'Flip or Flop' Star Tarek El Moussa Is the Proud Dad of Three Kids Now

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Feb. 16 2023, Updated 1:13 p.m. ET

Tarek El Moussa
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If you've ever watched Flip or Flop or Flipping 101 on HGTV, you're probably familiar with home reno expert and real estate pro Tarek El Moussa. The 41-year-old, who is married to Selling Sunset star Heather Rae El Moussa, is passionate about transforming run-down houses into beautiful family homes.

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But as we already know, a home is more than just fancy furniture and amenities. It's a place to spend time with your family, of course! Luckily for Tarek, he now has three adorable children to make memories with at home. Read on to learn more about Tarek's kids, one of which he just welcomed with Heather.

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Tarek El Moussa shares two kids, Taylor El Moussa and Brayden El Moussa, with ex-wife Christina Hall.

Tarek shares Taylor El Moussa, 12, and Brayden El Moussa, 7, with his ex-wife, Christina Hall, who was also a host on Flip or Flop before its March 2022 end. Tarek and Christina were married from 2009 to 2017 and currently have joint custody of Taylor and Brayden.

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While co-parenting can be difficult, the exes each get to see the children for a few days every week. According to People, Tarek sees Taylor and Brayden every Wednesday through Saturday, as well as the third weekend of every month. Christina is granted custody every Saturday through Wednesday.

Tarek El Moussa and Heather Rae El Moussa have one child together.

In January 2023, Tarek and Heather welcomed their first child together, a baby boy who they named Tristan Jay El Moussa. Although they announced the birth shortly after it happened, the couple didn't reveal their son's name until February 2023.

Heather shared on Instagram that Tristan was originally supposed to be Tarek's name before he was born and Jay is her father's middle name.

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Tarek El Moussa has nothing but love for his children.

Tarek adores his children and frequently posts photos of them on social media. He's previously opened up on Instagram about how important they are to him.

"'You always have time for the things you put first.' A quote that I live by," the Flip or Flop star wrote. He explained that while he is "constantly on the move and constantly working," he told himself that when he had kids, "They would come first, no matter what."

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In a birthday post to his first-born Taylor, he even revealed that the day she was born "was the greatest moment of [his] life." He went on to call Taylor his "best friend in the world who’s helped me get through the toughest times of my life."

Don't worry, Tarek also has some kind words for Brayden. "No words can describe how much brighter this boy makes my day," he wrote of his son on Instagram. The HGTV star continued, "Raising him and seeing him grow up makes me the happiest dad alive."

Now, that happiness is multiplied with the birth of Tarek's third child and second son.

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