Tarek El Moussa - Biography
Last Modified: Jan 14, 2020
|Born on :||August 21, 1981 (age 39)|
|Birth Name /
|Tarek El Moussa|
|Birth Place:||Long Beach, California, USA|
|Father's Name:||Robert El Moussa|
|Mother's Name:||Dominique El Moussa|
Angelique El moussa (sister)
|Ethnicity:||Multi-ethnic (Moroccan, European)|
|Marital Status:||In Relationship|
|Girlfriend Name:||Heather Rae Young|
Christina Anstead (2009-2018)
Taylor El Moussa (daughter)
|Height:||1.57 meter (5 feet 2 inch)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Tarek El Moussa?
Tarek El Moussa is a reality TV star, host by profession and American by nationality. He is well known for hosting HGTV series Flip or Flop with his now ex-wife Christina Anstead.
Tarek El Moussa – Age, Parents, Siblings, Education, Ethnicity
Tarek El Moussa’s birth took place on August 21, 1981, in Long Beach, California, USA. He was born to mother Dominique El Moussa and father Robert El Moussa. He is not the only child of his parents and has a sibling, a sister named Angelique El Moussa.
young Tarek El Moussa with his mother and sister (Image: Instagram)
Other facts about Tarek El Moussa’s early life including that of his childhood and education history are not yet shared with the public. His ethnicity is multi-ethnic (Moroccan, European).
Tarek El Moussa – Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Tarek El Moussa married his longtime girlfriend Christina Meursinge Haack on April 17, 2009. He and his wife have two children together – daughter Taylor El Moussa (born 2010) and son Brayden El Moussa (born 2015).
However, after years of marriage, having gone to thick and thin together, the couple separated in May 2016. Their divorce was finalized in January 2018.
Christina went on to date and marry television presenter Ant Anstead in December 2018. The couple has a son together- Hudson London Anstead, born on September 6, 2019. She has now taken her second husband’s last name, Anstead.
Following the separation, he briefly dated his 23-year-old nanny Alyssa Logan. Currently, Tarek El Moussa is in a relationship with Heather Rae Young, an actress.
Tarek El Moussa with his children - posted December 2019 (Image: Instagram)
Tarek El Moussa – Health, Crash
In 2013 a registered nurse who was watching Flip or Flop noticed a lump on Tarek El Moussa’s neck. She contacted HGTV to inform him of the matter. He was diagnosed with thyroid cancer and underwent surgery as well as radioactive iodine therapy.
In an interview with David Bromstad at HGTV, he revealed that he got his pilot's license. However, when he took his then-wife Christina, the plane almost crashed.
Tarek El Moussa – Net Worth
His net worth has been estimated at around $10 million while the figure on his annual salary/income has not been shared with the public.
Tarek El Moussa – Career
After completing his education, Tarek El Moussa began working in the real estate having obtained a license at the age of 21. But in 2008 he lost almost everything during the housing market crash of 2008.
In 2011, he asked help from a friend to make an audition tape for HGTV. The video contained the entire process of flipping a house and a year later HGTV reached out to him. He was offered a weekly time slot at 11 pm as HGTV was worried about the show.
Tarek El Moussa, Christina Anstead (Image: theblast)
Although just a few years later the housing market bubble burst and an estimated 6.2 million people lost their homes, the show went against all odds of find success. The season 8 of the show is set to premiere in 2020.
Tarek El Moussa – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Tarek El Moussa is active with several hundred thousand followers and counting. He also has an official website -tarekandassociates.com.
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