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Dalia Al-Aqidi

Dalia Al-Aqidi is an Iraqi-American freelance field reporter, writer, journalist, and host. Dalia Al-Aqidi is working as a Republican against Minnesota Democrat Rep. Ilham Omar.

Early Life and Childhood

Dalia Al-Aqidi came to this world on June 1, 1968. She hails from Iraq. Presently, she is 55 years old but his zodiac sign is unknown as her birth month is unavailable. Her family went to Iraq when Saddam Hussein was a dictator and she was in her 20s at the time.

Dalia can speak Arabic and English fluently. Her mother’s name is Ghazwa Al-Alkhalidi and her father’s name is Fakri Al-Aqidi. There is no information regarding her educational journey.

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Caption: Dalia Al-Aqidi while in the discussion. Source: Instagram

Dalia Al-Aqidi – Net Worth 2024

Dalia has not disclosed her exact net worth yet publicly. Her career might have made her earn a good amount of money. However, her monthly payment is around $80KK – $90K. Despite her popularity and fame, she has not received any brand endorsement deals as of now. However, it is possible that shortly, she might start to endorse brands.

Career and Professional Life

Dalia is a senior media analyst and political talk show host, on Libya 218 TV. She began her career as a co-host at Abu Dhabi TV and served there from February 1974 to February 1975. Later, she worked as a Broadcaster, and Co-Writer at ‘Baghdad Radio & TV’. And, in July 1989, she joined ‘Sharjah TV as a writer and served until 1990.

Similarly, from July 1990 to July 1993, she was a news anchor, writer, and producer at ‘Radio Free Iraq’. Then, she also served as a news anchor at ‘Voice of America’ and ‘Radio Sawa’. Dalia was a political news correspondent at ‘Al-Arabiya TV’ in November 2002. Likewise, from December 2003 to February 2005, she was a White House Correspondent at ‘Al-Hurra TV’.

Dalia also worked as a news anchor at ‘Al-Hurra TV- in Baghdad’, Iraq for more than a year. Moreover, from March 2006 to April 2007, she was a media advisor at ‘Multi-National Security Transition Command in Baghdad, Iraq’. She was a talk-show host and commenter at ‘218 TV Libya’.

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Caption: Dalia Al-Aqidi speaking in public. Source: Twitter


She stated she is running for Congress to unseat Democratic incumbent Rep. Ilhan Omar, who is a Somali refugee who she calls a ‘radical’. Moreover, NyPost reported that one Somali man who didn’t want to be named said that

“It’s just one crisis after another. Omar could have done so much more for our community with immigration and education, but she’s not. She’s picking fights.”

Dalia, who joins many Republican challengers, businessman Lacy Johnson, special-education professional Danielle Stella, minister, and missionary Lucia Vogel, and Brent Whaley, stated she was prepared for a tough fight in the district which Omar won by a landslide 78% in November of 2018.

Dalia declared her candidacy for the Republican primary on 11 August 2020. And, the general election will occur on November 2, 2020. Therefore, in November 2019, she stated that she objected to the way Omar described the country. And, appearing on ‘Fox & Friends First,’ the former Iraqi refugee asserted that Omar is ‘Harming’ not only her constituents but the ‘whole country’ with her divisive rhetoric.

Dalia stated that though they have similarities in ‘Muslim faith’ and gender, they approach their ‘love for the country and issues’ differently, Foxnews reports. Then, she said that Omar wants the USA to look divided

“We’re all Americans and we’re all citizens and yes we have our differences but we’re not as divided,” she said.

Personal Life

Dalia Al-Aqidi is presently busy with her career commitments. She never talks about her husband or past relationships. However, it seems like she is single. Therefore, she never talked about her personal life. Dalia stays low-key regarding her personal life and never shares her personal information. She keeps our personal life safe and away from the public media. She has not revealed her husband as well.

Body Measurements

She is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 62 kilos. Additionally, her shoe size is 6.5 (UK). Dalia is a pretty woman. Her eyes are brown and her hair is blonde in color. She has a smart and amazing personality. Sadly, there are no other details regarding her body stats. She has a fine body figure and stays fit and healthy.

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Caption: Dalia Al-Aqidi clicking a photo. Source: Google

Dalia Al-Aqidi – Social Media

Dalia Al-Aqidi is active on some social media platforms. Therefore, she is active on Twitter under the username ‘@DaliaAlAqidi’. There, she has gathered over 39.2K followers. And, she is also available on Facebook and has gained over 3.7K followers.