King Salman
King Salman
Celebrated Name: King Salman
Real Name/Full Name: Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Gender: Male
Age: 88 years old
Birth Date: December 31, 1935
Birth Place: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Nationality: Saudi
Height: 5’10’’
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Fahda bint Falah Al Hathleen
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (23)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): No
Is King Salman Gay?: No
Profession: Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $20 billion
Last Updated: April 2024

King Salman is one of the most influential people on this planet. He is the King of Saudi Arabia and was ranked at 16 in the top Powerful People 2016 list of Forbes. The King is a highly respected person in Saudi Arabia and one of the most influential world leaders from the West. He became deputy governor of Riyadh Province at the age of 19, and later, King became governor of the province of Riyadh in the year 1963 and had been holding his office for 48 years.

Maybe you know about King Salman very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of King Salman’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

King Salman was born as the 25th son of Ibn Saud, who was the founder of Saudi Arabia. King Salman was brought up in Murabba palace.  He attended Princes School in Riyadh’s capital city, formed by Ibn Saud, and studied Modern Science plus religion.

Personal Life

King Salman was born to Ibn Saud, the first monarch and founder of Saudi Arabia, on 31 December 1935. Salman has six full brothers who make up the Sudairi Seven. King was raised in Murabba Palace.

He studied religion and modern science, and at the age of 19, he was appointed as Deputy Governor of Riyadh Province. Later on 5 February 1963, he was appointed as the provincial governor, and he remained in the office until 5 November 2011.

Talking about his married life, King Salman has been married three times, and as of 2017, he had 13 children. His first wife, who deceased in 2011, was Sultana bint Turki Al Sudairi. She died at the age of 71 and gave five children to King. Later he married Sarah bint Faisal Al Subai’ai who he later divorced. Sarah gave him one child, Prince Saud. After Sarah, he married Fahda bint Falah bin Sultan Al Hathleen, and he got six children from her.

Well, it looks like the Prince Mohammad bin Salman isn’t happy from his dad’s third marriage as he kept her under house arrest due to some concerns. It was said that King Salman had been kept away from his wife for many years. It is said that he was concerned that she opposed his plans for a power grab, and this might have divided the royal family. He put his wife under house-arrest without his knowing.

King is getting old, and apparently, in August 2012, Salman underwent a Spinal Surgery in the United States and thus didn’t give much attention to his kingdom. Salman also has Alzheimer’s, and his left doesn’t work well much.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on December 31, 1935, King Salman is 88 years old as of today’s date in 17th April 2024. His height is 5’10” tall, and his weight is 75 kg.


On 5th November 2011, King Salman was then appointed as the 2nd Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence. He ultimately replaced his full brother, the late Crown Prince Sultan. He was immediately made deputy Prime Minister due to his responsibilities.

Later on 18 June 2012, Salman was appointed as the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia due to the death of his brother Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud. His son Prince Salman was later made First Deputy Prime Minister. Then on 27 August 2012, Salman was made in Charge of state affairs, and in September, he was named as the deputy chairman of the military service council.

On 23 January 2015, Salman inherited his throne at the age of 79 as his half-brother Abdullah died due to pneumonia, aged 79. Later, King Salman issued a statement that was with regard to the death of his half brother. His younger half-brother Prince Muqrin was appointed as the Crown Prince.

Awards & Achievements

King Salman received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Al-Turath Charity Foundation in the field of urban heritage in 2013, and in 2017 he pledged the US $15,000,000 for Muslim refugees of Bangladesh.

Net Worth & Salary of King Salman in 2024

King Salman Net Worth
King Salman Net Worth

As of April 2024, the current net worth of King Salman is estimated to be $20 billion, while that of Saud family is expected to $2 Trillion, which includes 15,000 members. His son Prince Salman has a net worth of $3 Billion. The primary source of King’s earning is family business in the field of oil and other companies.

King Salman is one of the most prominent world leaders and is a big-hearted philanthropist who has done a lot for his country. Everyone respects his norms in military and business. Some of his rules are considered to be wrong, which impose some restrictions on women.  But the majority of the Saudis love him. Being one of the most influential leaders of the world, he hasn’t misused his power much and maintained peace with other countries throughout the globe.


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