Shaheed Khan

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August 19, 2022

Shaheed Rafiq Khan (Urdu: شاہد خان; Born July 18, 1950) is a Pakistani-American billionaire, businessman and sports entrepreneur. he owns Flex-N-Gate american car company He is also the owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars in the National Football League (NFL) and Fulham Football Club in the Premier League. He is also the co-owner of All Elite Wrestling (AEW) with his son Tony Khan. Khan appeared on the front cover of Forbes magazine in 2012 as he represented the American Dream. As of November 2021, Khan's personal fortune was $9 billion. As of 2021, he is ranked 94th richest American according to the Forbes 400 ranking and 291th richest person in the world. Khan is the second richest car owner behind Georg F. W. Schaeffler with $12 billion. Khan is also the richest Pakistani.

Early Life and Education

Khan was born in Lahore in Pakistan. He was born into a middle-class family working in construction. His mother was a math teacher, his father Rafiq Khan used to run a grocery store and painting supplies. Shaheed Khan also has a younger brother, Tariq Rafiq Khan, who died in his early 20s. Khan moved to the United States in 1967 at the age of 16 to study at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne. On the first night in the US He stayed at a $2 room at the YMCA University. and his first job was washing dishes for $1.20 an hour. He later joined the Beta Theta Pi Association at school. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the UIUC College of Engineering in 1971. he received