Rita, Israeli singer

Rita Jehan-Forouz is Persian Jewish family. Her family immigrated to Israel in 1970 and lived in a suburb outside of Tel Aviv. She began singing professionally as a band member while in the Israeli Army during the 1980s, and rose to stardom quickly. Rita was married to singer, composer, and keyboardist Rami Kleinstein, with whom she has two daughters, Meshi and Noam.