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10 Arab-American Social Media Influencers You Should Be Following

posted on: May 20, 2021

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By: Dani Meyer/Arab America Contributing Writer

The world of social media is full of millions of people. Among those, there are many Arab Americans who are creating great content and brands by being influencers on Instagram and other social media platforms. These ten Arab-American influencers have built their brands and expertise in the world of social media. There are so many influencers in the world of social media, but these ten are a great start if you want to follow Arab Americans on Instagram!

1. Huda Kattan @hudabeauty

Huda Kattan is an Iraqi-American makeup artist and beauty blogger. She is one of the most famous and popular Arab-American influencers and has over 45 million followers on Instagram. She has been described by Forbes as one of the “ten most powerful influencers in the world of beauty”. Kattan is a self-made beauty mogul, and her makeup line can be found all over the world.


2. Model Roz @model_roz

Model Roz is a Saudi-American model and influencer who was born in Medinah and is now based in Los Angeles. She was the first model from Saudi Arabia to achieve international success. Today, she has over 12 million followers on Instagram. Her feed is full of mirror selfies and OMG-worthy outfits.


3. Sherif Fayed @sheriffayed

Sherif Fayed is an Egyptian-American TV host, Viner, actor, and model. He began his career as a football player in Belgium and Egypt. Today, he travels the world, and his Instagram feed is full of beautiful travel pics.


4. Noor Stars @noorstars

Noor Naem, who goes by Noor Stars, is an Iraqi-American YouTuber and the first influencer in the Arab world to receive 5 million subscribers on YouTube. She is known for her funny comedic skits, and her Instagram is full of short videos and great makeup looks.


5. Adam Saleh @adamsaleh

Adam Saleh is a Yemeni-American YouTuber. He is a self-described prankster and is outspoken on social media about the war in Yemen. His Instagram is filled with pictures of his family and his political views.


6. KEEMOKAZI @keemokazi

KEEMOKAZI is a SoundCloud rapper and TikTokker who has gained popularity for his music and funny videos. He is inspired by Arab music and has over a million followers on Instagram.


7. Ascia AKF @ascia

Ascia Al Faraj, who goes by Ascia AKF, is a Kuwaiti-American fashion blogger, model, and designer. She has over two million Instagram followers and is considered one of the Middle East’s most influential social media influencers.


8. Farrah Abraham @farrahabraham

Farrah Abraham is a Syrian-American reality TV personality. After gaining fame on the MTV show, 16 And Pregnant, Abraham has since turned to influencing, singing, and writing. Her memoir has been on the New York Times bestseller list, and she currently has over 2 million followers on Instagram.

9. Saufeeya Goodson @saufeeya

Saufeeya Goodson is a Moroccan-American influencer. She grew up in North Carolina but is currently based in Dubai. Her feed is full of inspiring modest fashion and beautiful travel pictures. She also helps to run the Instagram account @hijabfashion, which highlights stylish hijabi women around the world.

10. Lena & Bassam @happilyeveradventures

Lena and Bassam are a world-traveling couple whose feed is full of envy-worthy adventures. This Lebanese-American couple who were high school sweethearts travel the world together and have an amazing blog.


These ten Arab American influencers are making names for themselves among the most popular people on Instagram. Covering many topics, including beauty, fashion, pranks, and travel, Arab Americans really are doing it all! Is there another Arab American influencer you love? Let us know in the comments!

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