List of Muslims in business

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This is the list of the successful Muslim businessmen and entrepreneurs.

Monarchs[edit]

Name Title Residence Net worth Source of wealth
Hassanal Bolkiah Sultan of Brunei  Brunei $30 billion (April 2011)[1][2] Profits from oil and gas industry.
Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud King of Saudi Arabia  Saudi Arabia $18 billion (April 2011)[2][3] Profits from oil industry.
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan President of the United Arab Emirates
Emir of Abu Dhabi
 United Arab Emirates $15.0 billion (April 2011)[2][4] Investments from the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates
Emir Sheikh of Dubai
 United Arab Emirates $4.0 billion (April 2011)[2][4] Majority share of Dubai Holding and investments from the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.
Mohammed VI King of Morocco  Morocco $2.5 billion (April 2011)[2][4] Investments in Siger Holdings.
Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani Emir of Qatar  Qatar $2.5 billion (April 2011)[2][4] From various enterprises.
Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Emir of Kuwait  Kuwait $350 million (July 2010)[4] From various enterprises.

Africa[edit]

Algeria[edit]

Name Net Worth (Billion $USD) Age Sources of income & wealth
Issad Rebrab 3.2[5] 74 Cevital

Egypt[edit]

Name Net Worth (Billion $USD) Age Sources of income & wealth
Nassef Sawiris 6.8[6] 57 Orascom Telecom
Naguib Sawiris 3.8[7] 64 Orascom Telecom
Mohamed Mansour 2.7[8] 70 Mansour Group
Yasseen Mansour 1.9[9] 57 Mansour Group
Mohamed Al Fayed 1.6[10] 89 retail, investments, Self Made
Youssef Mansour 1.4[11] 73 Mansour Group
Onsi Sawiris 1.1[12] 88 Orascom Telecom
Hisham Talaat Moustafa 0.8[13] 58 Talaat Moustafa Group
Ashraf Marwan - 63 -

Kenya[edit]

Name Net Worth (Billion $USD) Age Sources of income & wealth
Naushad Merali 0.37[14] 67 Sameer Group
Mahmud Kamani 1.1[15] 54 BooHoo

Morocco[edit]

Nigeria[edit]

South Africa[edit]

Mandla Mandela

Ahmed Deedat

Asia[edit]

Azerbaijan[edit]

Farkhad Akhmedov

Bahrain[edit]

Namir Kirdar

Bangladesh[edit]

Name Net worth (Billion$ USD) Age Sources of income & wealth Industries
Salman F Rahman 2.5 [16] 65 Beximco Group Pharmaceutical, Textile, IT, Real estate, Aviation
MA Hashem 7 Partex Group Real Estate, Furnitures, Soft Drinks, Foodstuff,
Zainul Haque Sikder Sikder Group Garments, Power, Port, Construction
Moosa Bin Shamsher [17] 70 Datco Group Arms industry
Muhammad Yunus 1.5 Grameen Bank Micro Finance
Tarique Rahman 1.5 [18] 48 B.N.P Textile, Agroindustry
Ahmed Akbar Sobhan 1.0 63 Bashundhara Group Real estate, Media, Industry
Nurul Islam Babul Jamuna Group
Nurul Islam 1.0 Noman Group Textiles
Fazle Hasan Abed 0.7 BRAC Banking, Cashless, Retail, Traditional Crafts
Ragib Ali 0.300 78 Sylhet Tea Company Ltd. Tea Estate, Education, South East Bank Ltd, North South Foundation, Ragib Rabeya Foundation
Dr. Abdullahel Bari 0.272[19] Ananda Group Shipbuilding
Amjad Khan Chowdhury Pran Group FMCG
Hussain Elius Pathao Ride sharing
Ayman Sadiq 10 Minute School
Azad Abul Kalam Actor

China[edit]

  1. Rebiya Kadeer

India[edit]

Name Net worth billion USD Age City Source(s) of wealth
Azim Premji 15.6 73 Bangalore Wipro
M. A. Yousuf Ali 4.6 Abu Dhabi EMKE Group
Shahnaz Hussain 3.5 Shahnaz Husain Group
Yusuf Hamied 1.67 Mumbai Cipla
Habil F. Khorakiwala 1 Mumbai Wockhardt
Irfan Razack 1.2 Bangalore Prestige Group
Dr P Mohamed Ali 0.950 Muscat Galfar

Indonesia[edit]

Name Net worth in

billion USD

Prabowo Subianto
Sandiaga Uno

Iran[edit]

