Muslim Female Stars

by akram_brahimi | created - 29 Apr 2018 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

Talented Muslim girls from all around the world, check out their amazing work.

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1. Anissa Kate

Actress | Storm of Kings

Gorgeous and voluptuous 5'4" brunette knockout Anissa Kate was born May 7, 1987, in Lyon, France. She studied economics in college. Anissa started out in the adult industry in September of 2011; she did her first explicit hardcore movie for director Alexandre Legland. Kate has appeared in X-rated ...

Algeria

2. Gigi Hadid

Actress | Ocean's Eight

Gigi Hadid was born in Los Angeles, California to parents, Yolanda Hadid and Mohamed Hadid, on 23rd April, 1995. She began her modeling career she was just 2 years old after she was discovered by Paul Marciano, of Guess, she started with Baby Guess, after which she stopped so she could concentrate ...

Palestine

3. Golshifteh Farahani

Actress | Paterson

Golshifteh started her acting career in theater at the age of 6 and has always kept a strong link with theater, but it was at the age of 14 that she acted in her first film The Pear Tree (1998), for which she won the prize for the Best Actress from the international section of the Fajr film ...

Iran

4. Sofia Boutella

Actress | Kingsman: The Secret Service

Sofia Boutella is an Algerian actress, dancer and model. She was born in the Bab El Oued district of Algiers in Algeria, the daughter of composer and jazz musician Safy Boutella, and an architect mother. She started classical dance education when she was five years old. In 1992, at age 10, she left...

Algeria

5. Isabelle Adjani

Actress | Possession

Isabelle Yasmine Adjani was born in Gennevilliers, Hauts-de-Seine, a suburb of Paris, to Emma Augusta "Gusti" (Schweinberger) and Mohammed Adjani. Her father was a Kabyle Algerian, from Iferhounène, and her mother was a Bavarian German. She grew up speaking German fluently. After winning a school ...

Algeria

6. Leïla Bekhti

Actress | Paris, je t'aime

on 25th July 2017 gave birth to a baby boy name Souleiman. Dad is her husband Tahar Rahim.

She met her husband on the set of the movie "Un Prophète"(2008).

She has already won 5 awards included 2 times César's winner (french movies award) in 2012 as best actress in a leading role and in 2019 as a ...

Algeria

7. Hafsia Herzi

Actress | Tu mérites un amour

Hafsia Herzi was born on January 25, 1987 in Manosque, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, France. She is an actress and director, known for Tu mérites un amour (2019), The Secret of the Grain (2007) and Bonne mère (2021).

Algeria

8. Zaira Wasim

Actress | Dangal

Zaira Wasim was born on October 23, 2000 in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. She is an actress, known for Dangal (2016), Secret Superstar (2017) and The Sky Is Pink (2019).

India

9. Lyna Khoudri

Actress | Papicha

Lyna Khoudri was born on October 3, 1992 in Alger, Algeria. She is an actress, known for Papicha (2019), The Blessed (2017) and The French Dispatch (2021).

Algeria

10. Fatima Sana Shaikh

Actress | Dangal

Fatima Sana Shaikh was born in Mumbai, India, to Hindu Brahman Father, Vipen Sharma, and Muslim Mother, Raj Tabassum. She was enrolled to St. Xavier High School in Mumbai for her primary education and later to Mithibai College, Mumbai for higher education.

Shaikh began her film career with the 1997 ...

India

11. Maryam Basir

Actress | The Chi

Maryam Basir is an actress, known for The Chi (2018), Chicago P.D. (2014) and A Boy. A Girl. A Dream. (2018).

Sudan

12. Zahia Dehar

Actress | Une fille facile

Zahia Dehar, born in Ghriss (Algeria) on February 25, 1992, is a former French-Algerian escort-girl, now a model, lingerie designer and actress. In April 2010, Zahia Dehar made the news when broke in France "Zahia case". Footballers from France are suspected of having sex with Zahia Dehar, then a ...

