Princess Raiyah bint Hussein (born 9 February 1986 ) is the youngest daughter of King Hussein of Jordan and Queen Noor. She has two brothers Hamzah and Hashem and an elder sister Princess Iman.
Princess Raiyah received her undergraduate degree in Japanese at the University of Edinburgh. She earned a Master of Arts (MA) in Japanese Literature at Columbia University. She took a year abroad studying at Ritsumeikan University in Japan. Currently, Princess Raiyah is a graduate student studying “the reception of medieval warrior narratives in Japan and the Arab World and their impact upon the construction of national identities” at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
She currently works in Japan.
She is a half-sister to King Abdullah II of Jordan