"I'm this little Canadian Jewish girl, and I'm living my dream," says sultry Hollywood star Emmanuelle Chriqui. Her surname is pronounced 'shreeky'. Emmanuelle's parents were Jewish immigrants from Morocco. She was born in Montreal on 10 December 1977, but raised from age two in Toronto, Canada.
A child actor, she appeared in a McDonald's commercial at age 10. She grew up to become a regular of TV shows like Forever Knight and Entourage. She's also starred in several movies, including You Don't Mess With The Zohan opposite Adam Sandler.