Mohamed Hadid

Inside Biography

Mohamed Hadid is one of the most successful real estate businessmen and entrepreneurs born in Nazareth (now Israel). He belongs to a Muslim family.

Currently, He runs the Hadid Development which conducts several big real estate projects around the world; building resorts, mansions, hotels, and commercial projects.

Nazareth Born Mohamed Hadid Is North Carolina State University Graduate

Mohamed Hadid was born Mohamed Anwar Hadid in November 1948 in Nazareth, Jezreel Subdistrict, Northern District (now Israel) to Anwar Hadid and Khairiah Hadid. His ethnicity is Muslim-American, he holds dual citizenship of Jordan and the United States.

He has seven siblings; two brothers(Majid Hadid, Mahmoud Hadid) and five sisters(Raida Al-Ha s san, Majida Hyatt, Sana Hadid, Ghada Harnden, Maha Matar). 

Hadid went to North Carolina State University and later attended the Ma s sachusetts Institute of Technology. He wanted to build his career in art from an early age. 


Mohamed Hadid started his career as a car salesman. At the time, he restored and resold the cla s sic cars off for a tidy profit in the Georgetown. Then, he moved to Greece and opened a nightclub. 

With the earning from the nightclub, he started a real estate business in the United States. In the 1980s, he bought Ritz-Carlton hotels in Washington and New York. He then built a mansion in Bel Air, Le Belvedere.

Currently, Hadid owns Hadid Development which conducts several big real estate projects around the world; building resorts, mansions, hotels, and commercial projects. 

Besides, Hadid also participated in the 1992 Winter Olympics representing Jordan in speed skiing at the age of 43 years.

Is Multi-Millionaire; His House and Other Properties

Mohamed Hadid's estimated net worth is $100 million. Hadid established his huge empire through his mansions and Ritz Carlton hotels that are spread all over the U.S. As per sources, Hadid's net salary in 2016 was around $43,000,000.

Hadid owns several luxury hotels and mansions in several parts of the world. Hadid's most expensive and luxurious villa includes The Crescent Palace in Beverly Hills. The 48,000 square foot mansion with 11 bedrooms and a 3800 square foot roof garden is worth $60 million.

He owns Ritz Carlton hotels in several parts of the U.S. like Houston, New York, Aspen and Washington D.C. Hadid brought Ritz-Carlton hotel in the late 1980s in $150 million and reportedly, he spent around $42.9 million to develop the Ritz-Carlton resort in Aspen to a 292-room luxury hotel.  

Hadid owned another real estate in California worth $400,000,000 in 1988. The valuation of this project in 1620 L Street was worth $55,000,000 in 1988.

He earned $50,000,000 from his La Belvedere project 2011. Hadid drives Maran 3 wheeler with a price tag of around $45,000. Reportedly, he paid $3.6 million and several other a s sets to his ex-wife Yolanda Hadid as alimony during their divorce settlement in 2000.

Dating 33 Younger Lady; Previously Married To Mary Butler and Yolanda Hadid

Mohamed Hadid is currently engaged to Shiva Safai who is 33 years younger than Hadid. Safai is also a businesswoman and a model. In 2017, Hadid and Safai appeared on Second Wives Club on E! They got engaged in 2014.

Previously, Hadid was married to Mary Butler. The couple has two daughters:  Alana Hadid and Marielle Hadid together. The couple ended their marriage in 1992.

Hadid then married Dutch model Yolanda Hadid in 1994. He shares three children with Yolanda. All of them are models: Gigi  Hadid born in 1995, Bella Hadid born in 1996 and Anwar Hadid born in 1999.

Mahamed and Yolanda got divorced in 2000. He came as the ex-husband of Yolanda Hadid in The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

Legal Issues

Several criminal charges were charged against Hadid for violation of municipal code in 2015. It was alleged that he built many houses twice the permitted size. Also, his most significant project Strada Vecchia worth $200 million led him to court. In 2017, Hadid pleaded no contest to the allegation.

In 2017, he was ordered to 200 hours Los Angeles community service and return $14,191 to the City as a compensation for the loss. He was also charged $3,000 in fines.

by ab-sandip, 16 Jan, 2018

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