No. Name Net worth (USD) Age Source(s) of wealth
6 Manny Mashouf $1.3 billion [20] 71 bebe stores
7 Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani $1.1 billion [21] 77 government.
8 Farhad Moshiri $1.1 billion [22] 56 Metalloinvest
9 Hourieh Peramaa $1.0 billion [23] 79 -
11 Nasser David Khalili $1.0 billion [24] 46 Property and Art
12 Omid Kordestani $900 million [25] 39 Google
13 Hassan Khosrowshahi $850 million [26] 69 Future Shop
14 Abbas Vaez-Tabasi $770 million [21] 76 Astan Quds Razavi
15 Anousheh Ansari 45 telecom technologies, inc.
17 Mohsen Rezaee $660 million [21] 57 Revolutionary Guards
19 Arash Ferdowsi $400 million  26 Dropbox
20 Mohammad-Ali Taskhiri $330 million [21] 63 government
21 Mohammad Yazdii $330 million [21] 79 government
22 Farzad Nazem $300 million [27] 49 Former Yahoo!'s chief technology officer
23 Abolghassem Khazali $275 million [21] - government
24 Ali Jannati $220 million [21] 62 government
Nader Faghihzadeh BMW

Jordan[edit]

Kazakhstan[edit]

World ranking Name Sources of wealth Net worth (USD)
297 Alijan Ibragimov Mining 3.7
938 Timur Kulibayev Banking 1.3
938 Dinara Nazarbayeva Banking 1.3

Kuwait[edit]

World ranking Name Sources of wealth Net worth (USD)
77 Nasser Al-Kharafi Construction 10.4

Lebanon[edit]

# Name Net worth Citizenships
5 Najib Mikati US$2.8 billion   Lebanon
6 Taha Mikati US$2.8 billion   Lebanon
7 Bahaa Hariri US$2.5 billion   Lebanon
11 Saad Hariri US$2 billion   Lebanon
15 Fahd Hariri US$1.5 billion   Lebanon
Karim Habib

Malaysia[edit]

Oman[edit]

World Rank Name Citizenship Net worth (USD) Source of wealth
427 Suhail Bahwan  Oman 3.7- 4.1 billion Auto dealerships & Fertilizer[28]
Sultan Qaboos  Oman 3.4 billion Land & Oil[29]
Mohammed Al Barwani  Oman 1.4 billion Oil, Minerals & Ship building[30]
Omar A. Al Zawawi  Oman 0.271 billion Distribution & Banking[31]
Lawati Family
Qais Al Khonji

Pakistan[edit]

Rank Name Net worth ($ USD) Age Residence Sources of income & wealth Industries
1 Shahid Khan 4.5 bil[32] 62 Residence: Naples, Florida Origin: Lahore Flex-N-Gate, Jacksonville Jaguars Auto parts
2 Mian Muhammad Mansha 2.5 bil[33] - 5 bil[34] 64 Lahore Nishat Group, MCB, Adamjee Group, Nishat Chiniot power Textiles, Banking, Energy, Transport
3 Asif Ali Zardari 1.8 bil[35] 57 Nawabshah (hometown) Multiple Sources, Government Positions, Ex-President Politics, Food, Investment, Real estate
4 Sir Anwar Pervez (O.B.E.) 1.67 bil 77 London Bestway group, United Bank Limited Cement, Banking, Cash & Carry (Wholesale)
5 Nawaz Sharif 1.4 bil 62 Lahore Ittefaq Group, Sharif Group PM Pakistan Politics, Food & steel
6 Saddaruddin Hashwani 1.1 bil 71 Islamabad Marriott Hotels, Pearl Continental Hotel, Orient Petroleum Hotels & Resorts, Oil & Gas
7 Nasir Schon 1 bil 55 Karachi and Dubai Schon Group Real estate, Fertilizer
7 Abdul R Yaqoob 1 bil Karachi and Dubai ARY Group Media, Real estate, Retail
9 Rafiq Habib 900 mil Karachi House of Habib Habib Bank AG Zurich, Makro Pakistan Banking & Finance, Retail, Construction, Manufacture and Retail of Toyota Cars, Etc.
10 Tariq Saigol 850 mil Lahore Sahgal Group Kohinoor Textile Mills, Pak Elektron Ltd, Saigol Motors, Sajeel Motors Energy, car production, Textiles
11 Dewan Mushtaq 800 mil Karachi Dewan Mushtaq Group, Dewan Salman Fibre, Dewan sugar mills, Dewan textile mills, Pakland Cement Automobiles, Textiles, Sugar, Polyster
11 Sultan Ali Lakhani 800 mil Karachi Lakson Group Media, Food, Insurance, Energy
11 Malik Riaz Hussain 1.1 bil Rawalpindi Bahria Town Real estate

Russia[edit]

Saudi Arabia[edit]

Name Net worth US $billion Description
Al-Waleed bin Talal 19.4[36] Kingdom Holding
Mohammed Al Amoudi 10 [37] Corral Petroleum
Sulaiman Abdul Aziz Al Rajhi[38] 8.4 Al Rajhi Bank
Maan Al-Sanea 8.1 Saad Group
Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber 5.3 MBI International & Partners
Saleh Abdullah Kamel 5 Dallah Al-Baraka
Saleh Abdul Aziz Al Rajhi[39] 4.7 Al Rajhi Bank
Saad Hariri 3.3 Saudi Oger
Sulaiman Hamad Al Gosaibi 3 Ahmad Hamad Al Gosaibi & Brothers
Khalid Bin Mahfouz& family[40] 2.8 Investments
Aymin Hariri[41] 2.3 Saudi Oger and Epok

