General Facts and Figures
- Full name: Sarah Joe Chamoun
- Net worth: About $4 million
- Occupation: webcam model, sports commentator, and social influencer
- Education: Studied at University of Texas
- Birthday: February 10, 1993
- Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon
- Birth Sign: Aquarius
- Marital Status: Engaged
Early Life and Education
Mia Khalifa, whose real name is Sarah Joe Chamoun, is a 27-year-old actress, social media personality, and sports commentator. Mia`s birthplace is Beirut, Lebanon but her family moved to the United States when she was 7. Her birthday is on 10th February 1993. The world got to know Mia after she starred in an adult film.
Mia was an active member of the Lacrosse team at the Northwest High School, where she got her high school diploma. Later on, she graduated with an arts degree from her alma mater, the University of Texas in El Paso, Texas.
What Made Her Popular?
Mia Khalifa rose to stardom because of her performances in adult films. Although she no longer features in adult films, many people still recognize her from her past performances. In fact, she was once ranked number 1 on one of the major adult sites. That said, her stint as an adult film star was short-lived, and all the movies she featured in were filmed in just three months. Mia wore a hijab in one of the adult films, which drew ire among the Islamic community.
After quitting the porn industry, Mia worked in a law firm as a paralegal and as a bookkeeper. She worked hard to build a social media following, which helped her become a social media personality and a webcam model. Mia has also taken up a career as a sports commentator. In 2017, she was got the chance to host a sports talk show alongside Gilbert Arenas. She has a massive following on several social media platforms boasting over 3.4 million followers on Twitter and 22.2 million on Instagram.
Mia was previously married to her high school boyfriend, but they divorced in 2015. She is currently engaged to her fiancé Robert Sandberg. The duo had planned to get married in April 2020, but the wedding was put off due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Mia loves soccer, and her favorite EPL club is West Ham United.
Mia has severally been criticized by Arab feminists for perpetuating sexism. On the other hand, some women view her as a powerful feminist symbol because of defying patriarchy.
In an interview with the BBC, Mia shared her regrets about joining the porn industry. She said that her performance in adult films left unpleasant memories that always haunt her. Regardless, she has become a big activist against sexism and has called on young girls to avoid making the mistakes she made. After the interview, she received a lot of support, and her fans even began a petition to have her porn videos taken down.
Mia symbolizes the will to change and embrace new beginnings. Her job as a social influencer highlights her charm, and nothing will be stopping her from achieving her personal and career goals.