Valerie Abou Chacra

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Valerie Abou Chacra
Valerie Abou Chacra, MTV Lebanon - Jun 11, 2019.jpg
Abou Chacra on MTV Lebanon (2019)
Born
Valerie Abou Chacra

(1982-01-15) 15 January 1982 (age 40)
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Beauty pageant titleholder
TitleMiss Lebanon 2015
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorBlack
Major
competition(s)
Miss Lebanon 2015
(Winner)
Miss World 2015
(Top 5)

Valerie Abou Chacra (Arabic: فاليري أبو شقرا; born 15 January 1992)[1] is a Lebanese actress and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Lebanon 2015. She represented Lebanon at Miss World 2015. She has also starred in widely watched Arabic TV series such as 'Ma Fiyi'

Education[edit]

Abou Chacra studied Communication Arts: Radio and TV films at the Lebanese American University.[2]

Pageantry[edit]

Valerie Abou Chacra was crowned Miss Lebanon on 12 October 2015.[3] She represented Lebanon at Miss World 2015 and was selected among the Top 5 finalists. She was the first woman from Lebanon to place that high in Miss World's history while Mireia Lalaguna from Spain, was also the first Spanish Woman to win the title.

Career[edit]

Abou Chacra started acting in a TV series, A'shra Abid Zghar (Ten Little Slaves), in 2014. She later participated in Dancing with the Stars: Raqs el Noujoum [fr] in 2016, and finished third. In 2017, she hosted Project Runway.[4] Also she participated in Celebrity Duets Arab World season 3 and finished third. She then made an appearance in an American TV Series called Teen Wolf during Season 6. Later on, she acted in Al Hayba Season 2 in 2018, Ma Fiyi [1] in 2019.[5] and La Hukm Alayh in 2021. Valerie is also founder of @justcarengo, a non-profit organisation to help patients affected by Traumatic Brain Injury.

Personal life[edit]

In 2019, she was engaged to a Lebanese businessman, Ziad Ammar.[6] The couple married on 1 August 2020.[7] In September 2021, Valerie gave birth to twin girls.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Broadcaster Notes
2014 Ten Little Slaves Sophie MTV Lebanon original title: A'shra Abid Zghar
2016–17 Teen Wolf Layla Ibrahim MTV USA Season 6
2018 Al Hayba (The Return) Mariam MTV Lebanon original title: Al Hayba (Al Awda)
2019 Love Me Not Yasma MTV Lebanon original title: Ma Fiyi
2021 Not Guilty Zaman Bitar Shahid original title: La Hukm Alayh

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Valérie Abou Chacra, belle et smart à la fois". L'Orient-Le Jour (in French). 3 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Who is Miss Lebanon Valerie Abou Chacra, the \'robbed\' winner of Miss World 2015?". International Business Times UK. 21 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Le Liban a sa nouvelle Miss : Valérie Abou Chacra". L'Orient-Le Jour (in French). 12 October 2015.
  4. ^ "This Project Runway host has been wearing Elie Saab all season". Emirates Woman. 13 February 2018.
  5. ^ "فاليري أبو شقرا‎: كلّ ما وصلت إليه اليوم هو ثمرة جهودي". marieclairearabia.com (in Arabic). 8 February 2019.
  6. ^ "هكذا إحتفلت فاليري أبو شقرا بخطوبتها- بالصور". elfann.com (in Arabic). 8 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Lebanon's former beauty queen throws wedding party amid ban". Arab News. 1 August 2020.

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by Miss Lebanon
2015
Succeeded by
Sandy Tabet