Alex Ainouz

Alex Ainouz

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Updated On January 24, 2022
Paris, France
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Paris, France

Alex Ainouz who is also known as Alex French is a cook, author, entrepreneur, YouTuber, and Social Media Personality. Alex is more popular for his food vlogs and with his name, “French Guy Cooking”.

Early Life

The popular YouTuber was born on 24th May 1982, in Paris. The real name of the YouTuber is Alexis Gabriel Ainouz. As of 2021, Alex’s age must be thirty-eight years and his sun sign is Gemini. Likewise, Alex is a French native and is of Caucasian ethnicity. The YouTuber also follows the Christian religion. There is no further information available regarding the YouTuber’s parents and siblings. However, it is for sure that, Alex’s father is a businessman. As for education, the YouTuber seems to be well educated. Alex Ainouz gas completed his higher-level education with a telecommunications engineering degree for which he went to one of the top universities in France.

Career and Professional Life

After completing his education, Alex first started serving in a cooperate world and created various websites. However, he left his profession and went on to create a YouTube channel and pursue his career as a cook. The name of his YouTube channel is “Alex” and describes himself as FrenchGuyCooking. It was in the year 2019 when Alex Ainouz changed the name of his YouTube channel from “French Guy Cooking” to “Alex”. Alex has told that he learned cooking and filmmaker by himself. On 15th March 2013, the talented YouTuber created his own YouTube channel with the name “Alex”.

His first video’s title was “How to make a delicious Omelette / Omelet”. The video was premiered on 19th March 2019 and it has gained more than 122 thousand views. In addition, the YouTuber has gained popularity after posting a number of quick recipes on his YouTube channel. Alex Ainouz started gaining maximum popularity right after he filmed a video together with the British chef and restaurateur Jamie Oliver. Their collaboration was shown in the YouTube series “Food Family”. Similarly, Alex’s first video to gain millions of views is “Perfectly Cooked Steak! Sous-vide Hack with Beer Cooler!”

Some more

The video was posted on 27th June 2014. “I Learned How They Chop Onions ON The Street…” was another most viewed video posted on Alex’s YouTube channel. As of November 2019, the video has gained more than 2 million views. Alex is also an author and he has made a debut together with the book “Just a French Guy Cooking: Easy recipes and kitchen hacks for rookies”. This debut was out on 6th September 2018. Furthermore, Alex gas shares hundreds of his simple favorite recipes for rookies from the same debut. In fact, he has even worked with Jamie Oliver on the same project.

Aside from his YouTube and author career, Alex is also the founder of an SEO and marketing agency. However, Alex left all his regular works and made a decision to work as a food blogger. Alex used to record his videos from his Canon 70D camera. Currently, he uses Panasonic GH5 camera and also GoPro Hero 4. Likewise, the Youtuber also has a Manfrotto 190x tripod with various lenses. As for Panasonic, Alex owns PANASONIC LUMIX 8-18 mm lens. Furthermore, the YouTuber has won the Shorty Award for Best in Food.

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Caption: Alex Ainouz while shooting a video (Source: Instagram)

Net Worth

The YouTube Content Creator has a decent net worth of around $750 thousand. His primary source of income is from his several careers as a cook, author, entrepreneur, social media personality, and especially as a YouTuber. Likewise, Alex has also earned some money from working in a cooperate world. Alex also earns some of the wealth from brand endorsements, advertisements, and also from the sponsored content. As of now, the YouTuber is living a lavishing life in Paris where he has an apartment.

Relationship Status

The amazing YouTuber is a married man however the name of his wife is still unknown. Before marrying his wife they were dating each other for some time. However, the Youtuber prefers to keep his personal life far from the media’s concern. So, there is no more information about his wife, kids, and other personal things. Similarly, the YouTuber has also not been in any kind of rumors and controversial matters to this day. Alex Ainouz has been maintaining a good and decent image in front of the world. All he wants to show is his cooking skills to the world.

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Caption: Alex Ainouz with his dish (Source: Instagram)

Body Measurement and Social Media

Regarding the physical appearance of the content creator, Alex looks healthy and has been maintaining good health. Alex has a good height of 5 feet 7.5 inches or else 172 cm or 1.72 m. Likewise, Alex weighs around 68 kg or 149 lbs. The YouTuber also has a pair of blue eyes with brown curly hair. The body measurements of the Youtuber are 38-29-36 inches. Moreover, Alex Ainouz wears a shoe having the size of 7 (UK). Also, Alex has a fair complexion and wears glasses. Alex also has a beard of black color and looks very intelligent. The cook is a very simple person and prefers to keep a low profile.

Talking about the YouTuber’s presence on social media, he is highly active there. Alex loves cooking and sharing his simple recipes with his fans, followers, and subscribers as well. Ainouz has an Instagram account where he has already gained 183 thousand followers. Similarly, Alex has a Twitter account as well where he has 21.9 thousand followers. However, the cook does not seem to be active on Facebook. As of April 2021, the Youtuber has gained 1.72 million followers on his YouTube channel. The YouTuber is one of the inspirations for all those men and also a woman who loves cooking and wants to do more from cooking.


Alex Ainouz is a normal person who loves cooking more than anything. Aside from his cooking history, Alex also loves traveling and tasting every flavor he gets to taste all over the world. Alex’s dream holiday destination is Australia and he loves black color. Similarly, Alex’s favorite food is French Cuisine. The YouTuber also loves watching movies and his favorite celebrities are Johnny Depp and Jennifer Lawrence. Furthermore, his wife must be very lucky as Alex does cooking and is always experimenting on it.

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