Kasia Al Thani

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Kasia Al Thani (born in San Francisco, America) was the third wife of Abdelaziz bin Khalifa Al Thani, the son of Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani. She grew up in Los Angeles, United States[1][2] and holds Barack Obama in high regards.[3] She met her future husband in Paris (who since 1992 lived in exile in France[4]), allegedly converted to Islam (she doesn't wear the hijab[5]), they married and she became his third wife.[1] They have three daughters together: Sheikha Malak, Sheika Yasmin and Sheikha Reem. In 2007/2008, she launched a luxury gifting shopping website called Savoir-Faire.com.[6] She discovered fraudulent activity on her husband's account at Barclays Bank in Marbella and spearheaded a €50m/£40m legal action against the bank. In 2009, Barclays settled for an undisclosed amount.[7] Afterwards, she filed for divorce. She resides in Paris, France, rarely visits the Middle East and doesn't consider herself Qatari.[1] In 2012, she recommended to her close friend Baptiste Giabiconi, to date Katy Perry.[8][9] In April 2018, she joined the FC Martigues leadership.[10][11]


  1. ^ a b c "Princess Kasia Al Thani of Qatar". I love eclairs. 20 October 2010.
  2. ^ http://www.justluxe.com/luxe-insider/trends/feature-245829.php
  3. ^ http://www.myfashionlife.com/archives/2009/05/01/an-interview-with-princess-kasia-al-thani/
  4. ^ Thayer, Amy E.; Alfred B. Prados (29 August 2003). "The Middle East and North Africa: Political Succession and Regime Stability" (PDF). CRS Report for Congress. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 December 2013. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  5. ^ Google.com: Kasia al-Thani
  6. ^ http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/standard-business/article-23798760-city-spy-credit-suisse-gets-it-right-on-bonuses.do
  7. ^ https://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/4093113/Barclays-settles-50m-fraud-claim-with-sheikh.html
  8. ^ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2117507/Katy-Perry-warns-bride-to-wed--steps-rumoured-new-love-Baptiste-Giabiconi.html
  9. ^ http://popcrush.com/katy-perry-new-boyfriend/
  10. ^ https://www.archyworldys.com/qatari-princess-kasia-al-thani-to-join-fc-martigues-leadership/
  11. ^ http://www.espn.com/soccer/france/story/3442520/qatari-princess-to-take-position-at-french-fourth-division-club

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