Matt Farah (born December 1, 1981) is an American YouTube Content Creator, Filmmaker, Host, Car Enthusiast, and Social Media Personality from Venice Beach, Los Angeles, California.
He is famous for being one of the most followed internet personalities. Matt has a YouTube channel “TheSmokingTire”. Furthermore, the YouTuber currently has more than 925+ k subscribers on the channel.
Farah mainly entertains his fans by uploading videos like a podcast with other YouTubers & famous personalities, detail knowledge about various cars, watches reviews, Vlogs, and much more.
Matt drives modified cars owned by regular people. These people created the custom-built rides which meet their specific performance goals. As a host, he works for channels like “/TUNED” and “/DRIVE”.
Rise to Fame and Other Work Experience
During an interview with the “Gears and Gasolina” channel, Matt told the viewers that he became attracted to cars at the age of 3. In fact, he was also able to tell the car name just by looking at their tires.
As he grew up, Matt always wanted to pursue his career in the car industry but didn’t know what to do. Later, the content creator began working in various dealerships. Moreover, he also worked at “Gotham Dream Cars” (an exotic car rental company) for a while.
There, Farah learned a lot about numerous exotic cars and developed his knowledge about them. In the starting days of his profession, the YouTuber opened a car wash company along with his friend.
This led to the starting of a driving club where many people went on long drives. One day, Matt’s friend Tom brought a camera and asked him to host a car show. After one week, someone told him and said that he runs a YouTube channel and offered him to work with him.
YouTube Career and Net worth
In addition, the car enthusiast launched his YouTube channel on June 23, 2009. His video was “Ford SVT Raptor: Built for Baja, Tested on Bullrun” which came out on August 03, 2009.
His first content became a hit and grabbed 401K+ within a couple of weeks. Farah’s second video “Mazda MX5 Bear Mountain Drive” also earned 357K+ views. With his third video titled “Audi R8 4.2 Supercharged, Faster than V10 FSI? On Track Test”, Matt became a YouTube star.
This content obtained 1.3+ views on the channel and the most-watched video on his channel. Some of his other popular videos are Pantera: Restore or Pro-Tour, 2020 Corvette C8 Z51 Track Test! – One Take, 2018 Ford GT – Just the Noise, etc.
Currently, Matt also stars in “The Car Show” on Speed YouTube channel with Adam Carolla, John Sally, and Dan Neil. The YouTuber mainly earns his money from sponsorships, selling merch on various social media, and advertisements on his website and YouTube channel.
At present day, his channel “The Smoking Tire” has 1235 videos and Matt Farah’s estimated Net worth is $2-4 million US dollars (As of 2019).
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|Real Full Birth Name||Matt Farah.|
|Nickname||The Smoking Tire & Matt.|
|Profession||YouTube Content Creator, Filmmaker, Host, Car Enthusiast, and Social Media Personality.|
|Famous for||Being one of the most subscribed people on YouTube.|
|Age (How old, as of 2019)||38 years.|
|Birthday (DOB)||December 1, 1981.|
|Birthplace||New York City, NY, USA.|
|Ethnicity||White Caucasian Descent.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Sagittarius.|
|House In||Venice Beach, Los Angeles, California, USA.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thesmokingtire/?
|Debut||Launched Date: June 23, 2009.
First Video: Ford SVT Raptor: Built for Baja, Tested on Bullrun (August 03, 2009).
|Height (How Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 2".
Centimeters: 188 cm.
Meters: 1.88 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 98 Kg.
Pounds: 216 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||46-36-41.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||12.|
|Parents||Father: Name not available.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Not disclosed by him.|
|School||Local High School.|
|Alma Mater.||The University of Pennsylvania.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Mark Wahlberg.
Actress: Scarlett Johansson.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Australia.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Cuisine.|
|Love to do||Long Drives, Music, and Traveling.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$2-4 million US dollars (As of 2019).|
|Cars Owns||1. 1996 Lexus LS 400.
2. Audi R8 4.2 Supercharged.
3. 2011 Shelby GT500.
4. Ferrari 458 Italia.
5. 2003 Aston Martin V12 Vanquish.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Matt Farah
- The YouTuber was born to his father and mother in 1981 (Matt Farah’s age is 38 years, as of 2019) in New York City, USA. He celebrates his birthday on the 1st of December and his zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
- While growing up, he lived in various places like New Jersey, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Los Angeles, California.
- In 2004, the content creator graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography.
- As of relationship, he is a happily married man and tied the knot with his wife “Hannah Farah” a few years back.
- However, there is no much information about his personal life, marriage date & venue, and parents on the internet.
- Matt owns cars named 1996 Lexus LS 400, Audi R8 4.2 Supercharged, 2011 Shelby GT500, Ferrari 458 Italia, and 2003 Aston Martin V12 Vanquish.
- As per the source, he sold his modified 1988 Ford Mustang SSP 5.0 for $65,000 in 2018.
- On December 06, 2019, he gave an interview on the “PowerfulJRE” channel titled “Joe Rogan Experience #1394 – Matt Farah”.