Rania Dalloul | Biography

Rania Dalloul was born on 18th January, 1973 into a Lebanese family. Her parents – Mr. Fakhri Dalloul and Mrs. Maha Kaddoura – are well known in their home country and abroad.

Rania was educated in Paris, France. She first studied at the Panthéon-Assas University, where obtained a baccalaureate with honours (1992) and the DEUG diploma (1993); after that she entered the Paris-Sorbonne University (1993–1995) and graduated with a degree in International Law. After graduation (1996) she was hired as an intern by the Dupré Law Office.

During the last two decades Rania along with her brothers has been working at the Dalfa Group Company and served as a Legal Advisor. The Dalfa Group is a family business established by her father over 30 years ago.

Mr. Fakhri Dalloul established Dalfa in early 1983. His expectations to build a powerful international company have been soon realised. The Dalfa Group is now one of the global leaders on the real estate market offering its clients prestigious commercial and residential properties all over the world and having its offices in USA, Lebanon, UAE and Nigeria. Since 2011 the Dalfa Group has also been successfully running a franchising business with restaurant chains (Domino’s Pizza, Cold Stone, Hardee’s, Moti Roti, etc.) and offering luxury yachts available to charter.

Rania Dalloul has contributed to many a key project of the Dalfa Group. In particular, she was a member of the work group on the Bush Building redeveloping project in 2002. She was also a part of the legal team involved in closing the deal on selling the Bush Tower in 2011-2013.

Rania Dalloul like her mother devotes herself to the wellbeing of others. In 2004-2005 she has adopted several orphans from India. Since then she never stopped her philanthropy; she is supporting orphanages in Konduru, India and the Grace House Community Centre in Cambodia, Dar Al Aytam Al Islamyia in Lebanon and the Saida Retirement Home.

In her busy schedule, Rania always finds time for hobbies. One of them is sports. Over 20 years she has been exercising every day and has made it to a top achiever in triathlon, circuit training and TRX.

Rania is also a renowned cook. Being a Lebanese she takes a great interest in the Mediterranean cuisine and her cooking is recognised by the friends and family as second to none. She is generous enough to share her passion and talent with the world, having recently published a book of her favourite recipes.

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