Who is Najwa Ghanem? Meet Osama bin Laden’s First Wife, Age, Children’s and Family, Wiki

Najwa Ghanem is a Syrian woman who was Osama bin Laden‘s first wife and first cousin, being the daughter of his mother’s brother. She went to Afghanistan and Sudan with Osama. She left Afghanistan before the attacks of September 11 according to Abu Jandal and did not come back.

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Najwa Ghanem’s Age, Family, Early Life

Najwa Ghanem was born in Latakia, Syria in 1960 (age 62 years old). She holds a Syrian Citizen.

Najwa Ghanem Son

Najwa also is known as Um Abdallah (mother of Abdallah). She was born to Yemeni parents, Ibrahim and Nabeeha, in the Syrian city of Latakia. She was one of five siblings.

Najwa Ghanem’s Husband, What about her Relationship?

Najwa married Osama bin Laden in 1974, when she was fourteen years old, in Latakia. Omar, Abdallah, Saad, Abdul Rahman, Osman, Mohammed, Fatima, Iman, Ladin, Rukhaiya, and Nour are her 11 children.

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Najwa Ghanem FAQ’s

Who is Najwa Ghanem?

Najwa Ghanem is the first wife of Osama bin Laden and also the first cousin.

How old is she

As of 2022, She is 62 years old.

When Was Najwa Born?

She was born in 1960 in Latakia, Syria.

Is Najwa Ghanem’s Marrid?

Yes, Najwa Ghanem is a married woman, she married to well-known terrorist Osama bin Laden.

Full Biography & Quick Info

Full Real Birth NameNajwa Ghanem
Age (As of 2022)62 years old
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday1960
Birthplace/HometownLatakia, Syria


ParentsFather: Ibrahim
Mother: Nabeeha

Relationship and Personal Life

Marital StatusMarried
Wedding Date1974
Spouse NameOsama bin Laden
Children1. Omar bin Laden
2. Nour bin Laden
3. Fatima bin Laden
4. Abdallah bin Laden
5. Rukhaiya bin Laden
6. Abdul Rahman bin Laden
7. Saad bin Laden
8. Laden bin Laden
9. Osman bin Laden
10. Iman bin Laden
11. Mohammed bin Laden