Tarek El Moussa is an American television personality and real estate investor who came into the limelight after co-hosting the HGTV series Flip or Flop (2013-2020). He has also appeared in several other TV shows including Home & Family (2017).

Born Name

Tarek Gustave El Moussa

Nick Name


Sun Sign


Born Place

Long Beach, California, United States


Newport Beach, California, United States




Television Personality, Real Estate Investor


  • Mother – Dominique




5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

He has dated –

  1. (2009-2018) – He and Christina got married in 2009. They broke up in 2016. They have a daughter named Taylor (b. 2010) and a son named Brayden (b. August 2015). In 2017, Christina had filed for divorce which was finalized in January 2018.
  2. (2019-Present) – He confirmed that he was dating reality TV star and real estate agent Heather Rae Young in August 2019. They got engaged in July 2020.

Race / Ethnicity


He is of Lebanese descent on his father’s side of the family and of Belgian descent on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Beard and mustache
  • Dimpled smile
  • Tall stature
  • Sharp nose

Tarek El Moussa Favorite Things

  • Pastime – Being with his family, Doing group activities like bike riding or taking a dip in the pool
  • Hobbies – Boating, Hiking, Traveling, Wining and dining
  • Grateful To – His mother who he has been very close to having gushed on Instagram on Mother’s Day in 2019 about how much she has meant to him after always having been there for him through thick and thin

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Tarek El Moussa Facts

  1. He had acquired his real estate license at the age of 21.
  2. He has recalled that he had asked a friend to assist him to make an audition tape for HGTV that had garnered the interest of the network.
  3. In the opening credits of the show Flipping 101 in 2020, Tarek had explained his past struggles with the housing market stating that he was so broke when he got started that he actually lived in his mother’s garage. In a Season 8 episode of Flip or Flop (2019) titled Small House, Big Problems, he had enlisted the help of his mother to clean the stubborn oil stains off the driveway when her idea for using baking soda and soda pop had got the marks right out.
  4. Tarek has affirmed that he has enjoyed the chase of properties and the design and transformation that happens at the end.

Featured Image by Tarek El Moussa / Instagram


Facts of Tarek El Moussa

  • full nameTarek El Moussa
  • weight70 kg
  • height5 ft 10 in

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