Haifa Wehbe was born in Mahrouna, a small farming town in Southern Lebanon, to a Lebanese father and an Egyptian mother. She grew up listening to jazz and R&B. She began to work as a model at a young age and won the title of Miss South Lebanon at the age of sixteen. By 1996, she had appeared on over a hundred magazine covers. In 2006, Wehbe was listed on People Magazine's list of the 50 most beautiful people.

In 2002, Wehbe released her first album, titled Houwa El-Zaman, which became a commercial success, in part thanks to the popularity of her first single "Agoul Ahwak".
Her second album Baddi Eish, was released in 2005 and lived up to expectations due to the success of its lead single "Ya Hayat Albi". Released after the assassination of Lebanese politician Rafik Hariri, the title single of the album exuded freedom, considered to be among the most basic of human rights. Her follow-up single became her biggest hit to date, "Ana Haifa", which became her novelty song. In 2006 she released a follow up single "Bous Al Wawa" from her album Baby Haifa. The song was later used in a Pepsi advertisement. The song was also voted Song of the Year in 2006 by Radio Scope and Sawt Al Musika.

Wehbe was the first Arab artist appear on the Italian TV channel Rai Uno at Piazza Navona in Rome, performing in front of celebrities and fashion designers. Haifa Wehbe has also performed with artists from outside the Arab world. On June 10, 2006, Haifa became the first artist in the Arab world to perform with rapper 50 Cent when she was the opening act for his first concert in Lebanon, at BIEL in Beirut. On July 4, 2008, Wehbe released her long-awaited album "Habibi Ana" which contains 15 songs including the single "Mosh Adra Astana".

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