Algeria

13. Kausar Mohammed

Actress | What Men Want

Kausar Mohammed is a Bengali/Pakistani-American actress born in San Jose, California with a young start in theatre and comedy. Kausar plays series lead in Paul Feig's dramedy, East of La Brea, a show about two Muslim-American twenty somethings navigating their changing LA landscape. She is a writer...

Bangladesh / Pakistan

14. Coulee Nazha

Actress | Fen shou da shi

Coulee Nazha was born on May 2, 1992 in Urumqi, Xinjiang, China as Gülnezer Bextiyar. She is an actress, known for The Breakup Guru (2014), City Of Rock (2017) and Black & White: The Dawn of Justice (2014).

China

15. Shi Shi Liu

Actress | Scarlet Heart

Liu ShiShi(Cecilia Liu) graduated from Beijing Dance Academy, major in Ballet. During her college time, she once had a opportunity to play a role in a TV series. It was that chance that open a new path for the ballerina's future. Upon her graduation from the Academy, she decided to choose acting as...

China

16. Dilraba Dilmurat

Actress | Three Lives Three Worlds, The Pillow Book

Dilraba Dilmurat was born on June 3, 1992 in Urumqi, Xinjiang, China. She is an actress, known for Three Lives Three Worlds, the Pillow Book (2020), Three Lives Three Worlds, Ten Miles of Peach Blossom (2017) and The Flame's Daughter (2018).

China

17. Era Istrefi

Soundtrack | Rough Night

Era Istrefi is a Kosovar-Albanian singer and songwriter.

Istrefi has released a number of singles in both Albanian and English. In 2016, she gained international recognition following the release of her single "BonBon", which drew comparisons to the works of Barbadian artist Rihanna and Australian ...

Kosovo / Albania

18. Nasim Pedrad

Actress | Aladdin

Nasim Pedrad (born November 18, 1981) is an American actress and comedian best known for her five seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live (1975) from 2009 to 2014. She has since gone on to co-star in sitcoms such as Mulaney (2014), Scream Queens (2015), People of Earth (2016), and New Girl ...

Iran

19. Shirine Boutella

Actress | Lupin

Shirine Boutella is an actress, known for Lupin (2021), Papicha (2019) and Special Honors: Welcome to the Adulthood (2020).

Algeria

20. Katrina Kaif

Actress | Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Katrina Kaif is one of eight siblings, 7 girls and 1 boy, from a mother who is a Caucasian of British Nationality, and a father who was formerly from Kashmir, India, but who has since acquired British citizenship. Her mother is now re-settled in Chennai (formerly known as Madras), the Capital of ...

India

21. Shiva Negar

Actress | American Assassin

Shiva Negar is an Iranian-Canadian Actress, Model, and Producer, who rose to prominence starring as Annika Ogden in CBS Films/Lionsgate Blockbuster Movie "American Assassin" and made the short list of Variety Magazine's "10 Canadians to watch".

Shiva comes from a very diverse background, born in ...

Iran

22. Nabilla Benattia

Self | Love Island (France)

Nabilla Benattia was born to an Italian mother and an Algerian father. At age 13, her parents separated.

At age 14, she was sent to South Korea. She was offered Secret Story (2007) twice but could not do so because of her age.

At 20, she worked on Les Anges de la Téléréalit&...

Algeria

23. Huma Qureshi

Actress | Gangs of Wasseypur

Huma Qureshi born and raised in Delhi. Her father is a famous restaurant owner called Saleem's a chain of some 10 restaurants in Delhi. Her brother, Saqib Saleem is an actor and acted in Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge. In year 2011 an announcement was made that Huma would make her Bollywood debut in a ...

India

24. Nargis Fakhri

Actress | Spy

Nargis was born to multi-cultural parents in Queens, New York City on 20 October 1979. She started her career as an American model, even appearing in America's Next Top Model Cycles 2 and 3 in 2004. She also posed for the 2009 Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar. In 2011, she made her Bollywood debut with...

