Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Biography

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan is the current de jure president of the United Arab Emirates and emir of Abu Dhabi. Besides this, he is also the supreme commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces and the chairman of the Supreme Petroleum Council. Sheikh Khalifa succeeded his father, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, in 2004 to become the President of the UAE. He suffered a stroke in 2014, but his condition improved subsequently. Sheikh Khalifa adopted a lower profile after the incident, but retained ceremonial presidential powers. His half brother Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan is responsible for managing public affairs of the state.

Sheikh Khalifa was born on 7 September 1948 at Al Ain in Abu Dhabi. He is the eldest son of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Emir of Abu Dhabi. Khalifa completed his graduation at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

Khalifa was described as a “distant and uncharismatic personage in a WikiLeaks cable in 2010. In his honour, the world’s tallest man-made building called Burj Dubai, was renamed as Burj Khalifa to honour the President. In 2011, Khalifa supported the military intervention in Libya by sending his forces to the mission. He supported the Bahraini regime during the pro-democracy uprising in 2011.

He was ranked as the world’s fourth-wealthiest monarch. Khalifa suffered a stroke in 2014, but he’s in a stable condition after undergoing a surgery.

Real Name Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
Birth Place Al Ain, Trucial States
(now United Arab Emirates)
Predecessor Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
Reign 2 November 2004
House Al Nahyan
Father Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
Born 7 September 1948 (age 72)
Spouse(s) Shamsa bint Suhail Al Mazrouei
Children 8, including Sultan and Mohammed
Mother Hassa bint Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Net worth

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan’s net worth is $15 Billion.

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan’s Net Worth Growth in Last 5 Years

Net Worth in 2021 $15 Billion
Net Worth in 2020 $10 Billion
Net Worth in 2019 $7.5 Billion
Net Worth in 2018 $5 Billion
Net Worth in 2017 $2.5 Billion