The His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II is the 42nd-generation direct descendant of Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon him). His Royal Highness is the eldest son of Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al Abdullah.
Born in Amman on 19Muharram 1415H, 28 June 1994AD, His Royal Highness the Crown Prince is the namesake of His late Majesty King Hussein, his grandfather, the builder of modern Jordan.
HRH Prince Hussein was named Crown Prince by Royal Decree on 9 Rajab 1430H, 2 July 2009AD.
The Crown Prince has always been keen on accompanying his father on visits and tours across Jordan’s governorates to check on local communities and ensure the wellbeing of citizens. His Royal Highness also accompanies His Majesty King Abdullah II on several official and military missions, as well as other functions at home and abroad. His Royal Highness has been appointed as Regent several times during His Majesty’s travels abroad.
HRH the Crown Prince, who holds the rank of second lieutenant in the Jordan Armed Forces, completed his high school education at King’s Academy in Jordan, and is presently pursuing a university degree in Political Science at Georgetown University in Washington D.C.
Prince Hussein enjoys reading and sports, especially football. He shares his father’s and grandfather’s passion for motorcycles.
HRH Prince Hussein has one brother, His Royal Highness Prince Hashem, and two sisters: Their Royal Highnesses Princess Iman and Princess Salma.