Queen Rania of Jordan

Born:August 31, 1970 (age 53)
Career:Queen of Jordan, 1999-present
Education:B.A., American University of Cairo

Rania Al Abdullah is the Queen consort of Jordan and an international advocate for education, health, community empowerment, youth, cross-cultural dialogue and micro-finance.

Queen Rania was born August 31, 1970, in Kuwait to Palestinian parents. She obtained a bachelor's degree in business administration from the American University of Cairo in 1991, then worked briefly in marketing for Citibank and Apple Inc. On June 10, 1991, she married Prince Abdullah bin Al Hussein of Jordan, who assumed power as king on February 7, 1999.


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