9. Shamsheer Vayalil

Net Worth: $3.5 B
Age: 47
Residence: U.A.E.
Nationality: Indian
Industry: Healthcare

Shamsheer Vayalil is the founder and chairman of Burjeel Holdings, a network of hospitals, clinics, and pharmacies in the Middle East. His net worth got a boost from the October 2022 listing of Burjeel Holdings. Born into a business family in Kerala, he migrated to the Middle East after his medical studies and worked as a radiologist at a local hospital. Backed initially by his father-in-law, retailing billionaire M.A. Yusuff Ali, Vayalil started with one hospital in Abu Dhabi in 2007. Burjeel now has 16 hospitals and 24 medical centers. Vayalil is also the chairman of listed Response Plus Holdings.