If watching prank videos is your thing then in all probability your favorite YouTuber is Adem Saleh. From hijab pranks to sex pranks to bugler pranks Adam has mastered all of them. He has become a YouTube sensation ruling over a million of hearts, thanks to his super hilarious videos. He has over 3 million subscribers on his YouTube and vlog channel which speaks volumes about his popularity. He also has about a whopping 400 million views on both the channels collectively, which only goes to prove that Adam is a star who is here to stay. Apart from being a YouTube star, Saleh has also performed on a number of live shows and done tons of tours where his fans have freaked out on watching him perform. He also made it to some super popular reality shows, ‘The Ellen Show’ being one of them. Adam has two gold YouTube play buttons which speak volumes about his popularity in the world of videos.
The Meteoric Rise To Freedom
Adam Saleh stepped into the world of YouTube on Dec 31, 2011 and ever since there is no looking back whatsoever. He started posting prank videos that were exceptionally hilarious in nature and were a big hit among the audience. The funny streak in the clips is what made his fans go gaga. Initially he started making videos along with his best buddies, Sheikh Akbar and Abdullah Ghuman and they named the channel, ‘TrueStoryASA’. Sometime later Adam and Sheikh became part of another channel called, ‘3MH’. After trying his hands at collaborative channels, Adam decided to start working as a single YouTuber and soon started gaining success. He also made a guest appearance in a super popular American film, ‘American Sharia’ along with the celebrated actor, Omar Regan. He does a lot of charity work, which has only added to his fame. Adam has about 350 thousand followers on twitter, over nine lakhs on Facebook and a whopping 1.2 million on Instagram.
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What Makes Adam Saleh Special
Apart from being a super popular YouTuber and an extremely famous celebrity, Adam has not forgotten his roots and has absolutely no airs about himself. He wants to make this world a better place and believes in living by example. He has done a lot of charity events and has even been to places like Uganda and Pakistan to do his bit for the underprivileged orphans and refugees. He goes out of his way to make the life of other people better and does so in his own small way. Be it his videos that make people laugh and relieve the stress or his philanthropic activities, Adam thrives in making people happy. Apart from being a kickass YouTuber, Adam is also a fabulous singer and has released his own single, ‘Tears’ which became one of the most downloaded songs in United Kingdom. He also released his own song called ‘Survivor’ which is also available on iTunes due to the immense popularity it achieved.
In 2014, Adam uploaded a video on his YouTube account that was titled “Racial Profiling Experiment”, the video gained a lot of attention from people worldwide. The clip showed two men dressed in Western clothes fighting with each other in front of cops and the latter ignored them. However, moments later the two men again quarreled with each other but this time in Muslim outfits and the policemen reacted to the fight. This reaction of the cops gained a lot of negative comments from the people, talking about their biased attitude. Later Adam had to come out in the open and put an end to the fight by saying that all of this was staged and not an impulsive reaction of the cops.
Recently, in December 2016, Adam posted a video saying that he was thrown out of ‘Delta Air Lines’ since he was found speaking Arabic. However, other passengers have come to the rescue of the airlines and said that, the YouTuber was asked to leave because of the disturbance he caused to the other people travelling in the same flight.
Behind The Curtains
Adam Saleh was born to Yemeni parents in Brooklyn on 4 June 1993. He started of his educational journey in ‘Central Park East High School’ and then went on to study criminal justice. He got the degree from a prestigious college of New York in Midtown Manhattan called, ‘John Jay College of Criminal Justice’. He has worked with other YouTubers and celebrities like, Karim Metwaly, Zack Knight and Mumzy Stranger among many others.