Rima Fakih

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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 in English: Rima Fakih
Name in Arabic: ريما فقيه
Nationality: United States + Lebanon
Language: English
Religion: Christianity – Islam (Shia) previously
Residence: United States
Origin: Lebanon
Date of birth: September 22, 1985
Place of birth: Srifa, Lebanon
Age: 37 years old (in 2022)
Astrological Sign: Virgo
Profession: Model, beauty contestant
Father: Hassan Fakih
Mother: Nadia Fakih
Brothers: Rabih, 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, Rabie, Rana, Ruba and Rami (some of them now reside in Srifa). In 1993, she immigrated 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 after 10 years after the events of September 11, 2001 to work in general trade in Dearborn, to which he moved with his family in 2003. She is a Business Administration graduate from the University of Michigan at Dearborn.

Rima Fakih participated in the Miss Lebanon Expatriate contest in Lebanon in 2008, so she came second runner-up, and participated in the Miss Michigan contest in 2009, and won it, which qualified her to participate in the Miss USA 2010 contest, which she also won. She participated in the Miss Universe 2010 contest and did not run for the finals.

In 2011, Rima Fakih was arrested for drunk driving in Highland Park, Michigan, and in 2012 she was tried with 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 TV and celebrity dating show The Choice on Fox.

Rima Fakih got engaged to Wassim Salibi, a Christian, 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.