The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has the second largest economy in the Arab world. One third of the nation’s GDP is from oil revenue. Petroleum and natural gas exports play an important in the economy. This nation has some of richest Arab families in the world. Here is a brief overview the billionaires in UAE, according to their Forbes ranking net worth.
The four richest people in United Arab Emirates as of 2014:
4) Abdulla Al Futtaim – Net worth: $2.6 Billion
Abdulla Al Futtaim is the owner of the Al Futtaim Group, which is the exclusive distributor of Toyota and Honda vehicles in the UAE. The company is run by his son Omar.
3) Saif Al Ghurair & family – Net worth: $3.4 Billion
Saif Al Ghurair is the former chairman of family holding company Al Ghurair Group, which has interests in steel, banking and plastics for food packaging.
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