Saif Ahmed Belhasa is an Emirate-based industrialist and billionaire who is well known for being the CEO of Belhasa International Group – a company with over 30 subsidiaries that are active in various business fields such as architecture, locomotives, schools, and accommodation, to name a few. Belhasa is recognized as one of his country’s wealthiest entrepreneurs.
Due to his determination and hard work, he managed to expand his business empire across and outside of the UAE. Curious to know more about him and his personal life? Here is all you need to know.
Saif Belhasa – Bio (Age)
Saif Ahmed Belhasa was born in 1966, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to parents whose names and details are not yet known to the media. It is not yet known if the billionaire has any sibling(s) or if he is an only child, however, it is known that he was raised in the UAE. Unfortunately, the details about Belhasa’s early school life is not yet known to the media, but for his higher education, he attended and finished from Al Ain University where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration in 1988. He later continued his schooling in the US before coming back home to Dubai.
After his return from the US, Belhasa began working in his father’s firm where he acquired a lot of knowledge on business-know-hows. He worked there as a junior staff for five years before becoming the general manager of the firm, and subsequently, the CEO.
In 2001, Saif Ahmed Belhasa branched out of his father’s firm to create his own business venture called “Saif Belhasa Holding Company”, his primary aim, of course, was to create new businesses under a different name. His very first firm “Belhasa Driving Centre” which he started with less than 20 cars has today become one of the most popular driving centers in Dubai with over 620 cars with the aim of helping people of age obtain their drivers’ license by teaching them driving skills and ethics.
Belhasa after having a successful business debut made a wise decision of setting up many subsidiaries in various active business fields within and outside out his country.
His Family – Wife and Children
Saif Ahmed Belhasa is a husband to Sarah Belhasa and a father to three sons – Abdulla, Mayed and Rashed Belhasa. The couple’s youngest child Rashed is a popular Vlogger on YouTube where he posts videos on his channel “Money Kicks” which has about 779,000 subscribers. Saif and Sarah’s older sons – Abdulla and Mayed – are famous for their jobs as professional soccer players and players in their country’s national team.
Belhasa is a family-orientated man; he spends quality time with his loved ones and enjoys traveling with his family to various holiday destinations across the world.
According to credible sources, Belhasa has been able to accumulate a net worth of $2.2 billion over the years. He is, as of 2019, ranked 18th on the list of richest Arabians. Belhasa’s net worth comes as no surprise judging from the huge success his individual businesses and company has recorded over the years. Another proof that having multiple streams of income is a sure way to building wealth that lasts.
Facts about Saif Ahmed Belhasa
Belhasa has received numerous awards for his contributions to the economic development of the United Arab Emirates. In 2007, he won the award for the best CEO in the Middle East Business Expansion UAE.
Saif Ahmed Belhasa also received several Pool Excellence Awards in 2011 for being the largest pool construction company in Dubai.
2. He Is A Philanthropist
Saif Ahmed Belhasa is well known for his charitable giving and deeds. During the Pakistan Flood, Belhasa provided financial aid to the ‘Pakistan Flood Victims Programs’ – a program that was organized with the sole objective of assisting those affected by the flood.
Other causes he has donated to include Dubai Autism Center, Manzil Center and Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs.
3. He Loves Horses
The billionaire loves to breed horses. The father of three used to have up to sixty horses in his stable, but lost fifty of them to Dubai’s harsh weather and presently has only ten horses in his stable.