10 Richest Arabs in 2018

Published April 18th, 2019 - 09:15 GMT

 

In 2018, Forbes Billionaires List didn't include any Saudis due to their detention, and having their assets seized by the authorities.

As a result, the Egyptian billionaire Nassef Sawiris ranked first among his peers in the Arab world with a net worth of $6.6 billion.

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1. Nassef Sawiris: The Egyptian billionaire topped Forbes Billionaires List among Arabs with a net worth of $6.6 billion.

1. Nassef Sawiris: The Egyptian billionaire topped Forbes Billionaires List among Arabs with a net worth of $6.6 billion.

2. Abdullain Ahmad Al Ghurair: The Emirati billionaire ranked second with a net worth of $5.9 billion.

2. Abdullain Ahmad Al Ghurair: The Emirati billionaire ranked second with a net worth of $5.9 billion.

3. Majid Al Futtaim: He is the founder of the Emirati holding company ‘Majid Al Futtaim Group’ which owns and operates shopping malls, retail, and leisure establishments in the Middle East and North Africa, with operations in 13 countries. His net worth is $4.6 billion.

3. Majid Al Futtaim: He is the founder of the Emirati holding company ‘Majid Al Futtaim Group’ which owns and operates shopping malls, retail, and leisure establishments in the Middle East and North Africa, with operations in 13 countries. His net worth is $4.6 billion.

4. Hussain Sajwani: The Emirati founder and chairman of the real estate development company DAMAC made it to the list with a net worth $4.1 billion.

4. Hussain Sajwani: The Emirati founder and chairman of the real estate development company DAMAC made it to the list with a net worth $4.1 billion.

5. Issad Rebrab: Algerian businessman, CEO of the Cevital industrial group, the largest private company in Algeria, active in steel, food, agribusiness and electronics. Rebrab made it to the list with a net worth of $4 billion.

5. Issad Rebrab: Algerian businessman, CEO of the Cevital industrial group, the largest private company in Algeria, active in steel, food, agribusiness and electronics. Rebrab made it to the list with a net worth of $4 billion.

6. Naguib Sawiris: Sawiris is chairman of Weather Investments's parent company, and chairman of Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding S.A.E. He shares the same ranking as Rebrab with a net worth of $4 billion.

6. Naguib Sawiris: Sawiris is chairman of Weather Investments's parent company, and chairman of Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding S.A.E. He shares the same ranking as Rebrab with a net worth of $4 billion.

7. Suhail Bahwan: The founder of the Omani empire Suhail Bahwan Group which helped him to make it to this list with a net worth of $3.9 billion.

7. Suhail Bahwan: The founder of the Omani empire Suhail Bahwan Group which helped him to make it to this list with a net worth of $3.9 billion.

8. Abdulla Al Futtaim: The Emirati billionaire is the owner of Al-Futtaim Group, and the cousin of fellow billionaire Majid Al Futtaim. He earned his wealth through operations in the automotive field, as well as retail and real estate. His net worth was estimated at $3.3 billion.

8. Abdulla Al Futtaim: The Emirati billionaire is the owner of Al-Futtaim Group, and the cousin of fellow billionaire Majid Al Futtaim. He earned his wealth through operations in the automotive field, as well as retail and real estate. His net worth was estimated at $3.3 billion.

9. Taha Mikati: The Lebanese billionaire is the co-founder of Investcom, the M1 Group and the Mikati Foundation. In 1979, he founded Arabian Construction Company, headquartered in Abu Dhabi, and one of the largest construction companies in the Middle East. His net worth was estimated at $2.8 billion.

9. Taha Mikati: The Lebanese billionaire is the co-founder of Investcom, the M1 Group and the Mikati Foundation. In 1979, he founded Arabian Construction Company, headquartered in Abu Dhabi, and one of the largest construction companies in the Middle East. His net worth was estimated at $2.8 billion.

10. Mohamed Mansour: An Egyptian businessman and former politician. He is the chairman of Mansour Group, the second largest company in Egypt by revenue. His net worth was estimated at $2.7 billion.

10. Mohamed Mansour: An Egyptian businessman and former politician. He is the chairman of Mansour Group, the second largest company in Egypt by revenue. His net worth was estimated at $2.7 billion.

