Adi Ashkenazi

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Adi Ashkenazi, 2011

Adi Ashkenazi (Hebrew: עדי אשכנזי‎‎; born 23 March 1975) is an Israeli actress, comedian[1] and television host.

Biography[edit]

Ashkenazi grew up in Herzliya. Her family immigrated to Israel from Turkey. She studied acting at the Beit Tzvi School for Performing Arts. In 2004, Ashkenazi divorced the actor Coby Doron after three years of marriage. In 2010, she was arrested for illegal possession of drugs, but released immediately.[2] In 2010, it was announced that she was pregnant by her boyfriend of six months, Eitan Ben Zakan.[3] She gave birth to a baby girl in April 2011[4] and in November 2012 she gave birth to a baby son.

Media career[edit]

After graduating from Beit Zvi, she hosted children's shows on Israeli TV's Channel One. In 2000 she appeared in a renewed version of the humour show Domino Gros, together with Maya Dagan and Anat Magen. In 2002, she performed on Yair Lapid's talk show.[5] She managed the comic part of the show and presented a stand-up show together with Maya Dagan. In 2004, she won the "Entertainment woman of the year" prize. In 2006, she was named "Television woman of the year" at the "People of the year" ceremony on Channel Two.

Ashkenazi is the star of "What's that nonsense?" (Hebrew: מה זה השטויות האלה‎‎).

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