Pakistan

25. Gabriella Paltrova

Actress | Gabi Gets Girls

Tiny (barely five feet), slender, and sexy brunette Gabriella Paltrova was born on June 22, 1991 in Chicago, Illinois. Of mixed Syrian, Russian, and Armenian descent, Paltrova attended private schools while growing up. Gabriella began her career in the adult entertainment industry in 2009 dancing ...

Armenia / Syria

26. Bella Hadid

Actress | Love Advent

Isabella Khair Hadid is an American model, signed to IMG Models in 2014. In December 2016, the Industry voted her "Model of the Year" for Model.com's Model of the Year 2016 Awards.

Isabella Khair Hadid was born in Washington, D.C. & raised in Los Angeles, California to real-estate developer Mohamed ...

Palestine

27. Sophia Ali

Actress | The Wilds

Sophia Ali was born on November 7, 1995 in San Diego, California, USA as Sophia Taylor Ramseyer Ali. She is an actress and writer, known for The Wilds (2020), Uncharted (2022) and Grey's Anatomy (2005).

Pakistan

28. Rolla Selbak

Director | Three Veils

Rolla Selbak is a Sundance alumna, and a writer/director of film and TV. She's a triple- minority in the filmmaking world: a queer, Palestinian American woman, and is known for bringing strong female characters to the forefront of her work. She imprints her fresh point of view as an Arab immigrant ...

United States of America

29. Sarah Shahi

Actress | Bullet to the Head

Sarah Shahi was born Aahoo Jahansouz Shahi in Euless, Texas, to an Iranian father and Spanish-Iranian mother. She is a former NFL cheerleader and a descendant of a 19th-century Persian Shah. She attended Trinity High School and Southern Methodist University, studied opera and majored in English. As...

Iran

30. Humaima Malik

Actress | Bol

Humaima Malick was born on the 18th of November, 1987, in Quetta. She was discovered at the tender age of fourteen by Saqib Malik, who cast her in a nationwide campaign for Fair&Lovely and Humaima has not looked back since. Humaima rose to fame at a very young age and the stars seemed to be in her ...

Pakistan

31. Jameela Jamil

Actress | The Good Place

Jameela Jamil is an English born actress, writer, DJ, model and radio host. She was discovered at 22 years old when she was teaching English in London, UK. Her first job in media was a main host on T4, the UK's leading youth entertainment show where she made a name for herself interviewing famous ...

Pakistan

32. Erika Sawajiri

Actress | Shinobi

Born to a Japanese father and an Algerian mother in Tokyo Erika had a well-off upbringing and engaged in dancing, playing piano and horseback riding. Her father owned several race tracks, which ensured her access to horses. However, her father died due to cancer while she was in junior high school,...

Japan / Algeria

33. Anggun

Self | Asia's Got Talent

Born in 1974, Anggun is without any doubt the world's most famous Indonesian-born recording artist and one of the few Asian entertainers who has earned international acclaim. Starting her career as a child star in Indonesia, she set herself for an international career when she moved to France to ...

Indonesia

34. Loubna Abidar

Actress | Much Loved

Loubna Abidar is an actress, known for Much Loved (2015), Mythomaniac (2019) and An Easy Girl (2019).

Morocco

35. Urooj Ashfaq

Actress | Die Trying

Urooj Ashfaq is one of the most sought after young talent, among the new generation of comics taking the scene by storm. Urooj is a 22 year old girl from Bombay, who found her first claim to fame through the TLC show, Queens of Comedy, where she was one of the finalists and a comedy force to reckon...

India

36. Morjana Alaoui

Actress | Martyrs

Morjana Alaoui (born November 30, 1982) is a Moroccan-French actress. She appeared in Marock (2005) and Pascal Laugier's horror film Martyrs (2008).