1. Nassef Sawiris: The Egyptian billionaire topped Forbes Billionaires List among Arabs with a net worth of $6.6 billion.
2. Abdullain Ahmad Al Ghurair: The Emirati billionaire ranked second with a net worth of $5.9 billion.
3. Majid Al Futtaim: He is the founder of the Emirati holding company ‘Majid Al Futtaim Group’ which owns and operates shopping malls, retail, and leisure establishments in the Middle East and North Africa, with operations in 13 countries. His net worth is $4.6 billion.
4. Hussain Sajwani: The Emirati founder and chairman of the real estate development company DAMAC made it to the list with a net worth $4.1 billion.
5. Issad Rebrab: Algerian businessman, CEO of the Cevital industrial group, the largest private company in Algeria, active in steel, food, agribusiness and electronics. Rebrab made it to the list with a net worth of $4 billion.
6. Naguib Sawiris: Sawiris is chairman of Weather Investments's parent company, and chairman of Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding S.A.E. He shares the same ranking as Rebrab with a net worth of $4 billion.
7. Suhail Bahwan: The founder of the Omani empire Suhail Bahwan Group which helped him to make it to this list with a net worth of $3.9 billion.
8. Abdulla Al Futtaim: The Emirati billionaire is the owner of Al-Futtaim Group, and the cousin of fellow billionaire Majid Al Futtaim. He earned his wealth through operations in the automotive field, as well as retail and real estate. His net worth was estimated at $3.3 billion.
9. Taha Mikati: The Lebanese billionaire is the co-founder of Investcom, the M1 Group and the Mikati Foundation. In 1979, he founded Arabian Construction Company, headquartered in Abu Dhabi, and one of the largest construction companies in the Middle East. His net worth was estimated at $2.8 billion.
10. Mohamed Mansour: An Egyptian businessman and former politician. He is the chairman of Mansour Group, the second largest company in Egypt by revenue. His net worth was estimated at $2.7 billion.
1. Nassef Sawiris: The Egyptian billionaire topped Forbes Billionaires List among Arabs with a net worth of $6.6 billion.
1. Nassef Sawiris: The Egyptian billionaire topped Forbes Billionaires List among Arabs with a net worth of $6.6 billion.
2. Abdullain Ahmad Al Ghurair: The Emirati billionaire ranked second with a net worth of $5.9 billion.
2. Abdullain Ahmad Al Ghurair: The Emirati billionaire ranked second with a net worth of $5.9 billion.
3. Majid Al Futtaim: He is the founder of the Emirati holding company ‘Majid Al Futtaim Group’ which owns and operates shopping malls, retail, and leisure establishments in the Middle East and North Africa, with operations in 13 countries. His net worth is $4.6 billion.
3. Majid Al Futtaim: He is the founder of the Emirati holding company ‘Majid Al Futtaim Group’ which owns and operates shopping malls, retail, and leisure establishments in the Middle East and North Africa, with operations in 13 countries. His net worth is $4.6 billion.
4. Hussain Sajwani: The Emirati founder and chairman of the real estate development company DAMAC made it to the list with a net worth $4.1 billion.
4. Hussain Sajwani: The Emirati founder and chairman of the real estate development company DAMAC made it to the list with a net worth $4.1 billion.
5. Issad Rebrab: Algerian businessman, CEO of the Cevital industrial group, the largest private company in Algeria, active in steel, food, agribusiness and electronics. Rebrab made it to the list with a net worth of $4 billion.
5. Issad Rebrab: Algerian businessman, CEO of the Cevital industrial group, the largest private company in Algeria, active in steel, food, agribusiness and electronics. Rebrab made it to the list with a net worth of $4 billion.
6. Naguib Sawiris: Sawiris is chairman of Weather Investments's parent company, and chairman of Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding S.A.E. He shares the same ranking as Rebrab with a net worth of $4 billion.
6. Naguib Sawiris: Sawiris is chairman of Weather Investments's parent company, and chairman of Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding S.A.E. He shares the same ranking as Rebrab with a net worth of $4 billion.
7. Suhail Bahwan: The founder of the Omani empire Suhail Bahwan Group which helped him to make it to this list with a net worth of $3.9 billion.
7. Suhail Bahwan: The founder of the Omani empire Suhail Bahwan Group which helped him to make it to this list with a net worth of $3.9 billion.
8. Abdulla Al Futtaim: The Emirati billionaire is the owner of Al-Futtaim Group, and the cousin of fellow billionaire Majid Al Futtaim. He earned his wealth through operations in the automotive field, as well as retail and real estate. His net worth was estimated at $3.3 billion.
8. Abdulla Al Futtaim: The Emirati billionaire is the owner of Al-Futtaim Group, and the cousin of fellow billionaire Majid Al Futtaim. He earned his wealth through operations in the automotive field, as well as retail and real estate. His net worth was estimated at $3.3 billion.
9. Taha Mikati: The Lebanese billionaire is the co-founder of Investcom, the M1 Group and the Mikati Foundation. In 1979, he founded Arabian Construction Company, headquartered in Abu Dhabi, and one of the largest construction companies in the Middle East. His net worth was estimated at $2.8 billion.
9. Taha Mikati: The Lebanese billionaire is the co-founder of Investcom, the M1 Group and the Mikati Foundation. In 1979, he founded Arabian Construction Company, headquartered in Abu Dhabi, and one of the largest construction companies in the Middle East. His net worth was estimated at $2.8 billion.
10. Mohamed Mansour: An Egyptian businessman and former politician. He is the chairman of Mansour Group, the second largest company in Egypt by revenue. His net worth was estimated at $2.7 billion.
10. Mohamed Mansour: An Egyptian businessman and former politician. He is the chairman of Mansour Group, the second largest company in Egypt by revenue. His net worth was estimated at $2.7 billion.

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