Rashed Belhasa Bio
Rashed Belhasa is a popular social media celebrity and YouTuber, who has achieved fame and success at a very young age. Rashed first joined Instagram in May 2013 and thereafter created his own YouTube channel ‘Money Kicks.’ He started off by posting a video titled ‘Legendary Sneaker Collection,’ in which he showed off his expensive sneaker collection. His love for sneakers became well-known as many actors, sportspersons, and rappers appeared on his videos just to talk about his sneakers. His videos began to go viral as he started featuring major celebrities from all over the world. When his popularity grew, he became a subject of curiosity for the rest of the world as people wanted to know more about this newly emerged celebrity. As of now, he has over a million subscribers on his YouTube channel with more than a billion views. Besides being a famous internet star, he is also known for raising a few exotic and dangerous animals like tigers. He is also popular for his impressive collection of automobiles, which includes some of the costliest cars in the world.
- Rashed Belhasa was born on January 5, 2002 in Dubai, UAE. His parents Saif Ahmed Belhasa and Sarah Belhasa are among the richest people in UAE as they own several successful business enterprises. Rashed was born with a silver spoon as his parents had accumulated a large wealth even before his birth.
- His family owns several residences around the globe and that enabled young Rashed to travel all over during his holidays. Unlike many other rich kids, he doesn’t want to depend on his parents’ fortune and wants to do something of his own.
- He became obsessed with sneakers when he observed people go gaga over his older brother’s limited edition sneakers. Since he too, wanted to hog the limelight, Rashed followed in his brother’s footsteps and started buying sneakers from all around the world. He eventually fell in love with sneakers and started collecting more of them. In an attempt to show-off his collection, he posted a video, showcasing his collection of sneakers.
- Rashed Belhasa created his YouTube channel and named it ‘Money Kicks.’ He uploaded a video titled ‘Legendary Sneaker Collection’ on November 3, 2015, and this video alone earned him around 4,000 subscribers. In the next couple of days, the number of his subscribers had reached the 50,000 mark.
- A couple of weeks later, he uploaded a video which awed the audiences around the world. This video, in which he was seen with popular rapper Young Thug, turned out to be a major breakthrough in his YouTube career. In the video, he was seen showing Young Thug his impressive collection of sneakers. The video went viral, making Rashed an internet sensation.
- He became more popular over the next few months. This led several media agencies and other YouTube channels talk about this super-rich teenager, which helped him gain more of viewers and subscribers.
- Due to his father’s influence, many other celebrities started appearing in his videos. While sportspersons like Wayne Rooney and Mesut Ozil have appeared in his videos, famous musicians like Wiz Khalifa and DJ Khaled have also spoken about his sneakers. Rashed has posted unboxing videos too, which has definitely helped him getting more subscribers.
- As of now, he has more than a million subscribers to his YouTube channel. Many celebrities continue to appear on his YouTube channel. Apart from YouTube, Rashed is also famous on other social media platforms and has a large following on Instagram and Facebook.
- He created his Instagram account even before creating his YouTube channel. At present, his Instagram account has more than 1.2 million followers. From time to time, he uploads pictures, which he clicks with international celebrities, such as Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Paris Hilton, and Rihanna among other famous celebrities.
- His Instagram account also gives a glimpse of his lavish lifestyle, as he often exhibits the pictures of his private zoo. Some of his so-called ‘pets’ include tigers, lions, cheetahs, chimpanzees, giraffes, and zebras. According to a few sources, his father spends close to a million dollars yearly just to manage his son’s private zoo. His private zoo was shown extensively in a video titled ‘My exclusive private farm tour in Dubai,’ which featured popular Indian rapper Raftaar.
- In some of his recent videos, Rashed was seen flaunting his expensive cars. He even claims that he bought those cars with the money earned by posting videos on YouTube. His father, Saif Ahmed Belhasa, appears in his videos from time to time. In the video titled ‘My New Yeezy Car,’ his father was seen gifting him an expensive SUV.
- There have been some criticisms directed towards Saif Ahmed. People have criticized him for providing his son with a luxurious lifestyle, which may hamper his overall growth. However, Rashed doesn’t seem to care about his haters and continues to show off his father’s fortune and assets, while proclaiming that he would love to be a self-made person.
- Some people also criticize Rashed saying that he doesn’t have any skills and that he is only popular because of his father’s fortune. They have termed his fame ‘unfortunate’ as others who have real skills try hard to be successful in the video sharing platform.
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