The future king of Jordan, Hussein, 28, married Saudi architect Rajwa Al-Saif, 29, in a lavish ceremony in Amman, on Thursday.
The lavish ceremony featured a star-studded celebrity guest list with royal families around the world attending. The British Royal Family members Prince William and Princess Kate Middleton were spotted congratulating the parents of the groom, Queen Rania and King Abdullah. Princess Beatrice along with her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi was also present.
The bride, Rajwa, is the youngest daughter of Khalid Alseif and Azza Al Sudairi. She was born in Riyadh, studied in the United States and earned a degree in architecture from Syracuse University in New York before completing her Masters degree in visual communications from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles.
The couple reportedly met through a mutual friend.
Hussien describing himself as lucky to meet someone like her in an interview with Vogue.
They got engaged in 2022 at Rajwa’s home with her parents present, as well as Hussein’s family. The Royal Family of Jordan announced the news in a press release:
“The Royal Hashemite Court is pleased to announce the engagement of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II to Ms Rajwa Khaled bin Musaed bin Saif bin Abdulaziz Al Saif, and extends its sincere congratulations on this occasion.”
The Crown Prince had shared the news on his official Instagram account saying:
“Alhamdullillah. We pray that God grants us His blessings. Grateful to my dear Jordanian family for their heartfelt support and kind wishes.”
Queen Rania shared pictures from the joyous occasion, and sent her blessings to the newly wedded couple:
“May God bless you both and fill your home with love and happiness. From Hussein and Rajwa’s wedding ceremony.”
She also shared pictures of the dinner banquet held in celebration of the newly married couple.
Here are some more pictures from the wedding ceremony.