Joud Fahmy was born in 1994 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
In 2021, Joud received her Graduate Diploma Art & Design in Fine Art from Royal College of Art, where she is currently doing her MA in Contemporary Art Practice. She represented Saudi Arabia as a Judo Olympian in Rio De Janeiro (2016) and was selected for the Hayy Learning Programme by Art Jameel (2019). Joud has also been the recipient of Maan Grant, by Athr Foundation (2020), and a participant in the Contemporary Art Summer School at the RCA in 2021 and in the ISTIKSHAF program with the Goethe Institute in Berlin in 2022. Exhibited at Tate Modern Late Museum and Leighton House Museum (2023).