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Tarek El Moussa Biography

Birth Place:
Long Beach, California, United States
Reality cast member, real estate agent

Fast Facts

  • Acquired a license and began a career in real estate at the age of 21, selling multi-million dollar mansions in California
  • Moved from a home that cost $6000/month to one which cost $700/month during the 2008 housing crash
  • Came into reality TV on a whim after asking a friend to film part of a renovation
  • This short clip became their audition tape for HGTV
  • Cofounded a real estate education company called Success Path
  • Underwent thyroid cancer treatment in 2013 after a viewer noticed a lump on his neck during an episode of Flip or Flop
  • Passionate about charitable causes and participated in the 2015 Ice Bucket Challenge to fund ALS research