Mohamed Hadid Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 16 Jan, 2018
Facts of Mohamed Hadid
Date of Birth: 1948 , November
Name Mohamed Hadid
Birth Name Mohamed Anwar Hadid
Nick Name Jordanian-American
Father Anwar Hadid
Mother Khairiah Hadid
Nationality Jordanian-American
Birth Place/City Nazareth, Israel
Religion Islam
Ethnicity Muslim-American
Profession Real estate businessmen and entrepreneur
Net Worth $100 million
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Brown
Weight in KG 65
Tattoo(s) N/A
Famous for Building luxury hotels and mansions
Affair with Shiva Safai
Girlfriend Shiva Safai
Married to Yolanda Hadid (1994-2000), Mary Butler
Children Bella Hadid, Giga Hadid, Anwar Hadid, Marielle Hadid, Alana Hadid
Divorce Yes, Yolanda Hadid (1994-2000), Mary Butler
Education North Carolina State University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Online Presence Twitter, Instagram
Siblings Majida, Maha, Sana, Mahmoud, Ghada, Raida Al-Hassan, Majid
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Synopsis

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.

Early Life and Education

Mohamed Hadid was born Mohamed Anwar Hadid in November 1948 in Nazareth (now Israel) to Anwar Hadid and Khairiah Hadid. He has seven siblings; 2 brothers and five sisters. His ethnicity is Muslim-American, he holds dual citizenship of Jordan and the United States.

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

Career

Mohamed Hadid started his career as a car salesman. At the time, he restored and resold the classic 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 1992 Winter Olympics representing Jordan in speed skiing at the age of 43 years.

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.

Personal Life

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.

Net Worth

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 assets to his ex-wife Yolanda Hadid as alimony during their divorce settlement in 2000.

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