Here are five fascinating facts about Rima Tahini that you should be aware of in light of the exciting news that Johnny Drille and she have been married for more than a year.
Johnny Drille surprised fans in the early hours of today, Tuesday, July 4, 2023, with his announcement involving Rima Tahini in a post on his social media platform announcing the release of the music video for his new song The Best Part. Don Jazzy, a music mogul, then confirmed the couple’s marriage in a heartwarming message on social media.
The caption, accompanied by a video shared by the singer, read, I’m grateful for you all who share in my world, this part of me i’ve never shared before until now, THE VERY BEST PART. You complete me @rimouuune, thank you for loving me ♥️ ‘The Best Part’ Official Music Video, up on youtube ????????.
Questions as to who Rima Tahini is have been raised, and here are five interesting facts you should know about her,
1- Johnny Drille’s wife, Rima Tahini natioanlity
Rima was born in Sierra Leone to a Sierra Leonean mother and a Lebanese father. Unfortunately, she was born during a time of great turmoil in the country, as the Civil War was just getting started, and as a result, she and her family were forced to flee to another country.
2. An academic genius
Rima became a remarkable person after completing her schooling at the African Leadership Academy. 2012 she was awarded the Allan Gray Gold Prize for her outstanding business skills. She continued her academic career at Brandeis University, where in 2016, she received the highest honours (Suma Cum Laude) in business/economics.
Before completing her undergraduate education, Rima worked in the energy industry and developed crucial professional skills. She worked in thriving places like Johannesburg, Accra, and Lagos for prestigious companies like Tata Africa Holdings, Endeavor Energy Holdings, and Symbion Powers, where she offered her talents and knowledge.
3. Rima is multilingual
Rima Tahini, at the age of seven, was fluent in four languages. This was due to the fact that she lived in several cities and countries with her family, who became refugees as a result of the Sierra Leone war.
4. Senior Advisor at Kupanda Capital
In 2016, Rima became a part of Kupanda Capital and was instrumental in developing and bringing the partnership between Mavin and Kupanda to fruition. Currently, Rima also became a member of the Recording Academy’s 2022 class and collaborates with some of the most prominent musical talents from Africa to date.
5. Director of Artiste and Repertoire (A&R) at Mavin Global
Rima is the A&R director at music powerhouse Mavin Records. Mavin Records has given us some of the most memorable classic songs and artists from all over the continent over the last decade. Rima is responsible for overseeing and maintaining all of the label’s artists’ creative work, including music videos, live shows, and merchandise.