Also known simply as Maria, she is a Lebanese-Armenian singer who was discovered when she was 13 years old.
She was a Business Marketing student. She decided to pursue a singing career in her native Armenian language.
She has appeared in several commercials and was the winner of Miss Bikini Asia 2002.
She is from Beirut, Lebanon and can speak Armenian, Arabic, and English.
She and Walid Toufic are both singers who were born in Lebanon.