Khalaf al Habtoor

Khalaf al Habtoor

Khalaf Al Habtoor is the founder of the Al Habtoor Group., He was born in 1949. He is married to Hamda. Their son Mohammed heads their family’s business now. Al Habtoor is the owner of the yacht Alexandra. In 2006 Forbes estimated the net worth of Al Habtoor at USD 2.3 billion. His net worth is now US$ 4 billion. He has his own website. His biggest project is the US$ 3 billion Al Habtoor City, which consists of hotels and residential towers.

Khalaf al Habtoor is active on Instagram, sharing a part of his rich and interesting life. His son Mohammed al Habtoor is CEO of the Al Habtoor Group.

What is the Al Habtoor Group?

The company is active in hospitality, automotive, real estate, education and publishing sectors. The Group’s hospitality division includes 14 world-class hotels; including the Habtoor Grand Beach Resort, the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, the The St. Regis Dubai and the Imperial Hotel in Vienna (Austria).

Al Habtoor Motors

Al Habtoor Motors sells Bentley, McLaren, Bugatti in the UAE. The company also owns real estate such as the Al Habtoor Business Tower and the Le Mall shopping centre in Beirut, Lebanon.

Khalaf Ahmad al Habtoor is also Chairman of Dubai National Insurance and Reinsurance Company and he was Chairman of the Commercial Bank of Dubai.

Who is Mohammed al Habtoor?

His son Mohammed al Habtoor is CEO of the group. Like his father his is active on Instagram. Mohammed is a succesful polo player.

Is the family building a new yacht?

He is building a new 52 meter yacht in Egypt at the Hefni Shipyard.  More here:

The yacht – project name Desert Storm – is design by Insenaval from Spain, while Cyrille Bieri Design from Dubai is responsible for her interior. The yacht can accommodate 12 guests.

Does He Own a Private Jet?

Al Habtoor owns an Embraer Lineage 1000 private jet with registration A6-KAH The jet seats 19 and has a list price of more than USD 50 million.


Alexandra Yacht

His yacht Alexandra was built at Benetti in 2002 and was refitted in 2014. She is powered by 2 MTU engines. Which bring her a max speed of 18 knots.

She can accommodate 14 guests and has a crew of 11. Her interior is designed by Terence Disdale.

The yacht is currently for sale and is available for charter. The new yacht for Al Habtoor will be the 52 meter project Desert Storm.