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Mai Selim
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Born
Mai Abdel-Jabbar Hamdan Selim

November 6, 1983 (1983-11-06) (age 37)
Occupation
  • Singer
  • Actress
Years active 1997–present
Spouse(s)
Ali al-Refai
(m. 2010; div. 2012)
Children 1
Musical career
Genres
  • Arabic pop
Instruments
  • vocals
Labels Alam El Phan

Mai Abdel-Jabbar Hamdan Selim (Arabic: مي عبد الجبار حمدان سليم , born November 6, 1983 in Abu Dhabi), commonly known as Mai Selim (Arabic: مي سليم ), is a Jordanian singer and actress. Her sisters are Mais Hamdan and Dana Hamdan.

Biography

Musical debut

Mai sings in the Egyptian dialect, though she was born to a Jordanian father and a Lebanese mother. She has been living in Egypt ever since she was young and has stated she almost lived her whole life there. She gained a degree in Business Studies from Maritime Academy in Egypt.

Mai states that luck has played a big part in her being of where she is right now:

"I won't lie and give you the clichéd line of 'I've been working towards this all my life since I was a child' and all that stuff. I knew I had a very strong artistic side to me, and I had a strong passion towards music, but I never thought I'd make a career out of it one day."

In 2008, she released the album Ehlawet El Ayam (Arabic: احلوت الأيام ).

Mai Selim, Boutiqaat - May 20, 2019
Mai Selim (2019)

Personal life

She married Egyptian businessman Ali al-Refai from November 2010 to 2012, with whom she had her daughter, Lili.

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