Meriam Al Khalifa
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Meriam Al Khalifa

Marine
Female
Born 1980
Age 34
Hometown Manama

Sheikha Meriam Al Khalifa is a distant member of the Bahraini royal House of Al-Khalifa. She became famous after she met a US Marine and eloped with him to the United States. Her story was covered in the media – she was featured in highly popular TV shows such as The Oprah Winfrey Show, and a made for television movie was made about her.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1980 Birth Born in 1980.

TEENAGE

1999 19 Years Old 1 More Event
She became known in the US media in 1999 after she met Jason Johnson, a United States Marine and a Mormon, in a shopping mall in Bahrain and fell in love with him.

TWENTIES

Al Khalifa was allowed to stay in the country in May 2001. In 2001, film and television producer Mary L. Aloe transitioned their story into a made-for-TV movie The Princess and the Marine, telling the tale of their relationship. … Read More
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