The Hungry Syrian Wanderer Net Worth (2024): Height, Age, Real Name, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On May 9th, 2022

Basel Manadil, more popularly known as the Hungry Syrian Wanderer, has become a sensation on social media for his posts about food. But there is so much more to this man than just his love of good food.

Basel is known for his positive views on the Philippines and he works to give help to the victims of calamities. He is pure Syrian citizen and he got his Filipino citizenship via naturalization in 2019.

The Hungry Syrian Wanderer's Net Worth

As of 2024, The Hungry Syrian Wanderer's net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.

Net Worth$1.5 million
Given NameBasel Manadil
Famous NameThe Hungry Syrian Wanderer
Source(s) of FameYoutube
Date of BirthNovember 11, 1993
Place of BirthHoms‎, Syria
RelationshipsMarried, ,
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Early Life

Basel Manadil was born in Homs‎, Syria on November 11, 1993. Basel’s father is Lebanese and his mother is Syrian.

In the year 2014, during the Syrian Civil War, Basel’s family was forced to leave Syria and go somewhere else safe. His parents decided to move to Lebanon with her sister and their pet dog. Basel on the other hand fled to the Philippines on his own. In that same year, he joined a TV show Eat Bulaga and he won on a show called “Foreignoy”.

Career Highlights

On December 21, 2016, he created his YouTube channel. He became known in July 2019 for a content that he posted that praised the country Philippines and its economy. Due to his fame and his positive feedback on the country, Manadil has been named as “the adopted son of the Philippines”.

Basel is best known for efforts to give relief for victims of calamities, such as giving 1000 blankets to victims of the 2019 Cotabato earthquake or making and giving out food for the Filipinos affected by the 2020 Taal Volcano eruption.

Manadil also owns and runs a restaurant in Las Piñas, which he named “YOLO Retro Diner”. On March 12, 2021, he said on one of his YouTube videos that his restaurant was robbed.

In mid-2021, Manadil announced to the public through his Youtube channel the fact that he got his Filipino citizenship in 2019. He explained to his viewers and subscribers that he wanted to “cherish the moment” that’s why he only announced it two years later.

Personal Life

Basel Manadil is a devoted husband and father. Basel is also an active user of social media, and he has a large following on Instagram and Facebook. He often posts pictures of his family and friends, as well as photos from his travels around the Philippines and the world.

Social Media

Basel Manadil is an active user of social media, and he has a large following on Instagram, Youtube, Twitter, and Facebook. His Instagram has over 251 thousand followers, his Twitter has 3,000 followers, his Youtube channel has over 4.71 million subscribers with over 382 million views.


Basel Manadil is a Syrian national. He has been living in the Philippines since 2014, and he obtained Filipino citizenship via naturalization in 2019. His net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.

The Hungry Syrian Wanderer has sometimes been associated with other Personalities such as Kenneth Brumley, Vaneza Pitynski, Clint Howard, Robert Horton, John Hopkins, Cécile Paoli, Steven Arnold, Hayden Kho, and Robert Shaye.