After media sites buzzed in the middle of the night with the #اليسا post asking to donate blood for a critical condition, it turned out that the patient is Wadih George Wassouf, who suffered severe bleeding a week later. underwent “stomach reduction” operation, and according to reliable information from # عرب_وود, he is in the intensive care ward and his position is very accurate so far
George Wassouf is a Syrian singer. During his career spanning more than 40 years, he has released more than 30 albums, reaching a huge audience in the Arab world. Nicknamed Sultan El-Tarab, he is one of the most successful Arabic singers, having sold more than 60 million records worldwide.
Vasouf was born into a Greek Orthodox family in Kavron, Syria. Wassouf started singing at the age of 10 in his hometown Kafroun. At 12, he was discovered at a wedding reception in Wassouf by his first manager and producer, George Yazbeck. At the age of 16, Lebanese journalist George Ibrahim El Khoury, a magazine president, called him Sultan El-Tarab in the classic song “el-Hawa Sultan,” Arabic means “Sultan of music”. He shot to fame in 1980 at the age of 19 after playing Talab Sultan in the Lebanese studio El Fan. Vasouf holds a Lebanese passport
Wassouf dislikes shooting music videos for his songs, in which he says: “I don’t feel like I can perform…I really can’t…I can only find myself on stage… …sings, however, “the video clip forces me to act”.
George Wassouf married his first wife, Shalimar, at the age of 21. They have three children: Hatem Wassouf, George Jr. Wassouf, and Wadie Wassouf. The couple separated in 2009 after 28 years of marriage. He is married to Qatar Rally Champion Nada Zeidan, his second wife. They divorced in 2016.  Their daughter Oyoon was born in October 2015.
Vasouf was a key supporter of President Bashar al-Assad’s government throughout the Syrian civil war.
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