Anwar Jibawi
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Personal information
Born (1991-08-09) August 9, 1991 (age 29)
NationalityUnited States
OccupationInternet personality, actor, comedian
YouTube information
Channel
Years active2013–present
GenreComedy, vlog, cooking
Subscribers6.15 million (february 1 2021)
Total views1.28 billion
NetworkShots Studios
YouTube Silver Play Button 2.svg 100,000 subscribers 2014
YouTube Gold Play Button 2.svg 1,000,000 subscribers 2017

Updated: June 26, 2020

Anwar Jibawi (born August 9, 1991) is an American internet personality and dancer. He is an actor (starred in the short film Petting Scorpions) and comedian most notable for his comedy videos on video service YouTube[1] and previously on the Vine app.[2] He has over 6.05 million subscribers on YouTube and over 7.6 million followers on Instagram. Jibawi is managed by John Shahidi of Shots Studios.

Jibawi[3] mostly creates comedic content as a member of Shots Studios. He also played a role in a movie called Keys of Christmas and shared the screen with Rudy Mancuso, DJ Khaled and Mariah Carey.

Career

Jibawi started his internet career on Vine.[4][5] He partnered with Shots Studios to create videos and launched his YouTube channel July 2016.[6] In January 2017, Jibawi helped launch Mike Tyson’s YouTube page and he and Tyson have frequently collaborated on one another’s channels.[7] Jibawi also had a role in the movie Keys of Christmas with Rudy Mancuso, Mariah Carey and DJ Khaled.[8] Jibawi is managed by John Shahidi of Shots Studios, a company that also produces his YouTube content.[9] He was invited by Dolce & Gabbana to walk in their Milan Men’s Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2018 show on June 17, 2017.[10]

In February 2018, Jibawi directed a music video for Anitta's Vai Malandra (Remix) by Alesso and KO:YU. The video featured Jibawi and friends dancing to the remix in a farm setting.[11]

Working alongside his Shots Studios co-stars Hannah Stocking, Lele Pons, and Rudy Mancuso he appeared in the company's Amigos comedy series.[12]

Working with comedic star Marlon Wayans, they created two YouTube videos, one for each of their channels, with production by Shots Studios.[13] Jibawi also featured wrestling legend Ric Flair in one of his recent videos titled "Best Excuse Ever".[14]

In November 2018, Jibawi directed the music video for Aitana (singer) and Lele Pons' Teléfono (Remix) which has reached over 35 million views on YouTube.[15]

In June 2018, Jibawi launched a new series, One Star with Anwar, on Instagram's new IGTV platform where he reviews terrible items found online shopping.[16]

Jibawi has produced sponsored videos working with companies such as Universal Studios Orlando and The Walking Dead.[17] He also appeared in a video for Brita water filters with basketball star Stephen Curry.[18]

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
2019 Airplane Mode Himself Supporting role

References

  1. ^ Sam Gutelle (13 April 2017). "YouTube Millionaires: Anwar Jibawi Loves To "Appeal To All Types Of Cultures"". tubefilter. Retrieved 24 April 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ SEDRIA RENEE. "6 Black Vine Creators We Will Remember". nbcnews. Retrieved 24 April 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Anwar Jibawi Net Worth 2020: Lifestyle | Family | Is he the richest Viner?". Celebnetworthupdates. 2019-11-26. Retrieved 2020-02-24.
  4. ^ "Lele Pons, Rudy Mancuso, NBA, Thomas Sanders, Turner Sports, And WAY More In Running For BEST VINES EVER!". Tubefilter. Retrieved 25 April 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "How Vine Overlooked the People of Color Who Made It Amazing". Backchannel. Retrieved 25 April 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "How Shots Studios Wants To Use Data To Create The Next Digital Star". Forbes. Retrieved 25 April 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ Molly Podlesny, Harry Lyles Jr., Hector Diaz (14 March 2017). "Check out this absurdly large sandwich on Mike Tyson's Instagram". sbnation. Retrieved 24 April 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  8. ^ "Review Andy Richter, Adam Conover, Mariah Carey bring twists on Christmas traditions". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 25 April 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ Madeline Berg (7 December 2016). "How Shots Studios Wants To Use Data To Create The Next Digital Star". Forbes. Retrieved 24 April 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "Rudy Mancuso, Anwar Jibawi, More Strut Runway At D&G Spring Menswear Show". tubefilter. June 19, 2017.
  11. ^ Alesso, Anitta - Vai Malandra (Alesso & KO:YU Remix) with Anwar Jibawi | Official Video, retrieved 2019-01-05
  12. ^ Lele Pons, Amigos (Ep. 1) | Lele Pons, Rudy Mancuso, Juanpa Zurita, Hannah Stocking & Anwar Jibawi, retrieved 2019-01-05
  13. ^ Spangler, Todd (2018-09-07). "Marlon Wayans Launches YouTube Sketch-Comedy Channel With Shots Studios (Watch)". Variety. Retrieved 2019-01-05.
  14. ^ Anwar Jibawi, Best Excuse Ever | Anwar Jibawi & Ric Flair, retrieved 2019-01-05
  15. ^ Lele Pons, Aitana x Lele Pons - TELÉFONO (REMIX), retrieved 2019-01-05
  16. ^ "Shots Studios Unveils IGTV Slate Featuring Series From Hannah Stocking, Anwar Jibawi, More". Tubefilter. 2018-06-27. Retrieved 2019-01-05.
  17. ^ "YouTube". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 2019-01-05.
  18. ^ Anwar Jibawi, Home for the Holidays | Anwar Jibawi & Stephen Curry, retrieved 2019-01-05

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