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|Birth||16 May 1983, Beirut, Beirut Governorate, Lebanon|
About Nancy Ajram
Nancy Ajram was born on May 16, 1983, in Achrafieh, a district in Beirut, Lebanon, to Nabil Ajram, and his wife, Rimoda Oun. She has two younger siblings, Nabil Ajram Jr. who is also a singer, and Nadine Nariman Ajram, an actress.
She started singing on stage at the age of eight when she appeared in a singing contest for kids on national television in Lebanon in 1991.
In 1995, at the age of 12, she participated in a Lebanese reality television competition called ‘Noujoum Al-Moustakbal’ (Stars of the Future) and she won a gold medal in the Tarab category.
- In 1998, she released her first album titled ‘Mihtagalak’ (I Need You), followed by ‘Sheel Oyoonak Anni’ (Get Your Eyes off Me) in 2000. Both the albums managed to achieve moderate success.
Nancy Ajram Career
In early 2003, Nancy Ajram came into limelight with the lead single ‘Akhasmak Ah’ and gained much publicity for it. Subsequently, she released her third studio album ‘Ya Salam’ (Oh Wow) which became a huge hit.
In April 2004, her fourth album, ‘Ah W Noss’ (Yes, and a half), was released which also tuned out to be a big success. The album also established her as one of the A-listed stars in the Arab music industry.
In February 2006, her fifth album titled ‘Ya Tabtab Wa Dallaa’ was released and proved to be her most successful album to date. The album received worldwide acclaim with the release of six music videos, eight radio hits, and five songs used for commercials.
In 2007, she released her first children’s album ‘Shakhbat Shakhabit’ (Scribbled Doodles). The album comprised of a variety of songs with the objective of teaching children good values and morals.
The following year, she released three Coca-Cola commercials which featured a brand new hit titled ‘Meen Gheyri Ana (Nossel Kawn)’ (Who Else?). Subsequently, her seventh album ‘Betfakkar Fi Eih?!’ (What Are You Thinking About?!), was released in July 2008, and is considered to be one of her most successful albums.
In 2010, she released her next studio album titled ‘7’ which comprised of singles such as “Fi Hagat”, “Sheikh el Shabab”, “Ya Kether”, and “Meen Ma Ando”.
Her second album dedicated to children titled ‘Super Nancy’ was released in 2012 with the lead single “Ya Banat”.
- In 2014, she released her latest studio album titled ‘Nancy 8’. The album contains 15 songs including “Ma Tegi Hena”, “Ma Awedak”, “Tesabeg el Rih”, and “Shou Hal Ossa”.
Nancy Ajram Personal Life
In September 2008, Nancy married Dr. Fadi Hachem after a three-year relationship; the wedding was attended mainly by close friends and family. Nancy continued her work during pregnancy, during which she filmed “Lamset Eid” and her first Sony Ericsson commercial. She also participated in several concerts, such as Layali Febrayer and received her World Music Award.
هOn May 16, 2009, Nancy gave birth to her first child, a daughter she named “Mila. Nancy released a song for her daughter, “Ya Rab Tekbar Mila” (I Pray that Mila Grows Up) on the same day. In a survey done by Rotana Magazine, Nancy was voted as the “Most Beautiful Mom” of 2009. Nancy chose not to reveal photos of her daughter Mila until they both appeared on the cover of “Prestige” magazine in an exclusive photoshoot. Mila later appeared in the set of Nancy’s music video “Ya Kether” in the presence of the media who publicized her pictures. In October 2010, a month after the release of her seventh studio album, Nancy announced that she was four months pregnant with her second child, a girl. During that period she had filmed “Sheikh El Shabab” and “Ya Kether” consecutively to be released during her pregnancy period. Nancy Ajram revealed on Mothers’ day special on MTV that she decided to name her daughter Ella. Ella was born on 23 April 2011.
Nancy Ajram Net Worth
Nancy Ajram is considered to be one of the richest and most successful music-stars in the Arab world. Her personal wealth is in excess of $45 million.
Nancy Ajram Awards
In 2003, 2005 and 2007, she received the ‘Murex D’or Award’ for the ‘Best Female Lebanese Singer of the year’.
In 2004, she became the winner of the‘Arabian Music Award’ for the ‘Best Female Arab Singer of the year’.
In 2005, she was listed among the ‘Most Influential Arab Personalities’ by the ‘Newsweek’, Kuwait.
For her 2008 album ‘Bitfakkar FiEih’, she received her first ‘World Music Award (WMA)’ as the Best-selling Middle Eastern Artist.
In 2009, she was chosen as the first female regional ambassador for the Middle East and North Africa by the UNICEF.
In 2010, she won the ‘World Travel Award’ as the ‘Best Female world singer of the Year’.
In 2010–2011, she received ‘Jaras Scoop Award’ and the ‘Melody Fm Award’ in the Best Female Singer category.
- In 2012, she won the‘OTV Award’ for the‘Best Female Artist of the Year’.
Nancy Ajram Albums
- 1998: Mihtagalak
- 2000: Sheel Oyoonak Anni
- 2002: Ya Salam
- 2004: Ah W Noss
- 2006: Ya Tabtab…Wa Dallaa
- 2007: Shakhbat Shakhabit (Children’s Album)
- 2008: Betfakkar Fi Eih
- 2010: Nancy 7
- 2012: Super Nancy (Children’s Album)
- 2014: Nancy 8
- 2017: Hassa Beek