Bin Laden Biography

Published On Nov 20, 2017
Facts of Bin Laden
Date of Birth: 1957 , March-10
Date of Death: 2011 , May-2
Birth Nation: Saudi Arabia
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
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 After leaving college, Osama went to Pakistan and joined Abdullah Azzam where he used money and machinery from his own construction company to help the Mujahideen resistance in the Soviet war in Afghanistan. Later, Osama and Azzam established Maktan al-Khidamat in 1984 but in 1988, laden split from Maktab-al-Khidamat and create his troops named as Al-Qaeda. 

The world was at risk after the formation of Al-Qaeda. Bin Laden became unstoppable, and his criminal and terrorist activities spread all over the world, and several innocent people were killed every day.    

Moving towards his personal life, Bin Laden had several wives, among them five of his spouse name is known to the world. He married to Najwa Ghanem at the age of 17 but separated before 9/11. Osama also had a marital relationship with Khadijah Sharif (married in 1983 and divorced in 1990), Khairiah Sabar (married in 1985), Siham Sabar (married in 1987), Amal al-Sadah (married in 2000). It is reported that Osama Bin Laden was the father of 20 to 26 children.

The international terrorist, Osama Bin Laden owned a tremendous amount of money. As the son of a billionaire, he inherited a huge amount of his net worth from his father. Besides, as a leader of the terrorist group, Al-Queda, he earned a lot through his terrorist activities. As per the reports, Osama Bin Laden had the net worth of about $50 Million.       

After a decade of investigation, Osama's location was traced near Abbottabad, Pakistan. He was found 160 km away from Afghanistan and Pakistan border in a three-story mansion in Abbottabad. 

On the 2nd May 2011, shortly after 1:00 am local time, the United States military special operations unit landed into the compound of Osama Bin Laden mansion. The operation was named as Operation Neptune Spear which was carried out by CIA, and the operation was done by the United States SEAL Team, ordered by United States' President, Barack Obama

Laden was shot and killed in the building where he was living for five years. After the raid, the U.S. forces took bin Laden's body to Afghanistan for identification and buried it at sea within 24 hours of his death, as per Islamic law.       

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Born in Saudi Arabia.

March 10 , 1957

Usama ibn Mohommed ibn Awad ibn Ladin also known as Osama Bin Laden was born on 10th March 1957 in Saudi Arabia. He was born in a billionaire family to father, Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden; construction magnate and mother, Hamida al-Attas

Married to Najwa Ghanem

1974

Osama Bin Laden had marital relationship with several women. Firstly, he got married to Najwa Ghanem in the year 1974. He got married at the age of 17 but separated before 9/11 attack. 

Went to Pakistan.

1979

Osama went to Pakistan in 1979 after leaving college and joined Abdullah Azzam where he used money and machinery from his own construction company in order to help the Mujahideen resistance in the Soviet war in Afghanistan. 

Formed Al-Qaeda

1988

Firstly, Osama and Azzam established Maktan al-Khidamat in 1984 but due to some conflict in 1988, laden split from Maktab-al-Khidamat and created his own troops named as Al-Qaeda. 

 

Responsible for 9/11

September 11 , 2001

On the 11th September 2001, the world was under threat as the United State world trade center got hit by hijacked plane by the Al-Qaeda group. Bin Laden was claimed to be responsible for the attack.

Killed by SEAL

May 2 , 2011

On the 2nd May 2011, shortly after 1:00 am local time, the United States military special operations unit landed into the compound of Osama Bin Laden mansion. The operation was named as Operation Neptune Spear which was carried out by CIA and operation was done by the United States SEAL Team, ordered by United States President Barack Obama. 

 

His Networth

2017

Osama Bin Laden had the tremendous amount of money. He was the leader of the terrorist group, al-Queda and he a lot through his terrorist activities as well. It is estimated that Osama Bin Laden had the Net worth about $50 Million.