Alaoui spent her early life in the Arfa neighborhood of Casablanca, Morocco, and studied at the Casablanca American School. At 18, Alaoui moved to ...

Morocco

37. Ellen Burstyn

Actress | Requiem for a Dream

Ellen Burstyn was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Correine Marie (Hamel) and John Austin Gillooly. She is of Irish, French/French-Canadian, Pennsylvania Dutch (German), and Native American ancestry.. She worked a number of jobs before she became an actress. At 14, she was a short-order cook at a ...

United States of America

38. Raffaëla Anderson

Actress | Baise-moi

Raffaëla Anderson was born on January 8, 1976 in Montfermeil, Seine-Saint-Denis, France as Malika Amrane. She is an actress, known for Baise-moi (2000).

Algeria

39. Mariam

Actress | USA T-Girls

Mariam is an actress.

Iran

40. Yuna

Soundtrack | Savages

Yunalis Mat Zara'ai was born on 14 November 1986 in Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia to parents from Perak. Her father, Dato' Mat Zara'ai is the current legal advisor of Pahang and her mother is a high school teacher.

Yuna attended SMK USJ 4 Subang Jaya, Selangor, where she completed her secondary ...

Malaysia

41. Farah Zeynep Abdullah

Actress | Bizim Için Sampiyon

Born 17 August 1989 in Istanbul, Farah moved to the UK at the age of 15. She has Bosnian, Macedonian, Crimean and Iraqi Turkmen ancestry. She studied French, Media, and Drama in Sixth Form in Maidenhead, Berkshire, where she received her first award for acting from Theresa May. Her first ...

Turkey

42. Sahara Knite

Actress | Game of Thrones

Sahara Knite was born on February 4, 1975 in London, England as Saeeda Vorajee. She is an actress, known for Game of Thrones (2011) and Brave New World (2020).

Turkey

43. Sibel Kekilli

Actress | Gegen die Wand

Sibel Kekilli is a German actress of Turkish origin. With her debut in Fatih Akin's movie "Head On" she gained major public attention. The film won the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival 2004 and her acting performance received several national and international prizes, among them the highly ...

Turkey

44. Sabrina Ouazani

Actress | Le passé

Sabrina Ouazani was born on December 6, 1988 in Saint Denis, France. She is an actress and director, known for The Past (2013), Games of Love and Chance (2003) and Inch'Allah (2012).

Algeria

45. Sibylla Deen

Actress | Tyrant

Sibylla Deen was born and raised in Sydney, Australia. From a young age, Sibylla showed a keen interest in acting. She began her professional acting studies at age 12 traveling to the US, China and New Zealand to perform on stage. She is known for her portrayal of 'Nusrat Al Fayeed' , Tyrant (fX) ...

Pakistan

46. Nora Fatehi

Actress | Bãhubali: The Beginning

Nora Fatehi is a Canadian dancer, model, actress, and singer who is best known for her work in the Indian film industry. She comes from a Moroccan Canadian family, and was born and raised in Canada, and despite being of Moroccan Canadian descent, she has also stated in some interviews that she ...

Morocco

47. Alia Bhatt

Actress | Highway

Alia Bhatt (born 15 March 1993) is an actress and singer of Indian origin and British citizenship, who works in Hindi films. The recipient of several accolades, including four Filmfare Awards, Bhatt is one of the highest-paid actresses in India. She has appeared in Forbes India's Celebrity 100 list...

India

48. Menna Shalabi

Actress | Nawara

Menna was subjected to fame at young age through her sensational mother, the famous dancer 'Zizi Mustafa'. Making it in as an actress, though, was a dream she had and fought for on her own. Her first film was Al-saher (2001), directed by the late Radwan El-Kashef whom she considered her godfather. ...

