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Slaiman Akl
Personal information
Born Slaiman Akl
Nationality Australian
Residence Australia
Partner(s) Kate Martineau
Website www.youtube.com/WhealthbySlaiman
YouTube information
Years active 2014–present
Genre Comedy
Subscribers 2.5 million (November 2018)
Total views 417 million (November 2018)
YouTube Silver Play Button 2.svg 100,000 subscribers
YouTube Gold Play Button 2.svg 1,000,000 subscribers
Subscriber and view counts updated as of 9 November 2018.

Whealth by Slaiman is a YouTube channel run by Australian internet personality Slaiman Akl. He runs three separate channels, all with its own unique content on it.

As of November 2018, across all three of his channels, he has garnered more than 2.5 million subscribers and more than 417 million total video views.[1][2][3]

Channel history[edit | edit source]

Akl started up his main channel, Whealth by Slaiman, on September 11, 2014. He has stated that the word "Whealth" in his channel name is titled this because of his belief that "your Health is the most valuable type of wealth". On this channel, viewers will typically find videos of Akl pulling elaborate pranks on his girlfriend Kate Martineau (and vice versa). Types of pranks that can be found on his channel relate to fake pregnancy pranks, flirting with other women, and pretending to cheat, amongst others.

His second channel, "Slaiman and Kate" was formed on January 21, 2017. On this channel, Akl frequently uploads vlogs with Martineau and occasionally does various challenges and reaction videos.

"Music by Slaiman", his third channel, is a channel where Akl uploads all of his own original music that he then uses in his main channel videos.

Controversy[edit | edit source]

Akl's main channel "Whealth by Slaiman" has been the talk of controversy over the years, due to the extreme harsh nature of his pranks that he uploads. Nian Hu of Babe wrote "While Slaiman's stunts do not cause her physical harm like some other YouTube "pranksters," he is still emotionally abusing his girlfriend and exploiting her tears for views on YouTube."[4] This same article showcases a few examples of the many pranks he has done, including "Forgetting My Girlfriend's Birthday PRANK!" and "Calling my Girlfriend UGLY PRANK!"

Other websites have pointed out that Akl's pranks are in bad taste, with one writer stating "In some extreme cases, victims of public pranks have had heart attacks or become physically violent."[5]

In other media[edit | edit source]

News website RightThisMinute featured one of Akl's pranks on one of their many news articles.[6] The prank in question was a fake pregnancy prank.

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External links[edit | edit source]

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