|Princess Salma bint Abdullah Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||September 26, 2000|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Princess Salma bint Abdullah is the 2nd daughter and 3rd child of King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan. In 2020, she became the first female jet pilot in the Jordanian Armed Forces.
Salma bint Abdullah bin Hussein bin Talal
Princess Salma bint Abdullah
King Hussein Medical Center in Amman, Kingdom of Jordan
Princess Salma bint Abdullah attended the International Amman Academy (IAA) as a twelfth-grade student and graduated on May 22, 2018. She then joined the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS or RMA Sandhurst) (one of the several military academies of the United Kingdom) and graduated in November 2018.
She also attended the University of Southern California in the United States and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Archaeology in 2023.
Member of the Royal Family of Jordan
- Father – Abdullah II of Jordan (King of Jordan who ascended the throne on February 7, 1999)
- Mother – Queen Rania of Jordan (Queen of Jordan as the wife of King Abdullah II) (Marketing employee at Apple Inc.)
- Siblings – Hussein, Crown Prince of Jordan (Older Brother) (Member of the Royal Family of Jordan, Captain in the Jordanian Armed Forces), Princess Iman bint Abdullah (Older Sister) (Jordanian Princess, Member of the Royal Family of Jordan), Prince Hashem bin Abdullah (Younger Brother) (Jordanian Prince, Member of the Royal Family of Jordan)
- Others – King Hussein (November 14, 1935 – February 7, 1999) (Paternal Grandfather) (King of Jordan from August 11, 1952, until his death in 1999), Princess Muna Al Hussein (b. Toni Avril Gardiner) (Paternal Grandmother), Faisal Sidqi Al-Yassin (1934-2022) (Maternal Grandfather), Ilham Yassin (Maternal Grandmother), Prince Faisal bin Hussein (Paternal Uncle), Princess Aisha bint Al Hussein (Paternal Aunt), Princess Zein bint Al Hussein (Paternal Aunt), Princess Ayah (Cousin), Prince Omar (Cousin), Princess Sara (Cousin), Princess Aisha (Cousin), Prince Abdullah (Cousin), Prince Muhammad (Cousin), Aoun Juma (Cousin), Muna Juma (Cousin), Ja’afar Al-Saleh (Cousin), Jumana Al-Saleh (Cousin), Tahani Al-Shahwa (Adoptive Cousin), Jameel Alexander “Jimmy” Thermiótis (Brother-In-Law, Princess Iman’s Husband) (Co-founder of Outbound Ventures (a technology investment firm in New York City)), Rajwa Al Saif (Sister-In-Law, Hussein’s Wife) (Architect), Haya bint Hussein (Paternal Half-Aunt) (Member of the Royal Family of Jordan)
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
56 kg or 123.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Princess Salma bint Abdullah is of Jordanian Arab (with some Turkish Cypriot), English, and Palestinian Arab descent.
Princess Salma bint Abdullah Facts
- On November 24, 2018, she was commissioned in the Jordanian Armed Forces as 2nd Lieutenant.
- After graduating from a short commissioning course, Princess Salma bint Abdullah became the first female jet pilot in the Jordanian Armed Forces in 2020.
- Princess Salma is a member of the Hashemite dynasty which is the oldest-ruling dynasty in the Muslim world and the 2nd-oldest-ruling dynasty in the world, after the Imperial House of Japan.
Featured Image by Hussein, Crown Prince of Jordan / Instagram