Egypt

49. Sana Khaan

Actress | Gaganam

Sana Khan was born on August 21st 1987 in a Muslim, Pashtun background in the city of Mumbai, India. At a young age, she took up modelling and as a result decided not to pursue further education post her 12th grade. Landing her first film, Yehi Hai High Society (2005), a low budget B-movie, opened ...

India

50. Ahd

Actress | Collateral

Ahd Hassan Kamel is an award winning actress and filmmaker from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. She is best-known for her role as Fatima in the 2018 BBC2 /Netflix series, Collateral. and her starring role in the 2014 BAFTA-nominated film, Wadjda,

Ahd grew up in Saudi Arabia and moved to New York City in 1998....

Saudi Arabia

51. Reem Kherici

Actress | Colombiana

Reem Kherici was born on February 13, 1983 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France. She is an actress and writer, known for Colombiana (2011), Paris à tout prix (2013) and Wedding Unplanned (2017).

Tunisia

52. Leila Hatami

Actress | Jodaeiye Nader az Simin

Award-winning actress, Leila Hatami, was born on October 1, 1972 in Tehran, Iran, to legendary Iranian Director, Ali Hatami, and actress mother, Zari Khoshkam (Zahra Hatami). During her childhood, she appeared in several of her father's films including the historical TV series, Hezardastan (1988), ...

Iran

53. Nazanin Homa

Actress | The Dictator

Nazanin Homa is an actress and writer, known for The Dictator (2012), The CO-OP (2011) and Chatline (2019).

Iran

54. Sinéad O'Connor

Soundtrack | In the Name of the Father

Sinéad O'Connor was born on December 8, 1966 in Dublin, Ireland as Sinéad Marie-Bernadette O'Connor. She is an actress and composer, known for In the Name of the Father (1993), Vanilla Sky (2001) and A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988). She has been married to Barry Herridge since ...

Ireland

56. Halima Aden

Producer | I Am You

Halima Aden was born on September 19, 1997. She is a Somali-American fashion model. Aden was born in a refugee camp in Kenya, and at the age of six moved to the United States, settling in St. Cloud, Minnesota. She is noted for being the first woman to wear a hijab in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant,...

Somalia

57. Nadia Ali

Actress | Rodney Moore Clips

Nadia was born to a Muslim Pakistani-American family, and she grew up in New Jersey. She was raised as a Muslim, although she did not wear a hijab, she stated that still identified herself as a "practicing Muslim", and that in between her work, she still prays five times a day. Nadia started her ...

Pakistan

58. Issa Rae

Producer | Insecure

Issa Rae was born on January 12, 1985 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is a producer and actress, known for Insecure (2016), The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl (2011) and Little (2019).

Senegal

59. Ambreen Razia

Actress | Black Mirror

Ambreen Razia is an award winning Actress and Writer from South London. She is known for writing and starring in her BBC 3 sitcom 'Hounslow Diaries''. Also known for Murdered by my Father (2016), Trigonometry (2019), This Way Up (2019), Black Mirror (2019), The Emily Atack Show (2020), Dial M for ...

Pakistan

60. Zuleikha Robinson

Actress | Hidalgo

Zuleikha Robinson was born on June 29, 1977 in London, England. She is an actress and writer, known for Hidalgo (2004), The Merchant of Venice (2004) and Homeland (2011). She was previously married to Sean Doyle.

India

61. Aiysha Hart

Actress | Mogul Mowgli

Aiysha Hart is a screen and stage actress. Her first leading role was alongside Paddy Considine in the independent feature film, Honour (2014). More recently she has starred in an eclectic mix of high-end indies such as 'Colette', 'Hope Gap' and BAFTA nominated 'Mogul Mowgli', as well as the ...

Saudi Arabia

62. Hind Sabri

Actress | The Blue Elephant 2

Hend Sabry is a Cairo-based Tunisian actress and lawyer. She was born in Tunis on 20th November and received her license in law at the Faculty of Law of Tunis in 2001. Later she completed her masters in law intellectual property and copyright in 2004. Her acting debut was at the age of fourteen in ...

