Forbes, the American business magazine has announced the World’s Billionaire’s ranking for the year 2021. The list contains the 22 Arab billionaires as well. These Arabs are among the world’s wealthiest group of people.
These top ten Arabs are coming from different areas and they are Egypt, Algeria, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon and Oman.
Nassef Sawiris is at the top of the list and he is an Egyptian. His net worth of $8.3 billion. He is the wealthiest Arab in the world and he has 6 percent of Adidas shares. It is a worldwide famous sport ware making company. Forbes reported that apart from that he owns a world’s largest nitrogen fertilizer making company. OCI’s plants located at Texas and Iowa.
The Algerian family, Issad Rebrab and family is considered as the world’s second richest Arab. Issad is the founder and CEO of the Cevital company. Cevital is the largest private company at Algeria.
Majid al-Futtaim and family in UAE has a net worth of $3.6 billion. Naguib Sawiris is an Egyptian and he has a net worth of $3.2 billion. Abdulla bin Ahmad al-Ghurair and his family has a net worth of $ 2.8 billion. Mohamed Mansour is an Egyptian with a net worth of $ 2.5 billion and Najib Mikati and Taha Mikati are two Lebanese who got the net worth of $ 2.5 billion. Hussain Sajwani is an Emirati and he has a net worth of $ 2.4 billion. An Omani, Suhail Bahwan has a net worth of $ 2.3 billion.
Apart from these personalities, Forbes mentioned few more rich personalities in Arab. They are Lebanese jeweler Robert Mouawad, sons of the former Prime Minister of Lebanon Bahaa, Ayman, and Fahd Hariri, former owner of Harrods Mohamed al-Fayed, and former prime minister and foreign minister of Qatar Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani.
Forbes mentioned that Jeff Bezos is the world’s richest man for the fourth consecutive year and he has a net worth of $ 177 billion. Elon Musk is at the second rank and he has a net worth of $ 151 billion.