Rania Youssef is an Egyptian actress and model. She was born in Cairo in 1973 to an officer and a flight attendant. Prior to her acting career, Rania worked as a model. She's appeared in a number of television series, including "Riyah Al Madina" (City Winds), "A'ilat Al Hajj Metwaly" (The Household of Al Hajj Metwaly), and "Al Nisaa Qadimat" (The Women Are Coming). She's taken on increasingly controversial and racy film roles, which has ruffled the feathers of many in Egypt and the Middle East. She played a gynecologist in "Wahed Sahih" (2012) alongside Hani Salama, Ghada Adel, Kinda Alloush and Yousra Al Lozi. Her personal life has also attracted much attention. She married Egyptian producer Mohammad Mokhtar, with whom she has two daughters. Four months after her divorce from Mokhtar, she surprised everyone by announcing a secret wedding ceremony to an Egyptian businessman.