The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), categorized as a World Bank high-income economy with a high Human Development Index, is the only Arab country to be part of the G-20 major economies. Not surprisingly, it is the homeland of several billionaires like businessman Mohammed Hussein Ali Al Amoudi who is one of the richest Saudi Arabian citizens in the world and the second richest black person in the world. Another millionaire Maan Abdul Wahed Al-Sanea is famous not just for his vast fortunes, but also for the several educational and charitable facilities he founded. Also famous for its intellectuals and Islamic scholars, the nation has produced the likes of diplomat and author Ghazi Abdul Rahman Al Gosaibi who was considered among Saudi Arabia's topmost technocrats since the mid-1970s. Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah bin Baz, an Islamic scholar and a leading proponent of the Salafi form of Islam served as the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia from 1993 until his death in 1999. Even though the nation is known for its limitations on women’s rights, women like Samia al-Amoudi, Samira Khashoggi, and Wajeha al-Huwaider have challenged the patriarchal society to emerge as successful professionals in diverse fields. This section provides you information about the life and works of famous Saudi Arabians.
Prophet MuhammadProphet Muhammad
22 April 0571
Founder of Islam
Osama Bin LadenOsama Bin Laden
10 March 1957
Terrorist

Ali ibn Abi TalibAli ibn Abi Talib
15 September 0601
Prophet of Islam

Abu BakrAbu Bakr
27 October 0573
Companion of Muhammad

Ibn SaudIbn Saud
15 January 1876
Monarch

Abdullah of Saudi ArabiaAbdullah of Saudi Arabia
01 August 1924
Former King of Saudi Arabia
Hassan JameelHassan Jameel
22 October 1988
Billionaire Businessman, Ex-Boyfriend of Rihanna

Faisal of Saudi ArabiaFaisal of Saudi Arabia
14 April 1906
Former King of Saudi Arabia

Adnan KhashoggiAdnan Khashoggi
25 July 1935
Businessman
Al-Waleed bin TalalAl-Waleed bin Talal
07 March 1955
Business magnate

Hasan ibn AliHasan ibn Ali
01 December 0624
Imam, Grandson of Prophet Muhammad
Mohammed bin SalmanMohammed bin Salman
31 August 1985
Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia

Muhammad bin Nayef Al SaudMuhammad bin Nayef Al Saud
30 August 1959
Former Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia

Muawiyah IMuawiyah I
0602 AD
Founder of the Umayyad Caliphate

Saud of Saudi ArabiaSaud of Saudi Arabia
15 January 1902
Former King of Saudi Arabia

Lisa EilbacherLisa Eilbacher
05 May 1956
Actress
Faisal I of IraqFaisal I of Iraq
20 May 1885
King of Iraq

Khalid of Saudi ArabiaKhalid of Saudi Arabia
13 February 1913
King of Saudi Arabia

Princess Ameerah Al-TaweelPrincess Ameerah Al-Taweel
06 November 1983
Saudi Arabian Princess
UmarUmar
0586 AD
Second Caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate

Fai KhadraFai Khadra
09 September 1991
Kendall Jenner's Rumoured Boyfriend
Waleed AbulkhairWaleed Abulkhair
17 June 1979
Saudi Arabian lawyer

Dyler TvDyler Tv
15 May 2001
Vlogger

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al SaudSalman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
31 December 1935
 
Jamal KhashoggiJamal Khashoggi
13 October 1958
Journalist

Aisha bint Abu BakrAisha bint Abu Bakr
0605 AD
Muhammad's wife
Aisha bint Abi BakrAisha bint Abi Bakr
Muhammad's wife

Fatimah bint MuhammadFatimah bint Muhammad
0615 AD
Daughter of Muḥammad

Muhammad(Religious leader)Muhammad(Religious leader)
22 April 0571
Religious leader
Khadijah bint KhuwaylidKhadijah bint Khuwaylid
0555 AD
First Wife of Prophet Muhammad

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Khadīja bint KhuwaylidKhadīja bint Khuwaylid
0555 AD
Muhammad's wife
Khalid ibn al-WalidKhalid ibn al-Walid
0592 AD
Military commander

Husayn ibn AliHusayn ibn Ali
31 December 0626
Imam

Al-Walīd ibn Ṭalāl ibn ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Āl SaʿūdAl-Walīd ibn Ṭalāl ibn ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Āl Saʿūd
07 March 1955
Businessman

Uthman ibn AffanUthman ibn Affan
0579 AD
Caliph
Fahd of Saudi ArabiaFahd of Saudi Arabia
16 March 1921
King
Muhammad bin NayefMuhammad bin Nayef
30 August 1959
Politician

