Wael Kfoury

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Wael Kfoury
Wael Kfoury, Ehden Concert (02).jpg
Kfoury in July 2017
Born
Michel Émile Kfoury
ميشال اميل كفوري

(1974-09-14) September 14, 1974 (age 48)
Zahlé, Lebanon
OccupationSinger, musician, songwriter, actor
Years active1992–present
Spouse
Angela Bechara
(m. 2010; div. 2019)
Children2
Musical career
Genres
Labels

Michel Émile Kfoury (Arabic: ميشال اميل كفوري; born September 14, 1974), known by his stage name Wael Kfoury (وائل كفوري), is a Lebanese singer, musician, songwriter, and actor .

Career[edit]

Wael studied solfège at the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik.[1]

Commercial deals[edit]

Kfoury signed a publicity campaign deal for PepsiCo's PepsiArabia affiliate.[2][3] Kfoury was a star of PepsiCo sponsored "Bahr el Noujoum" (meaning of Sea of Stars).[4]

In February 2009, he announced cooperation with LG Electronics for a search for future music stars.[5]

Artist's activities[edit]

In August 2011, Wael Kfoury launched a tennis tournament that runs under his patronage and his management team. The tournament is entitled "Kfoury First In".

Personal life[edit]

Kfoury was born into a Melkite Greek Catholic family. He was married in Cyprus, in a civil ceremony, to Angela Bechara. Their relationship and marriage was kept a secret for some time from the press. The couple have a daughter named Michele, who was born September 10, 2011. Her name comes from the feminine equivalent of her father's real name Michel.[6] Kfoury's second child and daughter Milana was born June 1, 2016.[7][8][9] The couple separated in August 2019.[10]

Albums[edit]

  • 1994: Shafouha w Sarou Y'oulou (شافوها وصارو يقولوا)
  • 1995: Mayyet Fiki (ميت فيكي)
  • 1996: Ba'd el Sentayn (بعد السنتين)
  • 1997: Tna'shar Shaher (اتنعشر شهر)
  • 1998: Shubbak el Houb (شباك الحب)
  • 1999: Hikayat 'Asheq (حكاية عاشق)
  • 2000: Sa'alouni (سألوني)
  • 2001: Shou Ra'yak (شو رأيك)
  • 2003: Oumry Killo (عمري كلو)
  • 2004: Qorb Liyya (قرب ليى)
  • 2005: Bhebak ana ktyr (بحبك أنا كتير)
  • 2007: Byihenn (بيحنّ)
  • 2010: Kfoury Classic perfect
  • 2012: Ya Dalli Ya Rou7i (يا ضلي يا روحي)
  • 2014: Al Gharam l mostahil (الغرام المستحيل)
  • 2017: W.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wael Kfoury | Lebanese Star | Official Web Site". Archived from the original on 2013-11-24. Retrieved 2013-11-21.
  2. ^ "PepsiArabia Wael Kfoury page". Archived from the original on January 14, 2010. Retrieved March 2, 2009.
  3. ^ spikiiii (18 August 2007). "Wael Kfoury - Pepsi - 2007". Archived from the original on 2021-12-15 – via YouTube.
  4. ^ "YouTube". YouTube. 15 March 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-03-15.
  5. ^ "AE: EntertainmentNews By Industry - Page 1 - 24-7 Press Release". www.24-7pressrelease.com.
  6. ^ "Wael Kfoury admits to being married". Al Bawaba. January 17, 2012.
  7. ^ "Wael Kfoury welcomes baby no2 into the world!". Al Bawaba. 2 June 2016.
  8. ^ "Wael Kfoury Is a Dad Again!". www.mondanite.net.
  9. ^ "Happy Birthday Milana Wael Kfoury".
  10. ^ Ala' Mashharawi (24 June 2021). "Fiancé of 2021! Wael Kfoury Proposes to This Beautiful Lady (Picture)". Albawaba. Retrieved 25 June 2021.

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