Sheikh Khalifa bin Zaya Al Nahyan was the President of the United Arab Emirates, the Emir of Abu Dhabi, and the supreme commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces from 2004 to 2022.
In addition, he retains his position as head of the Union Defense Forces.
He is the eldest son of Sheikh Zayed and Her Highness Sheikha Hessa bint Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and was born in Abu Dhabi’s Eastern district.
Her Highness Sheikha Shamsa bint Suhail Al Mazrouei is his wife and they have eight children together. He became UAE president after his father’s death.
Since becoming President, he has taken a number of steps to improve the country’s political and social climate. He is usually seen conversing with his fellow compatriots and has traveled the country quite a bit.
In addition to being President of the United States, he is also the head of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, a financial institution that handles over $800 billion.
As a tribute to him, the Burj Khalifa skyscraper was renamed.
Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Net Worth 2022
According to Forbes, as ruler of the richest emirate in the United Arab Emirates, he is one of the world’s wealthiest monarchs.
The president of the United Arab Emirates was ranked as the 43rd most powerful person in the world in 2018 for his role as chairman of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, a sovereign wealth fund with $830 billion in assets.
According to Forbes, the Al Nahyan family has a total wealth of £150 billion as of 2022.