Tunisia

63. Narges Rashidi

Actress | Under the Shadow

Narges Rashidi was born in Iran, settled in 1987 with her family at first in Turkey and a year later to Germany. After graduation she moved to Berlin and studied acting. In 2005 she attended in Los Angeles the Master Class with MK Lewis. In 2007 she received the award for Best Young Actress at the ...

Iran

64. Tannaz Tabatabaei

Actress | Hiss Dokhtarha Faryad Nemizanand

Tannaz Tabatabaei is an actress, known for Hush! Girls Don't Scream (2013), Butterfly Swimming (2020) and Crazy Rook (2015).

Iran

65. Farzana Dua Elahe

Actress | The Hundred-Foot Journey

Farzana Dua Elahe speaks fluent Bengali, Hindi and Arabic. She is best known for role as Mahira in The Hundred-Foot Journey and as Joanna, in Nbc's AD The Bible Continues. She starred in Bafta award-winning drama Britz, which was directed by Peter Kosminsky.

In 2008, she played Muna and Jasminka in ...

Bangladesh

66. Tabu

Actress | Andhadhun

Tabu is an Indian actress. She has mainly acted in Hindi films, though she has also starred in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi and Bengali-language films, as well as one American film. She has won the National Film Award for Best Actress twice, and holds the record for the most wins of Filmfare's...

India

67. Medalion Rahimi

Actress | Before I Fall

Medalion Rahimi was born in Los Angeles, California as a first-generation American. She began modeling at age four but begged her mother to enroll her in music and dance classes instead. She started playing the piano and acting in local theatre. After graduating from Campbell Hall High School, she ...

Iran

68. Lexi Bloom

Actress | The Friend Zone

Extremely cute, sexy, and tiny (only 5'1") brunette Lexi Bloom was born on September 7, 1989 in Portland, Oregon. She's of Persian descent. Bloom first began performing in explicit hardcore movies in her early 20's in 2010. Often cast in innocent teenager roles, Lexi has appeared in X-rated ...

Iran

69. Zareen Khan

Actress | Ready

Khan was born to a Muslim Pathan family in Mumbai. Khan was forced to abandon her education while in college and begin working due to the financial troubles of her family. With no marketable skills to rely on, she tried her hand at modeling. Khan did quite a few small assignments that fetched her ...

India

70. Alia Shawkat

Actress | Arrested Development

Alia Shawkat was born in Riverside, California, to Dina Burke and actor Tony Shawkat. Her maternal grandfather, Paul Burke, was also an actor. Her father is from Baghdad, Iraq, and her mother has Irish, Italian, and Norwegian ancestry. Success arrived early for Alia. Her career began at the young ...

Iraq

71. Audrey Royal

Actress | Latina Sex Tapes

Audrey Royal was born on January 2, 1993 in Amman, Jordan. She is an actress.

Jordan

72. Nelly Karim

Actress | The Blue Elephant

Nelly Karim is an Egyptian actress, fashion model and ballerina. She was born December 18, 1974 in Alexandria, Egypt for An Egyptian father and Russian Mother. Nelly Karim has drawn attention for her 2006 refusal to portray "seductive roles". She won Best Actress award in the Cairo International ...

Egypt

73. Meena Rayann

Actress | Game of Thrones

Meena Rayann is an actress, known for Game of Thrones (2011), No Love Lost (2013) and I Saved My Belly Dancer (2016).

Morocco

74. Soha Ali Khan

Actress | Rang De Basanti

Soha, born in New Delhi, is the daughter of Bollywood actress, Sharmila Tagore, who is also the Chair of the Indian Censor Board, and cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi. She is also the sister of Bollywood actor, Saif Ali Khan, and former sister-in-law of Bollywood actress, Amrita Singh. She has a ...

