Rita Hayek

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Rita Hayek
Rita Hayek.jpg
Rita Hayek seen on the set of Feu Rouge
Born Rita Elie Hayek
(1987-10-09) 9 October 1987 (age 30)
Beirut, Lebanon
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005–present
Abdullah Rebeiz (m. 2017)

Rita Elie Hayek (Arabic: ريتا حايك‎; born 9 October 1987 in Beirut)[1] is a Lebanese actress.


Hayek studied acting at the Institut National des Beaux Arts (National Institute Of Fine Arts or INBA), at the Lebanese University.[2] In 2011, she took acting courses at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in Hollywood.[3]

Hayek had her first television role in 2005, starring in the drama series A March Dream (Arabic: حلم آذار‎). A March Dream was a drama production portraying the contemporary events of 2005.[4]

In 2008 she starred in Say God-willing, (Arabic: قول انشالله‎). In 2009 she played the character Nancy in a mini-series entitled: Secret Stitch-Up, (Arabic: قطبة مخفية‎). In the miniseries, 'Nancy' is a seductress who attempts to sabotage the relationship between her sister and her brother-in-law.[citation needed]

In 2010 Hayek featured in a television series called For Her Eyes (Arabic: من أجل عينيها‎), a drama portraying a traditional Lebanese family.[5] During the same year (2010), she featured in the Ramadan drama series - Loves Other Side (Arabic: للحب وجهٌ آخر‎).[citation needed]

In 2010 Hayek featured in the drama musical A Well Bred Family (Arabic: عيلة متعوب عليها‎). Next she appeared in two other TV series shown in 2011; Fake Keepsake (Arabic: متل الكذب‎) and An Escape (Arabic: هروب‎)[citation needed]

In 2011 she featured in That's What Zahia Said, broadcast on the station New TV in Lebanon.[citation needed]

Hayek appearing as a presenter on a Arabic talk show, Rotana Cafe, from 2006 until 2009.[citation needed]

In the summer of 2010 and the summer of 2011 she appeared in the Nivea Angelstar advertising campaign.[citation needed]

She has been selected to star in an play called High Heels, which portrays social dynamics in a way that is unusual in the region.[6]

In Ramadan 2016 featured in a Lebanese series Wein kenti.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "ريتا حايك تتزوج مدنيا في قبرص.. شاهد أول صورة من حفل الزفاف". kollelngoom (in Arabic). 6 September 2017. 
  2. ^ "9 معلومات عن ريتا حايك.. بطلة "القضية 23"". e3lam (in Arabic). 12 November 2017. 
  3. ^ "Five Things You Didn't Know About Rita Hayek". TV Overmind. 29 January 2018. 
  4. ^ Al-akhbar.com, Al Akhbar (Lebanon) - article: الشاشات اللبنانية تتنافس على... الضحك
  5. ^ Albaladonline.com Al-Balad newspaper - article: من أجل عينيها
  6. ^ http://www.elnashrafan.com/news/show/1075593/