House of Saud

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The House of Saud (Arabic: آل سُعُود, romanized: ʾĀl Suʿūd IPA: [ʔaːl sʊʕuːd]) is the ruling Royals Family of Saudi Arabia. They are descendants of Muhammad bin Saud, founder of the Emirate of Diriyah, known as the First Saudi state (1727–1818).[1] Members of his Family are usually future Saudi Kings. The Family has almost 13,500 members; however about 2,100 of them are Royals.[2][3] The family's net worth are said to be at US $1.3 Trillion.[4]

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  1. "The House of Al Saud – A View of the Modern Saudi Dynasty". Frontline. PBS. 18 September 2015.
  2. "HRH Princess Basma bint Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud". Hardtalk. BBC. 28 July 2011. Retrieved 7 April 2013.
  3. Milmo Cahal (3 January 2012). "The Acton princess leading the fight for Saudi freedom". The Independent. Retrieved 3 January 2012.
  4. Ruth Umoh (18 August 2018). "This royal family's wealth could be more than $1 trillion". CNBC. Retrieved 23 May 2021.