India

75. Mona Zaki

Actress | Sahar el layaly

Although she had no interest at all on being an actress, Mona Zaki is now a remarkable leading star. Mona started her career in acting accidentally, when she met Mohamed Sobhi, the famous Egyptian Actor and Director. Mona is a Mass Communication student at the fourth grade. Her dream is to prove ...

Egypt

76. Mahira Khan

Actress | Verna

Mahira Khan, born December 21, 1984, is a Pakistani actress often regarded as Pakistan's biggest superstar. She is adored and lauded for playing a variety of roles and characters since she embarked on her acting career in 2011. Mahira first started out as a VJ on MTV Pakistan hosting a widely ...

Pakistan

77. Breanne Benson

Actress | Lust

Busty, lusty, and shapely blonde bombshell Breanne Benson was born on April 22, 1984 in Tirana, Albania. Breanne moved to Italy prior to immigrating to America with her family at age seven. She grew up in Southern California and studied both psychology and human sexuality after high school. Benson ...

Albania

78. Destiny Deville

Actress | Orgy World 7

Destiny Deville was born on April 3, 1985 in Bombay, India as Sabana Patel. She is an actress.

India

79. Tuba Büyüküstün

Actress | Kara Para Ask

Born on July 5 in Istanbul, Tuba majored in Costume & Design at the Mimar Sinan University of the Fine Arts from where she graduated in the year of 2004. This year also brought along her first acting gig as she starred in the successful TV show, 'Cemberimde Gül Oya', portraying the character of '...

Turkey

80. Sofia Djama

Director | Les bienheureux

Sofia Djama was born in Oran, Algeria. and grew up in Béjaïa. In 1999, she went to Algiers to study letters and foreign languages, the city which she settled in later. She then worked in the advertising field and simultaneously writes short stories, one of which she will shoot a few years later her...

Algeria

81. Janet Jackson

Soundtrack | Poetic Justice

Janet Damita Jo Jackson was born on May 16, 1966 in Gary, Indiana, to Katherine Jackson (née Katherine Esther Scruse) and Joe Jackson, a musician. She is the youngest of ten children. After her birth, her brothers formed a band later called The Jackson 5. She lived at home with her sisters, while ...

United States of America

82. Oulaya Amamra

Actress | Divines

Oulaya Amamra was born in November 1996 in Viry-Châtillon, Essonne, France. She is an actress, known for Divines (2016), Mariam (2016) and Tamara (2016).

Morocco

83. Haifaa Al-Mansour

Director | Wadjda

Haifaa Al Mansour is the first female filmmaker in Saudi Arabia and is regarded as one of the most significant cinematic figures in the Kingdom. She finished her bachelor's degree in Literature at the American University in Cairo and completed a Master's degree in Directing and Film Studies from ...

Saudi Arabia

84. Tara Basro

Actress | Perempuan Tanah Jahanam

Tara Basro is an actress, known for Impetigore (2019), A Copy of My Mind (2015) and Gundala (2019).

Indonesia

85. Pinar Deniz

Actress | Bir Deli Rüzgar

Pinar Deniz is a Turkish actress born on 4 November 1993 in Adana. She is studying at the public relations and advertising department of Istanbul University. She was in "The Atlas of Beauty" photographed by Mihaela Noroc. She is known for Vatanim Sensin (2016), Kardesim Benim 2 (2017), Sil Bastan (...

Turkey

86. Taraneh Alidoosti

Actress | Forushande

Born on January 12th 1984 in Tehran. Her father is a former national team football player, Hamid Alidoosti. She started her career as an actress visiting Amin Tarokh's acting school in 2000. Soon she was chosen for her first role in I Am Taraneh, I Am Fifteen Years Old (2002) (I'm Taraneh, 15), ...

Iran

87. Lubna Azabal

Actress | Incendies

Lubna Azabal was born on August 15, 1973 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress, known for Incendies (2010), Coriolanus (2011) and Body of Lies (2008).

