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Alwaleed bin Talal: meet the Saudi prince giving away all his money

The high-flying royal, who sued Forbes for ‘underestimating’ his fortune just years before handing i..

By admin , in Money , at November 5, 2017

The high-flying royal, who sued Forbes for ‘underestimating’ his fortune just years before handing it all to charity, seems to defy the cliches of a Saudi magnate

There is something that Prince Alwaleed bin Talal of Saudi Arabia badly wants you to know: the exact amount of his wealth.

In 2009, he invited a Forbes reporter to a week-long visit of his 420-room palace in Riyadh and to accompany him and his then wife, Princess Ameera, on a flight to Cairo on board his personal Boeing 747 to make sure the magazine realised the scale of his wealth when compiling the list of the richest people on the planet.

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