Ragheb Alama

Pop Singer

Ragheb Alama was born in Beirut, Beirut Governorate, Lebanon on June 7th, 1962 and is the Pop Singer. At the age of 60, Ragheb Alama biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

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June 7, 1962
Place of Birth
Beirut, Beirut Governorate, Lebanon
60 years old
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Ragheb Alama Personal Life

Alama was born in Ghoubeiry in Beirut, Lebanon. He was born into a Shia family, the son of Sobhi Alama and Wafiqa Alama. He has four brothers (Mohammad, Ahmad, Khoder and Hassan) and three sisters (Sabiha, Rima, and Lina) - of which he is the middle child. His father named him after the first Lebanese judge, "Ragheb Beik Alama". At eight years old, Ragheb took up playing the Oud and participated in a live radio program to showcase his talent.

In 1996 Alama married Jihan al-Ali, who gave birth to his two sons, Khaled (born 1998) and Louai (born 2001). Alama also has a second cousin named Rola Alama.


Ragheb Alama Career

In 2000, Alama recorded "Betgheeb Betrouh" with then-rising singer Elissa. In 2003, he released "Tab Leh" (Oh Why?) under the recording label Alam El Phan and the title track entered the number one spot for several weeks. He also featured famous Iranian-Armenian singer-songwriter Andy Madadian on a track titled "Yalla Ya Chabab" (Let's Go Guys).

At the end of 2004, he released "El Hob el Kebeer" (The Great Love) which included the hit single "Naseeni el Dunya" (Make Me Forget the World) and the title track which was released in July 2005 and directed by Wissam Smayra in a huge production shot in Malaysia.

In 2006, Alama participated in the pro-celebrity Formula One race, held in Bahrain, as an introductory show to the competition. He placed third and signed an agreement with Formula One Management to participate in the next race that will be held in Shanghai, China.

In May 2008, Ragheb Alama released Baa'sha'ak, which was certified Platinum by Virgin Megastores Dubai by April 2009 for its record sales. The album was produced by his own company Backstage Production and included the hits "Yighib" and "Ser Hobbi"

In 2010, and again under his own production company Backstage Production, Ragheb released the environment-themed album Seneen Rayha which included the number one singles "Seneen Rayha" and "Betfell". The album solidified Alama's position as the number one artist in the Arab world and was sold in all branches of Starbucks Coffee along with a B-side compilation album titled "Starz Vol. 1" that included the hit collaboration with Shakira "Good Stuff (Remix)".

Near the end of 2011, Alama was announced as the head of jury for the new MBC show Arab Idol, which is a remake of the show, American Idol. Joining Alama on the panel were Ahlam, Nancy Ajram and Hassan El Shafei. The Arab Idol team began its auditioning tour around the Middle East and the UK in September 2011.

In 2013, he was appointed by the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) as the Goodwill Ambassador in West Asia.

In 2015, he was a jury of The X Factor beside Elissa and Donia Samir Ghanem. In 2019, he was on the fifth season of The Voice: Ahla Sawt, leading his act Mahdi to victory.

At the beginning of his musical career in the 1980s, Ragheb Alama opened the Saint George Schools. His goal was to provide education to as many students as possible. His goal was achieved with the help of his brother, Ahmad Subhi Alama, who has been the General Manager of Saint George Schools since the beginning. Ahmad built the organization from the ground up, starting with the first Block in Haret Hreik which had nearly 200 students but has now grown to almost 2000 students spread into 4 Blocks total (1 in Haret Hreik, 2 in Hadath, and 1 in Hay el Amerkan.)


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