Washington: Rima Fakih, believed to be the first Muslim woman win the title Miss USA has reportedly converted to Christianity.
According to FoxNews, Fakih, who became first Muslim and Arab-American to win the title in 2010 has gave her life to Christ last month, ahead of her wedding to her Christian fiancee music producer Wassim Salibi..
Fakih, Lebanese-American was born into a Shiite Muslim sect is also once trained to be a WWE women’s wrestler.
In 2010, she told the Huffington Post that her family’s religious beliefs have always been open. “We’re more of a spiritual family,” she explained. “Religion really doesn’t define me or my family. My family’s been very liberal, and we appreciate all different kinds of religions.”
Fakih added that “I have a family that is a mix of different religions and different ethnicities. My brother-in-law is Christian, and he (and my sister) baptized their two sons. I have an uncle who converted to Christianity, and he’s a priest now.”
The couple will marry in Lebanon later this month, according to Christian Today.