Quick Facts of
- First NameWissam Al Mana
- Net Worth$ 1 billion
Wissam Al Mana is a Qatari businessman who is the executive director of Al Mana Group (represent brands covering luxury goods, jewelry, fashion, watches, beauty majorly in the Gulf Cooperation Council) alongside his brothers: Hisham Saleh Al Mana and Kamal Saleh Al Mana.
The three brothers are handling the family business, which was built by their father, Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana. As of 2020, Wissam Al Mana’s riches is calculated at around $1 billion.
Wissam Al Mana: Family Business Led To Billionaire Status
Being born to a businessman father, Wissam Al Mana also decided to continue his family business and completed his study in the business field. Soon after the completion, he, along with his two brothers, operate the Al Mana Group.
In the beginning, they mainly focused their business in the Gulf Cooperation Council, but now it has been spreading in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The company has rental deals in the GCC region, which deals with Renault, Nissan, Infiniti, among others.
The retail section of the company operates chains like Giuseppe Zanotti, Emporio Armani, Dior Homme, Alexander McQueen, Hermès, Saks Fifth Avenue, Harvey Nichols, and others. Its food and beverage portfolio include Gloria Jean’s Coffees, Emporio Armani Caffe, La Maison du Chocolat, McDonald’s.
Besides, Al Mana also has an HMV license agreement for the Middle East. For the British Music Retailer, Al Mana promised to develop retail stores and online services. In 2016, Al Mana’s company and HMV partnered with the NBA for its very first physical retailers in the Middle East.
Is Wissam Al Mana Married Or Dating?
The 45 years old, Wissam Al Mana seems to be single at the moment, but previously, he was married to the American pop singer, Janet Jackson, in 2012.
The former couple shared a son Eissa after five years of marriage in 2017; however, after a few months of their kid’s birth, they separated.
After the separation, Al Mana and Janet were constantly in a battle for a $250 million alimony. However, details on how much they settled for is yet to be disclosed. As per the Richest, Janet would get $200 million in a settlement after the divorce is final.
When they were together, Mana and Jackson were considered one of the richest celebrity couples.
As per some of the sources, he also dated American Model, Gwen Rogers for a short period.
Wissam Al Mana was born to Sara Al Mana and Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana on January 1, 1975, in Doha, Qatar. While he was two years old, his family moved to London, where he spent his childhood.
Talking about his education, he completed his high school at a local school in London and moved to the United States for his bachelor’s degree from George Washington University. Later on, he returned to the London School of Economics for a Master’s in Business Administration.