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Prince Khaled bin Sultan

He is the eldest son of the late Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul Azziz of Saudi Arabia. He was born in September 1949. He has two wifes: Luluwah bint Fahd and Abeer bint Turki. And he has 8 children:4 sons: Faisal, Fahd, Salman, Abdullah; 4 daughters: Halah, Reema, Mashai'l and Sarah. Until a few years ago he was the Assistant Minister of Defense and Aviation of Saudi Arabia. Prince Khaled was Commander of the Joint Forces in the first Persian Gulf War. In 1991, he retired from the military to focus on business. The Living Oceans Foundation In September 2000, Khalid founded The Living Oceans Foundation. The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation is a non-profit environmental science organization and ocean research foundation based in the United States. The foundation is dedicated to ocean conservation and restoration through applied environmental science, education and outreach, and working with local partners and governments to promote coral reef conservation. His investments are controlled through Makshaff Services Ltd.

A Fleet of 4 Luxury Yachts

The foundation is supported by Khaled’s Golden Fleet of superyachts. Golden Odyssey II was the flagship of the Golden Fleet. She is now replaced by the new Golden Odyssey.

Golden Odyssey Boat Price: US$ 400 million

She is sailing seas all over the world with her support yacht Golden Shadow (66.75m). And the sport fishermen Golden Osprey (27.45m). Golden Shadow is a 67-meter (220 ft) logistical support vessel that carries a Cessna Caravan Amphibious aircraft.

His father owned the yacht Al Salamah

Khaled’s father Prince Sultan was the owner of the yacht Al Salamah, one of the largest yachts in the world by volume.

After Prince Sultan’s death, the yacht was put for sale for US$ 280 million. Later the Al Salamah was de-listed and was gifted to Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince of Bahrain.

Private Jet

The Prince owns a Boeing 767 private jet with registration N767KS. The jet was delivered in 1996 and has a price of approximate US$ 200 million. The aircraft can accommodate 25 passengers. Update: the jet was sold in 2018. 


HRH lives in a large palace in Riyadh, named Makshaff Palace. The Prince owns a company named Makshaff Services Ltd, which acts as his personal holding and services company.