Rima Fakih

Rima Fakih

Rima Fakih, an American model, of Lebanese descent, was born on September 22, 1985 in Srifa, Lebanon.

Biography and life story of celebrity in English.

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Name: Rima Fakih
Name in Arabic: ريما فقيه
Country of nationality: United States + Lebanon
Country of residence: United States
Country of origin: Lebanon
Religion: Christianity – Islam (formerly Shiites)
Date of birth: September 22, 1985
Place of birth: Srifa, Lebanon
Age: 37 years old (as of 2022)
Astrological sign: Virgo
Profession: Model, beauty contestant
Father: Hassan Fakih
Mother: Nadia Fakih
Brothers: Rabea, Rana, Ruba, Rami
Height: 173 cm
Physical characteristics: brown eyes, black hair

Biography, Life story

Rima Fakih was born on September 22, 1985 in the village of Srifa, Nabatiyeh Governorate in southern Lebanon, to a Lebanese Shiite Muslim family consisting of parents Hassan Fakih and Nadia Fakih, and she has 4 brothers, Rabea, Rana, Ruba and Rami (some of them now reside in Srifa). She immigrated in 1993 with her family from Srifa to escape the effects of the Lebanese civil war to Jamaica, and later to New York in the United States, where her father established a Lebanese restaurant, which he sold 10 years after the events of September 11, 2001 to work in general trade in Dearborn, which he moved to with his family in 2003. She is a graduate of Business Administration from the University of Michigan at Dearborn.

Rima Fakih participated in the Miss Lebanon Emigrant contest in Lebanon in 2008, then came as a second runner-up, and participated in the Miss Michigan contest in 2009, and won it, which qualified her to participate in the Miss USA contest in 2010, which she also won. She participated in the Miss Universe 2010 contest and was not nominated for the finals.

In 2011, Rima Fakih was arrested for drunk driving in Highland Park, Michigan, and in 2012 she was sentenced to six months probation, a $600 fine and 20 hours of community service.

I got an offer to act in a Lebanese series.

In 2012, she participated in the reality television and dating celebrity show The Choice on Fox.

Rima Fakih was engaged to a Christian by Wassim Salibi in 2015. She converted to Christianity, and married him in 2016.

Awards and Honors

Presidential Medal, Lebanon, 2010.
Rank 86 among the “First 99 Women”, by Askman.com in 2011.
Rank 410 among the “500 Most Powerful Arab Personalities 2011”, by Arabian Business.
– Rank 100 among the “100 Most Powerful Arab Women 2011”, by Arabian Business.

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