Arab-Argentinian

Juliana Awada

by Manila on July 9, 2017

First Lady of Argentina Juliana Awada – Photo Credit: Solarpix / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Villa Ballester, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Date of Birth: April 3, 1974

Ethnicity:
*Lebanese Arab (father)
*Syrian Arab (mother)

Juliana Awada is an Argentine businessperson. She has served as the First Lady of Argentina, since December 10, 2015, as the wife of Mauricio Macri, who is the President of Argentina.

Juliana’s father, Ibrahim/Abraham Awada, an entrepreneur, is a Lebanese Muslim, from Baalbek, Baalbek-Hermel, who moved to Argentina with his family when he was three. Juliana’s mother, Elsa Esther “Pomi” Baker, is of Syrian descent. Her brother is actor Alejandro Awada.

Juliana two daughters, one with Mauricio, and one with her former partner, Belgian aristocrat Bruno Laurent Barbier.

Juliana’s maternal grandparents had the surnames Baker and Yessi.

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