Carla Haddad

Sunday, January 19, 2014
Living the Life of a Working Mom
Carla Haddad


Name: Carla Raymond Haddad

Date of Birth: 10-11-1981

Occupation: TV Presenter and Actress

Zodiac Sign: Libra 

Women... they perform daily balancing acts with kids, careers, and social lives more than ever before.  Carla Haddad is one of these moms who is chugging along with the rest of the clan. She’s an actress, a mother, a presenter, and a humorous entertainer who has been giving us a good laugh for years with funny hubby Tony Abou Jaoudeh. Let’s see what our weekly female host of Dancing With The Stars has to say for herself…

On a Personal Note…

Where are you originally from?

I was born in Beirut but I am from Roum-Jezzine.


As a child what did you dream of becoming? 

A model.


What did you study in school?



What gives you the most pleasure in your life?

Spending time with my daughter Lea.


What makes you furious?

Lies and cheating.


What makes you cry?

Illness, death, and poverty.


What scares you?

Illness and death.


If you could change something about you, what would it be?

I would like to be more patient.


Are you a spiritual person?

Yes I am; I am far from being materialistic.


Life’s Lessons…

In one word, how would you describe your life? 



Do you have any regrets?

Yes!  However, I do hate the word regret because I think life simply gives us lessons to learn from.


What is the best advice you have ever been given?

A man once said to me: “Calma, calma Carla!”


What is your favorite quote?

“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return." Leonardo Da Vinci

Who has been the most important role model in your life? 

No one specific; I try my best to benefit from the positive aspects of every person I meet.


What or who gives you inspiration?

Nature inspires me… such as the sea and the trees. A beautiful song can also motivate me.


What do you admire?

Renaissance art.


Is there something that you still want to do or accomplish in your life?

Freedom and happiness.


How do you maintain balance in your everyday life?

By thinking about Lea.


How important is friendship?

It’s top!


The Opposite Sex… 

What do you think is the most attractive trait in a man?



Do you believe in love at first sight?

Yes I do!


What do you find most irritating in a man? 



How would you describe married life?

It could be the best thing ever or the worst!!!



What is the last thing you do before sleeping?

Brush my teeth.


How many hours do you sleep at night? 

I wish I could sleep for 10 hours, but I am grateful to sleep for 7!


What type of diet do you follow?

I am a vegetarian and I do my best not to eat after 9pm.


Are you physically active? What do you enjoy doing? 

Yes I am... I enjoy swimming, beach volleyball, Body Pump, Tai Bo, Step classes, aerobics, Zumba...


How do you like to spend your spare time?

Checking Facebook or baking a cake.

A Matter of Taste…

Do you have a favorite perfume? 

Chanel No. 5.


Do you have a favorite face cream brand?



Do you have a favorite make up brand?



Any beauty secrets? 

No smoking, no clubbing, no alcohol!


What is your favorite watch brand?

Rolex and Patek Philippe.


What is your favorite type of food? 

Fish and veggies.


Where is your favorite place to travel?



Do you have a favorite book?

Eleven Minutes by Paulo Coelho.


What is your favorite type of music? 

House music.


Do you have a favorite designer?

Dolce and Gabbana, Roberto Cavalli, and Zuhair Murad.

A Promising Future…

Do you have any exciting plans for the future?

Yes…. Many!


Do you still enjoy working in front of the camera? 

This is what I am used to and have been doing since I became a model in 1995.


What are your goals?

Happiness and freedom.


What challenges do you face?

Being a good working mom.

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