A successful businessman, investor, house flipper, and two-time cancer survivor.

Tarek El Moussa is the star and co-star of several hit HGTV shows, including Flip or Flop, Flipping 101, and The Flipping El Moussas. He brings together nearly 90 million viewers with his shows having ranked as the number one cable show in their time slots. In addition to successfully flipping more than 1,000 properties over the years, Tarek is a family man, successful Entrepreneur, Real Estate Expert and Investor with a portfolio of over 250 properties, multiple apartment buildings and self-storage facilities. He is the founder of Tarek Buys Houses—a wholesale and fix and flip real estate company, Homeschooled by Tarek—a real estate education company, TEM Capital—a real estate investment company, Home by THEM—a luxury home line, and The Agentcy by Tarek—a real estate team.

Tarek’s number one priority is being a hands-on husband and father and spending time with his wife, Heather Rae, and three children, daughter Taylor and sons Brayden and Tristan. When he is not filming his hit HGTV shows, Tarek travels the country as an in-demand speaker, sharing his experiences as a successful businessman, investor, house flipper, and two-time cancer survivor.

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Tarek’s newest HGTV docu-series, The Flipping El Moussas, premiered in March 2023. In the series, viewers get to follow along with Tarek and his wife, Heather Rae’s personal and professional journeys as newlyweds and real estate experts.


Tarek’s HGTV hit solo series, Flipping 101 w/ Tarek El Moussa premiered in March 2020 and attracted more than 17 million viewers in the first ten episodes. The hit series features Tarek as he mentors real estate novices to help them learn the secrets of a successful flip and how to avoid costly. With nearly 1,000 profitable sales under his belt, Tarek lends his invaluable expertise to those who want to win big in the competitive real estate game.


In 2012, Tarek sold the idea of a house flipping show to HGTV Flip or Flop with a guarantee of ten episodes. Ten years later, with more than 150 episodes and over 90 million viewers since its premiere on April 16, 2013, the series became an instant hit, continuously ranking as the #1 cable program in prime among multiple demos in the timeslot.

“I fought tooth & nail for every ounce of my success. I had a vision of what I wanted my life to be & I never gave up on it.” - Tarek El Moussa