Queen Rania Yasin was born on August 31, 1970. Her parents were Palestinian. She studied at the New English School in Kuwait City and then at the American University in Cairo, where she done MBA. After a brief stint with Citibank, Rania took on a marketing position with Apple Computers.
It was there that the future queen first laid eyes on her prince in a dinner party hosted by Prince Abdullah’s sister in January 1993 . When their eyes met across the room, it was love at first sight and they were married just five months later.
The Queen Rania currently heads the Higher National Committee of the Declaration of Amman the Arab Cultural Capital 2002. She is also Honorary President of the Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences (AABFS). And is also Honorary President of the Arab Women Labor Affairs Committee of the Arab Labor Organization. She was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) degree from the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom on July 12, 2001.