Sultan Al-Neyadi’s historic accomplishment as the first Arab spacewalker has elevated the UAE’s space program to a new level and provided new opportunities for the nation’s aspirations in this field. In addition to improving the UAE’s image and reputation, the event has inspired the nation’s youth and aspiring astronauts to achieve their aspirations. With new initiatives and missions planned, the UAE’s space program will help the nation’s economy diversify and promote science and technology.
But along with this newly achieved feat of this Emirati astronaut, there have been numerous questions about Sultan Al Neyadi’s net worth. Moreover, people are also curious about whether he is married to a wife and if he has children. Well, in this article, we are going to find all the details to know about him.
What Is Sultan Al Neyadi Net Worth?
Born in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, Sultan has a net worth of over $3 billion USD. Currently, 41 years old Neyadi comes from an elite Emirati family.
View this post on Instagram
Along with Hazza Al Mansouri, Neyadi was two candidates selected from the total of 4,022 people for the UAE Astronaut Programme at the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre. Both of the candidates went through severe physical and mental tests before they were selected as the final people for the event.
After his arrival at the space station, he was involved in the repair and maintenance of the bathroom, and walls, and conducted several other experiments in the station.
Is Neyadi Married To A Wife? Does He Have Children?
Well, the first Arab space Walker Neyadi is a married man. Though he has not revealed the details about his wife, he reportedly has six children from his marital relationship with his wife.
He along with his partner and kids has been residing in UAE for years. Well, the proud father a photo of his kids on his Instagram days before the mission promising them to return back soon. In the beautiful Instagram post, he captioned,
I promised my kids to return soon and I didn’t mean this soon! Anyway, our crew is safe and our spirits are high. A launch scrub is one of the things that we are trained to do, as crew safety is always a priority.
Here is the post,
View this post on Instagram
Needless to say but Sultan Al Neyadi and his wife are happily together and share a great relationship with their kids as well. Hope it continues the same way forever.
Early Life, Parents
Sultan Al Neyadi (Arabic: سلطان النيادي) was born on 23 May 1981, in Al Ain, United Arab Emirate. He is also known by his full name Sultan Saif Muftah Hamad Al Neyadi.
Coming from a military family, he also served in the UAE Armed Forces like his father. Talking about his education, he did his schooling at Um Ghafa Primary Boys School and Um Ghafa Secondary School.
Later, he continued his higher education at the University of Brighton, where he received a BSc (Hons) in Electronics and Communications Engineering in 2004. Eventually, he went to Zayed Military College for a year where he served again as the communication engineer at the UAE Armed Forces.