Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum was born on the 15th of July 1949 in Dubai. He is currently serving as the Prime Minister and the constitutional Monarch of Dubai. He succeeded his brother Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum in the year 2006. He is known to provide safe environment for living for people in Dubai. Inspired by his brother and wanted to follow his footsteps. To end any differences, he built alliances with Sheikhs of Abu Dhabi and Umm Al Qaiwain reducing the chances of any disputes.
His early education consisted of private tuition in mathematics, English, Arabic and Islamic studies, to prepare him for life ahead. His further studies went ahead in Britain.
Al Maktoum Family Profile
Al Makhtoum Parents – Rashid Bin Said Al Makum & Latifa Bint Hamdan Bin Zayed
Rashid was the Father of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Born in 1912, he served as the vice president of UAE for 32 years from 1958 to 1990. He died on 7th October 1990.
Latifa married Râshid bin Sa`îd Âl Makṫûm in 1912. The couple has five children from the marriage. She died in 1983 in London.
Al Maktoum Siblings
Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum (Brother)
He is Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s brother. Born on 25 December1948, he is currently serving as the Deputy Ruler of Dubai and the Minister of Finance and Industry of the United Arab Emirates. Hamdan is the second son of Rashid bin Saeed.
Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum (Brother)
Maktoum was Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s brother.Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum served as the Vice president and Prime Minister of Dubai. He was the eldest of all the siblings. He died on January 4, 2006 leaving behind a legacy and was succeed by Mohammed bin Rashid.
Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (Brother)
He is the youngest brother of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s brother. He is born in the 1950. He is serving as the Deputy Chairman of Dubai Police & Public Security. He is the current Chairman of the Al Wasl FC club located in Dubai.
Sheikha Maryam Bint Mohammed Bin Rashed Al Maktoum (Sister):
Sheikha is the sister of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s. She married to Abdulaziz bin Ahmed al Thani of Qatar in 1945.
Al Maktoum Spouse – Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum (Ex), Princess Haya bint Al Hussein (Current)
Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum
Born – 12 Feb 1962
Sheikha is the first wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. She is the granddaughter of Juma bin Maktoum Al Maktoum. The couple married in 1979 and has 12 children. She is also the mother of the apparent heir Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum. She is also referred to as the First Lady of Dubai. In spite of this, she strictly follows the UAE customs and traditions.
Princess Haya bint Al Hussein
Born – 3 May 1974
She is the younger wife of King Hussein and is the heiress of King Hussein of Jordan and Queen Alia. She is also known as Her Royal Highness Princess Haya of Jordan. She holds a BA honours degree from the Oxford University. The couple married on 10 April 2004 and has children from the marriage.
Children of Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum & Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum
- Sheikha Hessa (b. 1980)
- Sheikh Rashid (b. 1981)
- Sheikh Hamdan, (b. 1982)
- Sheikh Maktoum (b. 1983)
- Sheikh Ahmed (b. 1987)
- Sheikh Saeed (b. 1988)
- Sheikha Latifa (b. 1989)
- Sheikha Maryam (b. 1992)
- Sheikha Shaikha (b. 1992)
- Sheikha Fatima (b. 1994)
- Sheikha Salamah (b.1999)
- Sheikha Shamma (b. 2002)
Children of Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum & Princess Haya bint Al Hussein
- Sheikha Al Jalila
- Sheikh Zayed
A little less is known about the rest of his children. He has 23 children out of nine sons and fourteen daughters.
Al Maktoum Family Net Worth
The Net worth of the family is currently at $18 billion. The family has a shareholding in Dubai holding and investment in a number companies.