Younes earlier interest was to pursue an athletic career. However, he shifted his focus and made up his mind and to pursue an acting career after playing soccer for 14 years. He made his acting debut by acting in an episode of television series City Homicide. He successfully auditioned for the drama series Tangle and was cast for the role of Romeo Kovac. Younes performance was highly appreciated and his performance made him a well-known celeb. Younes himself admitted that this show was the best training ground for him and that he was lucky to be a part of the show. In 2009, Younes made his film debut with the short film Locker. The very next year he starred in the feature film The Wedding Party alongside stars like Isabel Lucas and Josh Lawson.
After claiming the role of Casey Braxton in the soap opera Home and Away he shifted to Sydney for the filming of the series. For his performance in the show, he won several awards and was now looked upon as a sought out actor. After being a part of the show almost 3 and a half years, he decided to quit the show to act in Nine Network's drama Love Child in 2015. He was last seen in the comedy film Down Under in 2016.
He is in a serious relationship with Amy Ruffle.