Rima Fakih is a Lebanese-American actress, model, and professional wrestler. She is a title winner of Miss USA 2010 (beauty pageant contest). In 2011, she made her acting debut with the Hollywood movie Real Steel, along with Hugh Jackman in the lead role. She has also represented the state of Michigan for the national pageant contest and also won the title of 2010 Miss Michigan USA pageant. After she gets married to Lebanese-Canadian music producer Wassim Slaiby, Rima converted herself from Shia Islam to the Maronite Church.
In 2010, Fakih appeared as a guest star for the edition of WWE Raw, where she was crowned Sheamus in the King of the Ring tournament. In the same year, she also appeared as a ring announcer for WWE Tribute to the Troops matches. Later she competed in WWE Tough Enough on the USA and in the fourth week she gets eliminated. She has also participated in Netflix’s TV show Apartment season 4.
Rima Fakih Biography
|Real Name||Rima Fakih Slaiby|
|Profession||Actress, Model, Professional Wrestler and Beauty Pageant Winner|
|Date of Birth||22 September 1985|
|Age||35 (as of 2021)|
Mother: Nadia Fakih
Brothers: Rabih and Rami
Sisters: Rana and Rouba
|Marital Status||Married (2016)|
|Husband||Wassim Slaiby (aka) Tony Sal|
|School||St. Rita’s, a Catholic school near Beirut|
|College||University of Michigan–Dearborn|
|Hobbies||Travelling & Cooking|
|Birth Place||Srifa, South Governorate, Lebanon|
|Hometown||Dearborn, Michigan, U.S|
|Current City||New York, United States|
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Interesting facts about Rima Fakih
- At the age of 19, Rima Fakih participated in her first pageant and placed fourth runner-up at Miss Wayne County, which was a preliminary pageant for Miss Michigan conducted by the Miss America system.
- Later she has also participated in three different smaller international pageants.
- In 2008, she participated in the Miss Lebanon Emigrant competition, which conducted for Lebanese or of Lebanese origin women located in various countries. She acquires a third place in the contest and it was held at Batroun, Lebanon.
- She participated in various Miss USA contests and won many titles like Miss Michigan USA (won), Miss USA 2010 (Won), and more.
- In the 2010 Miss Universe pageant, she represented the United States and came out in the semi-finals.
- In 2012, she participated in a dating TV reality show The Choice which gets telecasted on Fox.
- During her presents in Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, the hip-hop band group The Roots has performed a freestyle song about her.
- She is also receiving wrestling training.
- In 2018, she became the National Director of Miss Lebanon which is the national beauty pageant of Lebanon.
- She has also attended I.S. 145, Jackson Heights, Queens, New York, and St. John’s Preparatory School, Flushing, Queens.
Awards and Recognition
- 86 in Top 99 Women, AskMen.com, 2011.
- 410 in Power 500 2011, Arabian Business.
- 100 in 100 Most Powerful Arab Women 2011, Arabian Business.
Rima Fakih Images
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