She studied in Beirut before moving to the UAE to begin her career in journalism. She was offered a job at the Dubai One channel in 2004, which was her first major job in the UAE.
She has served as an international brand ambassador for various luxury brands, which include Pantene and Dior. In 2015, she was named one of the 100 Most Powerful Arab Personalities Under 40 by Arabian Business.
She was born in Tehran, Iran, and subsequently raised in Beirut.
She cites her 2006 interview with Leonardo DiCaprio at the premiere of his film Blood Diamond as the turning point in her career.