Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, the 34-year-old heir, will ascend to the throne after the death of his father, 83-year-old King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Photo: Francois Mori/APCrown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, the 34-year-old heir, will ascend to the throne after the death of his father, 83-year-old King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Photo: Francois Mori/AP
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, the 34-year-old heir, will ascend to the throne after the death of his father, 83-year-old King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Photo: Francois Mori/AP

Who is Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, the Saudi royal who spends millions on superyachts and mansions – and is at the centre of human rights issues?

His family is worth US$1.4 trillion, he’s friends with US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin and lately, the young prince has been getting a lot of attention

Topic |   Royalty
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, the 34-year-old heir, will ascend to the throne after the death of his father, 83-year-old King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Photo: Francois Mori/APCrown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, the 34-year-old heir, will ascend to the throne after the death of his father, 83-year-old King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Photo: Francois Mori/AP
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, the 34-year-old heir, will ascend to the throne after the death of his father, 83-year-old King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Photo: Francois Mori/AP
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