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Brian Awadis (born November 19, 1996 (1996-11-19) [age 23]), better known online as FaZe Rug (formerly oRugrat), is an American YouTube vlogger. He is apart of the FaZe Clan as he is a director for them. He has the most subscribers and views in the clan.

He is also a popular part of YouTube's Clout Gang which features fellow FaZe member and Clout Gang founder, FaZe Banks, Alissa Violet, RiceGum, Sommer Ray, Amar Koomz, and Ugly God.

Early life

Brian was born on November 19, 1996. He is the youngest of two siblings, his older sibling being his brother, Brandon. His parents, who are frequently referred to as Mama Rug and Papa Rug are from Iraq. He has dated YouTuber, Molly Eskam.

YouTube career

FaZe Rug first gained recognition for posting prank videos. His self-titled channel also features vlogs and Call of Duty videos. He is one of the first members to be in the FaZe Clan. He is also the most popular person in it.

In the summer of 2017, he joined YouTube's Clout Gang as in response to YouTuber, Jake Paul, and his former Team 10 group. He often collaborates with many other YouTubers.


  • When Rug was in Middle / High School, he was always mentioned as 'Rico' from Hannah Montana because he looked the same. Rug then decided to just say that he "really" is Rico.

Other channels

  • Mama Rug and Papa Rug
  • Molly Eskam
  • Brawadis

Subscriber milestones

Note: the following dates are according to SocialBlade. Dates may vary by ~1 day (2 days if you live outside of North America) due to differences in time zones.

  • 1 million subscribers: October 9, 2015.
  • 2 million subscribers: April 14, 2016.
  • 3 million subscribers: August 11, 2016.
  • 4 million subscribers: December 28, 2016.
  • 5 million subscribers: April 29, 2017.
  • 6 million subscribers: August 12, 2017.
  • 7 million subscribers: January 2, 2018.
  • 8 million subscribers: March 29, 2018.
  • 9 million subscribers: June 24, 2018.
  • 10 million subscribers: September 8, 2018.
  • 11 million subscribers: January 15, 2019.
  • 12 million subscribers: April 25, 2019.
  • 13 million subscribers: August 7, 2019.

Video View Milestones

  • 1 billion video views: July 1, 2017.
  • 2 billion video views: October 27, 2018.
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