Aga Khan’s eldest son Prince Rahim to marry Seattle fashion model (w/ gallery)

Published: April 26, 2013

VANCOUVER DESI

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Prince Rahim Aga Khan and his fiancee, model Kendra Spears of Seattle, Wash. Submitted photo/Aga Khan Development Network

The Aga Khan’s eldest son is set to marry a Seattle native, the spiritual leader of the global Shia Ismaili Muslim community, the Aga Khan, announced Friday.

His highness’ son, Prince Rahim Aga Khan, involved in the poverty reduction efforts of the Aga Khan Development Network — one of the largest private agencies fostering social, cultural and economic development in Asia, Africa and the Middle East — is engaged to marry Kendra Spears of Seattle, Wash, according to a press release on the network’s website.

Prince Rahim Aga Khan has a BA from Brown University and an executive management degree from Barcelona’s Navarra Business School, while Spears has a BA in sociology from the University of Washington.

According to the Aga Khan Development Network, Spears has an interest in arts and architecture and has worked as a model with a number of fashion houses.

The wedding date has yet to be set, but the couple will be married in a Muslim ceremony.

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Model Kendra Spears presents a creation by Paul & Joe during the Fall/Winter 2012-2013 ready-to-wear collection show on March 6, 2012 in Paris. Spears is engaged to Prince Rahim Aga Khan. Pierre Verdy/AFP/Getty Images


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