Who is Sheikh Tahnoon?
He is a son of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan (1918-2004). Ruler of Abu Dhabi and founder of the United Arab Emirates. If we understand correctly, he is married to Sheikha Khawla Bint Ahmed Bin Khalifa Al Suwaidi.
His brother Sheikh Khalifa is the Emir of Abu Dhabi and President of the United Arab Emirates. Sheikh Tahnoon is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the First Abu Dhabi Bank.
And he served as deputy chairman of the Executive Council of Abu Dhabi. He is Chairman of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company. We were informed that Sheikh Tahnoon ben Zayed Al Nahyan is the owner of the yacht Maryah.
Al Nahyan Family
The Al Nahyan Family is one of the six ruling families of the United Arab Emirates, based in Abu Dhabi.
It’s most known member is Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan is the President of the United Arab Emirates and Emir of Abu Dhabi.
Tahnoon Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Net Worth
We estimate his net worth at US$ 10 billion. The combined net worth of the Al Nahyan family is estimated at more than US$ 150 billion.
Other Luxury Yachts Owned by the Family
The Al Nahyan Family owns many of the world’s largest yachts. Including Azzam, the world’s longest yacht (owned by Sheikh Khalifa). And Topaz, owned by Sheikh Mansour (brother of Sheikh Khalifa). And Yas, owned by Sheikh Hamdan (also brother of Sheikh Khalifa). And Rabdan (owned by Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan).
Al Maryah Island
The yacht is named after Al Maryah Island, which is owned by Sheikh Tahnoon. Al Marhay Island lies northeast of Abu Dhabi. And is named for the Arabian oryx (“al maryah” in Arabic).
It is currently being developed by Mubadala (the state-owned development company) into a new city center.