He was born in Riyadh in 1966 and is considered a world-renowned Qur’an reciter whose recitations have been distributed across the globe.
He started his primary education at Areen Elementary School before attending the Model Intermediate School, and Al-Yarmouk Secondary School, all in the Saudi capital.
In 1984, he joined the department of Islamic faith and contemporary doctrines in the college of religious fundamentals at Imam Mohammad bin Saud Islamic University, from which he graduated with a bachelor’s degree four years later.
He received a master’s degree in comparative jurisprudence from the Supreme Jurisdiction Institute of the same university in 1992.
Three years later, he obtained a doctorate in Islamic jurisprudence from Umm Al-Qura University for his thesis on Imam Abu Mansour Al-Kirmani’s book, titled “Paths in the Rituals.”
In 1992, a royal order appointed Al-Shuraim a judge at the Makkah Grand Court, where he served for nearly three years.
A year later he was appointed to a lecturer position at the Grand Mosque, in addition to his duties as an imam and a judge.
Al-Shuraim became a lecturer in 1999 at Umm Al-Qura University’s department of jurisdiction in the college of Shariah and Islamic studies, and promoted to assistant professor four years later.
In 2003, he was appointed deputy dean for scientific affairs and higher studies at the same college, and in 2005 named dean.
Seven years later he was appointed dean of the college of judicial studies and law at the university, a post he held until 2021.
Al-Shuraim has published several books and scientific research.