Who is FaZe Rug? Wiki Bio
Brian Awadis, better known online as FaZe Rug (before that – oRugrat), was born in San Diego, California USA, on 19 November 1996, so his zodiac sign is Scorpio and he holds American nationality. Rug is a YouTuber, best known for his funny videos in which he usually does pranks and challenges; he is also a member of the FaZe Clan, and is serving as their director.
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Early life and education
Rug was raised with his older brother Brandon in San Diego, by his parents who were both born in Iraq – the two are often mentioned in his videos, with Rug referring to them as Mama and Papa Rug. Rug attended a local high school in San Diego where he learned how to play football, soccer, and then learned how to ride a skateboard with the help of his brother.
He launched his YouTube channel while still attending high school, and after matriculation decided not to pursue a college degree, but to work online (YouTube). Rug’s parents were not very supportive of the idea, but nevertheless allowed him to do what he wanted.
While at high school, Rug resembled Rico from the “Hannah Montana” TV comedy series, and was often asked if he really was Rico, so much so that after a while he simply said ‘yes’.
Career as a gamer and rapper
Rug launched his YouTube channel on 11 July 2012 marking the beginning of his career on the internet. His description section reads ‘Thanks for stopping by my channel! 23 year old making dope videos for you beautiful humans. Make sure to hit that subscribe button I promise you won’t regret it :’ The channel now counts over 14 million subscribers and nearly three billion views combined of all his videos. He gained recognition for his sense of humor and for pranking his parents, brother and friends.
— Rug (@FaZeRug) July 14, 2019
He is one of the first members of the FaZe gaming clan, which was founded on 30 May 2010 – Rug is said to be the most popular person among the members.
In July 2017, Rug became a member of the YouTube Clout Gang, after he was invited by his FaZe colleagues who are almost all members as well. Clout Gang was launched by FaZe Banks, and is a group of web stars such as Instagram models and YouTubers. The group was launched as a response to Team 10 group, which is a group of YouTubers chosen by Jake Paul who are living together and are vlogging about their everyday adventures – Clout Gang’s specific aim is to mock Team 10.
Rug can often be seen collaborating with other YouTubers such as Alissa Violet and Sommer Ray. He has three other YouTube channels, which are “Brawadis” (he runs it with his brother and it has nearly four million subscribers), “MOLLY ESKAM” (his girlfriend’s channel which they are running together and which has over 570,000 subscribers), and “Mama Rug and Papa Rug” (featuring Rug’s family and has nearly 1.2 million subscribers).
Love life and girlfriend
Rug and Molly Eskam met when they ran into each other’s channels on YouTube, and decided to collaborate.
They worked together to create several videos before they began dating sometime in the first half of the 2010s. It is believed that the two have been together for around six years now, although it’s rumored that they broke-up in 2018.
Molly was born in Scottsbluff, Nebraska USA, on 29 September 1998, so her zodiac sign is Libra and she holds American nationality. She is a model, YouTuber, internet personality, and a social media celebrity, born to parents Kent and Laurie Eskam – she has two older brothers named Chace and Chance. She launched her channel on YouTube on 12 May 2010, with a video related to getting a free coffee at Starbucks.
She mostly uploads videos related to exercising, dieting, and make-up, while her two dogs are also occasionally featured.
Hobbies and other interests
Rug is a huge lover of animals and has a pet dog who has been featured in a couple of Rug’s videos. Rug was physically active at high school as he played several sports and was a big fan of basketball, but not successful at playing it. He is also very keen on playing tennis, and occasionally plays against his friends from the FaZe clan.
Rug likes playing video games in his spare time, but is not nearly as good as his FaZe friends who are all professional gamers, competing in national tournaments in several games.
Rug enjoys eating pizza and drinking a cappuccino early in the morning; his favorite brand is Nike; he enjoys travelling and reading, and likes watching movies late at night, with his favorite actor and actress being Keanu Reeves and Emma Watson, while his favorite movies are the “Matrix” trilogy and the “Harry Potter” franchise.
Appearance and net worth
Rug is 23 years old. He has short black hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall, and weighs around 128lbs (58kgs). His net worth is over $2 million as of early 2020, while the net worth of his clan is $6 million.
FaZe Clan is an American esports and entertainment organization which competes at various video game tournaments, and was founded by Housecat, ClipZ, and Resistance on 30 May 2010. The members have changed throughout the years, but the main four members and owners of the Clan remain FaZe Temperrr, FaZe Apex, FaZe Banks, and FaZe Rain.
Some of the games the Clan is competing at include “Call of Duty”, “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive”, and “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, while they are best at “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive” having won several tournaments including internationals.
In May 2019, Turner ‘Tfue’ Tenney, a former FaZe member, filed a lawsuit against the Clan stating that they deprived him of business opportunities, took up to 80 percent of his earnings, and pushed him into gambling and drinking while he was underage. FaZe has denied the accusations – the lawsuit is still open.