Nancy Ajram (born May 16, 1983 in Ashrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon) is a famous Lebanese pop singer and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. She entered the world of singing at the age of 8. Nancy, with the encouragement of her father, released her first studio album at age 15.
Nancy rose to fame by participating in an entertainment show called Noujoum Al-Moustakbal (Future Stars), a Lebanese music competition in the mid-’90s, after which she released a couple of unsuccessful albums titled: Mihtagalak (I Need You) in 1998, and Sheel Oyoonak Anni (Take Your Eyes Off Me) in 2000.
It should be noted that as of 2008, Nancy has also stood out in the world of fashion through the gold jewelry company Farfasha Ladies. Where Nancy is the leading face of the is a highly recognized international Middle Eastern jewelry and watch retailer. Nancy strongly represents the main attributes of Farfasha youth – namely, joy and vitality.
She has sold around 30 million records in the Arab world, which made her one of the wealthiest artists due to the success of her records and concerts, and she has also participated in commercial advertisements.