His name is Max Stanton but is normally known by his Instagram account name “Max oif Arabia.” Born to an American father and a briths mother, the Dubai resident has amassed over a whopping 600k followers on Instagram alone a lot of whom are from Saudi Arabia.
Here’s all about him.
What attracts people most is his fluent Arabic
So good in fact that it would make learners of the Arabic green with envy
On top of that, he speaks multiple dialects of Arabic – Emirati, Saudi, Kuwaiti; you name it and he can probably speak it
He originally came to the UAE back in 2007 to study at the American University of Sharjah, but fell in love with the country and has resided in it since
Max claims to learn Arabic in just two years
His social media influencer status has allowed him to partner with many brands including the likes of Coke Cola
Max is involved in a lot of charity work as well and regularly encourages his followers to do so as well
His short vlogs on Instagram and SnapChat provide cultural commentary, the latest happenings in the region and a glimpse into his life