Who is Prince Mohammed bin Salman?
Prince Mohammad is the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. And he is the second deputy prime minister and minister of defense of Saudi Arabia. He is a son of King Salman of Saudi Arabia. He was born in August 1985. He married Princes Sara bint Mashoor bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in 2008. They have 3 or 4 children.
The Youngest Defense Minister in the World
He is born in 1985, which makes him the youngest minister of defense in the world. Prince Mohammed is a son of King Salman and his third wife. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed is one of the most influential people in the Middle East.
He has close ties to the US White House and especially with Jared Kushner. Kushner is married to President Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump.
He is an active philanthropist. And founder of the Prince Mohammed bin Salman Foundation.
The Foundation, known as MISK, enables young Saudis to learn, develop and progress in the fields of business, literature, culture, science and technology, and sociology.
He is also Chairman of the Board of the King Salman Youth Center. Which was established as an initiative from Saudi King Salman Bin Abdulaziz. To strengthen the efforts of the Kingdom in its care and support of the youth.
Mohammed bin Salman Net Worth
His net worth is estimated between US$ 1 billion and US$ 10 billion.
The Prince also owns the Yacht Serene
He is owner of the yacht Pegasus since the summer of 2014. And according to a NY Times article the Crown Prince also bought Yuri Shefler’s yacht Serene in 2015.
And, probably not a coincidence, in October 2016 both Serene and Pegasus were in Vlissingen, the Netherlands at a refit yard.
Da Vinci Painting
In December 2017 the Crown Prince bought a famous paining by Da Vinci named Salvator Mundi for US$ 450 million. Later is became clear that he had been bidding against Sheikh Mansour al Nahyan. He is a member of the Royal Family of the United Arab Emirates.
Sheikh Mansour later gifted his yacht Topaz to Prince Mohammed, to ‘compensate’ for the increased price. Sheikh Mansour is building a new and even bigger yacht.