Fessy Shafaat

Fessy Shafaat- Biography

Fessy Shafaat is a Pakistani-American Fitness trainer, football player, and well-known reality show personality. He has appeared on the popular reality show Big Brother as well as MTV’s The Challenge for several years.

Fessy Shafaat- Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education

Fessy Shafaat was born in Orlando, Florida on October 17, 1991. He was born in Orlando to Pakistani father Rizvan Shafaat and American mother Michelle. Faysal is known to be a follower of the Muslim religion and a believer in the Islamic path.

He grew up with his siblings Imran and Alia and is well-known for being estranged from his family.

Fessy finished high school at Lutheran Academy in Orlando, where he was also a member of the school’s basketball and football teams.

He later attended the University of Tennessee, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 2014.

Fessy Shafaat- Net Worth & Salary

Fessy Shafaat has been working in reality television for several years and also earns a lot of money as a fitness trainer. He’s appeared on a number of shows and amassed a substantial fortune.

His net worth is expected to be around $500,000 in 2021. However, the information has not yet been made public.

Fessy Shafaat
Fessy Shafaat posing for a picture. Source: heavy

Facts of Fessy Shafaat

Fessy Shafaat Biography

Real Name Faysal Shafaat
Birth Date October 17, 1991
Age (as of 2021) 29 Years
Birth Place Orlando, Florida, USA
Nationality American
Profession Television Personality
Religion Muslim
Sun sign Libra

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 5” – in Centimeters – 195 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 113 kg  –  in Pounds –  249 lbs
Shoe Size 12 (U.S.)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brunette
Body Type Athletic


Father Rizvan Shafaat
Mother Michelle
Sister Alia
Brother Imran


School Orlando Lutheran Academy
College University of Tennessee

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Is he Gay? No
Who is his girlfriend? Haleigh Broucher (ex.)

Fessy Shafaat- Relationship Status

Fessy Shafaat was previously romantically involved with another Big Brother contestant, Haleigh Broucher. They dated for two years before splitting up in July 2020 due to the distance.

However, he appears to be single at the moment, but was recently rumored to be dating Tori Deal.

He was rumored to be interested in his Challenge 37 co-star Amanda Garcia, but the two have yet to confirm anything.

Fessy Shafaat- Professional Career

Fessy began his career as a teacher and worked as a substitute until 2018. He had been a consistent athlete in high school and college and had initially wanted to continue his football career. However, he injured his ACL joint in his senior year of college and thus missed out on a chance to play in the NFL.

He then competed in Big Brother Season 20th in 2018, finishing in 9th place and remaining on the show for a total of 72 days. His journey on the show garnered him a large number of followers and admirers.

Later, he appeared on the MTV reality show The Challenge in season 35, titled Total Madness, and finished fourth on the show. He then appeared in the following season of the show, Double Agents, and finished fourth once more.

He also hosts a podcast called “Fessy’s Fortitude” on a regular basis, where he discusses having a positive mindset and other motivational topics.

His podcast is available for free on platforms such as Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and others. He is currently a contestant on the reality show The Challenge 37 for a new season titled Spies, Lies, and Allies.

Fessy Shafaat- Social Media Status

Fessy’s Instagram account currently has 308k followers, while his Twitter handle has 60k followers.

He is not known to be on any other social media platforms such as Snapchat, Facebook, and so on.

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Quick facts of Fessy Shafaat

  • Fessy is a left-handed person. He describes himself as an Extroverted Introvert.
  • In his junior year of high school football, Fessy was named MVP and First Team All-District.
  • He was named All-American Conference twice and All-Southern Conference three times.
  • Cooper, his Pitbull dog, is his pet.