Lojain Omran (born 1977 or 1978)[1] is a Saudi Arabian television presenter and social media personality. She presents a show on a channel in Bahrain and is a cast member on the Netflix original reality television show, Dubai Bling (2022).

Lojain Omran in 2017

Early and personal life Edit

Omran was born in Jubail, Eastern Province, and had a career in banking before moving into television. Her younger sister is actress Aseel Omran.[2]

She learned to drive when she moved to Bahrain in 2001, and in 2008, while living in Dubai, bought a Porsche Carrera which she had resprayed in pink with silver glitter and the slogans "Girls Rule" and "Angel".[1]

Career Edit

Omran's TV programmes before Good Morning Arabs! included The Situation with Lojain, Ya Hala, Around the Gulf and World of Eve.[2]

Forbes included her at number 55 in their 2017 list of 100 Arabic celebrities, one of five Saudi people listed.[3]

She is reported to have 5.4 million followers on social media, and has been described as "one of the most influential media personalities in the Middle East".[4][5]

Omran has more than 10.3 million followers on her Instagram account,[6] and as one of the five "most popular fashion and beauty influencers" affecting millennials in the UAE.[7] Gulf Business listed her as number 87 in its Arab Power List 2018, describing her as an "Influencer / TV Host".[8][9]

References Edit

  1. ^ a b Nelmes, Stephen (29 May 2010). "The power of pink". The National. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Lojain Omran: Media personality". Women 2030. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Forbes names 100 biggest Arab celebrities, Egypt tops list". Egypt Independent. 11 August 2017. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  4. ^ Azaiz, Azaiz (5 July 2017). "Social media influencers: The power players in the Middle East". Khaleej Times. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  5. ^ Al Zarooni, Mustafa (8 September 2017). "Influencer's post over high Dewa bills sparks controversy". Khaleej Times. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  6. ^ "لجين عمران 🇸🇦 (@lojain_omran) • Instagram photos and videos". www.instagram.com. Retrieved 2018-12-24.
  7. ^ Nair, Manoj (23 August 2016). "UAE's millennials swayed by social media influencers". Gulf News: Media. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  8. ^ "Arab Power List 2018". Gulf Business. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  9. ^ "Lojain Omran". Gulf Business. Retrieved 20 August 2018.

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