Father: Seyyed Haji, a cleric
Mother: Sayyedeh Esmat Khodadad Husseini
Marriage: Jamileh Alamolhoda (1983-present)
Children: Two daughters
Education: Attended seminary in Qom; Shahid Motahari University, Ph.D in law
Religion: Islamic, Shiite Muslim
His father passed away when Raisi was 5 years old.
Wears a black turban, signifying that he is a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad.
Raisi is the first elected Iranian leader who is under US sanctions.
Early 1980s – Prosecutor for the cities of Karaj and Hamadan.
1985-1988 – Deputy prosecutor of Tehran, Iran.
1989-1994 – Prosecutor general of Tehran.
2004-2014 – First deputy chief justice.
2012 – Becomes prosecutor general of the Special Court for the Clergy.
2014-2016 – Prosecutor general of Iran.
2016-2019 – Custodian of Astan Quds Razavi, a foundation reportedly worth billions, and responsible for managing the shrine of Imam Reza in Mashhad.
March 12, 2019 – Elected deputy chief of the Assembly of Experts.