Tala Raassi

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Birthday
1, 1980
Birthplace
Maryland
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
1, 1980 (age 39)
Birthplace
Maryland

About

Iranian-American designer known for her designs and her conflict with the Iranian government.

Before Fame

Her Sweet 16 party was raided by religious police in Tehran because she showed up wearing a mini skirt. She received 40 lashes and 5 days in jail as punishment.

Trivia

Newsweek labeled her one of the Most Fearless Women in the World in 2012.

Family Life

She was born in Maryland, but raised in Iran.

Associated With

She and screenwriter Shirin Neshat are both of Iranian descent.