Bassem Youssef

TV Show Host

Birthday March 22, 1974

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace Cairo, Egypt

Age 49 years old

#27455 Most Popular


Host of the Egyptian political satire show El Bernameg. He was named to Foreign Policy magazine's list of 100 Leading Global Thinkers as well as TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World list in 2013. 

Before Fame

He used to work as a cardiothoracic surgeon. 


He used to host the popular show The B+ Show. His television fame has resulted in him gaining more than 11 million followers on his Byoussef Twitter page. 

Family Life

He had a daughter named Nadiya with Hala Diab, whom he married in 2010. 

Associated With

He has been compared to Jon Stewart, one of his inspirations.