3. Bakr Bin Laden, chairman, Bin Laden Group
Origin: Saudi Arabia
Residence: Saudi Arabia
Bakr bin Laden is the chairman of a colossal construction conglomerate, the Saudi Binladin Group. The group has been involved with several major projects in the country, including the King Abdullah Economic City, the King Abdul Aziz International Airport, and the King Saud University. The property giant has also signed a $1 billion deal to build the world’s tallest building, the Kingdom Tower, in Jeddah.