Taha Mikati Success Story

Full Name : Taha Mikati
Born : 1st - Jan - 1945
Birth Place : Tripoli
Country : Lebanon
Education : American University Beirut Lebanon
Occupation : Businessman
Industry : Business
Networth : $ 2.6 Billion

Approximately 70 years old, Taha Mikati is a Lebanese billionaire. He is also the brother of ex-Prime Minister of Lebanon, Najib Mikati, one of the richest people in Lebanon. According to Forbes, Taha is the 534th richest billionaire in the world and the richest man along with his brother in Lebanon. His estimated net worth is US$ 2.8 billion. His major source of wealth is the telecom industry.

Childhood

Not much is known about Taha’s childhood. However we do know that he was born in Tripoli in a Sunni Muslim family. He lived an ordinary childhood. Taha completed his graduation from the American University of Beirut.

Early Career

Not much is known about Taha’s early career as is known about his brother’s. Information about Taha’s education has also not been divulged. However we do know that he completed his graduation from the American University of Beirut. Taha alongside his brother set up a successful telecommunications company.

Career

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Taha alongside his brother co-founded a thriving telecommunications business. Investcom was the company that was co-founded by both brothers. In the year 2006, Taha and his brother Najib, sold this company for a whopping US$ 5.5 billion.  In the year 2015, Forbes magazine estimated Taha’s net worth to be US$ 3.3 billion.

This estimation made Taha the richest man in Lebanon. Investcom was sold to a South African company MTN Group. Investcom handled numerous projects in Syria as well as in Africa. Besides this, Taha also founded a construction company called ACC. In the year 1992, Taha decided to sell his share of ACC as well in order to redirect and channelize his energies in alternate projects.

Career Highlights

Taha and his brother co-founded a thriving and successful telecommunications company, Investcom. They handled projects in Syria as well as in Africa. Eventually Investcom was sold to a South African company the MTN Group. Besides this Taha also founded a construction company known as ACC. His civil engineering knowledge helped him to make this company grow. Eventually in the year 1992 Taha sold his share in ACC as well. Currently Taha holds the status of the richest man in Lebanon.

Personal Life

Not much is known about Taha’s personal life. However we do know that this 70-year-old is a married man and has 3 children from his marriage. He is approximately 70 years old. He was born in Tripoli and holds a Lebanese citizenship. He is a self-made billionaire and currently resides in Beirut, Lebanon. His brother has served as the Prime Minister of Lebanon twice. However he eventually resigned due to the tension of the Syria war. His brother also is married and has 3 children.

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