Shahid Khan is a Pakistani-American billionaire and business tycoon. He is the owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL), the English Football League Championship team Fulham F.C., and automobile parts manufacturer Flex-N-Gate in Urbana, Illinois.
Khan was featured on the front cover of Forbes magazine in 2012, associating him as the face of the American Dream. As of August 2017, Khan’s net worth is over $8.7 billion. He is ranked 70th in the Forbes 400 list of richest Americans, and is overall the 158th wealthiest person in the world.He is also the richest person of Pakistani origin.
Billionaire Shahid Khan has been earning just 85p an hour working as a dishwasher
The 67-year-old highly successful businessman, who moved to the US when he was 16 years old with just $500 (£360)
His rapid rise to the top saw him become owner of Championship side Fulham in 2013, and the NFL side Jacksonville Jaguars are also one of his outfits.
But it has not come easy to the self-made billionaire from Pakistan, who is now the 217th richest person in the world.
Khan was born in Lahore, Pakistan in July 1950 to mother, Zakia, a maths professor, and father, Rafiq who sold surveying equipment.
Encouraged by his father, who stood for humility and frugality, Khan from an early age developed a nous for business.
As a child he would build and sell radios and perhaps with his father’s influence would not allow any opportunity to pass by, without being able to make a profit.
Shahid Khan’s house in Illionois
He stood with his players before their game against the Baltimore Ravens at Wembley in 2017
Khan’s super yacht for £ 140 Million