Who is FaZe Rug?
Born Brian Awadis under the sign of Scorpio on the 19th of November 1996, in San Diego, California USA, of part-Iraqi descent, under his professional name FaZe Rug, he is a 21-year-old Caucasian gamer and YouTuber, perhaps best known to the world for being the director of the famous “Call of Duty” player crew entitled “FaZe Clan.” Aside from that, he has had a number of other successes throughout his sometimes lucrative gaming career.
Early Life and Education
Rug was raised in his birthplace with his older brother named Brandon, by parents of unknown names and professions, although they are nowadays referred to as Papa Rug and Mama Rug. When Brian was still a teenager, he took an interest in various games such as “Call of Duty” and “Halo,” an interest which grew over the years, but initially he had no plans on discontinuing his education or becoming a full-time ‘gamer’. It’s unknown which high school he attended, but he played baseball in the Little Baseball League for almost three years during is teens. Also, due to his physical similarities with the character named Rico in “Hannah Montana”, Rug was often called the same while in school. Upon his matriculation in 2014, he enrolled at an unspecified college, however, as his YouTube channel began growing and attracting considerable attention, he chose to ultimately quit his education and dropped out in year one. So far, he doesn’t have any plans for resuming his education.
CareerRug used to upload various gameplay videos, in which he showcased admirable skill, but it wasn’t until he started uploading prank videos as well that his channel gained momentum online. For example, his most viewed video thus far is entitled “COCAINE PRANK!!”, in which he puts salt in a see-through bag under his jacket in his car and asks his mother to go get it. The prank was to get her to believe that she found cocaine among her son’s possessions, and according to her reaction, it worked. The video currently has over 16 million views. That said, being the director of one of the world’s most famous e-sports teams also comes with a significant amount of popularity. He is also part of the crew called “Cloutgang”, which is a congregation of various YouTube superstars, such as RiceGum, The Martinez Twins and FaZe Banks. Currently, he is still focused on making his channel grow. He hit the one billion total video views milestone on the 1st of July 2017. Additionally, he owes a lot of popularity to the fact that his brother Brandon, also known as Brawadis on YouTube, is a popular vlogger himself.
FaZe ClanFormerly entitled “FaZe Sniping”, “FaZe Clan” is an e-sports organization that excels in video game competitions, such as those in “Call of Duty”, “CS:GO”, “Overwatch”, “PlayerUnknown’s Battle Grounds”, “Rainbow Six Siege”, “Fortnite: Battle Royale” and “FIFA.” The team was formed by FaZe ClipZ, FaZe Timid (formerly Housecat) and FaZe Resistance in 2010, all three of whom were highly admired “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2” players with their own gameplay montages. The clan expanded in 2012 and began entering tournaments. In 2016, they bought their own “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive” professional team, often called “FaZe 2.0” by e-sports fans, at which point they began expanding into various games. Even though the said team didn’t win the finals in 2017, they are arguably the world’s most popular e-sports organization.
Information at the moment about Rug’s love life is non-existent, as he hasn’t shared anything significant regarding this matter. It is only known that he dated the Instagram model and vlogger Molly Eskam. Rug posted a video on Valentine’s Day 2016, entitled “Meet My Girlfriend,” but this also turned out to be a prank, as the ‘girlfriend’ in question was actually just a toy.
sooo i actually brought the carnival to my house… and it was lit
— Rug (@FaZeRug) May 25, 2018
What is FaZe Rug’s Net Worth?
Have you ever wondered how rich FaZe Rug is, as of mid-2018? According to various authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the current total of Sean’s accumulated wealth is over $1 million. He has made his fortune as a YouTuber and gamer, earning the most from his own YouTube channel. As his career continues to develop, the said amount can be expected to increase.
Concerning the physical attributes of the young YouTuber, his height is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) and his current weight is 128lbs (58kg). His hair is pitch dark and his eyes are dark brown, while his body shape is generally described as slim.
Social Media Presence
Due to the major influence of social networks, it is nowadays a regular thing for active celebrities to nourish a close and active relationship with their fans, for the sake of increasing the popularity of the projects they’re working on, and thus their own net worth. Rug seems to be a regular subscriber, if not the leading example of this celebrity trend, as his presence is quite ubiquitous on most social media networks. His Facebook account has almost 5,000 followers, his Twitter account over 2.2 million, and his Instagram account over 3,000,000. Lastly, his YouTube channel currently has almost nine million subscribers.