() is the son of Sehba Musharraf
, from Okara, and Pervez Musharraf
, the former President of Pakistan
. Bilal is married with two children, as is his only sibling, his sister Ayla.
In March 2005, the family was held up at a San Francisco
, California, airport because security personnel detected traces of TNT
in his son's diaper bag; they missed their United Airlines
flight, but were cleared to depart and caught a later plane.
The articles "Evaporation Drops the Temperature," and "He had no choice!" that appeared on the web portal "Chowk" are credited to him. Bilal completed his B.S. in Actuarial Science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
in 1994 and completed his MBA and MA in 2007 (Education) from Stanford University
. In March 2005, Musharraf visited Lucknow
, Uttar Pradesh
with his octogenarian grandmother; the visit attracted considerable media attention.
Recently, it was reported in the Pakistani blogosphere that Bilal Musharraf engaged in business deals of some nature with Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal