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HGTV Veteran Tarek El Moussa Has a Bigger Net Worth Than You Think


Nov. 11 2021, Updated 11:53 a.m. ET

One of the best-known HGTV stars out there, Tarek El Moussa has built a lucrative career as a real estate investor and the co-host of TV shows like Flip or Flop. Following his divorce from Christina Haack in 2018, Tarek went on to launch Flipping 101. He tied the knot with Selling Sunset star and fellow real estate expert Heather Rae Young in October 2021. So, what's Tarek's current net worth?

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Tarek's HGTV success should mean a hefty paycheck, and fans are eager to know what his net worth is. Here's everything we know about how much his hard work has (literally) paid off.

Tarek El Moussa and Heather Rae Young.
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Tarek El Moussa

Media Personality, TV Show Host, Real Estate Investor

Net worth: $15 million

The 2008 financial crisis led Tarek El Moussa and his ex-wife, Christina Haack, to opt for a different business strategy, focusing their efforts on flipping houses.

HGTV's Flip or Flop brought them international fame. Since their divorce in 2018, Tarek has been busy starring on shows like Flipping 101. A sought-after real estate investor, Tarek serves as the founder of The Agentcy and Next Level Property Investments LLC.

Birth date: Aug. 21, 1981

Birth place: Long Beach, Calif.

Birth name: Tarek El Moussa

Father: Unknown

Mother: Dominique El Moussa-Arnould

Marriages: Christina Haack (m. 2009–2018), Heather Rae Young (m. 2021–)

Children: Taylor El Moussa, Brayden El Moussa

Education: Buena Park High School (graduated in 1999), obtained his real estate license at 21 (circa 2002)

An HGTV veteran, Tarek — who, per Celebrity Net Worth, has a net worth of $15 million — likely takes home a fat paycheck for each episode of Flip or Flop.

As a rumor has it, he and Christina made around $10,000 per episode in the first few seasons of the show. Back then, they were using at least some of their own money to purchase properties, per The List. As another rumor has it, Tarek now might be taking home $40,000 for each Flip or Flop episode.

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So, how much does Tarek El Moussa make on 'Flipping 101'?

It is widely believed that Tarek gets paid $50,000 for each episode of Flipping 101, which, inflation notwithstanding, is pretty impressive. Ultimately, this brings Tarek's net worth to an estimated $15 million — you could do a lot of renovating with that amount of money!

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Tarek El Moussa and 'Selling Sunset' star Heather Rae Young got married in October 2021.

Aside from his work on Flip or Flop, Tarek has been busy running companies like Next Level Property Investments LLC and The Agentcy, per LinkedIn. Season 2 of his home improvement show, Flipping 101, premiered on Sept. 16, 2021. If his incredible career achievements weren't enough, Tarek made a splash by announcing that he tied the knot with Selling Sunset star Heather Rae Young on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Santa Barbara, Calif.

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Attended by their nearest and dearest (including Selling Sunset's Chrishell Stause and boyfriend Jason Oppenheim), the swanky event featured a wall of champagne, bedazzling floral arches, and a showstopper black wedding cake generously adorned with sheets of edible gold and white orchids.

Catch new episodes of Flipping 101 on Thursdays at 9 p.m. EST on HGTV.

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