January 22, 1980. He is of Palestinian origin, and he was raised in a Muslim family.
He has majored in theater arts from the San Jose State University. Following that, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career in acting.
Yousef Erakat is currently dating Lilly Singh. Previously, he was dating Alycia Tyre. He is known to have depression and bipolar disorder. He has also suffered from addiction. Prior to becoming a YouTube star, Yousef Erakat was involved in fitness. This further helped him to establish his career as a YouTuber. He is an avid traveler.
Yousef Erakat has got many YouTube channels before. He created his first channel in March 2011. They were basically related to fitness. He became popular after he started to make videos on Middle Eastern. His previous channels included workout routines and used to give a review post his journey.
In January 2015, he released his debut single entitled “Prideland” as ‘fousey.’ He released the video of the song on his vlog channel called ‘DOSEofFOUSEY.’ Later, Quest Nutrition invited him for unveiling a protein bar flavor and perform a prank on other YouTubers. The video fetched more than one million views.
In 2015, he fully transformed his BMW 435i and showcased it. He transformed it by his favorite color which was in his Nike shoe. He uploaded the video both on his YouTube channel and on his vlog channel. In October of the same year, Erakat signed with Century City, Los Angeles’s Creative Artists Agency.
He embarked a tour called “Roman vs. Fousey Tour” along with YouTuber Roman Atwood in February 2016. In June 2017, he earned a YouTube Diamond Play Button by reaching 10 million subscribers on YouTube.
Erakat today deals with a variety of topics. He has also appeared in the YouTube series called ‘a YouTube Diamond Play Button.’ His role as an actor includes ‘Boo! A Madea Halloween’ and its sequel ‘Boo! 2…’.
Awards & Achievements
At the 4th Streamy Awards in 2014, Yousef Erakat was nominated in the category of Pranks. He has been nominated three times in the Shorty Awards for fouseyTUBE in various categories. In 2015, he won the 5th Streamy Award in the category of ‘Show of the Year.’ He has also won the 6th Streamy Awards in 2016 for ‘Entertainer of the Year.’ In 2012, MBMuslima Magazine named him at No. 3 in the “40 Inspiring Muslims Under 40” list.
Net Worth of Yousef Erakat
Yousef Erakat has an estimated net worth of more than $3 million. He made this fortune by uploading a number of videos on YouTube. His videos have been watched over 1.4 billion times. Erakat has amassed over 10 million YouTube subscribers. He is the owner of two most successful channels on YouTube. Part of his wealth also comes as an actor. His secondary channel ‘The Kats’ also has got over 500,000 subscribers in its first year. In 2016, he earned over $1.8 million from YouTube.
Yousef Erakat is considered one of the most popular YouTube personalities in the world. He is known to impersonate Drake in his videos. He also gives motivational talks and has become an Asian youth icon. He also found success by venturing into the Project Butterfly and began traveling the world.