In This Biography
Nasser Al-Khelaifi Biography, Age, Career, Family, Salary, and Net Worth.
Who is Nasser Al-Khelaifi?
Nasser bin Ghanim Al-Khelaifi is a Qatari prominent businessman and the chairman of beIN Media Group, chairman of Qatar Sports Investments, president of Paris Saint-Germain, and the Qatar Tennis Federation, and the vice president of the Asian Tennis Federation for West Asia.
Currently, he is the president and chief executive officer of Paris Saint-Germain in France. Moreover, he is a member of the organizing committee for the FIFA Club World Cup and has been elected as the chairman of the European Club Association (ECA).
How Old Is Nasser Al-Khelaifi?
He is 48 years old as of June 2022, having been born on November 12, 1973, in Doha, Qatar. Nasser shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Erika Costell, NayVee Nelson, Anne Hathaway, Dr. Mike, Ryan Gosling, and many more.
Nasser Al-Khelaifi Family
Who are Nasser Al-Khelaifi Parents?
He was born to Ghanem Al-Khelaifi (Father) a pearl fisherman. However, the names of his mother are not mentioned on the internet.
He has a brother by the name of Khalid Al-Khelaifi.
Nasser Al-Khelaifi Education
He received his education from Qatar University where he graduated with an Economics Degree. Later he got a post-graduate degree in Maritime Studied from the University of Piraeus.
According to news on the internet, it shows that he is married. However, his wife’s name is kept private.
Nasser Al-Khlaifi Kids
He and his wife have four kids. Whose names and whereabouts are not mentioned on the internet.
Nasser Al-Khelaifi Tennis Career
A Playing Career
Being a tennis professional, he was the second most successful member of the Qatar Davis Cup team after Sultan Khalfan, playing 43 times between 1992 and 2002 and compiling a 12-31 record in singles, and 12-16 in doubles. In 1996, he appeared twice on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) main tour, losing each time in his first-round matches in St. Pölten (where he lost to former French Open Champion Thomas Muster) and in Doha in 2002. In late 2002, he reached a career-high singles ranking of No. 995. And won the GCC Team Tournament.
A Post-Playing Career
Since November 2008, he has been president of the Qatar Tennis Federation (QTF). He was then elected vice-president of the Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) for West Asia in 2011.
A Career in Qatar Sports Investments
Since June 2011, he has been chairman of Qatar Sports Investments (QSi). QSi is a sovereign wealth fund dedicated to investments in the sport and leisure industry on a national and international level. In June 2011, following the QSi acquisition of the Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) football club, Nasser became the chairman of the board of PSG and also CEO of the club, reinforcing Qatar’s interest in French football. In addition, QSi has several other profile partnerships, and also owns the Burrda sportswear brand.
A Career in Paris Saint-Germain
On October 7, 2011, he became the new president and chief executive officer of Paris Saint-Germain. Shortly after being named president, he presented a five-year plan to take PSG to the top of the tree in France and abroad. As part of the long-term plan for the club, he bought in former footballer Leonardo as the new director of football.
Besides Nasser initially demanding a major trophy haul for the 2011-12 season, PSG soon was eliminated from the UEFA Europa League and both domestic cups thus leaving the club only able to spend $130 million on players. However, PSG has failed to dominate and lost out to eventual winners Montpellier, which qualified for the UEFA Champions League by finishing second. In the 2012-13 season, PSG won the Ligue 1 title and also made it to the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League, thanks partly to the goalscoring of newly signed striker Zlatan Ibrahimovich.
However, despite making it to the quarter-finals, they were eliminated by Barcelona in a two-legged tie on away goals. PSG went on to win the Ligue 1 title in the 2013-14 season as they finished top with a total of 89 points. Moreover, they reached the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League but lost to Chelsea 3-3 on aggregate again going out only on the away goals rule. In the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League knockout stages, PSG lost to Manchester United at home after leading by two goals at Old Trafford in the first leg. They lost at home 1-3 (3-3) on aggregate) and thus were knocked out by the away-goal rule.
QSi acquired the Paris Handball Club in June 2012 and merged it with the PSG sports franchise to create a more competitive sports offer for the city of Paris. For this reason, since 2012 Paris Saint-Germain Handball has won the LNH Division 1 five times. While reaching the EHF Champions League final in 2016–17 and the semi-finals in 2015–16 and 2017–18.
A beIN Media Group Career
Al Jazeera Sport’s global operations on December 31, 2013, were spun out of Al Jazeera Media Network (AJMN) and rebranded as beIN Sports. After a few months, beIN Media Group was incorporated and became the official owner of beIN Sports branded networks as well as all other non-news and current affairs assets originally belonging to AJMN. In addition, beIN Sports has 22 channels, including 17 HD channels, and broadcasts across the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, North America, Australia, and Asia.
A Political Career
In November 2013, he was made minister without portfolio in the Qatari government by the emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim.
Nasser Al-Khelaifi Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 11inches (1.81m) and a weight of 73kg (161lbs).
Nasser Al-Khleaifi Salary and Net Worth
He has annual career earnings of over $150 million and a net worth of $8 billion.
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