Lebanese recording artist، Elissa is ending 2018 with a bang!
Elissa announced on her official “Twitter” account that she have two surprises for her fans before New Year، where she will announce the first this Friday.
Noteworthy، Elissar Zakaria Khoury، mostly known as Elissa، is a Lebanese recording artist. She is known as “Queen of Emotions” and as “Queen of Romance".
Elissa was born in 1972، to a Lebanese father (Zakaria Khoury) and a Syrian mother (Youmna Suud). She was raised in the Beqaa valley with 5 siblings.
She graduated from the Lebanese University with a degree in Political Science. After graduating she decided to pursue a professional career on the stage and in music.
She achieved moderate success in Lebanon before moving to Cairo at the turn of the new century where she succeeded greatly and established herself as one of the great singing voice of the Arab World.
Elissa was the highest-selling female Middle Eastern artist for 2005، 2006 and 2010.
In 2005، 2006، and 2010، she received the World Music Award for Best Selling Middle Eastern Artist، and became first Lebanese singer to receive the World Music Award for Best Selling Middle Eastern Artist in 2006. She has currently sold over 30 million albums worldwide.
Elissa is also among one of the richest celebrities in Lebanon، with a reported estimated wealth of over $41 million.
As of 2017، Elissa has well over 43 million followers on social media.
Elissa recently judged The Voice season 4، along with Ahlam، Assi El-Hellani، Mohamed Hamaki.