Miss USA 2010
Rima Fakih (Arabic: ريما فقيه) (born October 2, 1985) is an American beauty pageant contestant, and winner of the 2010 Miss USA title. She represented the state of Michigan in the Miss USA 2010 pageant, having previously won the 2010 Miss Michigan USA competition. A native of Lebanon, as a child Fakih moved to the United States with her family. As a Muslim and an Arab, she is reputed to be the first person of her nationality, ethnicity or religion to be named Miss USA. In 2008, she traveled back to Lebanon to compete in the Miss Lebanon Emigrant pageant, placing third. Fakih was born in Srifa, a small city in the Jabal Amel region of Southern Lebanon, to a "powerful" Shi'a Muslim family.