Opera Singer

Majida El Roumi

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Age 67
Birthday December 131956
Birth Sign Sagittarius
City Lebanon
Country Lebanon
Profession Opera Singer

Majida El Roumi is a famous Opera Singer, born on December 13, 1956 in Lebanon. As of December 2022, Majida El Roumi’s net worth is $28 Million. She became one of the most successful singers of the Arab world, as well as a UN Goodwill Ambassador.

Parents Halim El Roumi, Marie Loutfi
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Spouse Antoine Dfouni
Children(s) Hala Dfouni, Nour Dfouni

Majida El Roumi Biography

Lebanese soprano who won the gold medal for best female singer on the talent show Studio El Fan when she was sixteen years old. Majida El Roumi Al Baradhy was born on 14 December 1956 and descends from the Christian “Al Baradhy” family from Tyre, South Lebanon. She is the daughter of the Lebanese musician Halim El Roumi who was born in Tyre in 1919 and moved to Haifa, Palestine at the age of 2 with his whole family due to the crisis of World War I. When Halim moved to Egypt to follow his musical career, he met Marie Loutfy, a Melkite Greek Catholic woman. They got married in Port Said and had three girls Maha, Mona, Majida and a boy Awad. The whole family moved from Egypt to Lebanon and settled in Kfarshima, which is part of Greater Beirut when Majida was at the age of 6 as she grew up in an artistic environment and family of artists. Kfarshima is also home to many Lebanese singers, musicians and poets like Philimon Wehbe, Melhem Barakat and Issam Rajji. The residence of Halim El Roumi was a meeting place for many cultural figures as he worked with many singers with mentioning his discovery to many well-known artists, mainly the Lebanese star Fairuz..

She married Antoine Dfouni in 1977 and they had two daughters.

Majida El Roumi Baradhy (Arabic: ماجدة الرومي برادعي ‎; born 13 December 1956) is a Lebanese soprano singer. She is also a UN Goodwill Ambassador. In 1974, she participated in the talent show “Studio El Fan” on Télé Liban and performed songs for Layla Murad at the age of 16.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Since the 1970s, Majida always released singles, with some of them were not included in her albums. She also performed many Christmas carols in several recitals, and dedicated patriotic singles for countries she visited. Most well-known singles are listed below:

Majida El Roumi Net Worth

Majida El Roumi is one of the richest Opera Singer & listed on most popular Opera Singer. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Majida El Roumi‘s net worth $28 Million.

Net Worth $28 Million
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Source of Income Opera Singer
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House Living in own house.

She was born in Tyre, Lebanon.

Since the 1970s, Majida always released singles, with some of them were not included in her albums. She also performed many Christmas carols in several recitals, and dedicated patriotic singles for countries she visited. Most well-known singles are listed below:

She was featured in her school’s stage in Saint Coeur, Al Hadath. At the age of 14 she accompanied her father in an interview on Télé Liban with Najib Hankash when she first performed songs for Umm Kulthum and Fairuz. At the age of 16, Raymond Safadi, Majida’s cousin, noticed her musical capabilities and thought that she should pursue singing as a profession. She participated in the talent show Studio El Fan in 1974 after she sneaked out of the house with her brother and her cousins. From her first appearance on television, she performed for Layla Murad and Asmahan and won the gold medal for oriental singing.

Her success prompted her father to change his mind and give her his blessings to pursue in singing as long as she continues her higher education. Later on, Majida graduated from the Lebanese University after receiving her BA in Arabic Literature. In 1975, Majida released her first single “Am Behlamak” (Im dreaming of you, Lebanon) with collaboration with Lebanese poet Said Akl and musician Elias Rahbani. The song was liked in Lebanon as it kicked off with the outbreak of the Lebanese Civil War in April 1975.

Who is Majida El Roumi dating?

According to our records, Majida El Roumi married to Antoine Dfouni. As of May 2022, Majida El Roumi’s is not dating anyone.

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Portrait by Maya Kanakry for Majida taken in 1991.

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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Opera Singer. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Lebanon. Majida El Roumi celebrates birthday on December 13 of every year.

When she performed at Hunter College in May 1989 accompanied by a 19-piece orchestra, music reviewer Peter Watrous said: “she wandered between near-European pop and Middle Eastern pop”.

Where is Majida El Roumi from?

Kfarshima, Lebanon

How old is Majida El Roumi?

65 years (December 13, 1956)

Is Majida El Roumi married?

Antoine Dfouni

What is the age of Haifa Wehbe?

50 years (March 10, 1972)

How old is Cyrine Abdel Nour?

45 years (February 21, 1977)

Majida stood twice on the Paris Olympia stage: first time in 1993 and second time in 1998 sponsored by Lebanese First Lady at that time Mrs. Mona Herawi, Palais des Congrès de Paris in 1987, Palais des festivals et des congrès de Cannes, Salle Gaveau, the opening of Damascus Opera House in 2004, Athens Concert Hall in Greece and the Royal Albert Hall in London which knew a huge success and was the first sold out concert after The Beatles’ concert in 1965. Also, later in the 90s, Majida welcomed Shirley Bassey in the presidential palace in Lebanon for a private concert, she opened in one song before giving Shirley the stage whose orchestra members stood up, astonished by Majida’s spectacular soprano performance.

Majida El Roumi was appointed an ambassador for the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on World Food Day, 16 October 2001 in an official ceremony in Rome, Italy. She has participated in numerous round-table discussions on the role of FAO ambassadors in helping the Organization combat world hunger. As FAO ambassador, Majida inaugurated the First Annual Agricultural Week in Lebanon and dedicated the book prepared by FAO Sanabel El Kheir on 8 November 2005 during an official ceremony to celebrate World Food Day 60th Anniversary at the UNESCO Palace in Beirut.

In 2001, Majida El Roumi released a single titled “Nachid El Hobb” (The Hymn Of Love) with lyrics from Dam’a wa Ibtisama (A Tear and A Smile) written by the Lebanese artist and writer Gibran Khalil Gibran. El Roumi chose this text after the UN ceremony in 2001, when she was named Goodwill Ambassador, and declared it to be the theme message for her mission of peace around the world. 2001 was also the year Majida’s sister Maha had to be transported to USA for better medical care, as she was suffering from cancer.

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