Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Al Saud, known as MBS, is the future king of Saudi Arabia.

The 33-year-old heir will ascend to the throne after the death of his father, 83-year-old King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

Prince Mohammed is known for his lavish spending. He has bought a $500 million yacht , a $300 million French chateau , and a $450 million Leonardo da Vinci painting. According to one estimate, the Saudi royal family which has about 15,000 members is worth up to $1.4 trillion .

The crown prince has become a controversial global political figure, particularly in the fall of 2018, when he faced global outcry over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi , who the CIA later concluded was assassinated on the prince's orders .

Here's a look at the lavish and controversial lifestyle of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

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