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- Full / Real Name: Nasser bin Ghanim Al-Khelaifi
- Nickname: Nasser Al-Khelaifi
- Gender: Male
- Age: 48 years (as of February 2022)
- Date of Birth: November 12, 1973
- Place of Birth: Doha, Qatar
- Nationality: Qatari
- Collage: Qatar University
- Qualification: Economics Degree
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife: N/A
- Children: N/A
- Siblings: Khalid Al-Khelaifi
- Height: 5.9ft (1.8 m)
- Weight: 73 kg
- Instagram: N/A
- Profession: Businessman
- Net Worth: $8 billion
Nasser Al-Khelaifi Biography
Nasser bin Ghanim Al Khelaifi is a Qatari businessman and chairman of beIN Media Group, chairman of Qatar Sports Investments, president of Paris Saint-Germain and the Qatar Tennis Federation as well as vice-president of the Asian Tennis Federation for West Asia.
Al-Khelaifi is the chief executive and president director of Paris Saint-Germain in France. Additionally, he is a part of the organizing group of the FIFA Club World Cup, and has been elected head of the European Club Association (ECA).
Nasser Al-Khelaifi was the chairman of Qatar Sports Investments (QSi) since June 2011. QSi is an investment fund of the sovereign wealth that is focused on investments in the leisure and sports sector on both a national and international level.
After the QSi acquisition of Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) football club in June 2011, Nasser Al-Khelaifi became the chairman of the board of PSG as well as the PSG’s CEO and thereby enhancing Qatari passion for French football.
QSi has numerous other well-known collaborations. QSi has also owned the Burrda sportswear brand.
On December 31, 2013, Al Jazeera Sport’s worldwide operations were separated from Al Jazeera Media Network (AJMN) and rebranded under the name beIN Sports. A few months later, beIN Media Group founded by him was formed and became the official owner of the beIN Sports branded networks along with the other current and non-news issues assets previously owned by AJMN.
beIN Sports operates 22 channels which include 17 HD channels, and broadcasts throughout all of the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, North America, Australia, and Asia. The plan, apart from creating the beIN premium sports network, which is to expand the company’s goals in entertainment and sports in distribution, production, and digital media sectors.
Nasser Al-Khelaifi was born on November 12, 1973, in Doha, Qatar. He graduated with an Economics Degree from Qatar University. He also has a post graduate degree in Maritime Studies from University of Piraeus.
Awards And Honors
He has won several awards, including the French ‘Sport Business’ award, in February 2012, receiving the most votes out of 1,500 and finishing ahead of nine people.
His increasing influence in the sport was recognized by 2015, when he was voted “favourite Ligue 1 president’ in an election carried out by France Football, with 35 percent of votes that were cast.
In 2016, the French daily newspaper L’Equipe, named him the “most powerful man in French football in a 30-man list, which included such famous players like Didier Deschamps and Zinedine Zidane.
In the year 2019, he was elected by the European Club Association as delegate on the UEFA executive committee. He became the first person from Asia to hold a UEFA position.
In the year 2020, he was named as the most influential person in football by France Football.
Al-Khelaifi received praise from World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in March 2020 for his offer of assistance to the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic through his team and players to deliver health-related messages to the public.
Nasser Al-Khelaifi Net Worth
Nasser Al-Khelaifi net worth is estimated at $8 billion. He’s one of the richest football owners in the world.