DUBAI: US-Iraqi beauty guru Huda Kattan has received a Dubai Star, the emirate’s answer to Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, it was revealed on Monday.
The Dubai Stars announced the news on Instagram: “Congratulations to the influencer-turned-entrepreneur who built a beauty empire, @huda. You are a #DubaiStar.”
Kattan is based in Dubai, where she runs the Huda Beauty brand and films episodes of her Facebook Watch reality show, “Huda Boss.”
The beauty mogul this week unveiled “Nude Obsessions” – three mini shadow palettes inspired by different skin tones.
Kattan commands an impressive online fanbase, with more than 39 million followers on Instagram and more than 3 million subscribers to her YouTube channel.
She ranked in the top 40 of Forbes’ 2019 list of the wealthiest self-made female entrepreneurs in the US with a net worth of $610 million.
She is awarded a star alongside Lebanese singer Fayrouz, Bollywood veteran Shah Rukh Khan, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Jackie Chan and other international celebrities.
The Dubai Stars award the world’s highest achievers in a walkable tribute in the city’s downtown area.