Prince Asem bin Nayef
|Prince Asem bin Nayef|
|Spouse||Princess Sana Asem
(m. 1974, div. 1985)
|House||House of Hashim|
|Father||Prince Naif bin Abdullah|
|Mother||Princess Mihrimah Sultana|
27 April 1948 |
Prince Asem "Abu Bakr" bin Nayef (Arabic: الأمير عاصم بن نايف) was born in Alexandria, Egypt on 27 April 1948. He is the son of Prince Naif bin Abdullah (a younger son of Abdullah I of Jordan) and Princess Mihrimah Sultana Osmanoğlu (granddaughter of Sultan Mohammad Rashad of Turkey). It is claimed he is the 42nd generation direct descendant of Muhammad.
After university Prince Asem worked for several years in Spain with a leading architectural firm to gain experience. In 1974, he returned to Amman where he started his own architectural business, in addition to importing and exporting furniture and accessories.
Between 1994 and 1996, he taught Interior Design at Petra University. In 1993, he established a security company named Al-Saher for Security. In addition, he established the Jordan Vision Company for Telecommunication. He is the President of both companies.
His hobbies include horse back riding, scuba diving and reading.
- Vice President of the Royal Jordanian Equestrian Federation
- President of SPANA (Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad)
- Representative and Agent of several Chinese companies
|Jordanian Royal Family|
Prince Asem married his current wife, Princess Sana Asem, on 6 January 1986. He has three children with her:
- Princess Salha (born 14 June 1987), married on 4 April 2011 HE Mr. Mohamad Hashim Haj-Hassan
- Princess Nejla (born 9 May 1988)
- Prince Nayef (born 22 January 1998)
Prince Asem married in 1974 to Firouzeh Vokhshouri, they divorced in 1985. They have three daughters:
- Princess Yasmine (born 30 June 1975), married on 2 September 2005 HE Mr. Basel Yaghnam
- Princess Sarah (born 12 August 1978), married on 26 June 2008 HE Mr. Alejandro Garrido
- Princess Noor (born 6 October 1982), married from 29 August 2003 til 9 September 2009 Prince Hamzah bin Al Hussein
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