Mico Saad, hailing from Alexandria, Egypt, has emerged as a pioneering figure, marking his place as the first Egyptian TV host in Hollywood. With a background in social science, Saad’s journey took him from his homeland to London, where he honed his skills as a TV presenter, captivating audiences with interviews and reports spanning the UK and Europe.

His influence in the media landscape expanded exponentially as his shows found a home on major Middle Eastern TV stations, including Dubai TV, CBC TV, and more. Notably, Saad’s reach extended to Hollywood, where he became a Golden Globes Judge Member, solidifying his role as a bridge between cultures.

Saad’s interviews with Hollywood luminaries such as Nicholas Cage, Eddie Redmayne, and Janelle Monáe have garnered acclaim, establishing him as a respected journalist within the entertainment industry. In 2018, he made the leap to Hollywood himself, hosting a groundbreaking show dedicated to showcasing the achievements of Arabs in the film industry.

In recognition of his contributions and achievements, Saad was named among the awardees of the Arab America Foundation’s prestigious 40 Under 40 initiative for 2024. This honor celebrates his dedication to promoting Arab heritage and culture through his work, further solidifying his status as a trailblazer in the media landscape.

The Arab America Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering cultural understanding and empowerment within the Arab American community, proudly acknowledges the remarkable talent and impact of individuals like Mico Saad. Through his work and advocacy, Saad exemplifies the mission of the foundation, serving as an inspiration for future generations.