40 and Under: the Most Influential Young Arabs in the Middle East
Mon 27 Nov 2017 06:07 AM
Bader Saleh

Industry: Entertainment and media

Designation: Comedian and social media star

Country: Saudi Arabia

Age: 33

Country of residence: Saudi Arabia

Bader Saleh is a popular comedian and star of the Arabic-language YouTube show ‘Eysh Elly’, which, since its launch in 2011, has amassed an enormous following of well over three million subscribers. The show – which combines skits and segments making light-hearted fun at other YouTube clips – regularly attracts as many as seven million viewers to each ten-minute clip. His video work has been recognised by YouTube, and in 2015 he became the first person in the Middle East to earn the video-sharing website’s highly-coveted Golden Button, which is given to its most popular users.