Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah of Jordan is the eldest son of King Abdullah II of Jordan and his wife, Queen Rania and was born 28 June 1994, in Aman, Jordan. He has two younger brothers and a younger sister.
He attended the King's High School in Jordan.
In 2010, he represented his father during the 2010 the Army Day and the Great Arab Revolt Anniversary celebrations. This was his first official duty without his parents at the age of 16.
His father named him as the Crown Prince of Jordan by a Royal Decree issued in July 2009.