On August 21, 1981, he was born in Long Beach, California, United States. El Moussa is a well-known real estate investor, TV personality, social media influencer, and entrepreneur. He is well known for the Flip Flop show that he co-hosted with his former wife, which they found their success by flipping houses as a substitute to their previous business of selling real estate. His estimated net worth is about $10 million as of 2022.
Short Bio of Tarek El Moussa
|Real Name||Tarek El Moussa|
|Date of Birth||August 21, 1981|
|Birth Place||Long Beach, California, USA|
|Profession||TV Personality, Real Estate Agent|
|Source of income||El Moussa Company|
|Marital Status||Heather Rae Young|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches|
|Net Worth, Salary||$400,000|
|Net Worth||$10 Million|
Early Life 150
Terek El Moussa was born and raised in Long Beach, California, by His father, who was raised a catholic in Egypt and the Middle East of Lebanon. And his mother is from Belgium. So it makes El Moussa Arab/European ancestry.
El Moussa has a sister called Dominique Tarek, with whom they are very close. The entire family has a breakable bond such that they all live close by, including their stepdad, and they help out with babysitting from time to time.
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Tarek El Moussa Career
Tarek El Moussa’s ambitions for business started while still at the sandy beaches of Long Beach, California, at a very young age. He was only 21 years old when he acquired his real estate license in 2002. From there, he instantly started his dream job and became a real estate agent, and went ahead and started flipping houses.
Since acquiring his license, there was no looking back for El Moussa, and very soon, he began to take over the various Real estate Market in the counties of California. While working as a real estate agent, He found his future to be his wife, who happened to be working in the same line of business.
When the two later became a couple, they continued with the real estate business, a huge success. But, unfortunately, things went south when the American Real Estate Market saw a massive crash. The result was ruthless, leaving Terek and Christina financially depressed.
The crash forced them to move out of their $6,000 home into a $700 apartment. Terek and Christine had to become innovative to survive. According to Terek, they started buying distressed homes, made improvements on them, and sold for profits, and that is how they made their first profit. They acquired a house worth $115,000 in Santana, made some significant renovation, and sold it for $34,000.
In 2011, the couple made a tape on how they turned distressed homes into newly furnished homes and sold them for profits. Then, to pitch for a new reality show on the television network HGTV Terk and his wife recorded themselves flipping a house on tape. The HGTV people were impressed by the couple’s idea and decided to buy it.
They approached Terek El Moussa and his wife Christina, where they signed a contract in 2012, and the show ‘Flip Flop’ came to existence. The first show of ‘Flip Flop’ was aired on April 16, 2013, where the couples would buy a distressed house and flip it and later sell it for a higher profitable price.
The show became an instant success that ren for subsequent five seasons. Tarek and Christine both became a household name and the perfect family with their two children that they portrait to many worn the hearts of many. Later, Tarek was added to another show on HGTV, which he was hosting.
Tarek co-owns a real estate agency with his former wife Christine called the El Moussa Group, which currently focuses mainly on Orange County, California, and has also previously recorded the highest foreclosure rates in the USA.
Tarek El Moussa Lifestyle
Besides being a dedicated real estate agency and a great house flipper, Tarek is a social media influencer with over 1million followers on Instagram alone. He also spends a lot of his time with his children and wife Heather Rae, who they recently got married together. With Heather being on the same business venture as El Moussa, they work closely together, and we may have a new real estate company underway from the two.
El Moussa also co-owns a real estate agency with his former wife Christine Hack, in which they have proven to be a great success. Additionally, the two-run reality show ‘flip flop’ has been the primary source of their success in the real estate industry.
Tarek El Moussa Personal Life and Relationship Status
Tarek El Moussa exchanged their wedding vows with his former wife Christine Hack in May 2009. The duo had their first child Reese El Moussa in September 2010 and was fortunate to get a second one years later, Brayden El Moussa, on August 19, 2015.
Before venturing into a business together, the couple met at a real estate office where they worked together. The 2008 economic crisis majorly affected the couple, forcing them to move from a $6,000/month home into a cheaper apartment that only cost $700/month.
Later they found a breakthrough with their ‘Flip or Flop,’ which has been on air since 2013. The couple later divorced in 2018, and they continued with their ‘Flip or Flop’ show working together. Terek mentioned that HGTV has always supported them throughout, and they will continue to go out there and flip more houses for their show ‘Flip or Flop.’
El Moussa started dating again with Heather Rae Young, an actress, and a real estate agent, in 2019. The two got married at Miramar Beach in Montecito on October 23, 2021.
Tarek El Moussa Height, Weight, Eyes Color
Tarek El Moussa is a good-looking man despite having a very successful career. You can easily recognize him from his average height of 5 feet 10 inches and masculine body, which shows that he loves hitting the gym.
Additionally, El Moussa seems to control his weight throughout his career. He weighs 78 kilograms which is suitable for his age and profession. He also has an easily recognizable eye color, grey, which brings out his smile.
Tarek El Moussa Net Worth and Earning
Terek and Christine’s show ‘Flip Flop’ earned them a fortune. First, they were paid an estimate of $10,000 per episode overall. That means they made a total of $130,000 per season. By the time they had reached season three, their salary per episode had increased to $40,000, roughly $600,000 per season. As of 2022, Terek El Moussa was estimated to be $10 million.