Viviane Chidid Ndour born March 8, 1972, is a half Lebanese & Senegalese singer , known under the name of the "Queen of Mbalax."
She was born in Mbour, a small port to the south of Dakar. She is divorced with two children from her ex husband Bouba N'dour .
She started her career by singing with a group of artist freinds and then became a choirist with Senegalese star and International singer Youssou N'Dour. A few years later she married Bouba N'Dour, Youssou N'dour's brother. Bouba has since become Viviane's manager and has said that he will continue to do so, despite their divorce. She has gained international notoriety from her appearances at international concerts, singing with Youssou N'dour with Neneh Cherry, and their international success - Seven Seconds.