We still get insanely excited when we see Bahrain mentioned by worldwide celebs, and even more so when we learn that they spent some time here.
Scroll down to find 5 celebs that lived on our island:
May Calamawy is one of Hollywood’s rising stars – she’s been featured in Hulu’s award winning show Ramy. May was actually born on the island and eventually came back to attend high school here! She’s also just been cast in Marvel’s new show, Moon Knight!!!
If you’ve ever been a fan of 90’s rap – you’ve heard of Coolio!! He was responsible for Gangsta’s Paradise. The rapper lived here for sometime and even came back to perform.
From everyone’s fave cop shows – Shemar’s mom was a teacher here and he lived in Bahrain during his childhood, studying at the British School of Bahrain!
Jermaine from the Jackson 5 famously came to live in Bahrain for a while – he actually even converted to Islam while on the island!
Mamta is an Indian actress who grew up on the island – she graduated from the Indian School in 2002! Since then, she’s received many acting awards and even started her own production company!