Even though she is now the Queen of Jordan, Rania was not born into royalty. She is from Kuwait and has Palestinian parents. She attended the New English School in Kuwait and received her degree in Business Administration from the American University in Cairo. She worked for Apple Inc. in Amman and worked in Marketing fro Citibank before that. She actively uses social media sites to post videos which tackle issues in the Middle East such as supporting women on the optional wearing of a hijab.