Tarek El

Tarek El Moussa was born on August 21, 1981 in United stated. Tarek El is the host of a TV series ‘Flip or Flop’. He hosts this show with his real life wife Christina El Moussa. Tarek El was a real estate agent from a very young age. He started working when he was only 21 years old. He met his future wife Christina in the same industry as she was also a real estate agent. They got married in 2009. They have a son Brayden and a daughter named Taylor. Together, they sold real estate in southern California and were earning quite well. They used to live in a home with a rent of $6000 per month. However, they suffered badly in the October 2008 stock market crash. As a result, they had to give up their home and moved to a $700 per month apartment. They started flipping homes in California.

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Then they thought of filming their complete process of house flipping. They sent their recording to HGTV which got interested in their idea. They offered the couple a weekly show where they could tell the audience about flipping homes, renovating them and making them feasible to live in. Tarek basically take cares of the actual buying process whereas Christina manages the designing aspect of the new homes. Once they buy a home, she renovates and designs the new place and eventually the couple resell the place at some profit. They look for a new place then and renovate it to sell again.

Personal Life

Tarek El comes from a Middle Eastern ethnicity. As for his and his wife’s religion, they have never made it public as to which religion they follow. They are both highly photogenic young people in their thirties who have become quite popular with their audience. They exercise and eat healthy. They are quite compatible with each and not likely to get a divorce.

Tarek El was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2013. The way he was diagnosed is also an interesting story. One of the viewers of his show was a nurse who noticed a lump on his throat in one of the episodes of his show. The nurse wrote to him that he should get it checked as it might be dangerous. Tarek El eventually did get the lump checked. As it turned out, the lump was cancerous and he had to have a surgery to remove it. The surgery went well and he has been in remission ever since.

Career and Professional Life

Both Tarek El and wife Chrsitina were successful real estate agents before they started doing the reality show Flip and Flop. They along with their business partner made handsome profits in real estate buying and selling. Then they went through a tough phase during the 2008 crash. After that, they have done over 5 seasons of the series Flip and Flop. Now they are not only financially stable but famous and known all over the world. Tarek El is estimated to have an individual net worth of around US$ 2 million and a collective net worth of US$ 3 million with his wife.

Quick Facts
Net Worth 2021: 10 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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