Shaykh Usama AbdulGhani was born in Washington DC. At the age of 20, he traveled to Iran, and began his Islamic education at the Islamic Seminary in Qum, and has studied there for over 20 years. His studies focused on Islamic Law and Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence. He teaches among other subjects Family Ethics in Islam.
Shaykh Usama currently resides in Dearborn, MI, USA with his family, where he is playing a leading role in various community building activities, family counseling while imparting the teachings of Ahlulbayt on a regular basis. He is frequently invited to major cities throughout the world to deliver his message of justice, unity, respect and family values.