Emmanuelle Chriqui is a Canadian actress. Emmanuelle Chriqui has appeared on both television and in cinema. Emmanuelle Chriqui is perhaps best known for her role on HBO`s Entourage, as well as the love interest of Adam Sandler in the movie You Don`t Mess with the Zohan. In May 2010, Emmanuelle Chriqui topped the AskMen.com Most Desirable Women of 2010 list.
Emmanuelle is the daughter of Jewish Moroccan immigrants. Her mother was born in Casablanca and her father in Rabat, and Chriqui has relatives in Israel. Her family practiced Orthodox Judaism in the Sephardic tradition.
Chriqui has an older brother, Serge, and an older sister, Laurence. When she was almost two, her family moved to Toronto, Ontario. Emmanuelle grew up in Markham-Unionville, a suburb northeast of the city. As a child, she took acting classes, for which her older brother paid. Emmanuelle Chriqui attended the drama program at Unionville High School. After high school, she decided to pursue a career in acting.