Bashar al-Assad

Bashar Hafez al-Assad is well known to the world by being the President of Syria. He has been in this position for 21 years now. Moreover, he is also entitled to the work of commander-in-chief of the Syrian Armed Forces. He also served as the regional secretary in the Arab Socialist Ba’ath Party. He did not succeed any other politician but his father in 2000. He came to the field in 1998 when he took the leadership of the Syrian military presence.

Well, how well do you know about Bashar al-Assad? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Bashar al-Assad’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Bashar al-Assad to date.

Biography and Early Life

Bashar was born on 11th September 1965. He is a native of Damascus, Damascus Governorate in Syria. He was born as the third child to Anisa Makhlouf and Hafez al- Assad, who served as the President of Syria from 1970 to 2000. He was raised along with his five siblings, Bushra, Majd, Bassel, Maher and Bushra. However, he has lost three siblings. Unlike all his siblings, he did not have a great interest in politics. Instead, he was more into science. He has also revealed that in his childhood, they occasionally met their father.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Bashar al-Assad in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Bashar al-Assad’s age is 51 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 11 September 1965. Though, he is 6′ 3″ in feet and inches and 190 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 160 lbs in Pound and 73 kg in Kilograms.


Bashar went to the Arab- French al-Huriya School. He completed his high school graduation in 1982, and then he attended Damascus University. As he had a growing interest to become a doctor, he thus completed his graduation in 1988. He then worked as a doctor in the Syrian Army. After working for a couple of months, he then enrolled himself at the Western Eye Hospital with a degree in ophthalmology.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Bashar tied the knot to Asma Akhras in 2000. The couple is blessed with three children, Hafez, Zein and Karim. Thus, we can say that he is living a happy married life.

Is Bashar al-Assad Gay?

No, Bashar Hafez al- Assad is not gay as we know of now. He is currently married to Asma and has three children with her. This no way proves that he is gay, and we can claim that his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

Bashar came to the field of politics back when his father, Hafez, died in 2000. As Bashar was the heir thus to give him the position, the constitution was amended, and thus the minimum age was reduced to 34. At the time, he got almost 97% votes for his leadership. Simultaneously he was also given the position of Commander-in-Chief of the Siberian Armed Forces. He was also named as the regional leader of his political party. A reform movement resulted in the closing down of the Mezzeh prison, which led to the release of thousands of Muslim Brotherhood prisoners.

Bashar was again sworn in as the President in 2007 as he was the only candidate. Clearly to the people, it was like a dictatorship. Gradually there was an outbreak of protests in 2011 that soon resulted in a civil war. This Civil War was exceptionally violent in nature, and prior to this, Bashar promised the people to conduct “new parliamentary elections” and “greater freedoms”. He was also a part of many public affairs.


Although Bashar denied taking the award, he was honored with the Legion d’ honneur Award. Apart from this, he has managed to become a president of a country for more than 20 years. He has also managed to become a billionaire.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of in Bashar al-Assad in 2021

The net worth of Bashar Hafez al- Assad is estimated in 2021 and found to be $2 billion. He earned this significant sum of income by being the President of Syria, commander-in-chief, regional secretary in the Arab Socialist Ba’ath Party, and the Syrian Computer Society president. He is one of the most influential persons in Syria and thus has managed to gather this amount of wealth in his lifetime.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Bashar is very fluent in Arabic.
  • He has denied all the accusations of war crimes.
  • He is also the head of the Bureau to receive the queries of the citizens.
  • He has successfully put many of his rivals for trial in corruption.
  • He has also been entitled to the position of the President of the Syrian Computer Society.

Bashar has been the president of Syria for more than 20 years now, and this proves the amount of love and respect he receives from the people of his country. Although he was involved in certain controversies, he has definitely managed to run his country smoothly over the years.


Facts of Bashar Hafez al- Assad

  • Gender Male
  • full nameBashar Hafez al- Assad
  • birthplaceDamascus, Damascus Governorate, Syria
  • Date of Birth September 11, 1965
  • Age 57 years 0 months
  • Horoscope Virgo
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Sapphire
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Capricorn
  • nationalitySyrian
  • religionSunni
  • net worth$2 billion
  • professionPresident of Syria, commander-in-chief,  regional secretary in the Arab Socialist Ba’ath Party and  President of the Syrian Computer Society
  • weightIn Kilograms – 73Kg, In Pounds – 160 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres –  190 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 3″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolArab- French al-Huriya School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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