Majida El Roumi Net Worth
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The main source of income: Actors
Total Net Worth at the moment 2021 year – is about $28 Million.
Majida El Roumi information Birth date: 1956-12-13
:How tall is Majida El Roumi – 1,68m.
How much weight is Majida El Roumi – 57kg
Majida El Roumi Baradhy (Arabic: ????? ???????) (born December 13, 1956) is a Lebanese soprano. Since her first appearance on television, she became one of the most successful singers of the Arab world, as well as a UN Goodwill Ambassador.After releasing her first album Wadaa in 1976, Majida got the attention of well-known Egyptian filmmaker Youssef Chahine and starred in one of his Movies, Awdat Al Ibn Al Dal (The Return of the Prodigal Son). She also performed three soundtracks for the movie. Chahine introduced her as the Voice of the 20th Century and she received the Egyptian Critics Award. Later, Majida was part of Al-Akhar (The Other), a film directed in 1999 by the same international filmmaker and selected for the opening of Un Certain Regard section at Cannes International Film Festival.In 1977, Majida married Antoine Dfouni, a businessman from Byblos, Lebanon, who also became her manager. They had two daughters: Hala and Nour. They got divorced and ended all collaboration in 2006, after disagreements which Majida chose to keep away from any press coverage.In 2005, after the Syrian army was withdrawn from Lebanon, Majida held a concert in Beirut Downtown and it was the first time she sings wearing jeans. In her speech she reiterated her ardent wish for peace in Lebanon and pleaded for the youth to preserve their land and that she believes in their potential and their love for the country. Later in 2009, she received an honorary doctorate for her career and the relentless message for peace in Lebanon. The ceremony was held in the Assembly Hall of the American University of Beirut and hosted by Dr. Peter Dorman.The artist released her album in June 2012, Ghazal, after six years from her previous one. In its making she recorded it between Paris and Beirut, in the studios of Lebanese musician and producer Jean-Marie Riyachi. In January 2013 she was awarded Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters by France (Ordre des Arts et des Lettres) in a ceremony held in the Palace of Pine in Beirut, as a recognition for her contribution to the Arab music, her unremitting actions against famine in poor countries and her ceaseless message for world peace. The event took place in the presence of the French ambassador in Lebanon and more than 150 public figures, politicians and artists.
Biography,1956-1970s: Early life and career beginningsMajida El Roumi Al Baradhy was born on 13 December 1956 and descends from the “Al Baradhy” family from Tyre, South Lebanon. She is the daughter of the great Lebanese musician Halim El Roumi who was born in Tyre in 1919 and moved to Haifa in Palestine at the age of 2 with his whole family due to the crisis of World War I. When Halim moved to Egypt to follow his musical career, he met Marie Loutfy, a Melkite Greek Catholic woman. They got married in Port Said and had three girls Maha, Mona, Majida and a boy Awad. The whole family moved from Egypt to Lebanon and settled in Kfarshima, which is part of Greater Beirut when Majida was at the age of 6 as she grew up in an artistic environment and family of artists. Kfarshima is also home to many Lebanese singers, musicians and poets like Philimon Wehbe, Melhem Barakat and Issam Rajji. The residence of Halim El Roumi was a meeting place for many cultural figures as he worked with many singers with mentioning his discovery to many well-known artists, mainly the Lebanese star Fairuz.As a child, Majida used to listen to the works of Fairuz, Umm Kulthum, Mohammed Abdel Wahab, Wadih El Safi and Asmahan and her musical talents started to appear at the age of 5 when she sang her first song “Miladak” (Your Birth) in reference to the birth of Jesus Christ and dedicated to her brother on his birthday. Her vocal abilities attracted the attention of her family and neighbors, and she was featured in her school’s stage in Saint Coeur, Al Hadath. At the age of 14 she accompanied her father in an interview on Tele Liban with Najib Hankash when she firstly performed songs for Umm Kulthum and Fairuz. At the age of 16, Raymond Safadi, Majida’s cousin, noticed her musical capabilities and thought that she should pursue singing as a profession. She participated in the talent show Studio El Fan in 1974 after she sneaked out of the house with her brother and her cousins. From her first appearance on television, she performed for Layla Murad and Asmahan and knew a distinguished success and won the gold medal for oriental singing.Her fame spread in no time across Lebanon after the show and the reviews were so good they made her father change his mind and give her his blessings to pursue in singing as long as she continues her higher education. Later on, Majida graduated from the Lebanese University after receiving her BA in Arabic Literature. In 1975, Majida released her first single “Am Behlamak” (Im dreaming of you, Lebanon) with collaboration with Lebanese poet Said Akl and musician Elias Rahbani. The song made a huge spreading in Lebanon as it kicked off with the outbreak of the Lebanese Civil War in April 1975.After releasing her first album Wadaa (Farewell) in 1976, Majida got the attention of well-known Egyptian filmmaker Youssef Chahine. She starred alongside Hisham Saleem in her first and only movie Awdat Al Ibn Al Dal (The Return of the Prodigal Son) and performed three soundtracks for it.
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