Muʿāwiyah IMuʿāwiyah I
0602 AD
Ruler

Omar bin LadenOmar bin Laden
01 March 1981
One of the sons of Osama bin Laden

Melora WaltersMelora Walters
21 October 1960
Actress
Muhammad ibn Abd al-WahhabMuhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab
1703 AD
Theologian

Muhammad ibn Abd-al-WahhabMuhammad ibn Abd-al-Wahhab
1703 AD
Religious leader

Marwan IMarwan I
28 March 0623
Caliph of Damascus

Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of MeccaHussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca
1853 AD
King

Malik ibn AnasMalik ibn Anas
0711 AD
Jurist
Ja'far al-SadiqJa'far al-Sadiq
23 April 0702
Scholar

Abu Talib ibn ‘Abdu’l-MuttalibAbu Talib ibn ‘Abdu’l-Muttalib
0539 AD
leader of Banu Hashim
Abdul Rahman Al-SudaisAbdul Rahman Al-Sudais
10 February 1960
imam

Abu Sufyan ibn HarbAbu Sufyan ibn Harb
01 September 0560
Warrior

Ameera Al-TaweelAmeera Al-Taweel
06 November 1983
 
Umar IIUmar II
02 November 0682
Caliph

Abd al-MalikAbd al-Malik
30 June 0644
Caliph
Saad HaririSaad Hariri
18 April 1970
Politician

Ali ibn HussaynAli ibn Hussayn
04 January 0659
Imam

Abdullah I of JordanAbdullah I of Jordan
02 February 1882
King

Al-Hajjaj ibn YusufAl-Hajjaj ibn Yusuf
0661 AD
Governor

Talal of JordanTalal of Jordan
26 February 1909
King
Abd al-Aziz ibn BazAbd al-Aziz ibn Baz
21 November 1910
Scholar

Bandar bin SultanBandar bin Sultan
02 March 1949
 

Sultan ibn Salman Al SaudSultan ibn Salman Al Saud
27 June 1956
Pilot

Al-Walid IAl-Walid I
0674 AD
Prince
Muhammad al-BaqirMuhammad al-Baqir
10 May 0677
Imam

Hasan al-BasriHasan al-Basri
0642 AD
Imam
Ibn IsḥāqIbn Isḥāq
0704 AD
Historian

Mohammed Hussein Al AmoudiMohammed Hussein Al Amoudi
21 July 1946
businessperson

Abd Allah ibn al-ZubayrAbd Allah ibn al-Zubayr
30 April 0624
Military Commander
Imam ShamilImam Shamil
26 June 1797
Political leader

Amr ibn al-AsAmr ibn al-As
14 February 0585
Military commander
Ibn AbbasIbn Abbas
0619 AD
Companion of Muḥammad

`Abd Allah ibn `Abbas`Abd Allah ibn `Abbas
0619 AD
Cousin of Prophet Muhammad

Ibn al-KhattabIbn al-Khattab
14 April 1969
Mujahid
Saints Cosmas and DamianSaints Cosmas and Damian
0200 AD
Martyr

Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al SaudNayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud
1933 AD
poet, politician
Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al SaudNayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
1934 AD
Prince

Yeslam bin LadinYeslam bin Ladin
19 October 1950
 

Sulaiman Abdul Aziz Al RajhiSulaiman Abdul Aziz Al Rajhi
1920 AD
entrepreneur, banker

Ahmed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al SaudAhmed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
17 November 1958
Businessman
Prince Sultan ibn ʿAbd al-ʿAziz al-SaʿudPrince Sultan ibn ʿAbd al-ʿAziz al-Saʿud
1930 AD
Political figure
Sultan, Crown Prince of Saudi ArabiaSultan, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia
05 January 1924
Deputy Prime Minister

Faisal bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al SaudFaisal bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
25 December 1970
Politician

`Abbas ibn `Abd al-Muttalib`Abbas ibn `Abd al-Muttalib
0568 AD
Merchant

Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al SaudSaud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
02 January 1940
Politician
Khalid bin Faisal Al SaudKhalid bin Faisal Al Saud
24 February 1940
Politician

Majed AbdullahMajed Abdullah
01 November 1959
Football striker

Ahmed Zaki YamaniAhmed Zaki Yamani
30 June 1930
Politician

Abdallah ibn Sa'dAbdallah ibn Sa'd
Governor of Egypt

Hasan ibn ThabitHasan ibn Thabit
0563 AD
Poet
Khalid A. Al-FalihKhalid A. Al-Falih
1960 AD
entrepreneur

Sami Al-JaberSami Al-Jaber
11 December 1972
Football striker
Al-WāqidīAl-Wāqidī
10 September 0747
Arabian historian

Salem Al-DawsariSalem Al-Dawsari
19 August 1991
Footballer
Sulaiman S. OlayanSulaiman S. Olayan
05 November 1918
Businessman
Mukhtar AliMukhtar Ali
30 October 1997
Footballer