9) ABDULLA AL FUTTAIM
Net Worth: $3.1 Billion
Source of wealth: Auto dealers, investments; self-made
Country of Citizenship: United Arab Emirates
Abdulla Al Futtaim owns conglomerate Al Futtaim Group, which is run by his son Omar. It is the exclusive distributor of Toyota and Honda vehicles in the United Arab Emirates, and sells Toyotas in Egypt. In addition to its automotive business, Al Futtaim owns the franchises for Ikea, Toys "R" Us, and Marks & Spencer, which anchor its real estate developments, including Dubai Festival City and Cairo Festival City.