Anwar Jibawi
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Personal information
Born (1991-08-09) August 9, 1991 (age 30)
NationalityUnited States,Palestinian
OccupationInternet personality, actor, comedian
YouTube information
Channel
Years active2013–present
GenreComedy, vlog, cooking
Subscribers6.53 million (September 16 2021)[1]
Total views1.28 billion[1]
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 (Arabic: انور جباوي‎; born August 9, 1991) is a Palestinian-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[2] and previously on the Vine app.[3] He has over 6.05 million subscribers on YouTube and over 8.1 million followers on Instagram. Jibawi is managed by John Shahidi of Shots Studios.

Jibawi[4] 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 internet career on Vine.[5][6] He partnered with Shots Studios to create videos and launched his YouTube channel July 2016.[7] In January 2017, Jibawi helped launch Mike Tyson’s YouTube page and he and Tyson have frequently collaborated on one another’s channels.[8] Jibawi also had a role in the movie Keys of Christmas with Rudy Mancuso, Mariah Carey and DJ Khaled.[9] Jibawi is managed by John Shahidi of Shots Studios, a company that also produces his YouTube content.[10] He was invited by Dolce & Gabbana to walk in their Milan Men’s Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2018 show on June 17, 2017.[11]

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.[12]

Working alongside his Shots Studios co-stars Hannah Stocking, Lele Pons, and Rudy Mancuso he appeared in the company's Amigos comedy series.[13]

Working with comedic star Marlon Wayans, they created two YouTube videos, one for each of their channels, with production by Shots Studios.[14] Jibawi also featured wrestling legend Ric Flair in one of his recent videos titled "Best Excuse Ever".[15]

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.[16]

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.[17]

Jibawi has produced sponsored videos working with companies such as Universal Studios Orlando and The Walking Dead.[18] He also appeared in a video for Brita water filters with basketball star Stephen Curry.[19]

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
2019 Airplane Mode Himself Supporting role

References

  1. ^ a b "About Anwar Jibawi". YouTube.
  2. ^ Sam Gutelle (13 April 2017). "YouTube Millionaires: Anwar Jibawi Loves To "Appeal To All Types Of Cultures"". tubefilter. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  3. ^ SEDRIA RENEE. "6 Black Vine Creators We Will Remember". nbcnews. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Anwar Jibawi Net Worth 2020: Lifestyle | Family | Is he the richest Viner?". Celebnetworthupdates. 2019-11-26. Retrieved 2020-02-24.
  5. ^ "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.
  6. ^ "How Vine Overlooked the People of Color Who Made It Amazing". Wired. Retrieved 25 April 2017.
  7. ^ "How Shots Studios Wants To Use Data To Create The Next Digital Star". Forbes. Retrieved 25 April 2017.
  8. ^ 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: multiple names: authors list (link)
  9. ^ "Review Andy Richter, Adam Conover, Mariah Carey bring twists on Christmas traditions". Los Angeles Times. 21 December 2016. Retrieved 25 April 2017.
  10. ^ Madeline Berg (7 December 2016). "How Shots Studios Wants To Use Data To Create The Next Digital Star". Forbes. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  11. ^ "Rudy Mancuso, Anwar Jibawi, More Strut Runway At D&G Spring Menswear Show". tubefilter. June 19, 2017.
  12. ^ Alesso, Anitta - Vai Malandra (Alesso & KO:YU Remix) with Anwar Jibawi | Official Video, retrieved 2019-01-05
  13. ^ Lele Pons, Amigos (Ep. 1) | Lele Pons, Rudy Mancuso, Juanpa Zurita, Hannah Stocking & Anwar Jibawi, retrieved 2019-01-05
  14. ^ Spangler, Todd (2018-09-07). "Marlon Wayans Launches YouTube Sketch-Comedy Channel With Shots Studios (Watch)". Variety. Retrieved 2019-01-05.
  15. ^ Anwar Jibawi, Best Excuse Ever | Anwar Jibawi & Ric Flair, retrieved 2019-01-05
  16. ^ Lele Pons, Aitana x Lele Pons - TELÉFONO (REMIX), retrieved 2019-01-05
  17. ^ "Shots Studios Unveils IGTV Slate Featuring Series From Hannah Stocking, Anwar Jibawi, More". Tubefilter. 2018-06-27. Retrieved 2019-01-05.
  18. ^ "YouTube". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 2019-01-05.
  19. ^ Anwar Jibawi, Home for the Holidays | Anwar Jibawi & Stephen Curry, retrieved 2019-01-05

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