Tarek El Moussa Biography
Tarek El Moussa is a television personality and real estate investor best known for co-hosting HGTV’s Flip or Flop with his ex-wife Christina Haack. The couple discovered success flipping houses as an alternative to their prior company of selling real estate, which had been negatively impacted by the 2008 economic crisis.
Tarek El Moussa Age
Tarek El Moussa was born on August 21, 1981, in Long Beach, California, the United States of America. He is 42 years old.
Tarek El Mousaa Height
Moussa stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches/1.89 m.
Tarek El Moussa’s Wife
Tarek’s current wife is Heather Rae Young. Heather is a real estate agent and an actress from the United States. The couple will tie the knot on October 23, 2021, at Miramar Beach in Montecito.
In May 2009, he married Christina Haack. The pair met at a real estate office and eventually started a business together. Their first child, Taylor Reese El Moussa, was born on September 22, 2010. Their second child, Brayden El Moussa, was born on August 19, 2015. In 2018, El Moussa and Haack divorced.
Tarek El Moussa Family
Long Beach, California, is where El Moussa was born and reared. His father was a Lebanese Catholic with Egyptian and Belgian ancestors. He is an American citizen of Arabic descent.
Tarek El Moussa Salary
Tarek El Moussa receives $1 million in salary per episode.
Tarek El Moussa’s Net Worth
Moussa’s estimated net worth is $10 million.
Tarek El Moussa Career
He obtained his real estate license at the age of 21 in 2002 and enjoyed a profitable career selling real estate until the 2008 economic crisis. Their business with her then-wife Christina Haack was struggling at the time, and they had little choice but to relocate from their $6,000-per-month home to a $700-per-month apartment.
The pair then tried their hand at a new real estate strategy: property flipping. Moussa sent an audition tape to HGTV that documented the pair’s process of flipping a house in their first flip. The broadcaster picked up the show, which has already had ten seasons, the most recent of which aired on HGTV in December 2021.
Despite their divorce, Moussa and Haack continue to work together on Flip or Flop, with Tarek remarking, “HGTV has provided Christina and me with tremendous support from the start, and we are eager to go out and flip many more homes for Flip or Flop.” 2020 saw the premiere of Tarek El Moussa’s second HGTV program, Flipping 101 with Tarek El Moussa, in which he acts as a mentor for novice home flippers.