Zahia divides her time between Paris and London.
Zahia’s formal education information isn’t available.
Former prostitute, model, fashion and lingerie designer
- Father – Hacène Dehar (He has shunned Zahia since it was made public that she worked as an escort)
- Mother – Yamina Dehar
- Siblings – She has a younger brother.
5 ft 4 in or 163 cm
55 kg or 121 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Zahia Dehar has dated
- Karim Benzema (2008) – According to documents filed in the prostitution case, Real Madrid star Benzema had s*x with Zahia in 2008. She was 16 years old at that time.
- Franck Ribery (2009) – Zahia first met Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery on or somewhere close to his 26th birthday in April 2009. It was claimed that she was presented to the French winger as a birthday present. Ribery had flown her to Munich and other locations on numerous occasions over several months in 2009. He was even present at her 18th birthday celebration. However, at the trial, he claimed that he wasn’t aware of her age.
- Sidney Govou (2010) – Zahia had a steamy fling with French winger Sideny Govou in March 2010. In his interrogation, Govou claimed that he didn’t know she was an escort and was surprised when she asked for money. When Govou had sexual intercourse with her, she was 18 years old, therefore, was excused from criminal investigation.
Race / Ethnicity
Honey Brown (Natural)
But, she has dyed them ‘Blonde’.
- Voluminous brown hair
- Voluptuous curves
35-23-35 in or 89-58.5-89 cm
4 (US) or 36 (EU) or 8 (UK)
9 (US) or 39.5 (EU) or 6.5 (UK)
Zahia Dehar has done modeling work for the leading fashion designers such as Karl Lagerfeld and Pierre et Gilles.
Her religious views aren’t known.
Best Known For
- Being embroiled in a high profile prostitution case in which French professional soccer players Franck Ribéry and Karim Benzema were involved. The fact that the case came to light during 2010 World Cup made Dehar more famous.
- Having served as a muse for legendary fashion designer, Karl Lagerfeld.
In February 2016, she made her first film appearance in the comedy movie, Joséphine, Pregnant & Fabulous.
First TV Show
In June 2015, Zahia made her TV show debut in the documentary style talk show, Le grand journal de Canal+.
In her interview with V Magazine, Zahia revealed that she is not a fan of watching her diet. And, the fact that she is naturally thin helps her as well. However, she does like to play sports and dance, and both of these activities are excellent cardio workouts.
Zahia Dehar Favorite Things
- Designers – Dolce & Gabbana, Chanel, Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik and Roberto Cavalli
Source – V Magazine
Zahia Dehar Facts
- In April 2014, she was at the center of another controversy after she was selected to model for a portrait of Queen Marie-Antoinette at a government-sponsored exhibition in state own gallery in Paris. Sections of French society were outraged that an escort was selected to represent historical queen.
- Zahia takes 3 hours daily to get ready for her work at her designer boutique. During these three hours, she gets dramatic makeup done by a professional.
- She has 2 pet dogs – Miyuki, a Shih Tzu and Enzo, a German Spitz. She takes her pet dogs everywhere she goes.
- During her fashion event at the 2013 Paris Spring Show, she used a horse-drawn carriage that was framed with heart-shaped flower garlands to travel down the runway. She was petting a newborn lamb during her appearance.
- She moved from a small Algerian town to Champigny-sur-Marne, France at the age of 10 along with her younger brother and mother.
- In her teens, she used to woo her suitors with her belly dancing moves, which she had picked from the seventies Egyptian movies.
- She has enlisted the help of Karl Lagerfeld, Terry Richardson and Ellen Von Unwerth to help shoot look books for her lingerie brand. She has modeled for her own designs.
- In an April 2010 interview with Paris Match, she alleged that her former client Franck Ribery wasn’t well mannered nor particularly gallant.
- To launch her career as a fashion and lingerie designer, she enlisted the backing of an unidentified financier from Hong Kong. Over the years, she has steadfastly refused to reveal his identity.
- Catch her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest, and YouTube.