Net Worth: $1.9 Billion
- Source of Wealth Business, Company, Politics
- Birth Place Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
- Marital Status Married to Lara Bashir Al Adem
- Full Name Saad-eddine Rafiq Al-Hariri
- Nationality Saudi-Lebanese
- Date of Birth April 18, 1970
- Occupation Businessman and Former Prime Minister
- Education McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University
- Children Hussam, Lulwa, and Abdulaziz
About Saad Hariri
Saad Hariri is the former Prime Minister of Lebanon and he has an estimated net worth of $1.9 billion. According to Forbes Magazine, he is #794 in the World Billionaires List (#764 in 2012) and #4 in Lebanon as of March 2013. Born Saad-eddine Rafiq Al-Hariri on April 18, 1970 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, he is the son of slain Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri. In 1992, he graduated with a major in Business Administration from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. With the death of his father, he and his siblings earned a place in the 2006 Forbes list of richest people in the world when he inherited around $4.1 million in 2005.
Before his political career, Hariri was the chairman of the executive committee of Oger Telecom with interests in the Middle East and Africa. He is the chairman and CEO of Saudi Oger, one of the largest construction companies in Saudi Arabia.
Saad Hariri took office on November 9, 2009 until June 13, 2011. He lost his own post as prime minister to billionaire Najib Mikati. Before that, on January 12, 2011, the opposition parties walked out and resigned from cabinet which led to the collapse of his government. This was a sign of protest to the problem with the government’s decision making abilities. He is known as a vocal opponent of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad. An arrest warrant from the Syrian government was issued to him with the claim that he allegedly funded the Syrian opposition groups.