Yousef Saleh Erakat who is popularly known as Fousey Tube is a YouTube personality from the United States of America who is known for his comedy skits and pranks.
Yousef Saleh Erakat is one of the original YouTube pranksters from the United States of America.
Yousef Saleh Erakat was born on the 22nd of January in the year 1990 in a place called Fremont, California, United States of America. Yousef Saleh Erakat’s parents are originally from Palestine and he was brought up in a family with three older siblings named Mohammad, Ahmad, and Noura.
Yousef Saleh Erakat went to attend San Jose State University where he had theatre arts as his major. After completing college Yousef Saleh Erakat moved out to Los Angeles to peruse his career as an actor.
Yousef Saleh Erakat started YouTube and had a lot of channels at first but after he started making skits on Middle Eastern people he became popular in the YouTube community. Before he became famous on YouTube Yousef Saleh Erakat used to put up his fitness regime and his workout videos on YouTube.
In the year of 2012, Yousef Saleh Erakat became third on a list of 40 inspiring Muslims fewer than 40 by a magazine called MBMuslima Magazine.
Yousef Saleh Erakat has a channel called Dose of Fousey where he puts up daily vlogs and on 1st of January in the year 2015 Yousef Saleh Erakat released his first single called Prideland with a music video in his vlog channel. Yousef Saleh Erakat was called by Quest Nutrition to open a new protein bar flavor and letting him make a prank video by placing the face of other YouTube personalities with cake. The video which was made on this prank reached over millions of views.
In the month of October in the year 2015 Yousef Saleh Erakat bought his BMW 435i. After getting the car he took his car to West Coast Customs and changed it to his favorite color. When the car was done customizing Yousef Saleh Erakat showed his car on both his YouTube channels. On 6th of October 2015, Yousef Saleh Erakat signed a deal with an agency called Creative Artists Agency which is in Century City, Los Angeles, United States of America.
On 3rd of June in the year 2017 Yousef Saleh Erakat reached 10 million subscribers and he was able to earn the YouTube Diamond Play button. Yousef Saleh Erakat and his friend Roman Atwood went on Tour together and performed at different places. The tour was called Roman vs Fousey Tour and it was in February 2016.
Yousef Saleh Erakat is popular on YouTube for his prank videos. He has been able to pull a lot of successful prank videos over the years. The most popular social experiment from Yousef Saleh Erakat was The Terrorist Hijabi Experiment where he blames a lady wearing hijab that she was a terrorist. Yousef Saleh Erakat is also known as the first person to try out the yoga pants experiment on YouTube and the prank was a big hit and the trend also became viral.
Yousef Saleh Erakat got famous on YouTube after he played the character of 6 Middle Eastern people where he used to dress up like women and do skits. Yousef Saleh Erakat had a channel called FouseyVille where he used to upload videos about his life every Friday but later on, he deleted all his videos and started a new channel called Dose of Fousey where he started uploading daily vlogs.
Yousef Saleh Erakat has acted on four movies among them one was a documentary. Yousef Saleh Erakat had a few tattoos on his body but later on, he removed all of them because it was against his religious believes.
Yousef Saleh Erakat was born and brought up in a Muslim family but he has struggled with his identity towards his religion. Over the years Yousef Saleh Erakat has been seen criticizing the stereotyping the Muslims.
On 1st of July in the year, 2014 Yousef Saleh Erakat uploaded a video to his vlog channel Dose of Fousey and named it why I wanted to end my life. In this video, he said how he decided to get a tattoo and after that, he got a few more and later on regretted his decision because in some Muslim families’ tattoos are not taken in a good way.
In the years Yousef Saleh Erakat has struggled with depression, bipolar disorder, and addiction. He has been very much open about his depression and he even announced about his bipolar disorder and addiction on VH1.
He was awarded several times for Streamy Awards and finally won it on 18th of September 20185. Yousef Saleh Erakat also won the Entertainer of the year in 2016 in the 6th edition of Streamy Awards.
Yousef Saleh Erakat has been involved with social media start Lilly Singh who is an actor and YouTuber by profession and goes with the stage name of Superwoman.
Yousef Saleh Erakat was also known to be dating YouTuber Alycia Tyre but they later broke off because she was with Yousef Saleh Erakat only for his money. Yousef Saleh Erakat has also been involved with a YouTuber called Simmi but none of them have ever confirmed it on social media.
Right now he is not involved with anyone and is single. Yousef Saleh Erakat is known in the YouTube community for sharing everything with his audience. The reason for the success of Yousef Saleh Erakat on YouTube was because of his unpredictable personality.
His relationships put a big impact on his depression and after his breakup, he kept himself away from YouTube not uploading videos. He even made all his videos private.
Yousef Saleh Erakat is very close to his mother and his sister. His Instagram has a lot of pictures with his family. His mother has always supported him and she was the reason v was able to come out of depression. The video what not to say to someone who is depressed by Yousef Saleh Erakat was one of the videos which were praised a lot.
Since he was suffering from depression he was able to make other people understand about depression. Yousef Saleh Erakat is known for all the funny and hilarious content he posts on his channels.
Full Name: Yousef Saleh Erakat
Date of Birth: 22nd January 1990
Birth Place: Fremont, California, United States of America
Age: 28 years
Profession: YouTube personality, comedian, prankster, fitness expert, vlogger and rapper
Net worth: 1.6 million dollars