Home Business Billionaires net worth 2023: Pavel Durov is richest man in the UAE

Billionaires net worth 2023: Pavel Durov is richest man in the UAE

Pavel Durov is the founder of Telegram messenger app

by Staff Reporter
Published: Last Updated on
Billionaires net worth 2023: Pavel Durov is richest man in UAE

The Forbes’ 37th Annual World’s Billionaires List has been released and like every year, business tycoons based in the UAE have bagged prominent positions.

The top 10 UAE residents featured in the list are Pavel Durov, Yusuff Ali, Micky Jagtiani, Husain Sajwani, Ravi Pillai, Abdulla bin Ahmad Al Ghurair, Sunny Varkey, Joy Alukkas, Abdulla Al Futtaim & family, and Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil.

Forbes billionaires net worth

Pavel Durov, the founder of Telegram messenger, has retained his position as the richest businessman living in the UAE with a net worth of $11.5 billion.

He has grabbed the 148th position. Securing the 497th position in the list is retail magnate MA Yusuffali, chairman of Lulu Group, who has a net worth of $5.3 billion.

Ranking 511 on the list is Micky Jagtiani, Chairman of Landmark Group, with a net worth of $5.2 billion.

He is followed by Hussain Sajwani, Founder and CEO of DAMAC Properties, at the 611th position with a net worth of $4.5 billion.

Ravi Pillai, Chairman and MD of RP Group, with a net worth of $3.2 billion has secured the 905th rank.

Abdulla bin Ahmad Al Ghurair & Family, Founder of Mashreqbank, and Sunny Varkey, Founder of GEMS Education Group, are tied together at 982nd place with a net worth of $3 billion.

Joy Alukkas, Chairman and Managing Director of Joyalukkas Group, ranks 1067 with a net worth of $2.8 billion.

Al Futtaim Group

He is followed by Abdulla Al Futtaim & family, who owns the conglomerate Al Futtaim Group, with a global rank of 1272 and a net worth of $2.4 billion.

The 10th entrepreneur from the UAE to be named in the list is Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil, Founder and Chairman of Burjeel Holdings, with a net worth of $2.2 billion and featured in the 1368 position.

Pavel Durov and Dr Shamsheer Vayalil are among the youngest UAE residents featured in the Forbes list.

According to Forbes, the wealth of half of the world’s billionaires has declined compared to last year. As many as 254 people were dropped from the list, while 150 billionaires made it to the list for the first time.

tanvir@dubainewsweek.com

ALSO READ:

You may also like

Leave a Comment