Najwa Nimri is Spanish (born February 14, 1972 in Pamplona) actress and singer. Her mother is Spanish and her father is Jordanian. Her name means rapture in her father's language. When she was a child she moved to Bilbao and she lives now in Madrid. Her first important role in movies was in the film 'Salto al vacío', the first movie by Daniel Calparasoro. Her career as a singer started with small groups before she met Carlos Jean to create the group Najwajean.