We had the good fortune of connecting with Diana Zeineddine and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Diana, we’d love to hear about how you approach risk and risk-taking
I believe taking risks is vital in succeeding, just like failure is important for progressing. One of the most recent risks I’ve taken is my move to LA. I quit my day job of 3 years, moved out of my parents house for the first time and am now fully committing to doing what I love, content creating and acting.
Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
Raised in Dubai, I moved to the states at the age of 12 to pursue my passion for performing arts. With over a decade of experience in dance, cheer and gymnastics, I had the opportunity to become an NHL cheerleader for the Vegas Golden Knights for two seasons. I graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism and double minor in theater and dance. My tie to my cultural roots led me to start the first Arab sorority, Epsilon Alpha Sigma, at UNLV (est. 2016). Through the organization’s strong philanthropic focus, EAΣ hosts annual Remembering the Refugees banquets in order to provide an education for displaced refugee children in Lebanon.
My experiences include acting, TV hosting, dance and modeling. Through my training and auditions, I was able to book multiple short film lead roles, as well as commercial and voiceover work. Being fluent in Arabic, I am able to continue to follow my passion for acting and performance on an international level.
Sharing my passions on social media has gained exposure on multiple platforms including Tiktok and Instagram. My platform is dedicated towards lifestyle, entertainment and travel. I share content regarding self-growth and development, my passion for performance and acting, as well as entertain my audience with day to day comedic skits. I enjoy keeping up with the latest trends in fashion, health, beauty and fitness.
My goal is to inspire people to live their best life and be the best version of themselves. I love to encourage everyone to pursue their art and be brave enough to step out of their comfort zone in order to succeed with living the life they’ve dreamed of.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Considering I just moved to LA, I’m gonna need my best friend to show ME around. But being a Vegas local for 14 years prior to my move, there are so many spots to explore including Cirque du Soleil shows, the Las Vegas strip, dinners, pools, parks, etc. Las Vegas is known as the city of entertainment.
The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
I never thought an app would help shape me into the person I am today. I joined Tiktok during quarantine as a way to express my creativity. Creating videos on there really opened my eyes to the career route I wanted to pursue. P.S – My dad is the real star behind my Tiktoks and we’ve built a great father-daughter relationship through making videos together.
Instagram: @thedianaz | @shopdianaz
Youtube: Diana Zeineddine
Other: Tiktok: @dianazofficial