Net Worth: $3.5 million
Adam Saleh was born in Brooklyn , New York City, to Yemeni parents. He attended Manhattan Center For Science and Mathematics High School during his first three years, but transferred to Al-Madinah School during his fourth year. It was during his fourth year that he got expelled for hitting his dean’s computer, this was said to be his response to him being racist towards his mother. He started making YouTube videos in 2012 as a part of his YouTube channel “TrueStoryASA” with his high school friends Abdullah Ghuman & Sheikh Akbar.
His main career aspiration was to become a lawyer. He was an amateur boxer and was decent as he had a 13-18 record to begin but later had his fighting license revoked due to a street fight video which went viral on Worldstar . This had led to the en of his boxing career. He gained nationwide popularity when he appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show for his dancing antics. On the day of his Ellen show appearance, he had a final test in school, but chose to go on Ellen. He later described this experience as the turning point in his career as a full-time Youtuber.Saleh became part of another collaborative channel “3MH” with Sheikh Akbar, Karim Metwaly and Slim Albaher. TrueStoryASA and 3MH split up in May 2015. After TruestoryASA ended, Saleh took over both the main and vlog channels and renamed them “Adam Saleh” and “Adam Saleh Vlogs”.