Hodan Nalayeh

Business Executive

Birthday March 23, 1976

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace Las Anod, Somalia

DEATH DATE Jul 12, 2019 (43)

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Media executive and activist most well known for serving as the President of the Cultural Integration Agency and she hosts IntegrationTV weekly on Omni TV, a show dedicated to inspiring and connecting Somalis and Muslims in media.

Before Fame

She completed a bachelors in communications at the University of Windsor before eventually earned a postgraduate certificate in broadcast journalism from Seneca College.


She has been a producer for a number of popular television shows including American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance.

Family Life

She grew up with four brothers and seven sisters. She and her family emigrated to Canada in 1984. She has two sons.

Associated With

She worked as a producer on American Idol, a show hosted by Ryan Seacrest.