Revealed: 10 richest people in UAE in 2020
Published on February 27, 2020 at 17.20
According to Hurun Global report, the UAE is ranked 20th worldwide for having the highest number of billionaires.
The UAE is home to 24 billionaires, the highest in the Middle East and North Africa region, controlling $69.2 billion (Dh254 billion) wealth, according to the latest Hurun Global Rich List.
MAJID AL FUTTAIM is the richest person in the UAE with $8.9 billion assets.
KHALAF AL HABTOOR AND FAMILY: The Al Habtoor family holds a total $7.2 billion wealth. It grew by a mammoth 91 per cent.
Third-ranked MA YUSUFFALI, owner of Lulu Group, saw his wealth jump 14 per cent to $5.2 billion.
CHRISTOPHER CHANDLER is a New Zealand born billionaire and founder of Dubai-based investment company Legatum.
VINOD SHANTILAL ADANI is an Indian businessman, elder brother of Gautam Adani, head of the Adani Group. He has a total of $4.3 billion in wealth.
MICKY JAGTIANI went from being a London cabbie to Gulf billionaire. The retail magnate is worth nearly $4.2 billion.
SUNNY VARKEY is the founder and chairman of GEMS Education.
37-year-old DIVYANK TURAKHIA of media.net owns $1.9 billion worth of assets. He is pictured here with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai
PHILIP DAY is a Dubai-based British billionaire businessman, and the CEO and owner of The Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group, which owns various high-street retailers.
DR. SHAMSHEER VAYALIL, Chairman and Managing Director, VPS Healthcare. Worth $1.9 billion.