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Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Net Worth

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Net Worth 2018: Wiki, Married, Family, Wedding, Salary, Siblings

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud net worth is
$17 billion

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Wiki/Biography

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was born on 31 December 1931, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and is a politician, but best known for being the King of Saudi Arabia since 2015 being the head of the House of Saud, and he is also the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud? As of mid-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $17 billion, mostly earned through success in the government, and inheritance through his family controlling the Saudi kingdom. He previously served as Deputy Governor and Governor of Riyadh from 1963 to 2011, so all of these positions have ensured the position of his wealth.

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Net Worth $17 billion

Salman attended Princes’ School in Riyadh, and later on he would study religion as well as modern science. At the age of 19, he would become the deputy governor of Riyadh Province, and eventually in 1963 he was appointed the governor of Riyadh in which position he would serve for the next 48 years. He helped develop Riyadh into a major urban metropolis, improving tourism, investments and so the economy. During his tenure, he took several foreign tours; in 1974 he visited Qatar, Bahrain, and Kuwait to strengthen relationships with them, made his first visit to Canada in 1991, and five years later he was invited to Paris and also Bosnia. In 1998, he then visited Japan, Brunei, China and Pakistan. Salman is regarded as the reason why Riyadh has become one of the richest cities in the Middle East.

In 2011, Saud was appointed as Second Deputy Prime Minister as well as the Minister of Defence. This meant that he would be second in the line of succession as head of state. He was the reason for the military intervention in Bahrain, and then met with US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron. The Saudi military would increase their spending during his tenure, and they would support the US in airstrikes against Syria as well as Iraq. He was appointed Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia and also became First Deputy Prime Minister in 2012. He would be in charge of state affairs when King Abdullah was out of the country.

In 2015, Salman would succeed as king after his half-brother Abdullah passed away. He reshuffled the cabinet, after becoming king and also gave bonuses to state employees as well as military personnel. He would receive Prince Charles in his tour of the Middle East. Other decisions he would make as king would include the bombing of Yemen. He also appointed a new crown prince and financed military efforts against rebel uprisings.

For his personal life, polygamy is not unusual in Muslim societies, and Salman may have five wives, but certainly three – his first is marriage was to Sultana bint Turki Al Sudairi and they have six children. He later married Sarah bint Faisal Al Subai’ai and they had a son, and thirdly Fahda bint Falah bin Sultan Al Hithalayn, and they have six children. He underwent spinal surgery in 2010, and also suffers from mild dementia. Salman is also known for supporting various charities in the country.


Net Worth$17 billion
Date Of BirthDecember 31, 1935
Place Of BirthRiyadh, Saudi Arabia
ProfessionKing of Saudi Arabia
EducationPrinces' School
NationalityArabian
SpouseSultana Bint Turki AlSudiari, Wafaa bint Abdullah bin Hanash bin Ali Al Shahri, Fahda Bint Falah Al Hithleen AlAjami, Sarah Bint Faisal Alsibe'ei, Sultana Bint Mandil Al Mandil Al khaldi
ChildrenMohammad Bin Salman Al Saud, Sultan bin Salman Al Saud, Fahd bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Faisal bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud, Ahmed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Turki Bin Salman Al Saud, Saud Bin Salman Al Saud, Bandar Bin Salman Al Saud, Rakan Bin Salman Al Saud, Nayef Bin Salman Al Saud, Hassa Bint Salman Al Saud Daughter
ParentsIbn Saud, Hussa bint Ahmed Al Sudairi
SiblingsAbdullah of Saudi Arabia, Fahd of Saudi Arabia, Muqrin bin Abdulaziz, Faisal of Saudi Arabia, Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Saud of Saudi Arabia, Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Khalid of Saudi Arabia, Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Abdul-Rahman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Mishaal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Muhammad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Mashhur bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Turki II bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Musa'id bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Mamdouh bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Sattam bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Nawwaf bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Al Bandari bint Abdulaziz Al Saud, Mansour bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Majid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Saad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Thamir bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Turki I bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Nasser bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Fawwaz bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Abdul Muhsin bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Abdul Majeed bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Sultana bint Abdulaziz Al Saud, Mutaib bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Hathloul bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Abdul Elah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Hamoud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Badr bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Mishari bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Al Jawhara bint Abdulaziz Al Saud, Seeta bint Abdulaziz Al Saud, Luluwah bint Abdulaziz Al Saud, Latifa bint Abdulaziz Al Saud, Haya bint Abdulaziz Al Saud, Jawahir bint Abdulaziz
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