is the daughter of the Sultan and his wife. She lives in the lavish palace along with her father and Rajah
, her pet tiger that she found several years before the movie begins.
Jasmine is the rebellious and independent princess of Agrabah, a Middle Eastern kingdom ruled by her father, the sultan. The future sultana had obligations to her kingdom as she was kept in a closed palace surrounded by outdated laws. Consequently, Jasmine was treated like a sheltered object that couldn't make her own decisions; she desperately wanted to break free from these societal constraints so she could live freely.