Naguib Sawiris

Naguib Sawiris is an Egyptian businessman cum politician who enjoys a net worth of $2.5 billion according to Forbes magazine. He is the 2nd richest man in Egypt and the 9th richest in Africa. His business career started in 1979 with Egypt’s largest private sector company, Orascom. However, the company was split into different operating companies and he became the chairman of Orascom Telecom Holding. It was established in the later half of 1997.

Read also : The Richest People In Africa, The Richest People In Egypt

Naguib Sawiris

In 2005 he founded Weather Investment which is now known as WIND Telecom. In 2006 he acquired TIM Hellas in Greece and re-christened it as Wind Hellas. In October 2010 the Russian mobile phone operator, VimpelCom Ltd and WIND Telecom merged their assets for a value of $6.5 billion. Naguib Sawiris holds a Master’s degree in business administration from ETH, Zurich. He holds a mechanical engineering degree from the same institute.

richest people in egypt nassef sawiris

He is considered as a true nationalist and a staunch supporter of liberalism. Sawiris is the founder of the Free Egyptians Party and also pushed for the ouster of the Mohamed Morsi, the new President of Egypt. He is the eldest of the three brothers in the Sawiris family and is married to Yousriya Loza Sawiris. The couple has 4 children. 

Press Like If You Learnt Something New : )

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.

"If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants." Isaac Newton

The material in this site is purely for educational purposes only. In creating this side we have sourced info from many sites and would like to give credit to where it is due.We do not intend to infringe any website's copyrighted material and we use the information for educational purposes and use information that are public in nature and hopefully protected by freedom of information laws. Also, when I created this website years ago, I took many pictures from the internet that may infringe your copyright. I will be slowly taking all these down and if the picture that belongs to you or your company is still there, please drop me an email and I will remove the pictures. If you found that any article in this website infringe your rights please let us know and we will take it down. Thanks.


Forbes (The ultimate site for billionaire rankings)

CelebrityNetWorth (The ultimate site for net worth of celebrities)

TheRichest (Great site for things about money and rich people)

Wikipedia (Greatest site on earth for lots of information)