Abdullah II
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Abdullah II

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Birthday
30, 1962
Birthplace
Amman, Jordan
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
30, 1962 (age 56)
Birthplace
Amman, Jordan

About

King of Jordan who ascended to the throne in 1999 after the death of his father King Hussein, who ruled his country for nearly fifty years. He has notably liberalized his country's media and has made it illegal to detain journalists. 

Before Fame

He reached the rank of Major General in the Jordanian army after attending the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

Trivia

He replaced his brother as Crown Prince prior to his father's death in 1999.

Family Life

He has four children with his wife, Queen Rania of Jordan, whom he married in 1993. 

Associated With

He is the son of King Hussein.