List of Famous people born in United Arab Emirates
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and ruler of the Emirate of Dubai. Since his accession in 2006, after the death of his brother Sheikh Maktoum, he has undertaken reforms in the UAE's government, starting with the UAE Federal Government Strategy in April 2007.
Yasmine Akram is an Irish actress, writer and comedian, best known for playing Janine Hawkins in the third series of Sherlock.
Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Mansour bin Zayed bin Sultan bin Zayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, often referred to as Sheikh Mansour, is an Emirati politician who is the deputy prime minister of the United Arab Emirates, minister of presidential affairs and member of the royal family of Abu Dhabi. He is the half brother of the current President of UAE, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, colloquially known by his initials as MBZ, is the emir of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces. He is seen as the driving force behind the UAE's interventionist foreign policy and is a leader of a campaign against Islamist movements in the Arab world.
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan is the current de jure president of the United Arab Emirates, the emir of Abu Dhabi, the supreme commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces and the chairman of the Supreme Petroleum Council. Sheikh Khalifa is also chairman of Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, which manages $875 billion in assets, the largest amount managed by a nation's head of state in the world. Collectively, the Al Nahyan family is believed to hold a fortune of $150 billion.
Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the Crown Prince of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He is popularly known as Fazza, the name under which he publishes his poetry, and which means "the one who helps" in Arabic.
Latifa bint Mohammed Al Maktoum (2nd)
Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is an Emirati sheikha and a member of the Dubai ruling family. She is the daughter of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister of the UAE, and an Algerian woman named Huriah Ahmed al M'aash.
Yasmine Al-Bustami is an Emirati-American actress. She is most known from The CW television series The Originals.
Mai Ezz Eldin
Mai Ezz Eldin is an Egyptian actress. She has acted in many films and series such as Love Journey in 2001, Bent benout in 2006, Ayathon in 2006, Omar & Salma in 2007, and Kheit harir in 2020.
Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the Deputy Ruler of Dubai and the Minister of Finance and Industry of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). He is the second son of the late ruler Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum.
Omar Abdulrahman Ahmed Al Raaki Al Amoodi is an Emirati professional footballer who plays for Al Jazira in the UAE Arabian Gulf League.
Methil Devika is an Indian dance research scholar, educator, performer and choreographer from Palakkad.
Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan is the son of the founder of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and currently serves as the National Security Advisor of UAE. He has previously served as Deputy National Security Advisor in 2013.
Nishant Malkani is an Indian actor known for his work in Hindi television industry. He was a contestant on Bigg Boss 14.
Balqees Ahmed Fathi
Balqees Ahmed Fathi, widely known by the mononym Balqees (بلقيس), is an Emirati singer and actress hailing from Yemen. She came from an artistic family as her father Ahmed Fathi was a well-known Yemeni musician and her mother is a Yemeni who is a citizen of the UAE.
Maktoum bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the deputy ruler of Dubai, and the Chairman of Dubai Media Incorporated. He was named as the deputy ruler of Dubai in February 2008 when his elder brother Hamdan was made crown prince.
Khalid bin Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan ; born on 8 January 1982) is an Emirati political leader and a member of Abu Dhabi's ruling Al Nahyan family. He is a member of Abu Dhabi Executive Council and chairman of the council's executive committee, chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Office, and a member of the board of Abu Dhabi's Supreme Council for Financial and Economic Affairs. Khaled is also a member of the board of UAE national oil company, ADNOC, and chairman of the board's executive committee.
Divya Pillai is an Indian film actress who appears in Malayalam films. She debuted in the 2015 film Ayal Njanalla, it was followed by Oozham in 2016.
Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is an Emirati politician and member of the ruling family of Dubai. She is the eldest child of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai, and is the second wife of Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the younger half-brother of the second president of the United Arab Emirates and the ruler of Abu Dhabi, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Ismail Matar Ibrahim Khamis Al Mukhaini Al Junaibi is an Emirati footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or forward for Al Wahda and captains the UAE national team.