Faze Rug Subscribers: FaZe Rug, real name Brian Rafat Awadis, is an American YouTuber who is known for his vlogs, challenges, gaming videos, and pranks. He has over a million subscribers on YouTube. He is a co-founder and co-owner of the FaZe Clan. He is also the most subscribed gamer in the FaZe Clan on YouTube, with over 19 million subscribers, making him the most popular member of the clan.
Born on November 19, 1996, in San Diego, California, to Chaldean Catholic immigrant parents who had fled Iraq, Brian Rafat Awadis grew up in the United States. His father is the owner of two businesses. The San Diego native attended San Diego Miramar College before dropping out during his freshman year in order to devote his full time to his YouTube career. He understands and can communicate in Chaldean, though he is not fluent in the language.
It was on October 11, 2008, that Awadis and his older brother Brandon launched a joint YouTube channel, which they named “fathersonchaldean,” and uploaded their first video to the site the same day. By the end of 2009, they had uploaded at least three more videos, at which point the channel was no longer in operation.
As of July 11, 2012, Awadis had launched his own YouTube channel, where he began posting short clips from his Call of Duty gameplay sessions. In January 2013, he was invited to become a member of the esports team FaZe Clan, which he now co-owns. On December 7, 2014, he uploaded his first prank video to YouTube.
It was on October 9, 2015, that his channel reached 1 million subscribers, and it reached 10 million on September 8, 2018, earning him the Diamond Play Button award. On July 21, 2017, the total number of video views surpassed one billion for the first time.
Awadis released a song titled “Goin’ Live” in November of this year, which was accompanied by a music video that was released in January of the following year.
On June 24, 2020, he appeared as a special guest on the seventh episode of season 17 of MTV’s Ridiculousness.
Awadis also has a second YouTube channel, which he calls “FaZe Rug Games,” where he is semi-active and only posts gaming-related content. The channel has over 800,000 subscribers at the time of writing.
Brian was born on November 19, 1996, in the city of San Diego, California, in the United States. Brandon, his older brother, is a good friend of his. His parents, Ron and Sana Awadis, are referred to as Mama Rug and Papa Rug on the internet, and they are originally from Baghdad, Iraq. The San Diego native attended San Diego Miramar College before dropping out during his freshman year in order to devote his full time to his YouTube career.
Following the breakup of his previous relationship with fellow YouTuber and Instagram model Molly Eskam in 2020, he began dating Kaelyn, with whom he is currently involved. Brian decided to move out of his FaZe Rug House 2020 in April of 2021 because he felt too far away from his family and unconnected to them. He is currently residing at his family’s home, and he is actively seeking a new residence that is more convenient for him and his family.