Arif Zahir is an American YouTuber, actor, and comedian who has a net worth of $4 Million. He is best known for creating commentary videos and sketch comedy content on his YouTube channel called “HeyitzAzerrz“.
Arif started his YouTube journey in December 2012 and now has more than 7 million subscribers. His hilarious video game trolling, gameplay, and commentary videos helped him to pull in millions of views on his videos.
Zahir has become a household name in the Hollywood industry after being announced as the new voice actor to take on the role of Cleveland for Family Guy. He mastered voice impressions of Kendrick Lamar, Barack Obama, Pennywise, Donald Trump, Seth McFarland, and nearly the entire cast of Family Guy. Let’s take a look at Arif Zahir’s net worth and biography.
Arif Zahir’s Net Worth
|Arif Zahir Lopes-Thrower
Arif Zahir Net Worth Growth
|Last 5 Years
Arif Zahir Lopes-Thrower was born on April 15, 1994, in Berkeley, California, United States. He grew up in a single-child household with his mother who did her best to put food on the table.
Growing up, Arif had a few interests outside of performing which included basketball and video games also a bit of magic. He idolized comedy grades like Jim Carrey, Martin Lawrence, Eddie Murphy, and Will Smith.
Zahir attended Willard Middle School in Berkeley and graduated from Berkeley High School. He did have a favorite class which was English. Despite all the schooling, he had one goal in mind to become a film actor.
Arif worked at an ice cream shop called “Cream” before he started up his YouTube channel. In 2011, he got a bit into the video game Call Of Duty. That’s when he first started using Cleveland Brown’s voice but that was during gameplay with his friends.
From there, Arif got the idea to start his own YouTube channel in 2012 but the oldest video on his channel currently is from 2013 titled “Hey itz an Intro!”. He was doing tons of black ops gameplay videos using his various voices but it took time for him to find success.
Arif Zahir began networking with other voice-over artists and he got his first 10,000 subscribers through community challenges. Then for a couple of more years, he kept on grinding. Arif Zahir earned a net worth of 4 million US dollars.
Arif had a big break in 2015 when his Ted Play Call of Duty video went viral and he got millions of views in a couple of weeks. Simultaneously, he was also attending Hussian College & Studio which is an entertainment-focused college located in Los Angeles. However, Arif dropped out of college to focus on his blossoming YouTube career.
In 2017, Zahir hit 2 million subscribers and he celebrated by opening up his gold play button in early 2018. He kept producing viral hit after hit, all of these videos clocking in over 10 million views. Some of Arif’s most popular videos include Ted Plays Call of Duty!, Sing Trolling on FORTNITE, Hit Rap Songs in Voice Impressions!, Stewie Griffin Sings “Mask Off” by Future, and Trump Plays Call of Duty!
Outside of voice impressions and acting, Arif Zahir is also a recording artist and he gets over 100,000 streams on Spotify alone every month. His career on YouTube seems to have always been a pathway to something bigger.
Arif got the opportunity of a lifetime when Mike Henry (the voice actor for Cleveland and other Family Guy characters) announced that he would be retiring from the character he has voiced since 1999.
Following Henry’s announcement, Arif made a TikTok video where he put himself forward as a potential replacement. It was stated that Arif will play the character of Cleveland for the 19th season of the popular animated sitcom “Family Guy“.
Arif Zahir Net Worth
Arif Zahir has a net worth of $4 Million as of 2024. He is among one of the successful YouTubers among youngsters. Zahir voiced Cleveland on YouTube and was eventually chosen by Mike Henry to voice the character in “Family Guy”.
Arif has put in an extraordinary amount of work to hit the big time. He has been posting to YouTube all sorts of videos and voice impressions for many years now and it’s all paying off in a big way. Arif Zahir’s annual income is more than 500 thousand USD.
You May Read