He is the fourth eldest son among nineteen children of Osama bin Laden.His wife is 24 years older than him, with five grandchildren. This is second marrige of Omer bin Laden and his wife Zaina had been married five times previously befor marring Omer .
The couple announced their divorce in September 2007. At the time Zaina said she did not regard herself as divorced and that the divorce under duress did not have legal standing under Sharia law. After 2 weeks Zaina and Omar decided not to part and would not let threats destroy their marriage.
Omar has said he doesn't criticize his father and has said that Osama bin Laden is just trying to defend the Islamic world, and that his father is not a terrorist "because history tells you he's not".