From 1995 until 2013 Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani was the Emir of Qatar. Qatar became the richest country in the world per capity by producing about 85 million tons of natural gas. After a blodless coup his son became the Emir of Qatar.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the constituation monarch of Dubai. He owns an investment compandy the „Dubai Holding“ which owed banks about $12 billion. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum named his yacht, which is the third largest Yacht in the world „Dubai“. He is very interessted in horse racing and is known for his large spendings on horse racing. He also owns a hors-ebreeding operation Darley Stud.
Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan is mostly known for owning the soccer club Manchester City F.C. He is currently the deputy prime minister of the United Arab Emirates and his half brother is the President of the nation. He is the chair of Al Jazira sports company which operates in many sports like volleyball, basketball, handball and soccer teams in the Abu Dhabi. Also he is the chair of Abu Dhabi’s International Petroleum Investment Company with a net worth of $650 billion.
Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Ali Al Amoudi is the richest person in Ethopia and the second richest person having the Saudi nationality. Al Amoudi owns a huge portfolio in several companys like: Corral Petroleum Holdings and the Mohammed International Development Research and Organization Companies.
Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has a privte net worth of $18 Billion but his family owns a net worth of staggeirng $150 billion plus. He is the current Emir of Abu Dhabi and the president of the United Arab Emirates. He is currently running the worlds second largest wealth fund the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority with a net worth of $773 billion. The tallest building in the world which is in Dubai was named after him the „Burj Khalifa“.