Prince Rahim Aga Khan holds a BA from Brown University and an executive management degree from the Navarra Business School in Barcelona, Spain.
He is involved in the poverty reduction efforts, notably micro-credit activities, of the Aga Khan Development Network – one of the largest private systems of agencies fostering social, cultural and economic development in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Spears holds a BA in sociology from the University of Washington in her native Seattle.
The 250 guests were treated to performances by British rockers Band of Skulls and American indie band the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.
Spears is a regular on the catwalks of Paris and Milan.
She was touted as the “next Cindy Crawford” after launching her career in 2008 and became a face of Escada, Prada, Diane von Furstenberg and other top brands.
The American beauty will fit right into the family.
Kendra Spears of Seattle, Washington, the United States.
The Aga Khan, who is the Spiritual Leader or Imam of the global community of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, said he was delighted to announce the engagement.