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Gina Dirawi

Личная информация

  • Страна местожительства: Sweden
  • Пол: Female
  • Born in: 1990
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Gina Dirawi was born in 1990 in Sundsvall, Sweden. Dirawi is the second of four children. She is of Palestinian descent and her family comes from Lebanon. Dirawi's paternal grandparents convinced Dirawi's father to move to Sweden. Her father eventually moved to Sundsvall to study before going to Lebanon and marrying Dirawi's mother. Her parents settled in Sundsvall, and her paternal grandparents moved to the same city a couple of years later. Her grandfather was an imam in Sundsvall until his death in March 2011.
Dirawi studied natural sciences in high school and later courses in political science and rhetoric from Mittuniversitetet. Dirawi currently lives in Stockholm, Sweden.

Dirawi began her career as a blogger in March 2009 with the blog, Ana Gina. By August of that same year, she began videoblogging. Her videoblog included satirical depictions of recurring characters from Swedish and Palestinian culture. She continued to gain popularity by sharing videos on YouTube, where her videos have over 17 million views as of May 2013. In 2012 and 2013 she won "best female TV host" and in 2014 she hosted the Swedish Grammy Awards. Dirawi has also hosted Musikhjälpen and several other television and radio shows.


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