|Rafi Fine Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||June 9, 1983|
|Eye Color||Gunmetal Blue|
Rafi Fine is an American producer, director, social media star, writer, actor, editor, and businessman, best known for the YouTube channel The Fine Bros that he created with his older brother, Benny Fine. The channel has amassed a fanbase of more than 20 million subscribers and has changed its name to FBE (Fine Brothers Entertainment) at a later date. It also became an “umbrella” channel that hosted more than 10 web series such as Elders React, Adults React, Teens React, Do They Know It, People VS Food, FBE Staff React, People VS Technology, Lyric Breakdown, and others.
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Burbank, California, United States
Rafi attended Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States for 2 years.
He later enrolled in Hunter College in New York City, New York, United States, where he earned his degree in film studies.
Producer, Writer, Director, Actor, Editor, Businessman, Social Media Star
- Father – Jeffrey Y. Fine
- Mother – Ellie J. Fine
- Siblings – Benny Fine (Older Brother) (Social Media Star, Producer, Director, Businessman, Writer, Actor, Editor), Dorah Fine (Older Sister)
Rafi Fine is represented by –
- Fine Brothers Entertainment (Company) in Los Angeles, California, United States
- William Morris Endeavor (WME) Entertainment (Talent Agent, Commercial) in Beverly Hills, California, United States
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
64 kg or 141 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Rafi Fine, as part of FBE, has worked with brands such as –
- Warner Bros’s Telepictures
- SpringHill Entertainment by LeBron James
- Discover Card
- 20th Century Fox
- General Mills
- Universal Pictures
Rafi Fine Favorite Things
- Board Games – Risk: The Lord of the Rings, Balderdash, Stratego, Chess, Monopoly, HeroQuest, Battle Masters
- Video Games – The Last of Us, Portal 2
Source – YouTube
Rafi Fine Facts
- He was born and grew up in Brooklyn, New York City.
- His brother, being the older one, often pushed him to film “all kinds of weird stuff” after they got their 1st video camera as adolescents.
- Rafi and his brother began making feature films in high school.
- Rafi and Benny had a plan to break into the Hollywood by making a live-action feature film in 2000, and then a new one every year. Around 2003, they realized that the Internet would be the way to go, created their 1st website, then and uploaded their 1st web video in 2004.
- They published their 1st YouTube video on June 4, 2007, which was titled Burger King Safety Dance.
- Around 2009, they joined the Maker Studios after talking to Shane Dawson. This later became a foundation for MCNs e.g. Multi-Channel Networks. They launched their 2nd YouTube channel, FBE2, on May 14, 2009.
- Their series Kids React won a 2012 Daytime Emmy for “Best Viral Video Series.”
- Maisie Williams, who played Arya Stark in the Game of Thrones (2011-2019) had multiple cameo appearances on the Teens React series.
- He and his brother faced harsh criticism when they filed trademark protection on the word “React” in July 2015 with the United States Patent & Trademark Office. That meant that any creators on YouTube that wanted to follow the same video format or use the word in their videos had to pay a licensing fee. On February 1, 2016, they rescinded all trademark appeals and released all Content ID claims.
- Rafi wrote the screenplay and produced the movie F*&% the Prom (2017) starring Danielle Campbell, Joel Courtney, Madelaine Petsch, Cameron Palatas, Meg DeLacy, Jill Cimorelli, Luke Bilyk, Michael Chey, and Brendan Calton.
- In July 2018, a businessman Marc Hustvedt took over the role of CEO of FBE to help the growth of the company. Mark has plenty of digital media experience and was the founder of Tubefilter and Streamy Awards.
- He really likes to sing which annoys Benny sometimes.
Featured Image by Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0