Sofia Saidi, the famous TV presenter of MBC ‘Trending’ ties the knot in Dubai

Sofia Saidi ties the knot with an Arab-English Businessman in a private, celebrity-studded ceremony at the Bulgari Hotel and Resorts in Dubai on 30th November 2022


Sofia Saidi walking down the aisle

Sofia Saidi, popular Moroccan-French TV presenter of the MBC-TRENDING show, celebrated her marriage to an Arab-English Businessman renowned in the fields of oil, renewable energy, and real estate. Numerous dignitaries attended the wedding; Ambassador Bassam Freiha, a billionaire journalist and politician, accompanied Sofia when she donned her wedding dress, attending the wedding with his family. In addition, Mr Ali Jaber, Director of the MBC group, attended with his wife Tamara and his children Moein, Malik, and all members of his family. 


Sofia Saidi with the Jaber family

Taking place at the Bulgari Hotel and Resorts, Dubai, the private ceremony with no phones allowed was attended by close friends and family, including Sofia’s best friend Giulia Ragazzini, TV presenter Raya Rammal, Nasser Chamaa and his wife Isabella, Minister Marwan Hamade, and the Assaad family. The bride stunned everyone in a gorgeous sky-blue kaftan embroidered with emeralds, designed by the famous designer Imane Tadlaoui.


Sofia Saidi with His Excellency Bassam Freiha

Talking about her wedding, Sofia said: “I met my husband in Geneva and worked for him in renewable energies four years ago. I got married to him then but unfortunately couldn’t get the opportunity to celebrate our union due to the pandemic. So we had to postpone the wedding, but now here we are, finally celebrating with all loved ones in such a stunning location.”

Adorned with gold and Paraiba diamond earrings, Sofia also wore a stunning Paraiba diamond ring along with her precious wedding ring of eight carats of pure diamonds from Harry Winston. Sofia looked regal in an exquisite white dress designed by Pnina Tornai, celebrity organiser of the dress ‘love is in the air.’

Sofia has hosted many world-renowned Arabic and International actors and celebrities in MBC TRENDING, including the popular Darko Peric, who played the role of Helsinki in La Casa De Papel. She has also hosted Hassiba Freiha, Stephanie Attala, Ian Griffiths, Hicham Baechen, Balqees Fathi, and Samira Said. She also made the Vogue Portugal cover issue in April 2022, and is to interview Maître Gims and Akon in Italy soon.

About Sofia Saidi 

Sofia Saidi is a Moroccan International Model and beauty queen who was crowned Miss Arab World Next Top Model consecutively in 2019/2020 and 2020/2021, making her the only beauty queen in the history of World Next Top Model to achieve this feat. A professional model and Instagram Influencer, she started modelling at an early age and started her career in Paris, travelling to numerous Asian countries, including Japan and South Korea. One of the biggest influencers in the Middle East, she was the cover star for Elle Arabia magazine in the July/August 2020 issue. She is also the brand ambassador of Dior Makeup. She studied at Université Paris II Panthéon Assas (2016-2018). Born in Rabat, she was recently awarded the Best Arab Presenter prize at the 14th Maratea film festival in Italy for her work as a TV presenter on the program “Trending,” broadcasted on the Middle Eastern and North African TV channel MBC. 

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