By Evan DeSimone
YouTube entertainer and recent Streamy Award winner Yousef Saleh Erakat, better known as FouseyTube, has signed with Creative Artists Agency.
The 25-year-old creator has racked up over 7.2 million subscribers and 896 million views to with his parodies, vlogs, comedy sketches, pranks and over-the-top characters. He is best known for his “social experiments,” which subvert expectations and often carry a moral lesson or undertone. Erakat is also a motivational speaker, trained actor and experienced stand-up comic. Earlier this year, he joined multi-channel network Collective Digital Studio.
Erakat will look to CAA to expand his opportunities across a wider scope of mediums, including digital distribution and partnerships, film, television, endorsements, personal appearances and publishing.
Over the last year, CAA has significantly increased its presence in the digital entertainment space with such signings as Vine star Liza Koshy, Streamy winners What’s Up Moms, parody star Bart Baker, vlogger Jenna Marbles, comedian Timothy DeLeGhetto and beauty guru Meredith Foster.