Markian Benhamou’s Age, Bio, Height, Nationality, Sister, Mom, & Net Worth

Markian Benhamou is a popular Facebook and YouTube video creator who makes small funny videos. He has over 7 million Facebook followers on his Facebook page built on his own name. He is the founder of YouTube channel Smile Squad.

Find out Markian Benhamou age, birthday, biography, wiki, nationality, net worth, salary, height, age, girlfriend, mom, dad, sister, family, residence, education, hobbies, YouTube, Instagram, and more.

Markian Benhamou’s Age, Bio, Wiki, Birthday and Nationality

Markian Benhamou is currently 26 years old. He was born on April 1, 1998 in Russia.

Birth Name Markian Benhamou
Nickname The Smiling Redhead
Birthday April 1, 1998
Birthplace Russia
Hometown Marbella, Spain
Age 26 years old
Profession Social media influencer, YouTuber, and entrepreneur
Years active 2014 – Present
Nationality American
Religion Christianity
Zodiac Sign Aries
Race/Ethnicity Half French Half American

What nationality is Markian? Is he an American?
Markian Benhamou is Half French and Half American. He is an American by nationality. While growing up, he has lived in several countries including Russia, Spain, and Hong Kong. He knows English, French, Mandarin Chinese, and Spanish languages.

Markian Benhamou smiling

Although his parents live in Hong Kong, he currently lives in Los Angeles.

Markian Benhamou’s Net Worth and Profession

Markian Benhamou has a net worth of around $3 million. He is a wildly successful social media influencer, Facebook and YouTube video creator, and entrepreneur. He earned this worth from social media marketing, viral content creation, and brand endorsements.

Profession Social media influencer, YouTuber, and entrepreneur
Business Smile Squad
Known for Making Facebook videos
Net Worth $3 million
Salary No
Cars No
House/Current Residence Los Angeles
Brand Endorsement NA

Benhamou is the leader of Smile Squad where he has other popular YouTuber-members including Kurt Tocci and Sam Li. His famous videos are : What It’s Like To Have a Rich Friend, What It’s Like To Have An Indonesian Friend, 13 Weird Things Americans Do, and How to save your awkward friend. He posts videos related to relationships, love, different nationalities and cultures, and more.

He was the founder of USC’s first social media organization and built a community of creators and digital marketers. He was also the University of Southern California’s digital marketing consultant. He also founded of Subscriber Club which eventually failed.

Markian started creating his YouTube videos from 19 Aug 2014. He was 16 at that time. In 2018, one of videos got viral in Facebook, so he reconsidered his approach and now his videos get uploaded to Facebook before YouTube. He has over 7 million followers in Facebook.

Markian Benhamou

He has a great knowledge of social media marketing, growth hacking, and viral content creation. He makes great business strategy, manages projects well, and is wildly successful in Facebook advertising.

Markian is an aspiring entrepreneur who has taken his solo influencer brand to a new height with over 7 million followers and 2 billion views. He aims to grow his Smile Media to $50 million by 2023.

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Markian Benhamou’s Girlfriend and Relationship

Marital Status Not Married
Sexuality Straight
Affair/Ex-girlfriend Shasta Marina
Wife No
Wedding Date Not Wed
Current Relationship NA

Is Markian and Shasta still dating?
Markian broke up with his previous girlfriend Shasta Marina in 2019 and he is in a new relationship although his current girlfriend’s name is now known to public.

Is Markian Benhamou gay?
No, he is not a gay.

Markian Benhamou’s Mom, Parents, Sister, Brother, & Family

Father Franck Benhamou
Mother Zora Benhamou
Brothers No
Sisters Kalina Benhamou

Does Markian have a sister? Who is Markian’s sister?

Markian has a younger sister named Kalina Benhamou. She is an actress and has played in Camp-Off (2014), Further Instructions (2015) and Transformed (2017). She frequently appears in Markian’s videos. She is the social media marketing manager at She has done multi-lingual Communications Major from the University of California.

Markian with his family

Markian Banhamou’s Mom

Markian Benhamou’s mom name is Zora Benhamou. She is the founder of HackMyAge where she shares tips and tricks on how to look younger. Being the co-founder of MarbellaFamilyFun, she has launched its affiliate site in Spanish as well.

His Dad Franck Benhamou

Markian Benhamou’s father Franck Benhamou is his business adviser. Franck Benhamou is a French-Moroccan. He runs a global fighting community Martial Tribes. Being a French serial entrepreneur, Franck had launched several multinational companies in Russia, US, and Ukraine before launching MarbellaFamilyFun. With this business, he addresses the needs of expats of Costa Del Sol.

He also has a dog named Rusty.

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College & Education

School Lycée Français Moscow (2001 – 2005),
Laude San Pedro International College (2005 – 2014),
Kellett School, The British International School, Hong Kong (2014 – 2016)
College/University University of Southern California (2016 – 2018)
Education Qualification Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (2016 – 2018)

As his dad was an entrepreneur, the family moved frequently. So, Markian has gone to several schools and went to USC for college degree. He go the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Southern California. Before that, he had studied in Spain, and Hong Kong too.

Markian Benhamou’s Height, Body Measurements, & Physical Appearance

How tall is Markian Benhamou?
Markian is 5 feet 10 inch tall.

Height 5 feet 10 inchs (177.8 cm)
Weight NA
Body Measurements (chest-waist-hip) NA
Hair Color Golden
Eye Color Black

Hobbies & Interests

Favorite Influencer Jerome Jarre
Books He Loved DotCom Secrets,
Tools of Titans,
Predictably Irrational
Hobbies Playing and watching soccer,
Traveling around the world,

The Smiling Redhead has visited several countries including Singapore, Japan, Malta, India, and several European countries.

Instagram, Twitter, & Social Media Presence

Markian’s Facebook page has over 6.5 million followers. He has over 865k followers in Instagram and his YouTube channel Smile Squad has 690K subscribers.

In 2016, his video What It’s Like To Have a Sister was the 55th most-viewed video in Facebook in 2016. It was viewed over 100 million times. Check the video here.

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