Soraya Yd is an American model that will be holding Case #1 in the 2018 reboot of the NBC reality television series Deal Or No Deal.
Deal or No Deal, hosted by actor-comedian Howie Mandel, first premiered on December 19, 2005, on NBC and was rebooted in 2018, premiering on Wednesday, December 5.
In an interview with CNBC, Yd said that the proudest accomplishment of her life so far has been taking part in a mental health and social media awareness video that went viral on Facebook, racking up “over 107 million views and almost 2 million shares.”
Yd — who is an on-camera host and actress in addition to being a model — is fluent in both Spanish and English. Additionally, she says that her hobbies are “reading, being around my friends, yoga, going out dancing, and swimming”
Yd is just one of 26 new case-holding models that have joined the cast of Deal Or No Deal for its reboot season. The new season of Deal Or No Deal — which featured Yd as the holder of Case #1 — premiered on Wednesday, December 5, at 8 p.m. EST on CNBC.
Deal Or No Deal is hosted by Howie Mandel, who is a Canadian comedian and actor that was best known for his role as Dr. Wayne Fiscus on the NBC medical drama St. Elsewhere prior to being known as a gameshow host.