Sarimah Ibrahim

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Sarimah Ibrahim
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Born Sarimah binti Ibrahim
(1979-02-19) 19 February 1979 (age 39)
Dublin, Ireland
Nationality  Ireland -  Malaysia
Other names Sarimah
Occupation Television host, Actor, Singer
Years active 1996 – present
(as a television host)
Height 5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Spouse(s) Andrew Browning Abdullah (2006 - 2009; divorced)
Tunku Nadzimuddin Tunku Mudzaffar (2015-present)
Parent(s) Ibrahim Ahmad (father)
Elizabeth Hanlon (mother)

Sarimah Ibrahim (born 19 February 1979) is a Malaysian-Irish television host, actress, singer and radio announcer.


She is of Irish-Malay-Banjar descent[1] and was born in Dublin, Ireland; being the oldest and only girl of four siblings. She received her early education in Malaysia, Ireland, Abu Dhabi and at the Emirates International School, Dubai. She completed O Levels and A Levels. Her highest academic qualification is the BA (Psychology). Sarimah is able to converse in Malay and English.

Sarimah is a first dan black belt holder in Karate. She was the host for the first season of The Biggest Loser Asia on Hallmark Channel Asia, and the Kuala Lumpur correspondent for CNNtogo. She was also a former announcer for radio station Mix FM as a host for its flagship breakfast programme the Mix Breakfast Show alongside Rod for almost two years.

Sarimah resides in both Malaysia and Ireland.



Year Title Role Notes
1998 Puteri Impian 2 Lisa
2003 Janji Diana Sabrina
MX3 Marisa
2005 Gerak Khas The Movie 3 Inspector Farah


Year Title Role TV Network Notes
1996 The Attic Show TV2
1998 The Disney Channel
1999 The RIM Chart Show Herself (Host) NTV7
1999 KIDS@NTV7 Herself NTV7 Children's weekend entertainment show
2000 The Oreo Zone Herself TV3 Game show
2001 Malaysia 202 Herself (Host) TV2 Political talk show
2003 Anugerah Juara Lagu 18 Herself (Host) TV3 Live broadcast
2004 Anugerah Juara Lagu 19 Herself (Host)
2006 Galaksi Herself (Host) TV9 Talk show
2007 Fail Sulit AF Herself (Host) Astro Ria
IKON Herself (Host) regional singing competition (Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Singapore)
2008 Diari Akademi Fantasia Herself (Host) Astro Ria
Radar AF7 Herself (Host) Segments of larger programme Akademi Fantasia 7
2009 Diari Akademi Fantasia Herself (Host)
Tirai Akademi Fantasia 7 Herself (Host)
Tangkap Muat Herself (Host) fashion makeover show
The Biggest Loser Asia Herself (Host) Hallmark Channel Asia On first season only
2010 Akademi Fantasia 8 Herself (Host) Astro Ria Weekly concerts only
2012 Tourish Malaysia Video Herself (Host)
2013 CNNGoto KL Herself CNN
2014 Football Focus with MYEG Herself Astro Supersport
2015 Bella Herself (Host) NTV7 Talk show
2 Sen Webshow Webseries
2017 The Sarimah Show Herself (Host) TV3 Talk Show
Sembang Sahur Herself (Guest) TV3

Other Hosting Gigs[edit]

  • WWF Earth Hour Malaysia 2009
  • KL World Marching Band Competition 2008
  • SKALI 10th anniversary dinner
  • Chanel
  • Tourism Malaysia
  • Coca-Cola
  • Maybank
  • Citibank
  • Kenwood
  • Malaysia Telecom
  • The Four Seasons Hotel
  • Lexmark
  • Petronas Twin Towers KLCC
  • Sabah Tourism
  • Nokia
  • Samsung
  • EMI press conference
  • Hewlett Packard
  • McDonald's
  • Westin Langkawi
  • Four Seasons Langkawi
  • Marina Bay Launch Singapore
  • Bank Negara Malaysia Annual Dinner 2008 and 2009
  • Biggest Loser Asia Press Viewing, Singapore
  • Anugerah Skrin (2016) TV3 with Alif Satar
  • Anugerah Juara Lagu 31 (2017) TV3 with Awal Ashaari , Fara Fauzana and other host.
  • The Sarimah Show ( 5 March 2017) - TV3

Commercials and endorsements[edit]

  • Telekom Malaysia
  • Sprite
  • Ribena
  • Laurier
  • Lexmarkt
  • Halls Confectionery
  • Clairol Herbal Essences Shampoo
  • Power Over Cervical Cancer Campaign
  • WCC ambassador for change "Women's Centre for change"
  • 2009: Ambassador for The Body Shop, Equal sweetener, Reebok; campaign ambassador for Earth Hour 2009
  • 2018-2019: DYNAMO Powder Malaysia Brand Ambassador


  • 2011 – playing 13 roles in The Musical - Tun Mahathir at the Istana Budaya (21 – 30 January 2011)
  • 2012 – playing one of three Nyonyas in 'Theatre Nyonya Mak Dara'


  • Best New Artist Anugerah Industri Muzik 2002
  • Best TV Presenter Anugerah Seri Angkasa -2010
  • Best Newcomer Anugerah Media Hiburan 1998
  • Best TV Presenter Anugerah Skrin 2005
  • FHM Sexiest Women In The World Poll 2002
  • ERA Awards Best New Artist 2001
  • New Straits Times Coolest Local Personality 1999
  • Nominated Best Supporting Actress at the Malaysian Film Festival 1999
  • Best Entertainment TV Presenter Anugerah Skrin 2005 TV3
  • Cosmopolitan Fun Fearless Female Nominee 2008, 2009
  • Best TV Presenter - Anugerah Seri Angkasa 2010 (Feb 19th,2011)
  • Nomination for Best Radio Announcer 2012


  1. ^ Hasan Zainuddin (28 October 2014). "Keturunan Banjar Di Malaysia Jadi Melayu Baru". ANTARA News Kalimantan Selatan (in Indonesian). Retrieved 9 October 2015. 

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