Majid Al Futtaim
NationalityEmirati
OccupationFounder and owner, Majid Al Futtaim Group
Net worthUS$3.6 billion (September 2020)[1]
RelativesAbdulla Al Futtaim (cousin)
Websitehttps://www.majidalfuttaim.com/en

Majid Al Futtaim (Arabic: ماجد الفطيم) is an Emirati billionaire businessman, the founder, owner and president of the Majid Al Futtaim Group, an Emirati real estate and retail conglomerate, with projects in Asia and Africa.

Early life

Majid Al Futtaim is the cousin of fellow billionaire Abdulla Al Futtaim, the head of the Al-Futtaim Group, from whom he is estranged.[1]

Majid Al Futtaim with Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed

It currently spans 15 international markets and employs over 33,000 people.[2]

Career

He is the owner and president of Majid Al Futtaim Group, which he founded in 1992 after splitting the Al Futtaim empire with his cousin.[3]

According to Forbes, Al Futtaim has a net worth of US$3.6 billion, as of September 2020.[1][4]

Notable buildings

His company's most notable properties include the Mall of the Emirates, complete with an indoor ski slope, and the Mall of Egypt that opened in March 2017.[5]

Personal life

Al Futtaim is married and lives in Dubai.[1] His son Tariq Al Futtaim also works for the Majid Al Futtaim Group.[1]

Al Futtaim owns the yacht Quattroelle, built by Lurssen in 2013 for Michael Lee-Chin, who sold it in 2014. It has a crew of 29.[6]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "Forbes profile: Majid Al Futtaim". Forbes. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Company Website". Archived from the original on 19 January 2017. Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Majid Al Futtaim". Bloomberg. Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  4. ^ Neuhof, Florian. "Majid Al Futtaim, with $3.6bn, named richest UAE businessman", 'The National', 15 April 2013. Accessed 28 October 2015.
  5. ^ "#270 Majid Al Futtaim & family".
  6. ^ "Motor Yacht Quattroelle". Superyachtfan. Retrieved 21 January 2015.