UAE[edit]

Name Net worth (USD) Citizenship Sources of wealth
Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair and Family $8.9 billion Decrease United Arab EmiratesUAE Mashreq Bank
Majid Al Futtaim $3.0 billion Increase United Arab EmiratesUAE Diversified
Abdulla Al Futtaim $2.0 billion Increase United Arab EmiratesUAE Diversified
Hussain Sajwani $2.2 billion Increase United Arab EmiratesUAE Diversified
Galadari family United Arab EmiratesUAE
Al Tayer United Arab EmiratesUAE Al Tayer Group
Alfardan United Arab EmiratesUAE
Mohammed bin Sulayem United Arab EmiratesUAE
Al Mansoor Family United Arab EmiratesUAE
Mohammed Alabbar United Arab EmiratesUAE EMAAR
AlAttar United Arab EmiratesUAE
Arif Naqvi  Pakistan Abraaj Capital

Europe[edit]

Denmark[edit]

Yussuf Yurary Poulsen

France[edit]

Rachid Nekkaz

Fouad Makhzoumi

Germany[edit]

Hadi Teherani

Netherlands[edit]

Ahmed Aboutaleb

Arnoud van Doorn

Scotland[edit]

Abdalqadir as-Sufi

Sweden[edit]

Mohammed Knut Bernström

Switzerland[edit]

Daniel Streich

Turkey[edit]

World Rank Name Citizenship Net worth (USD) Source of wealth
501 Murat Ülker  Turkey 6.7 billion food manufacturing
660 Hüsnü Özyeğin  Turkey 3.0 billion finance, diversified
867 Semahat Sevim Arsel  Turkey 2.4 billion diversified
867 Şarık Tara  Turkey 2.4 billion construction
896 Erman Ilıcak  Turkey 2.3 billion construction
939 Rahmi Koç  Turkey 2.2 billion diversified
973 Ferit Şahenk  Turkey 2.1 billion banking, media
1030 Suna Kıraç  Turkey 2.0 billion diversified
1098 Mustafa Küçük  Turkey 1.9 billion fashion retail
1098 Filiz Şahenk  Turkey 1.9 billion banking, media
1234 Hamdi Ulukaya  Turkey 1.7 billion Chobani yogurt
1290 Sezai Bacaksız  Turkey 1.6 billion diversified
1290 Turgay Ciner  Turkey 1.6 billion diversified
1290 Mehmet Nazif Günal  Turkey 1.6 billion tourism, construction
1290 Nihat Özdemir  Turkey 1.6 billion diversified
1376 Bülent Eczacıbaşı  Turkey 1.5 billion pharmaceuticals, diversified
1376 Faruk Eczacıbaşı  Turkey 1.5 billion pharmaceuticals, diversified
1468 Ahmet Çalık  Turkey 1.4 billion energy, banking, construction
1567 Ahmet Nazif Zorlu  Turkey 1.3 billion diversified
1678 Mehmet Ali Aydınlar  Turkey 1.2 billion hospitals
1678 Şefik Yılmaz Dizdar  Turkey 1.2 billion fashion retail
1678 Mehmet Sinan Tara  Turkey 1.2 billion construction
1795 Mehmet Rüştü Başaran  Turkey 1.1 billion banking, gas
1795 Deniz Şahenk  Turkey 1.1 billion banking, media
1940 Ali Ağaoğlu  Turkey 1.0 billion construction
1940 Hamdi Akın  Turkey 1.0 billion diversified
1940 Mustafa Latif Topbaş  Turkey 1.0 billion food manufacturing, retail
1940 Murat Vargı  Turkey 1.0 billion telecom
1940 Fatma Yazıcı  Turkey 1.0 billion diversified

Ukraine[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

North America[edit]

United States[edit]

Name Net worth ($ USD) Age Note Sources of income & wealth Industries
Eren Ozmen 1.46 Billion Aerospace
Fatih Ozmen
Shahid Khan 7.5 bil[32] 62 Residence: Naples, Florida Origin: Lahore Flex-N-Gate, Jacksonville Jaguars Auto parts
Hadi Partovi Code.org Coding
Karim Abouelnaga Practice Makes Perfect
Hani Rashid Asymptote Architecture Architecture
Jawed Karim YouTube
Salman Khan Khan Academy
Muhtar Kent CEO of Coca-cola
Leepu Awlia LEEPU Corporation
Mohammed Al Faris Known in the industry as Dennis Fetters Revolution Helicopter Aerospace
Yusuf Islam
Yusuf Estes
Mohamed A. El-Erian PIMCO
Kasim Reed
Hamza Yusuf Zaytuna College
Mehmet Oz

See also List of American Muslims

Oceania[edit]

Australia[edit]

Salim Mehajer

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