Carolina De Oliveira

Carolina de Oliveira (Arabic: كارولينا دي أوليفيرا ) (born November 16, 1978) is an actress known for her appearance in Lebanese TV programs.[1] She was named one of BBC's 100 most influential women in 2016 for her work in mental health.[2][3][4]

Carolina De Oliveira
Carolina Emanuel De Oliveira
Damascus, Syria
CitizenshipLebanese (2015-present)
EducationJesus and Mary School
Occupationactress, presenter, social activist
Years active1997-present
Known forBBC 100 Women (2016)


Carolina de Oliveira was born in Damascus to a Brazilian father and a Syrian mother. She attended Jesus and Mary School near Beirut, Lebanon. She received a master's degree in fashion design from the University of Lyon in France.[5] In 2006, it was rumored that she might marry Egyptian singer Ehab Tawfiq, but she said it was only a rumor.[6] In 2013, she confirmed that she was engaged to Egyptian artist Ehab Tawfik between 2006 and 2007, but they have broken up since.[7] During a March 2015 interview, she said she received Lebanese citizenship with the help of the Lebanese authorities.[8]


De Oliveira started her television career at Future TV network in 1997. She was in Orbit TV's 'Oyoun Beirut', then went to NBN (National Broadcasting Network) in Lebanon with four other shows: "Al Sabahieh", "3al Moda" and "3al Eticket, and "Special". She became well known after she went to MBC, the Arab satellite TV channel, with "Ante", "Wakif Il Sa3a", "She Style", "Lux Fashion World" and three seasons of the reality show "The Biggest Winner", the most popular show on MBC. In 2010, Carolina moved to the news channel Al Arabiya, with "Drama Ramadan" and "Cinema in a Week". In 2009 she was in Khaled Youssef's film "Kalemni Shokran".[5]

De Oliveira was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of 34 years, and decided to speak out about the disorder.[2][9][10] She has also supported the Ruban Rouge organization against HIV-Aids in Africa and the Middle East.[2][11]

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  1. ^ "Carolina De Oliveira".
  2. ^ a b c "13 Arab women are in BBC's '100 Women 2016', get to know them". 23 November 2016.
  3. ^ "BBC 100 Women 2016: Who is on the list?". October 7, 2019 – via
  4. ^ Magazine, Enable (2017-01-06). "The World Changers | Enable Magazine | The UK's leading disability and lifestyle magazine". Enable Magazine. Retrieved 2019-12-03.
  5. ^ a b eMinor. "Carolina De Oliveira - Pop from Beirut, LB".
  6. ^ "Ehab Tawfiq's love affair a rumor.(Rumors of an intimate relationship between Egyptian singer Ehab Tawfiq and MBC television announcer Carolina Di Oliviera )(Brief article)". 13 February 2006. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "كارولينا دي أوليفييرا: كنت مخطوبة لإيهاب توفيق .. "وأنا هلق مغرومة بحب حياتي"". Archived from the original on 2019-12-04. Retrieved February 26, 2021.
  8. ^ "كارولينا دي أوليفيرا تعترف بعمرها الحقيقي وممارستها الجنس". Archived from the original on 2016-12-30. Retrieved February 26, 2021.
  9. ^ "Twitter, Caroline de Oliveira Status". Twitter. 2014-10-26. Retrieved 2021-02-26.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  10. ^ "Instagram post by Carolina De Oliveira Official • Oct 26, 2014 at 8:26am UTC". Archived from the original on 2021-12-26.
  11. ^ Karimarhanem (30 November 2008). "Solidarity: Haifaa Wehbe in Morocco to support Red Ribbon".