Anabella Hilal was born into an Orthodox Christian family, and (aside from Arabic), is fluent in English and French. Hilal studied at the “Collège des Pères Antonins” school of Baabda, graduating in 2004, where she earned a Master’s in Law. Her ambition is to become a judge.
Currently, she is a presenter for MBC’s TV show Arab Idol, alongside Ahmed Fahmi.
On November 14, 2009, Anabella Hillal married Nader Saab a plastic surgeon in a Christian ceremony in Cyprus. She gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Mayeva, on August 21, 2010.