The Al Maktoum family are the royal and ruling family of the Dubai emirate. It is headed up by his Royal Highness, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Whilst the royal family of Dubai are loved by the residents of Dubai and the UAE, there are many people outside of the country who don’t know all that much about them.
If you would like to get to know them a little better, (besides the fact that they are one of the wealthiest families in the world) then have a read through this blog post. We’re going to take a closer look at the family and why they’re so popular among the denizens of Dubai.
About his Royal Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum was born in 1949. He was crowned following the death of his beloved brother who passed away in 2006. This made him the 13th Sheik of the Emirate of Dubai.
Since 2006, the Sheikh has worked incredibly hard to build Dubai into the superpower that it has become today. His popularity amongst the Dubai residents was bolstered by his investments in infrastructure, schools and charities. He is very passionate about his country and has much love for its people, which he displays regularly through his hard-work and dedication to the betterment of Dubai. – He has also invested a great deal in international events which has brought an influx of international immigrants to the shores of Dubai, propelling their growth yet even further.
The Sheikh’s family are also incredibly popular. This is largely due to the Crown Prince Haman Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum (or Fazza for short!) Fazza is an Instagram hero who regularly shares elaborate photos and his original, beautiful poetry, inspiring generations. The Sheikh’s son is a handsome young man who is widely loved on social media, due to being friendly and down to earth.
Horse riding and poetry are two of the most important pursuits in Dubai, and each of the royal family members are well-versed in both. This stands testament to how important art and culture is to the Royal family, and their continued efforts to preserve it.
A large and beautiful ruling family
The Sheikh is married to three wonderful wives and has been blessed with many children. His Instagram account is also largely followed, where he regularly shares pictures of him playing with his children, showing the world that despite their immense wealth; they’re a normal, loving family.
The Sheikh was most recently wed to Princess Haya Bint Hussein. She is the daughter of the King of Jordan, is an esteemed graduate of Oxford University and is a big lover of fashion. In fact, Haya remains one of the most followed royal family members on social media.
Staying connected with the people
Social media is a powerful tool indeed, but what is truly wonderful about the internet phenomenon is the way in which it connects us. The Royal Family of Dubai are arguably the very best at it! Given just how many proud followers they possess.
The ruling family is immensely popular because they maintain a personal connection with the people of Dubai and regularly attend public events. Yes, the Royal family are immensely wealthy, however they remain humble to their subjects. In fact, their dedication to Dubai and the UAE, with regards to public issues and its future growth is well demonstrated.
It’s an exciting time indeed and we thoroughly look forward to what wonderful things the Royal family of Dubai have in store for the future of our beloved emirate.