Mohammed bin Salman

Mohammed bin Salman in 2017, The White House, Washington, DC. Cropped by User:Siqbal

Birth Name: Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz bin Abdul Rahman

Place of Birth: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Date of Birth: 31 August, 1985

Ethnicity: Arab

Mohammed bin Salman has been Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, since 21 June, 2017, and Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia, since 27 September, 2022. He was previously Minister of Defense, from 23 January, 2015 to 27 September, 2022, Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, and Second Deputy Prime Minister, both, from 29 April, 2015 to 21 June, 2017, and First Deputy Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia, from 21 June, 2017 to 27 September, 2022. He is also known as MBS.

He is the son of Fahda bint Falah bin Sultan bin Hithlain and Salman, who has been King of Saudi Arabia, and its Prime Minster, since January 23, 2015, and the grandson of Ibn Saud, who was King of Saudi Arabia, from September 23, 1932 to November 9, 1953. His half-uncle, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, was King of Saudi Arabia, and its Prime Minster, from 1 August, 2005 to 23 January, 2015.

Mohammed is married to Sara bint Mashoor bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, with whom he has five children. Sara’s father is his paternal half-uncle Mashour bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the son of Ibn Saud.

Mohammed’s paternal grandfather was Ibn Saud (who was the King of Saudi Arabia, the son of Abdul Rahman bin Faisal Al Saud and Sarah/Sara bint Ahmed Al Kabir bin Mohammed Al Sudairi). Ibn Saud was born in Riyadh, Emirate of Nejd. Abdul Rahman was the son of Faisal bin Turki bin Abdullah Al Saud and Sarah bint Mishari bin Abdulrahman bin Hassan Al Saud. Mohammed’s great-grandmother Sarah was the daughter of Ahmed Al Kabir bin Mohammed bin Turki Al Sudairi and Hessa bint Muhanna bin Saleh Al Nuwairan.

Mohammed’s paternal grandmother was Hussa bint Ahmed Al Sudairi (the daughter of Ahmed bin Muhammed Al Sudairi and Sharifa bint Ali bin Mohammed Al Suwaidi). Mohammed’s great-grandfather Ahmed was the son of Muhammed bin Ahmed Al Kabir Al Sudairi. Sharifa was the daughter of Ali bin Mohammed Al Suwaidi.

Mohammed’s maternal grandfather was Falah bin Sultan Al Hithlain al-Ajmi (the son of Sultan bin Hathleen al-Ajmi). Sultan was the son of Hathleen al-Ajmi.

Mohammed’s maternal grandmother was named Munira bint Abdullah.

One of Mohammed’s maternal great-grandfathers, Rakan bin Hithalayn, was the head of the Al Ajman tribe.

Source: Genealogy of Mohammed bin Salman –

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