Fouad Al Zayat was born in Syria in 1941. Now a family man with 6 grandchildren, he has made fortunes as an international businessman, over the last 50 years. Despite media speculation, all his businesses and enterprises have been above board, legal, and clean. From Catering, to Heavy Industries, Oil and Development his specialty is inter-government co-operations and trade.
He is also known for his penchant for gambling and was described as a 'whale' in the clubs he used to visit. Following legal disputes, he has retired from gambling completely, despite rulings in his favor.