World’s Most Powerful Arabs 2019
Sun 30 Jun 2019 09:03 AM
Huda Kattan

Company: Huda Beauty

Designation: Founder and CEO

The Iraqi-American is a makeup artist, beauty blogger and entrepreneur with a reported net worth of $610m. Kattan studied finance and travelled to Dubai where she got a job in the industry.

But when she was made redundant, she moved back to the US where she studied makeup at the Joe Blasco Makeup Artistry School in Los Angeles. She started her hugely successful blog in 2010 and, in 2013, joined forces with her sisters Mona and Alva to launch Huda Beauty.