Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal
- [table border=”0″]Net Worth, $26 Billion,,,
Source of Wealth, Owner of Kingdom Holding Company,,,
The Saudi Arabian Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal is the world’s 26th richest person with an estimated fortune reaching upwards of $20-$30 billion. The prince himself has said it is much closer to $30 billion than $20 billion. He founded the Kingdom Holding Company, where he serves as CEO and holds 95% of its ownership.
From 1997-2010, his ownership of News Corporation raised form 5% to 10%. He has investments in many high performing corporations across industries including Apple, AOL, Fox News, Eastman Kodak, MCI Inc., Saudi Research and Marketing Group, and Motorola. He also has significant investments in the hospitality industry, with shares at New York’s Plaza Hotel, Monaco’s Monte Carlo Grand Hotel, the Four Seasons, and London’s Savoy Hotel.