He was raised as late Bin Laden’s designated heir and grew up hating several things about the USA.

Described as the “Crown Prince of Terror” Hamza is the only son of Bin Laden’s “favourite” wife.

Hamza Laden was also regarded as the “poster boy” of al-Qaeda’s re-emergence on the terrorism front.

He was introduced as “a lion from the den of Al-Qaeda” by the group’s leader Ayman al-Zawahiri.

He is the son of Bin Laden’s third of six wives, Khairiah Sabar, and the eighth born of around 20 Bin Laden siblings.

His mother came from a wealthy family and was known as a “strong-willed” woman.

He is wanted by the US for his alleged role in American embassy bombings in Tanzania, Dar es Salaam and Nairobi, Kenya in 1998.

Now believed to be aged 28, he is a devotee of violent jihad just like his father.