Shamsa bint Suhail Al Mazrouei is the wife of the late president of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, also the emir of Abu Dhabi and the supreme commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces between 2004 and 2022.
|Real Name||Shamsa bint Suhail Al Mazrouei|
|Known As||UAE’s First Lady|
|Husband’s Net Worth||$15 Billion|
|Net Worth||$100 Million|
Shamsa bint Suhail Al Mazrouei Bio/Wiki
Growing up in Al Ain, Sheikha Shamsa Bint Suhail Al-Mazroui (born in 1971) learned to memorize the Qur’an from the age of six. By the age of nine, she had memorized portions of the Noble Qur’an, reading and writing. In her early stages of education, she studied at Zayed School.
After marriage, she joined the Association for the Advancement of Women in Al-Ain and obtained primary, preparatory and secondary certificates. In 1980, she graduated from the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration.
Shamsa bint Suhail Al Mazrouei Net Worth
Her Shamsa Bint Suhail Al-Mazroui is one of the great women who has made many contributions to the scholarship program. She is also the first woman to contribute to the establishment of a university via the Internet.
Shamsa Bint Suhail Al-Mazroui also worked to enable women to take many initiatives to talk about pre-Islamic and Abbasid poetry and introduced them to customs and traditions.
As per sources, Shamsa’s net worth is estimated at $100 million as of 2022, and her husband had a net worth of $15 billion.
Married, Husband, and Children
Her Sheikha Shamsa bint Suhail Al Mazrouei was married to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa at the age of 13. Together, they welcomed eight children: two sons – Sultan and Mohammed – and six daughters – Shamma, Salama, Osha, Sheikha, Lateefa, and Mouza.
Unfortunately, their marital relationship met an end after the sudden demise of His Highness at the age of 73 on May 13, 2022.
The successor of Sheikh Khalifa as ruler of Abu Dhabi
Emirati state news agency WAM reported the news of her husband’s death. The agency also wrote:
“The Ministry of Presidential Affairs announced that there will be 40 days of official mourning with flags at half mast and three days closure of ministries and official entities at the federal and local levels and the private sector.”
Sheikh Khalifa had rarely been seen in public since suffering a stroke in 2014, with his brother, Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed (known as MBZ) seen as the de facto ruler and the decision-maker of major foreign policy decisions.
Sheikh Khalifa came to power in 2004 in the richest emirate Abu Dhabi and became the head of state. He is expected to be succeeded as ruler of Abu Dhabi by Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed.