Khuwaylid ibn Asad
|Fatimah bint Za'idah|
|Children||Khadija bint Khuwaylid, Awwam ibn Khuwaylid, Halah bint Khuwaylid, Hizam ibn Khuwald|
Khuwaylid ibn Asad (Arabic: ) was a man of Banu Quraysh and mainly recognized for being the father of Khadijah bint Khuwaylid, the wife of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, and for being his father-in-law.
He was the son of Asad ibn Abd-Al-Uzza ibn Qusai ibn Kilab and a cousin of Abdul-Muttalib as his grandfather (Abd-al-Uzza ibn Qusai) and Abdul-Muttalib 's grandfather ('Abd Manaf ibn Qusai) were brothers. Khuwaylid married Fatima bint Za'idah, who was a member of the Amir ibn Luayy clan of the Quraysh and a third cousin of Muhammad's mother,Aminah bint Wahb. With her, Khuwaylid had many prominent people in the very early Islamic history:
From another marriage he sired Nawfal ibn Khuwaylid.
He was a rich merchant, a successful businessman whose vast wealth and business talents were inherited by Khadijah and whom the latter succeeded in faring with the family's vast wealth. He died in 585 C.E. in a sacrilegious war .