Youssef studied in Groningen at the pre theater school and did his final exams at the "Hogeschool voor de Kunsten" in Amsterdam.
During his study he had appearances in several dance and theater productions.
At a later stage he preformed in productions by Adelheid Roosen
Kater, Liefde Is Kouder Dan De Dood and Is.Man.
Youssef became kown for his roles in tv-series like Westenwind
and Dankert & Dankert