Philip Yacoub

Philip Yacoub

Gender: Male

Nationality: Lebanon

Job Title: TV Host

Philip Yacoub is a young Television presenter from Lebanon. He is actually half Italian and half Lebanese.

Philip Yacoub (Philippe Yaacoub) began his career by hosting "Rotana Xpress", a game show on a major Arab music channel "Rotana" (March 2008-March 2009).

When Murr Television - MTV Lebanon reopened in April 2009, Philip took up the TV host position on @Mtv, part of the MTV ALIVE concept.

On @Mtv, many international and local stars have been on set for interviews and live performances, making it the only show of its standard to have these stars on it.( Akon, Bob Sinclair, Sisters of Mercy, Anathema, Sean Kingston, Helene Segara, Julien le Perse, Tory Bayliss, Ferry Corsten, Above and Beyond, RedNEx, Agua de Annique, Giulietta Vendetta, Chen lo and the liberation family, Ms.Dynamite..etc..)

As of Mid-September 2010, Philip transferred to Log In, the show right after @mtv on Mtv. Many segments in an application driven show, from Hitech , Did you know?, Calorie Freaks,Website , to Weirdoes, TVCommercial and Youtube videos

He also hosted "Gadget News" on arabsat promotional channel, a quick segment show about the newest hi-tech gadgets in the novelty world, spoken entirely in English.

On a more personal note, Philip is a 23 yrs old college student in Notre Dame University-Lebanon pursuing studies in the GIS field.

Huge Football and Basketball fan, he plays on a regular basis these 2 sports.
Strongly supports Juventus Fc club in Serie A.

His music choice varies , from Old rock to Alternative 90s era to Indie Rock bands such as:
The Beatles, Dire Straits, Lynyrd Skynyrd, CCR, Bob Dylan, Rod Stewart, Blind Melon, Coldplay, Ben Harper, Simon & Garfunkel, Phil Collins, Harry Bellafonte, Calogero , Super Furry Animals, Matmatah, Jimi Hendrix, The Killers, Velvet Revolver,, Jimmy Eat World, The Strokes, Yellowcard, Fleetwood Mac, Ligabue, Spin Doctors, Goo Goo Dolls, Matchbox Twenty, Oasis , Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jack Johnson, Norah Jones, David Bowie, The Smashing Pumpkins, The Kooks, Rob Thomas, Arctic Monkeys, Weezer, Queen, Ù.شرÙ^ع Ù"ÙSÙ"Ù? Mashrou Leila, R.E.M., Lenny Kravitz, THE KORDZ, SoapKills, RNiN & Nesta, Robbie Williams, John Mayer, Dave Matthews Band, Raphaël, Julien Doré, AC/DC, Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters.

Hes a movie buff as well and lists that his favorite directors are Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese, Georges Lucas, Francis Ford Coppola, Tim Burton, Federico Fellini.

Philip Yacoub is enlisted on the Top 100 Sexiest Arab Men 2010 .

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