Brandon Awadis is a prominent American YouTuber, and a fervent basketball enthusiast, who has captured the hearts of millions with his captivating content. Known on the internet as “Brawadis,” he has etched his name in the digital realm by delivering an exhilarating blend of reactions, pranks, challenges, vlogs, and various other entertaining content. Beyond the world of YouTube, Brandon’s passion for basketball shines through, as he aspires to become an NBA analyst. He also runs a second YouTube channel under the name “Brawadis hoops” in which he shares his insight and commentary on the sport, as well as his own basketball games.
— Brandon Awadis (@brawadis) September 6, 2019
Early life, family, education
Brandon Awadis was born on 23 June 1995, and is of Middle Eastern descent. He grew up in San Diego, California with his parents and brother Brian, who is also a successful content creator on YouTube. All of his family members have been featured on his YouTube channel over the years, with his parents being referred to as “Mama Rug” and “Papa Rug”. Brandon has completed his education in San Diego, and holds a degree in Journalism.
Brandon’s brother Brian is probably best known on the internet under his pseudonym “FaZe Rug”. He gained fame for his engaging content, which primarily includes vlogs, pranks, challenges, and video games. He’s known for his charismatic and entertaining style of content, and frequently includes Brandon in his videos.
Brian is also a co-owner of the esports and entertainment organization “FaZe Clan” which has a world-wide fanbase today. Founded in 2010, “FaZe Clan” initially gained recognition in the gaming world for its involvement in Call of Duty and other popular video games. Over the years, FaZe Clan has expanded its reach into various esports titles, including Fortnite, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and more.
Brandon has had a dynamic and successful career as a content creator in the digital world. His journey began in 2013 when he first dipped his toes into online content creation on Vine. While he initially experimented with Vine, he didn’t achieve widespread recognition on the platform, but wasn’t consistently active with his uploads.
In 2015, Brandon transition to YouTube, where he created his channel “Brawadis”, which move marked a turning point in his career. In his early days on YouTube his content mostly revolved around NBA, with a focus on his favorite team, Phoenix Suns. After establishing his presence on the platform, he began uploading a more diverse range of content, including vlogs and challenges, for which he is known today.
His channel grew rapidly over the years, and today has a following of nearly 6,5 million. His most viewed videos on YouTube include the “Insane Burning YEEZYS Prank,” and “Caught Cheating on Girlfriend Prank Gone Wrong.” The first video is a prank on his brother in which he seemingly burns expensive YEEZY sneakers. The second video is a cheating prank done on his girlfriend at the time, Jackie.
In 2016, one year after starting his YouTube channel, Brandon launched a secondary channel, “Brawadis hoops” which focused primarily on basketball with a focus on NBA. This channel has not been as successful as his first, with only 290,000 followers.
Aside from his YouTube channel, Brandon is also very active on Instagram, with his account reaching nearly two million followers. He mostly posts about spending time with his family and girlfriend, with an occasional comedic reel.
Outside of social media, Brandon has been involved with Vavel, a global sports news and media outlet, as a writer for the Phoenix Suns.
Brandon Awadis’ romantic relationships have been a notable aspect of his personal life, and he’s always included his partners into his social media life. He was first in a relationship with Jackie Figueroa, from 2015 to 2017. Jackie is a well-known Instagram personality, who started her own YouTube channel after splitting with Brandon.
As of 2022, Brandon has been in a relationship with Jasmine, who is a non-celebrity, often featured on the Brawadis channel and Brandon’s Instagram account. The two had a falling out in September 2023, but have since got back together. Brandon posted many videos regarding their break-up, but the real reasons behind it remained unknown. Since the couple reunited, they’ve also put out a video explaining their situation and the reasons behind their decision to get back together, giving their viewers an insight into their relationship journey. According to the video, Brandon and Jasmine reached out to each other shortly after the break-up, deciding that they would rather work out their problems than start over with a new person. Following their reunion, Brandon has posted several photos and videos of Jasmine on his Instagram account, most recently featuring their Halloween costumes.
Appearance and clothing style
Brandon stands at a height of 5ft 8ins (approximately 173cms) and has a weight of around 155lbs (70kgs). He has a signature hairstyle which highlights his short curly hair, and he sports a well-groomed beard. He’s typically seen wearing a variety of casual and streetwear clothing, and he also enjoys wearing basketball team jerseys.
Hobbies and interest
Brandon has a range of hobbies and interests that he often shares with his audience. These include passions for travel, gaming, and sports cars.
Brandon also incorporates gaming content into his channel, playing and streaming popular video games, and interacting with his gaming audience.
Additionally, he has a fascination with sports cars and frequently showcases his love for these high-performance vehicles on his social media. He also owns a stunning orange McLaren 570s.
He enjoys exploring new destinations and experiencing different cultures, documenting his travel adventures on his YouTube channel.
As of 2023, Brandon has amassed an estimated net worth of around $5 million. His wealth is primarily attributed to his successful career as a YouTuber and content creator.