Sheikh Mansour net worth: Mansour bin Zayed bin Sultan bin Zayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, commonly known as Sheikh Mansour, has a net worth of $32 billion.
Born on November 20, 1970 as the fifth son of the Emir of Abu Dhabi HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Sheikh Mansour is one of the most popular names when it comes to wealth. This future billionaire attended Santa Barbara Community College as an English student in 1989 and graduated in international affairs from United Arab Emirates University in 1993.
Mansour was then appointed as the chairman of the presidential office in 1997 and first minister of presidential affairs of the country by his eldest half brother, Khalifa II, after the demise of his father. He also served in several political positions to support his brother and the crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Apart from his career in politics, Sheikh Mansour has actively been involved in business. He was appointed as the member of the Supreme Petroleum Council in 2005 and he chaired the board of the directors for International Petroleum Investment Company. With investments in petroleum business, Mansour also has 32% shares in Virgin Galactic, worth $280 million.
He has 9.1% stakes in Daimler worth $2.7 billion which he purchased in 2009 and there are reports about his share increase to about 15% in 2010. Mansour is also a well known name in the field of sports. An accomplished camel rider, Mansour has won several racing tournaments around the country and is a strong supporter of Arabian horse racing.
The chairman of the Al Jazira sports company, he was a leading figure to win the bid to host the FIFA Club World Cup in UAE in 2009 and 2010. He is also the owner of Abu Dhabi United Group (ADUG) which successfully acquired Manchester City FC in 2008 taking the club to another level in Premier League. The company also holds another club, New York City FC that plays in MLS.
This multi-billionaire is born to a family which is said to be worth over $1 trillion while his individual net worth is estimated at $32 billion today.
Quick Facts about Sheikh Mansour
Full Name: Mansour bin Zayed bin Sultan bin Zayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan
Profession: Businessman, Politician
Date of Birth: November 20, 1970
Place of Birth: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Education: United Arab Emirates University