Over the past few years, Snapchat has become one of the most favorite social media platforms for Khaleejis in the region.
According to media reports, as of summer 2017, Saudi Arabian cities Jeddah and Riyadh were the two places with the maximum daily usage of the app. It’s the best way to gain insight into what your favorite influencers or celebrities are doing... in a more genuine and spontaneous way.
Here are 10 Khaleeji Snapchatters you should be following for their awesome stories:
1. Bibi Al Abdulmohsen (Kuwait)
Bibi Alabdulmohsen started a career in telecommunications before venturing into modeling and social media. In recent years, she has become a favorite on various online platforms and has a huge following on Snapchat.
Snapping from her home, the young celebrity shares her daily life with her millions of followers and gives them sneak peaks into her work and travels.
2. Safaa Al Failakawi (Kuwait)
Al Failakawi is now known as an advocate for the cause in the region. She shares her experience of motherhood and adoption with thousands of followers on Snapchat.
3. The Abduls (Saudi Arabia)
The duo has thousands of followers on social media and a significant presence on Snapchat, a platform through which they share their travels, style, and inspirations.
4. Hamad Al Ali (Kuwait)
The venture was a huge success, with the writer's blog posts reaching over half a million readers within a year of launching.
In recent years, Qalam has become one of the most prominent social media figures in Kuwait, with millions of followers across various platforms, including Snapchat.
5. Noha Nabil (Kuwait)
Noha Nabil is one of the region's most famous social media influencers.
The mother of three is an engineer by degree but worked as a TV presenter before venturing into social media while living in the U.S. with her husband.
Now based in Kuwait, Nabil's following and success are constantly on the rise and she boasts millions of followers on various social media platforms but is highly regarded for her presence on Snapchat.
6. Hisham Al Howaish (Saudi Arabia)
Hisham Al Howeish is a Saudi singer, actor, and television presenter who rose to fame after winning the second season of popular Arab talent show Star Academy.
Known for his sense of humor, the star's snaps often go viral and have been turned into memes time and again.
7. Lojain Omran (Saudi Arabia)
8. Sheikh Hamdan (UAE)
The future ruler of Dubai is known for sharing his travels, adventures, and love for wildlife on various social media platforms, including Snapchat.
9. Abdallah Jomah (Saudi Arabia)
10. Majed Al Sabah (Kuwait)
Sheikh Majed Al Sabah, a Kuwaiti royal and entrepreneur, is a top social media personality in the Gulf. He's the owner of luxurious fashion and fragrance businesses that are popular in his country and abroad.
Followed by hundreds of thousands on Snapchat, the royal is rarely seen without his phone, and captures his work life, adventures, and travels on the platform.
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