Ruba Thérèse Mansouri was born and raised in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Her mother is American (French-Polish) who grew up in Westbury, Long Island. Her father is Saudi, from Taif but lived in Riyadh for over 40 years. Ruba started her training in the arts in Riyadh and then moved to Boulder, CO in 2000 where she continued her training. In 2009, Ruba Moved to NYC. She has (3) siblings. Her mother passed away in 1994 to Breast Cancer. Her father still lives in Riyadh.