Sheikh Saleh Kamel Net Worth : $2.4 Billion
The winner of Malaysia’s Royal Award for Islamic Finance in Nov 2010, Saleh Kamel is the founder and chairman of the Dallah al Baraka Group and chairman of General Council for Islamic Banks.
Popularly known as “The Father of Contemporary Islamic Finance” in Saudi Arabia, Kamel has a wide range of interests, including Islamic banking, food production and real estate development. According to Forbes list of the richest billionaires, Saleh Kamel is the 6th richest man in Saudi Arabia. Forbes ranked him at #731 on the list of the world’s richest billionaire with a net worth of $2.4 Billion as of March 2014.
Moreover, Kamel owns a resort in Saudi Arabia – Durrat Al-Arus. He is the owner of ART TV network, one of the leading sports channels in the Middle East. He holds a 52% stake in Dallah Health, a company that operates a hospital in Riyadh and deals in the distribution of dietary supplements and pharmaceuticals. Kamel founded Albaraka Group in 1969.
Over the years the group has emerged as an international conglomerate operating its businesses in more than 40 countries across the globe. A staunch supporter of Islamic principles and ethics, Saleh Kamel considers Albaraka Group a vehicle for the evolution and development of communities worldwide.