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Birthday
11, 1961
Birthplace
Port Said, Egypt
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
11, 1961 (age 57)
Birthplace
Port Said, Egypt

About

Known as the Father of Mediterranean Music, he is an Egyptian geel music singer and composer who has sold more than ten million albums worldwide.

Before Fame

He released his first album, Ya Tareeq, in 1983 and gained popularity with songs like "Habibi."

Trivia

He's won the World Music Award for Best Selling Middle East Artist four times.

Family Life

He has been married twice, first to Shereen Reda, then to Zinah Ashour. He has four children across the two marriages.

Associated With

His song "Wala Ala Baloh" has been featured in multiple films, including the 2012 Sacha Baron Cohen comedy The Dictator.