Anwar Jibawi
Anwar Jibawi in September 2019
Personal information
Born (1991-08-09) August 9, 1991 (age 32)
OccupationInternet personality
YouTube information
Years active2013–present
Genre(s)Comedy, vlog, cooking
Subscribers11.5 million[1]
Total views4.90 billion[1]
NetworkShots Podcast Network
100,000 subscribers2014
1,000,000 subscribers2017

Last updated: April 2, 2024

Anwar Jibawi (Arabic: أنور جيباوي) (born August 9, 1991) is a Palestinian-American internet personality[2][3] notable for his videos on YouTube,[4] and previously on the Vine app.[5]

Jibawi mostly creates comedic content and has over 10 million subscribers on YouTube and over 13 million followers on Instagram. He is managed by John Shahidi of Shots Podcast Network.


Jibawi started internet career on Vine.[6][7] He partnered with John Shahidi to create videos and launched his YouTube channel July 2016.[8] In January 2017, Jibawi helped launch Mike Tyson’s YouTube page and he and Tyson have frequently collaborated on one another’s channels.[9] Jibawi had a role in the movie Keys of Christmas with Rudy Mancuso, Mariah Carey and DJ Khaled.[10] Jibawi is managed by John Shahidi of Shots Podcast Network, a company that also produces his YouTube content.[11] He was invited by Dolce & Gabbana to walk in their Milan Men’s Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2018 show on June 17, 2017.[12]

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.[13]

Working alongside his friends Hannah Stocking, Lele Pons, and Rudy Mancuso he appeared in the company's Amigos comedy series.[14]

Working with comedic star Marlon Wayans, they created two YouTube videos, one for each of their channels, with production by Shots Studios.[15] Jibawi featured wrestling legend Ric Flair in his "Best Excuse Ever" video.[16]

In November 2018, Jibawi directed the music video for Aitana and Lele Pons' Teléfono (Remix), which has reached over 35 million views on YouTube.[17] In June 2018, he launched a new series, One Star with Anwar, on Instagram's new IGTV platform where he reviews terrible items found online shopping.[18] Jibawi has produced sponsored videos working with companies such as Universal Studios Orlando and The Walking Dead.[19] He appeared in a video for Brita water filters with basketball star Stephen Curry.[20]


Year Title Role Notes
2019 Airplane Mode Himself
2023 Family Switch Thunder


  1. ^ a b "About Anwar Jibawi". YouTube.
  2. ^ "American YouTuber Anwar Jibawi: Cooking up a storm". Arab News. 17 September 2021. Retrieved 17 March 2022.
  3. ^ fr (18 September 2021). "Le YouTubeur américain Anwar Jibawi fait des merveilles dans la cuisine". Arab News en français. Retrieved 17 March 2022.
  4. ^ Sam Gutelle (13 April 2017). "YouTube Millionaires: Anwar Jibawi Loves To "Appeal To All Types Of Cultures"". tubefilter. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  5. ^ SEDRIA RENEE (November 2016). "6 Black Vine Creators We Will Remember". nbcnews. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  6. ^ "Lele Pons, Rudy Mancuso, NBA, Thomas Sanders, Turner Sports, And WAY More In Running For BEST VINES EVER!". Tubefilter. 17 March 2017. Retrieved 25 April 2017.
  7. ^ "How Vine Overlooked the People of Color Who Made It Amazing". Wired. Retrieved 25 April 2017.
  8. ^ "How Shots Studios Wants To Use Data To Create The Next Digital Star". Forbes. Retrieved 25 April 2017.
  9. ^ 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.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  10. ^ "Review Andy Richter, Adam Conover, Mariah Carey bring twists on Christmas traditions". Los Angeles Times. 21 December 2016. Retrieved 25 April 2017.
  11. ^ Madeline Berg (7 December 2016). "How Shots Studios Wants To Use Data To Create The Next Digital Star". Forbes. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  12. ^ "Rudy Mancuso, Anwar Jibawi, More Strut Runway At D&G Spring Menswear Show". tubefilter. June 19, 2017.
  13. ^ Alesso, Anitta - Vai Malandra (Alesso & KO:YU Remix) with Anwar Jibawi | Official Video, retrieved 2019-01-05
  14. ^ Lele Pons, Amigos (Ep. 1) | Lele Pons, Rudy Mancuso, Juanpa Zurita, Hannah Stocking & Anwar Jibawi, retrieved 2019-01-05
  15. ^ Spangler, Todd (2018-09-07). "Marlon Wayans Launches YouTube Sketch-Comedy Channel With Shots Studios (Watch)". Variety. Retrieved 2019-01-05.
  16. ^ Anwar Jibawi, Best Excuse Ever | Anwar Jibawi & Ric Flair, retrieved 2019-01-05
  17. ^ Lele Pons, Aitana x Lele Pons - TELÉFONO (REMIX), retrieved 2019-01-05
  18. ^ "Shots Studios Unveils IGTV Slate Featuring Series From Hannah Stocking, Anwar Jibawi, More". Tubefilter. 2018-06-27. Retrieved 2019-01-05.
  19. ^ "Anwar Jibawi". Retrieved 2019-01-05.
  20. ^ Anwar Jibawi, Home for the Holidays | Anwar Jibawi & Stephen Curry, retrieved 2019-01-05

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