Raiyah bint Hussein

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Relationship Timeline Of Raiyah bint Hussein

Husband : Faris Ned Donovan
Raiyah bint Hussein married to Faris Ned Donovan on 2020.

Being born to a reputed family always gives oneself a lot more fame and opportunities ahead in life. Raiyah Bint Hussein was born with a golden spoon in his mouth. Raiyah is the princess of Jordan.

Raiyah Bint Hussein was born on February 9, 1986, in Amman Jordan. She is among the four children born to Hussein bin Talal and his wife, Lisa Halaby. Her father was the king of Jordan, and her mother is the queen of Jordan. Her eldest brother, Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein succeed the Throne after the death of father in 1999. Hussein graduated from Columbia Univeristy with a postgraduate degree in Japanese literature. 

Raiyah Bint Hussein: Married In the Middle of Pandemic

Raiyah is living a happy married life along with her husband. Raiyah tied her knot with her long time boyfriend, Ned Donovan. The love birds had been dating for some time before tying their knots. Ned is a British-born journalist.

Image: Raiyah's wedding with Ned Donovan in 2020
Source: Daily Mail 

The duo exchanged their wedding vows on July 7, 2020, in the United Kingdom with the permission of King Abdullah II. However, the planned wedding in Jordan was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On November 5, 2019, the court announced Princess Raiyah's engagement. 

Net Worth and Earnings

Raiyah Bint Hussein is living a lavish lifestyle through her parental source. The exact net worth of Raiyah is still not shared with the public. She Raiyah is currently based in California, where she is completing a Ph.D. at UCLA


She is living a happy married life in the United States. She does not show any concern about returning to her home country. In 2018, British Princess, Eugenie married Jack Brooksbank. 

Honors and Mentions

Princess Raiyah took part in official visits to Japan in 2007 and 2008 and accompanied King Abdullah II to the country in April 2009. In 2008, she formed part of a Jordanian delegation on an official visit with King Abdullah II to South Korea. 

Raiyah was honored with Knight Grand Cordon of the Supreme Order of the Renaissance, Special Class. Along with that, She was awarded the Al-Hussein Medal of Merit in Gold (First Class). 

LifeStyle and Her Livelihood

Raiyah is not active in social media. She does not show any presence in social media. This has made it hard for the public to know about her daily life. She is rarely seen in public. With her family. 

King of Jordan with her daughter
Image: Raiyah along with her father, King of Jordan in mid-1990s
Source: Jordanian Royals

However, Her other members of the family remain busy with their visits to holiday destinations. Her brother's son, Hussein bin Abdullah, Crown Prince of Jordan, is an active social media user and keeps posting photos of him regularly. 

Where is Raiyah's Mother, Queen Noor of Jordan?

Noor divides her time among Jordan, Washington, D.C., and the United Kingdom. She continues to work on behalf of numerous international organizations. She speaks Arabic, English, and French. The queen also enjoys skiing, water skiing, tennis, sailing, horseback riding, reading, gardening, and photography.

Queen Noor daughter
Image: The Family photo of Raiyad Bint Hussein
Source: Pinterest

Noor is the sole author of two books to published to date. She released her first book, Hussein of Jordan. Soon after the death of her husband in 1999. She then published her second book, Leap of Faith: Memoirs of an Unexpected Life in 2003. 

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