Tarek El Moussa is an American real estate agent, entrepreneur and television host who is popular among the public for running the show Flip or Flop since 2013 with his former wife, Christina El Moussa. The show is airing at HGTV.
The couple who was living separately since 2015 finalized their divorce in January 2018. What actually went wrong between the pair? Do they have any children? What is their current relationship status? Know all the details of Tarek El Moussa in his biography.
Tarek El Moussa was born on 21st August 1981, in Long Beach, California, United States under the birth sign Leo. He holds American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity-his mother is an American and father is a Moroccan born in Egypt.
The reality star who has reached 33 years as of 2018 has maintained a low key personal life and has not revealed information about his parents and early background to the media.
The 33 years’, Tarek El Moussa has a slim body built with athletic body shape. However, we are unknown about his chest, waist and bicep size. He has the tall height of 5 feet 9 inch and his body mass is 58kg.
Moreover, he has a blonde hair color and dark brown eye color.
Tarek got his real estate license at the age of 21 and started working in Orange County, California. Within no time he became the famous name in the real estate selling several multi-million dollar mansions. Everything was going according to the plan until 2008 when the housing market crashed. He had to start all over again.
In 2011, Tarek along his friend gave an audition tape of them Flipping a home to HGTV. And after a year, they got the opportunity to host Flip or Flop. Originally, HGTV gave them 11 pm time slot as they were not sure whether the show was able to grab the viewer’s attention but luckily the show became hit. It had more than 1 million viewers in its first season and by August 2016, Flip or Flop became the highest rated show on cable.
Tarek has an estimated net worth of $4 million. As per The Ocean County Register, the former couple made $10,000 per episode. After the separation, he bought a 3,010-square-foot home for $2.28 million. He also rebranded his realtor business, Tarek & Associates.
Tarek and Christina who first met during their college time shared the marital vows in 2009 in an intimate ceremony. The couple has two children together. Their first child, Taylor El Moussa was born on 22nd December 2010 and second child, Brayden El Moussa was born in 2015. Taylor and Brayden are living with their father after the divorce of their parents.
The former couple looks very happy in their relationship shocked all their viewers and fans with a divorce announcement back in 2015. In an interview Christina said:
“Like many couples, we have had challenges in our marriage and we had an unfortunate misunderstanding about six months ago the police were called to our house in an abundance of caution. There was no violence and no charges were filed.”
After living separately for almost three years they got a divorce in January 2018 due to court late decision. The main reason behind the separation was the alleged affair of Tarek with his kid’s nanny Alyssa Logan.
As of 2018, Tarek is reportedly dating Lingerie model Patience Silva. While his former wife, Christina is dating British TV personality Ant Anstead and there are huge rumors of couple engagement.
Tarek El Moussa was diagnosed with thyroid and testicular cancer. During an interview with Dr, Drew Pinsky revealed his condition.
“I was so broken after everything I went through, like, literally broken, that I was devastated. I could barely walk I was so broken as a person after going through all the trauma and the divorce and all these different things.”
Following his treatment, he went through back surgery, long-term painkiller, weight loss, and let us not forget to mention divorce. Tarek shared his experience as “It’s wild; It was a horrifying experience”.
Tarek El Moussa is an active user of Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. As of mid-2018, he has 40.5k followers in his Twitter, 317.8k followers in his Instagram and 638k followers on his Facebook.