The Venezuelan-born Greek converted to Islam for the eyes of Princess Inan!…
EDITOR’S NOTE (Nick Stamatakis) Jameel Alexander Thermiotis was born in Caracas, Venezuela, to Alexandros Thermiotis and Corina Hernández in 1994, making him 28 years old today. He’s the eldest of three siblings; one is a girl, Alexia, and the other is a boy, Alejandros. He comes from a prominent Greek family that maintains a solid connection to their heritage with frequent trips to the Greek island of Andros. He attended private school while growing up in Venezuela and attended college in the United States. Thermiotis graduated in 2015 with a specialization in Business Administration and Business Finance from Florida International University, which set him up for his future career in finance. He spearheaded a venture capital firm called Outbound Ventures LLC after graduation and is now a managing partner at a New York City venture capital firm. Princess Iman and Jameel Alexander Thermiotis dated for three years before he popped the question. Her family expressed their support and warm wishes for the couple in the days following on social media. Queen Rania congratulated the couple, wishing them “a life filled with love and laughter,” followed by a post from Princess Iman’s brother, Al Hussein bin Abdullah II. He posted a photograph of the three of them together with the caption, “warmest congratulations to my dear sister Iman and to her fiancé Jameel on their engagement. I wish you a lifetime of happiness together.”
And a final note: Yes, you guessed right, a condition for the marriage was that the groom convert to Islam – which he did… And he got the name Jameel…
Princess Iman of Jordan marries New York financier Jameel Thermiotis in royal wedding: ‘Lifetime of blessings’
Crown Prince Hussein and Queen Rania took to Instagram to gush over the lavish nuptials
Princess Iman of Jordan and Jameel Alexander Thermiotis are officially married.
The daughter of Queen Rania and King Abdullah II of Jordan said “I do” on Sunday to the New York financier in a lavish royal wedding held on Sunday.
The 26-year-old was walked down the aisle by her older brother, Crown Prince Hussein. She wore a lace Dior wedding dress featuring a high illusion neckline and long sleeves, along with a sweeping veil adorned with flowers. Her hair was in a delicate updo to showcase her diamond tiara.
The groom, 28, chose a three-piece suit that he completed with a black tie and a matching gray handkerchief.
Iman’s family quickly took to social media and gushed over the nuptials.
“Iman, I pray this next chapter in your life brings you as much joy, love, and laughter as you have brought us over the years,” Queen Rania, 52, wrote on Instagram. “Congratulations to the bride and groom!”
“Grateful for all the precious memories we share and overjoyed to see you celebrate your wedding today,” Hussein, 28, captioned a heartfelt photo from the ceremony. “I wish you, dear Iman and Jameel, a lifetime of blessings and happiness together.”
The ceremony took place at Beit Al-Urdon Palace, a private residence of the Jordanian royal family. The event was held outdoors, with blooming white flowered trees surrounding guests. The couple read a verse from the Quran after signing their marriage document and used a sword to cut their cake to the delight of guests.
The queen previously shared a montage of photos and videos from the royal’s childhood as she reflected on the joyous occasion.
“The first time I held my baby girl, I knew my life would never be the same. In a week, she will be a bride,” the queen wrote to her 7.8 million followers. “My precious Iman, I am so happy for you and so proud of everything that you are.”
Iman is the eldest daughter of the king and queen, Time magazine reported. She spent her early education years in Jordan, graduating from the International Academy in Amman in 2014. She then embarked on her graduate studies at Georgetown University, before transferring and graduating from the Parson’s School of Design in New York.
Over the years, Iman has accompanied her mother on royal outings in Jordan, as well as France, Italy, China, Japan and the U.K., according to reports. Iman has also ridden horses competitively.
Thermiotis was born in Caracas, Venezuela, and is of Greek descent. According to reports, he holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He studied at Florida International University and is now a managing partner in a New York City venture capital firm.
The couple’s engagement was announced in 2022 by the Royal Hashemite Court.
“The Royal Hashemite Court is pleased to announce the engagement of Her Royal Highness Princess Iman bint Abdullah II to Mr. Jameel Alexander Thermiotis, on Tuesday, 5 July 2022,” wrote the court, “in the presence of Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al Abdullah, as well as Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, Prince Hashem bin Abdullah II, and Princess Salma bint Abdullah II, in addition to members of Mr. Thermiotis’ family.”
“The Royal Hashemite Court extends its sincere congratulations to Her Royal Highness Princess Iman and Mr. Thermiotis on this occasion and wishes them a lifetime of happiness,” the announcement shared.
More celebrations await the royal family. Hussein is expected to marry Rajwa Al Saif, an architect who studied at Syracuse University, in June.