8 Facts about Imam Abdur Rahman Al-Sudais

Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais is the Head of the Imams of Masjid al-Haram in Makkah. Here are some facts about the wife, children, salary, and net worth of Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais.

  • List of 10 Imams of Masjid al-Haram
  • Date of Birth: 10 February 1960.
  • Birth City: Riyadh.
  • Appointed as Imam of Kaaba: May 23, 1984.
  • Number of Children: 9.
  • Number of Wives: 1.

 Imam Abdur Rahman Al-Sudais

What is the Salary of Imam Sudais?

It is said that the Saudi Government has told all the Imams Masjid al-Haram and Masjid al Nabawi that they cannot pay them any salary for their services.

Services provided by the Imams of Masjid al-Haram and Masjid al Nabwi cannot be quantified in terms of money. The Saudi government pays them a blank cheque every month and asks them to fill it as per their needs. Subhan Allah! This is the positive side of Saudi Arabia which no one tells you about.

Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais wife

Sheikh Imam Abdul Rahman Al-Sadais is married to his cousin Fatima bint Ali al-Sudais and has 9 children from that marriage. People say that his second wife is also one of his relatives on the mother’s side, but it is not confirmed from any authentic source.

Therefore, as per the confirmed sources, Imam Sudais has only one wife Fatima bint Ali al-Sudais.

Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais Children

Sheikh Imam Abdul Rahman Al-Sadais has been blessed with 9 children i.e. 4 sons and 5 daughters. Here are the names of Imam Sudais children;

  1. Abdulaziz ibn Abd al-Rahman al-Sudais.
  2. Abdullah ibn Abd al-Rahman al-Sudais.
  3. Suhaib ibn Abd al-Rahman al-Sudais.
  4. Bakr ibn Abd al-Rahman al-Sudais.
  5. Zainab bint Abd al-Rahman al-Sudais.
  6. Omaima bint Abdul-Rahman Al-Sudais.
  7. Sumaya bint Abdul-Rahman Al-Sudais.
  8. Malika bint Abdul-Rahman Al-Sudais.
  9. Nusaiba bint Abdul-Rahman Al-Sudais.

Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais Children

Sheikh Sudais net worth

The net worth of Imam Abdul Rahman Al-Sadais is not known to the general public. There are different estimates about his net worth out of which the most reliable one seems to be around $1 million.

People say that the actual net worth of Sheikh Imam Abdul Rahman Al-Sadais is the respect that he gets from everyone around the world.

8 Facts about Imam Abdur Rahman Al-Sudais

1-Full name of Al Sudais is Abdul Rahman Ibn Abdul Aziz as-Sudais.

2-He was born in the year 1960 in the capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh. He belongs to Anza clan.

3-He memorized the Quran at the age of 12.

Sheikh Sudais net worth

4-He graduated in the year 1979, and in 1983 he got a degree in Islamic Shariah from Riyadh University. In 1987 he did a Master’s and in 1995 he completed his Doctorate in Islamic Shariah.

5-He has served in Riyadh University and then in Umm ul Qura University as Assistant Professor.

6-On the evening of 22 Shaban 1404 (May 23, 1984), Sheikh Sudais led the first prayer in Masjid al-Haram when he was only 24 years old. His first prayer in Masjid al-Haram was Asr prayer.

7-In the year 2012, Al Sudais was appointed as head of Presidency for both the Holy Mosques and was given the rank of minister.

8-It is also said that the mother of Imam Abdur Rahman Al-Sudais used to curse him in his childhood with this statement “May Allah make you the Imam of Haramain”. He believes that he has become Imam just because of the prayers of his mother.

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Steve has been living in Saudi Arabia since 2013 and writing about Saudi rules, regulations, guides, and procedures since then.