Profile of Forbes' The World's Billionaires
#86 Mohammed Al Amoudi
Fortune: self made
Net Worth: $8.0 bil
Country Of Citizenship: Saudi Arabia
Residence: Jeddah , Saudi Arabia, Middle East & Africa
Marital Status: married, 8 children
Born in Ethiopia and now a Saudi citizen, Al Amoudi made his fortune in construction and real estate before betting on energy. His Swedish refinery Preem is now evaluating expansion possibilities into the renewable fuels sector, while his Svenska Petroleum is developing a new field off the Ivory Coast. Has invested more than $1 billion in Ethiopia, from hotels to gold mines. Soccer fan, sponsored the Confederation of East & Central African Football Associations soccer tournament last year.