Noor bint Asem

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Princess Noor
Princess Noor bint Asem
Born (1982-10-06) 6 October 1982 (age 34)
Amman, Jordan
Spouse Prince Hamzah bin Hussein
(m. 2003; div. 2009)
Issue Princess Haya
Full name
سمو الأميرة نور بنت عاصم
House House of Hashim (by birth and marriage)
Father Prince Asem bin Al Nayef
Mother Firouzeh Vokhshouri
Styles of
Princess Noor of Jordan
Reference style Her Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Royal Highness
Alternative style Ma'am

Princess Noor bint Asem of Jordan (born 6 October 1982[1] as Noor bint Asem; Arabic: سمو الأميرة نور بنت عاصم‎‎) is a member of the Jordanian Royal Family.


Her father is Prince Asem bin Al Nayef, a grandson of King Abdullah I of Jordan and her mother is Firouzeh Vokhshouri. Her mother currently lives in Madrid, Spain, where she is an attaché for the Jordanian Embassy.

Princess Noor's parents divorced in 1985 and in 1986 her father married Princess Sana Asem.


Half siblings:


Jordanian royal family
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HM The King
HM The Queen

HM Queen Noor

Having studied her IGCSE's at Kings College, Madrid, Spain, she then went on to graduate with a bachelor's degree in Political Communication from Emerson College in 2004.


On 29 August 2003, the Royal Jordanian Court announced Princess Noor's marriage to Prince Hamzah bin Hussein, her second cousin, had taken place. The marriage ceremony was held at al-Baraka Palace in Amman. The celebration of the marriage (Zifaf) was held on 27 May 2004 at Zahran Palace in Amman. They divorced on September 9, 2009. Although the divorce wasn't confirmed by the Royal Jordanian Court until an announcement was made in March 2010. Thereafter Princess Noor reverted to the use of her maiden name Princess Noor bint Asem.


National Honours[edit]

Foreign Honours[edit]


  • Princess Haya bint Al Hamzah (born 18 April 2007)


  1. ^ jordan2
  2. ^ a b Royal Ark, Jordanian genealogy details
  3. ^ PPE Agency, State visit of Jordan in Netherlands 2006, Noor Hamzah