|Mohammad bin Salman Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||August 31, 1985|
|Spouse||Princess Sarah Bint Mashhoor bin Abdulaziz Al Saud|
Mohammad bin Salman is the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia and has also served as the country’s Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the Council for Economic and Development Affairs, Chairman of the Council of Political and Security Affairs, and Minister of Defence. In September 2022, he was promoted to the position of Prime Minister from Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister. His younger brother Khalid bin Salman was made the Defence Minister from the post of Deputy Defence Minister.
Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
MbS, Mister Bone Saw
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Mohammad bin Salman attended King Saud University located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Law.
Member of the Saudi Royal Family, Former Consultant, Political Figure
- Father – Salman of Saudi Arabia (King and former Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques)
- Mother – Fahda bint Falah bin Sultan bin Hathleen
- Siblings – Turki bin Salman Al Saud (Younger Brother), Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (Younger Brother)
- Others – Ibn Saud (Paternal Grandfather) (First Monarch and Founder of Saudi Arabia), Hussa bint Ahmed Al Sudairi (Paternal Grandmother), Rakan bin Hithalayn (Maternal Great Grandfather) (Head of the Al Ajman tribe)
6 ft or 183 cm
76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Mohammad bin Salman has dated –
- Princess Sarah bint Mashhoor bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (2008-Present) – In 2008, he married his cousin Princess Sarah bint Mashhoor bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and they parent 4 children – Prince Salman bin Mohammad, Prince Mashhur bin Mohammad, Princess Fahda bint Mohammed, and Princess Noura bint Mohammed.
- Lindsay Lohan (2019) – It was speculated in August 2019 that Mohammad bin Salman shared a romantic bond with American actress, singer, and songwriter, Lindsay Lohan. However, all these claims were dismissed by both Lindsay Lohan as well as her father, who described the duo’s bond as “platonic and respectful”.
Race / Ethnicity
Mohammad bin Salman is of Arab descent.
- Tall stature
- Powerful personality
Mohammad bin Salman Facts
- His full name is ‘Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz bin Abdul Rahman bin Faisal bin Turki bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Saud’.
- During the kingship of his father, he has been one of the powers behind the throne and became the crown prince in June 2017.
- In June 2018, he was appreciated for lifting the ban on female drivers.
- According to a UN report in June 2019, Mohammad bin Salman had a part to play in the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi, a journalist and the former general manager and editor-in-chief of Al-Arab News Channel. Jamal Khashoggi often criticized the Saudi government and was murdered by a 15-member squad of Saudi assassins.
- In January 2020, Mohammad bin Salman was linked with the hacking of the cellphone of Jeff Bezos, the founder, chief executive officer, and president of Amazon.
- In September 2022, Prince Mohammed bin Salman was named as Saudi Arabia’s new Prime Minister by his father King Salman bin Abdulaziz.
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