Najwa Nimri is a Spanish actress and singer. Najwa is best known for her character as Zulema Zahir in the prison drama television series Vis A Vis (Locked Up). She is also known for her roles in Salto Al Vacío, Lovers Of The Arctic Circle, Before Nightfall, Lucia And S*x, A + (You Love), Las Vidas De Celia, Room In Rome, Everything You Want, The Last Primate and Money Heist. Najwa has released successful albums like Carefully, Mayday, Walkabout.

Birth Name

Najwa Nimri Urrutikoetxea




Actress, Singer


Pop, Dance/Electronic, Trip Hop, Downtempo, Alternative Rock





Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Najwa Nimri was born on the 14th of February 1972, in Pamplona, Navarre, Spain.


She’s currently 48 years old.


Madrid, Spain

Sun Sign



Multiracial (White and Hispanic)

Her mother is of Navarrese origin and her father is of Jordanian descent.





Her educational qualifications are unknown.

Family Details

  • Father – Karam Nimri
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Karim Nimri (Brother)
  • Relatives – Andre Nimri (Half-Brother), Sara Nimri (Half-Sister), Nadia Nimri (Half-Sister), Alexander Nimier (Cousin) (Singer)

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Najwa Nimri has dated –

  • Daniel Calparsoro (1995-2000) – In 1995, Najwa married Spanish film director Daniel Calparsoro. The couple were estranged and took divorce in 2000.
  • Martìn Nabil – Najwa has a son with her partner Martin. Her son’s name is Teo Nabil and he was born (2004).

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 8 inches
  • In centimeters – 173 cm
  • In meters – 1.73 m


  • In Kilograms – 56 kg
  • In Pounds – 124 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 33-25-34
  • Bust – 33 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build


Eye Color

Light Brown

Hair Color


She often tends to dye her hair Dark Brown.

Shoe Size

She wears a size 9.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Najwa is best known for her character as Zulema Zahir in the prison drama television series Vis A Vis (Locked Up). Her important film role was in Salto al vacío. She was nominated to the 33rd edition of Goya Awards for Goya Award for Best Actress for Quién te cantará.

Film Debut

In 1995, Najwa made her first important film was in Salto al vacío the movie by film director Daniel Calparsoro.

Television Debut

In 2015, Najwa started appearing in TV Series, Her first television Series is Vis A Vis (Locked Up). In Vis A Vis she played an antagonist role as Zulema Zahir.

Album Debut

Najwa career as a singer started with small groups. In 1996, she formed her own music band named Najwajean. In 2001, Najwa released her first Solo Album, Carefully.

Najwa Nimri Favorites

Her favorite things are unknown.

Najwa Nimri Net worth

Najwa Nimri has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Najwa Nimri

  • Najwa is a trained ballet dancer.
  • Najwa once formed a pop group named Najwajean with Carlos Jean.
  • She was the singer of music bands Respect and Clan Club.
  • Najwa was nominated to the 33rd edition of Goya Awards for Goya Award for Best Actress for Quién te cantará.
  • In 1996, Najwa formed the band Najwajean with Carlos Jean. She has released three solo albums.
  • In 2001 Najwa appeared in the film, Lucía y el Sexo in Spanish. She appeared along with Paz Vega and Tristan Ulloa.
  • In 2019, Najwa returned as Zulema in the spin off Vis a vis: El oasis, starring with  Maggie Civantos.
  • In April 2020, Najwa wants to learn to cook and learn the Mandarin language.


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