40 and Under: the Region's Most Influential Young Business Leaders
Tue 30 Oct 2018 06:25 AM
Hala Al Turk

Industry: Arts and entertainment

Designation: Singer

Country: Bahrain

Age: 16

Often referred to as the Arab world’s Selena Gomez, Bahraini sensation Hala Al Turk made her big debut at only eight years old in 2011 when she was selected for Arabs Got Talent. Today, Al Turk’s music videos have half a billion views on YouTube, 3.6 million people follow her on Instagram and her Facebook following is just as immense. Now the teen sensation spends time in Los Angeles producing new music videos, she’s developing her own brand of make-up, Hala Cosmetics, and she’s partnering with retailers like Max to promote their fashion lines.