Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has been reigning as the King of Saudi Arabia since 23 January 2015. An important political figure, Salman also served as the Minister of Defense from 5 November 2011 to 23 January 2015. Salman also served as the Governor of Riyadh Province on two occasions; from 1956 to 1960 and again from 1963 to 2011.
Faisal of Saudi Arabia was King of Saudi Arabia from 1964 to 1975. He was the son of King Abdulaziz and his wife, Tarfa. During his father’s reign, he was given numerous responsibilities of political significance. After coming to power, he implemented a series of modern reforms and issued a decree for the total abolition of slavery.
Fahd of Saudi Arabia, the eighth son of Saudi king Abdulaziz, started his career as a politician and served as the minister of education and the minister of interior of Saudi Arabia. He then reigned as the king and prime minister of Saudi Arabia for more than 2 decades, becoming the longest-reigning Saudi king.
Sultan bin Salman Al Saud is a Saudi prince best known for his service as a fighter pilot in the Royal Saudi Air Force. A payload specialist, Sultan flew aboard one of NASA's Space Shuttle missions. The first Arab and the first Muslim in space, Sultan has been honored with many prestigious awards, including the NASA Space Flight Medal.
Khalid A. Al-Falih is the incumbent Minister of Investment of Saudi Arabia holding office of the newly created ministry since February 2020. He earlier served as Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources; Minister of Health; and as Chairman of the board of Saudi Aramco. He is one of the founding members of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.
Khalid bin Faisal Al Saud is a Saudi Arabian artist, poet, and politician. The current governor of Makkah Province, Khalid also served as the governor of Asir Region from 1971 to 2007. An important political figure, Khalid bin Faisal Al Saud also served as the Minister of Education from 22 December 2013 to 29 January 2015.
Son of former Lebanese prime minister Rafic al-Hariri, Saad Hariri joined politics after his father was assassinated. After being educated in France and Saudi Arabia, Saad took over his father’s construction business and expanded into the telecom sector. The Future Movement member has also been Lebanon’s prime minister twice.
Ibn Saud, or King Abdulaziz, was the founder and first monarch of Saudi Arabia. He oversaw the discovery of petroleum and the subsequent oil production in his country. He annexed the kingdoms of central and northern Arabia and ruled for over 20 years. He sired countless children, including 45 sons.
Ahmed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was a Saudi royal and an important figure in thoroughbred horse racing. Also a media executive, Ahmed bin Salman served as the chairman of a joint stock company named Saudi Research and Marketing Group.
Sultan bin Abdulaziz was the 15th son of Saudi king Abdulaziz. He began his political career as the governor of the Riyadh province and then took over as the minister of defense and aviation. He then reigned as the deputy prime minister and the crown prince of Saudi Arabia.
Princess Ameera al-Taweel is a Saudi Arabian philanthropist. A former princess, Ameera was married to Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal al Saud. While being married to Al-Waleed bin Talal, Ameera served as the vice-chairperson of the Alwaleed bin Talal Foundation. In 2012, she was honored by the Middle East Excellence Award Institute with the Woman Personality of the Year Award.
Fai Khadra is a Saudi Arabian-born Palestinian singer and model. He is best known for his rumored relationship with the popular American model and media personality, Kendall Jenner. Khadra is also popular on social media platforms, such as Instagram where he has more than two million followers.
Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is a Saudi Arabian politician who served as the Minister of Interior from June to November 2012. He is perhaps best known for his service as the Deputy Minister of Interior from 1975 to 2012. Ahmed bin Abdulaziz is also known for his humanitarian activities; he served as the president of Saudi Alzheimer's Charitable Society.
Saud bin Abdul Muhsin Al Saud is a Saudi diplomat and former politician. He served as the Governor of Hail Province from 1999 to 2017. He is currently serving as Saudi ambassador to Portugal. In 2008, Saud bin Abdul Muhsin Al Saud was the subject of a documentary film titled Inside the Saudi Kingdom.
Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was a Saudi royal best remembered as the son of King Abdulaziz. One of the prominent members of the House of Saud, Bandar served at the interior ministry as the director general, his only official government position. Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is credited with co-founding an Islamic financial institution named Dar al-Maal al-Islami Trust.