The richest sheiks peace
The word "sheikh" reminiscent of oriental tales and real life sheikhs, in fact, is the very story in which untold wealth combined with the beauty of family ties, the ancient traditions and cutting-edge technology. In this issue you'll find the richest sheikhs the world.
Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
$ 18 billion
It is difficult to imagine, but 18 billion - is nothing compared with other capital, which has to do with Al Nahyan. For example, the general condition of his family is estimated at $ 150 billion, and the capitalization of the investment fund, whose curator is Sheikh exceeds 875 billion.
Al Nahyan - in every sense of the big man, he was the emir of Abu Dhabi and President of the United Arab Emirates. The head of state he was 13 years ago, but it controls the UAE since 1990, ever since his father retired. Sheikh in his native country valued very highly, and literally, the most-most skyscraper in the world Burj Khalifa is named in his honor.
David Cameron and Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Elizabeth II, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Prince Philip.
Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
$ 18 billion
34-year-old heir to the throne of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan - secular person better than Prince Harry. It is rich, travels a lot, is Instagram. And he knows how to do good. Nourish the middle of autism, large donations to charity - this is also Hamdan.
The third important aspect of the life of the heir to the throne - extreme entertainment. Instagram Sheikh and then updated reports about jumping from a height, demonstrating itself in the pilot's seat jet plane or car, "Formula 1". But most clearly Hamdan talent manifested itself in equestrian sports: Prince won the gold medal at the Asian Olympic Games.
Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Ali Al-Amoudi
4, $ 1 billion
Sheikh is not a birthright, but in fact merit - title received for their achievements and wealth. Being the second richest man in Saudi Arabia, Ali al-Amoudi lives in two countries - Arabia and Ethiopia, where he was born and grew up. Money made on oil refineries had built in West Africa, as well as in the cultivation of anything and everything, from fruits and vegetables to coffee. Enterprises Sheikh deliver, among other things, for Starbucks coffee and tea for Lipton.
Still owned by Ali Al-Amoudi network of hotels and hospitals. He seriously is tied not only to Africa, eastern countries: Sheikh invested in the economy of the Western countries, particularly in Sweden. He also wrote that the arrival of the Swedish brand H & M in Ethiopia, where it is very cheap labor, took place thanks to Ali Al-Amoudi. With simple billionaire personal life - married, no children.
Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan
4, 9 billion
46-year-old smiling Sheikh Mansour - a member of the ruling family of the Emirates, he is the half-brother of President Sheikh Khalifa. It is not surprising that he found a job in government - Mansour holds the post of Prime Minister. In addition to the state of affairs, Sheikh engaged in the oil industry - controlled International Petroleum Investment Company of Abu Dhabi. And he is very fond of sports and does not spare the money for it: the company, which is the head Mansour, contains the local handball team, football, volleyball and so on.
But it's peanuts compared with the "Manchester City", yes, the very same legendary British football team. Mansour - its owner. Some say that the sheikh is a toy, others - that it is set up very seriously. One thing is for sure: at the expense Mansour is not stingy. After all, why worry about the money to the person who, as soon as the price of oil goes up one dollar becomes richer by half?
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
4, $ 5 billion
A man has set a goal to turn the Emirates in investment, social, cultural paradise, can be satisfied with what has already been made for this. Airline Emirates, tourist holding Jumeirah Group, many transnational projects - business Sheikh Mohammed's hands. And, actually, the hotel, the Burj Khalifa - also undertaking Sheikh.
Besides work, he is an expert in entertainment - is interested irregular, making huge bets, has incredible size yacht "Dubai". Apparently, the ability to enjoy life to all, and is inherited to his son, Sheikh Hamdan, which was discussed at the beginning. Well, that Hamdan is four times richer than the father - it does not matter. One family, after all.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Elizabeth II.