Life of Al-Waleed bin Talal the Saudi Richest Businessman
Al- Waleed bin Talal is a Saudi Business magnate, Investor and Philanthropist. He was born in March 7th of 1955 and he is a member of the Saudi Royal Family. Waleed was listed as the one of Time Magazine’s Time 100 which is an annual list of hundred most influential people in the World in 2008. Life of Al-Waleed bin Talal, he is the Grandson of lbn Saud who is the first King and a half nephew of all the Saudi Kings since. He is the son of Riad Al Solh who is the Lebanon’s first Prime Minister.
Al-Waleed bin Talal is the founder and the Chief Executive officer and the 95 percent owner of the Kingdom Holding Company.
About Al-Waleed bin Talal
Waleed was born in Jeddah on March 7th 1955. His parents are Prince Talal and Mona Al Solh . His father was the Saudi Arabia’s finance minister in the early 1960’s before he went into exile because of his advocacy of Poltical Reform. Al-Waleed parents got separated when he was seven years old and he used to live with his mother in Lebanon. In Youth, he used to ran away from the home and he sleeps in the back seats of the unlocked cars and he later attend Military school in Riyadh.
Status of Waleed
Al-Waleed is a well-known and highly influential person in Saudi Arabia. Every business that is happening in Saudi will be under the control of Waleed and he got his contacts with many officials in different countries. Not only in Saudi Arabia he is also a most wanted business man in all over the country. He is the 41st richest man in the world according to the records of Forbes Magazine. He got his hand in the maximum number business in all over the world. It is reportedly said that he got $19.2 Billion properties with him. He got his Palace at Riyadh which is the Capital Country and that palace costs about more than 900 Crore. In that luxurious Palace he lives with his two wives and their children.