Sheikh Saleh Al Talib, was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in the year 1974. He got his early education in Riyadh. He graduated from Imam Saud University, Riyadh and got a Masters Degree in Comparative Islamic Jurisprudence. He also has a Masters Degree in International Law from George Town, Washington DC, USA. Hence Sheikh Talib also understands English Language. Sheikh Talib is also a Judge in the High Court of Makkah. He was appointed as the Imam and Khateeb of Masjid Al Haram in 2003.