Tarek el Moussa was born on August 21, 1981, and grew up in Long Beach, California. He is of Arab/European descent and half middle eastern. His father was raised as a Catholic in the Middle East in Lebanon and later in Egypt. His mother is from Belgium and his father moved to Europe when he was a teenager. Tarek was born in the United States. He has a sister named Dominiqurme. Tarek has a good relationship with his family, including his mother, father, and stepfather who live nearby and sometimes help their children.
Tarek is a real estate agent and house flipper based in Orange County, California. He is known for his success in buying houses at auction, renovating, and selling them for a profit. At the age of 21, he got his real estate license and immediately started exploring homes. Through the flipping show, Tarek El Moussa met his future wife Christina Haack. They soon teamed up with Christina who focused on design, and Tarek led the renovations. The business was at the top until the economy collapsed in 2008. As an output of the accident, Tarek and Christina who used to previously live in a large mansion whose cost could be $6,000 per month shifted to a small apartment that could roughly cost $700 per month.
Tarek el Moussa Net Worth and Salary:
What is Tarek el Moussa Net Worth? Well, Tarek El Moussa, a reality television personality is an American real estate agent. He has a net worth of $15 million. Tarek is a real estate agent based in Orange County, California. He is best known for his HGTV show Flip or Flop with his ex-wife Christina El Moussa who is now known as Christina Haack. Tarek, in late April 2020, declared that he was shifting out of the apartment he bought after branching out with his current ex-wife.
He does this in favour of a new area on Newport Beach along with Heather. But they ultimately turned down the offer due to a housing shortage. Tarek’s former home was already sold. Therefore, they discover another option which is a classy, modern beach cottage just a block away from the ocean that they intended to contract for at least a year. Heather also owns an apartment in West Hollywood closer to her office on the Sunset Strip.
About Christina Haack:
Christina Ansted, the television personality is better known as a Real estate investor in America. She is from Anaheim, California, USA. Her real name is Christina Meursinge Haack. She is best known for the HGTV flip or flop show, along with her ex-husband, Tarek El Moussa. Her first solo series was “Christina on the Coast”, the first season of which aired in spring 2019. The TV series soon became a huge success, powering HGTV, making the network number two among all cable networks. Apart from this, the series gained a total of 12 million viewers in the first season itself. Haack received $50,000 per episode.
How Much Does Tarek el Moussa Make On HGTV?
In the show’s early seasons, Christina and Tarek made a relatively paltry $10,000 per episode overall. And together they made about $130,000 for the season. By season three, their salary per episode had increased to a total of $40,000, roughly $600,000 per season.
Divorce From Christina:
Unfortunately, Tarek and Christina separated in May 2016. Their separation occurred shortly after an incident where the police were called to their home and Tarek ran away from home after an argument with the police and was reportedly suicidal. Tarek claims that he never killed himself and only campaigned with weapons (gun) to protect himself from wild animals. They filed for divorce in January 2017. With their divorce, the future of their joint real estate agency named The El Moussa Group, and their show is uncertain.
They managed to shoot the eighth season of “Flip or Flop” after the divorce and seem to be pretty good friends after the divorce and co-parenting relationship. After their divorce, the El Moussa group was disbanded and the group is now run under the name of Tarek and Associates.
Christina married British TV presenter Ant Ansted in December 2018. They have a son named Hudson Ansted, who was born on September 6, 2019. Just two blocks away, they bought a $4.1 million house in Newport Beach, California, around the time they got married.