Morocco

88. Sania Mirza

Self | Wimbledon

Sania Mirza was born on 15 November 1986 in Mumbai to Muslim parents Imran Mirza, a sports journalist, and his wife Naseema, who worked in a printing business. Shortly after her birth, her family moved to Hyderabad where she and younger sister Anam were raised in a religious Sunni Muslim family. ...

India

89. Nazriya Nazim

Actress | Bangalore Days

Nazriya Nazim is an actress and producer, known for Bangalore Days (2014), Neram (2013) and Ohm Shanthi Oshaana (2014).

India

91. Bisha K. Ali

Writer | Ms. Marvel

Bisha K Ali is a screenwriter and stand up comedian known for her personal, political comedy. She was recently selected for BAFTA's 2018 Elevate programme. As a performer, Bisha is frequently heard on the Guilty Feminist podcast and she also co hosts the BBC Radio 4 podcast GrownUpLand. In 2012 she...

Pakistan

92. Sherlyn Chopra

Actress | Maya: by Sherlyn Chopra

Sherlyn Chopra is a Bollywood actress who became the first Indian to have graced the iconic Playboy magazine. Sherlyn Chopra loves to express the mellifluous aspect of her personality through music albums and singles. Her last single was titled, Bad Girl which was Sherlyn's take on moral policing. ...

India

93. Ayesha Takia

Actress | Dor

Ayesha Takia was born in Mumbai on April 10th 1986. Her father's name is Nishit, a Gujarati and her mother's name is Faridah, who is half Maharashtrian and half Caucasian British.

Ayesha had never let her lack of speaking Hindi fluently come in her way. A go-getter, she is no stranger to the silver ...

India

94. Tania Gunadi

Actress | A.P. Bio

Tania Gunadi was born in Bandung, Java, Indonesia. She won a green card lottery when she was a teenager and moved to Los Angeles. Tania started her career on the Disney Channel in TV series and movies, including Pixel Perfect, Go Figure, Imagination Movers and Aaron Stone (her first series regular ...

Indonesia

95. Zara Durrani

Actress | Arrow

Born and raised in Pakistan, her family lived throughout South East Asia before settling down in Vancouver, BC. She not only brought her suitcase, but her passion for performing as well. Zara has been a prominent figure in the Vancouver entertainment industry for almost a decade. She has held many ...

Pakistan

97. Shohreh Aghdashloo

Actress | House of Sand and Fog

Shohreh Aghdashloo was born Shohreh Vaziri-Tabar on May 11, 1952 in Tehran, Iran. In the 1970s at age 20, she achieved nationwide stardom in her homeland of Iran, starring in some prominent pictures such as The Report (1977) directed by the renowned Abbas Kiarostami, which won critics awards at the...

Iran

98. Sherihan

Actress | Alf Lilah Wa Lilah

Sherihan is an Egyptian actress in cinema, theater, and television.

Her mother Awatef Hashem, who died in 1987, and her brother popular actor and guitarist Omar Khorshid, who died in 1981, gave her lots of support.

In 1977, Sherihan was asked to act in her very first movie. She was only 12 years old,...

Egypt

99. Rita Ora

Actress | Fifty Shades of Grey

Rita Ora is a British singer-songwriter. She was born Rita Sahatçiu Ora in 1990 in Pristina, SFR Yugoslavia, now Serbia, to Vera (Bajraktari) and Besnik Sahatçiu. She is a granddaughter of director Besim Sahatçiu. At age one, her family decided to move to the United Kingdom. She grew up in West ...

Kosovo

100. Karen Lancaume

Actress | Baise-moi

Born Karen Bach outside of Lyons, France, Karen Lancaume came from a wealthy family. The bi-racial beauty (French father, Moroccan mother) married at 17 while she was attending college. Even though her husband was a disc jockey and she worked weekends at a nightclub to make ends meet, the couple ...

Morocco



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