Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Ali Al-Amoudi has a portfolio of businesses in oil, mining, agriculture, hotels, hospitals, finance, operations, and maintenance in various countries including Saudi Arabia and Ethiopia. His charitable and philanthropic works are substantial, especially in Ethiopia. In 2015, Forbes listed him 116th on its annual billionaires’ list. With his net worth at $10.8 billion, he is both the world’s second wealthiest black billionnaire and second wealthiest Saudi. In January 2017, The Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Ali Al-Amoudi Stadium was opened. The stadium reportedly cost more than $22 million, and took four and a half years to complete.
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