Somaya ElKhashab

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Somaya ElKhashab, an Egyptian actress, was born on October 20, 1966 in Alexandria, Egypt.

Biography and life story of celebrity in English.

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Name in English: Somaya ElKhashab
Name in Arabic: سمية الخشاب
Full real name: Sumaya Saeed Al-Sayed Fateha
Nickname: The Legendary Star
Nationality: Egypt
Language: Arabic, Egyptian dialect
Religion: Islam
Date of birth: October 20, 1966
Place of birth: Alexandria, Egypt
Age: 55 years old (in 2022)
Astrological Sign: Libra
Profession: Actress, singer
Genre: series, cinema
Years of activity: 1998 – present
Social status: divorced
Husband: Ahmed Saad (Egyptian singer)

Biography, Life story

Somaya ElKhashab was born on October 20, 1966 in Alexandria, northern Egypt. She graduated from the Faculty of Commerce, University of Alexandria in 1987. At first she worked in the field of tourism and banking, studied music at the Conservatoire in Alexandria, and was preparing to enter the world of art as a subject, but suddenly entered the world of acting after the directors chose her to participate in more than one film, Also, the Egyptian actor, Salah Al-Saadani, advised her to focus on acting and to postpone the singing step. She started her artistic career in 1998 through small roles in a group of series, such as: (Al-Hisab) series in 1998 with Salah Al-Saadani, and the series (Playing in Content) in 1998 with Youssef Shaaban and Hala Sidqi, and the series (Hazrat Al-Muhtarim) in 1999 about the story of For writer Naguib Mahfouz. Then she participated in the series (Al-Hajj Metwally) in 2001 with Nour Al-Sharif, a series that marked the beginning of her launch into the world of fame and stardom. Then the series (Meeting on the Air) in 2004 as the presenter with Yousra. Among her most prominent cinematic works: (Heena Maysara) in 2007 and (Al-Rayes Omar Harb) in 2008. She continued to present powerful dramatic and cinematic works, and she also played bold roles in various works.

Personal and emotional life

Sumaya ElKhashab has multiple relationships and marriages.

The first marriage: At the age of 23, before entering the world of art, she married a young man in a traditional marriage with the consent of her family, but she separated from him after entering the field of acting because of his refusal to do so.

The second marriage: She married a secret marriage that no one knew about until after the divorce took place in 2014, according to what was reported by the media, while she refused to disclose any details at the time. But she later stated that she was actually secretly married to a famous Arab businessman whose name she did not reveal. She refused to reveal his name, but she separated from him because of his insistence that she retire from art.

The third marriage: She stated that she married for love a pilot she met in Alexandria, but soon separated from him. As he stated The Lebanese singer Badr Al-Shaeri said that before her husband from Ahmed Saad she had a relationship with him for a short period, but he divorced her as soon as he learned of her relationship with Ahmed Saad, and he also stated that she married Ahmed Saad before the end of the waiting months, while she denied the existence of any relationship between him and her.

Fourth marriage: In 2017, she married the popular Egyptian singer Ahmed Saad, and in 2019 she separated from him after she filed a divorce case for harm, and confirmed that she had taken the decision to separate 6 months ago due to the outbreak of severe differences between them.

List of works – Filmography


The Bed (1999), Rendezvous (2001), The Average White Man (2002), How Girls Love You, I Love You Too (2003), Day of Dignity (2004), Ali Spice (2005), The Yacoubian Building, Treason Sharia (2006), When Maysara (2007), President Omar Harb, Cabaret (2008), An Hour and a Half (2012).


The Secret of the Earth, Reckoning, The Stray Light (1998), Forgive Me, I Didn’t Mean It, Faggala (2000), Hajj Metwally’s Family (2001), The Truth and the Mirage (2003), Raya and Sakina, Meeting on Air, Mahmoud Al-Masry (2005), Tutu and Pajama, Hadayek Satan (2006), Hadaf Bahr (2009), Kidnapping Women, Valley of the Kings (2011), Inheritance of the Wind (2013), Ya Ana Ya Inti (2015), Gardens of Satan.

Awards and Honors

Best Arab Film Actress Award from (Morex) Festival in Lebanon (2009).

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