Richest Muslim Women in the world
You may well have heard of some of the richest Muslim men, but what do you know about the wealthiest female Muslims? It’s impossible to know the exact net worth of every person – what’s more, some of the women on this list are self-made while others are from rich families or married into money. Here’s how the list shapes up:
Fathima Kulsum Zohar Godabari
She’s a princess and said to be one of the most beautiful women in the world. Being part of the Saudi Arabian royal family and its riches puts her up as one of the richest Muslim women around. However her actual net worth is unknown.
Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi
Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi is the Minister of Foreign Trade in her native country of United Arab Emirates. She’s a member of the ruling Sharjah family and was named 42nd most powerful woman in the world by Forbes, though her net worth is not publicly known.
Not only is she married to Hollywood star George Clooney, she’s also a lawyer, author and activist. Amal Clooney has represented Julian Assange and a former prime minister of Ukraine. Her net worth combined with her husband reaches £121 million.
An extremely successful architect, Zaha Hadid was born in Iraq before moving to London to study. She has designed popular buildings all over the world. Over the years she’s acquired an estimated $215 million which makes making her one of the highest paid architects in the world.
Queen Rania of Jordan
Rania Al-Abdullah is the Queen consort of Jordan. She is well known for her work on important issues including education and health. She is married to Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein whose net worth is estimated at $750 million.
Camilla Al Fayed
30-year-old Camilla Al Fayed is the daughter of Mohamed Al-Fayed who has a wealth over around $1.4 billion. Camilla is the Chairwoman it Issa London and also sits on the British Fashion Council advisory board.
Salwa Idrissi Akhannouch
Salwa Idrissi Akhannouch is a businesswoman from Morocco who inherited a fortune from her grandfather. She is founder and CEO of the Askal Group and is married to Aziz Akhannouch whose net worth is 1.45 billion according to Forbes.
Daughter of billionaire Wafic Said, Rasha’s family is worth an estimated $1.5 billion. Rasha married Khaled Khawaja in one of the most expensive weddings in recent years. She’s also the founder and CEO of Toucan – a digital platform for entrepreneurs.
Princess Lalla Salma
Princess Lalla Salma is the princess consort of Morocco and wife to King Mohammed VI. She typically keeps a low profile but does support various charities and has represented the king in some meetings. The king’s net worth is approximately $2.5 billion.
Mozah bint Nasser
Mozah bint Nasser is the second wife of the former Emir of Qatar. Her husband’s net worth is assumed to be over $7 billion. Sheikha Mozah is involved in Qatar’s government and has represented her country at many important events.
Born in Saudi Arabia, Lubna Olayan is considered one of the most influential businesswomen in the world. She’s the chief executive officer of the Olayan Financing Company. It is thought that her family has a fortune of more than $10 billion.
Sultanah Nur Zahirah
Sultanah Nur Zahirah is the Sultannah of Terengganu. From 2006-2011 she was the 13th queen consort of Malaysia. She and her husband have an estimated net worth of over $15 billion. The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake saw her play a big humanitarian role.
Fatima Al Jaber
The chief operating officer of the Al Jaber Group, Fatima Obaid Al Jaber has been listed as one of the most powerful women in the world by Forbes. Her family’s business is valued at approximately $9 billion.
Sheikha Hanadi bint Nasser
As a banker, investor and entrepreneur Sheikha Hanadi is one of the most successful and richest women in Qatar. Her family’s wealth is said to be more than $15 billion. She is CEO of of the Al Waab City Real Estate development project.
Princess Hajah Majeedah Sururul Bulqiah of Brunei
As the second daughter of Brunei’s sultan, Princess Hafizah is married to Khairul Khalil. Her father, the Sultan of Brunei has a net worth of some $20 billion, making their family one of the richest in the world.
Princess Ameera al-Taweel
A Saudi Arabian princess, Ameera al-Taweel was the wife of Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal before their divorce in 2013. Her ex-husband’s net worth is reportedly $28 billion. She spends much of her time on humanitarian activities.
Maitha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Not only is she the sheikha of Dubai, but she’s also an athlete in karate and taekwondo. Sheika Maitha is the daughter of the Prime Minister and Vice President of United Arab Emirates. His family fortune is rumoured to be more than $40 billion, putting her at number one spot on our list of the 17 richest Muslim women.