|Celebrated Name:||Shahid Khan|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Shahid Khan|
|Age:||71 years old|
|Birth Date:||18 July 1950|
|Birth Place:||Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Ann Carlson (m. 1977)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Tony Khan, Shanna Khan)|
|Is Shahid Khan Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$8 billion|
|Last Updated:||September 2021|
Shahid Khan is a Pakistani American billionaire businessman. Khan is the CEO and owner of the multinational company named Flex-N-Gate. It is an American automobile OEM manufacturer. Shahid Khan is also the owner of the football team, Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL), Fulham F.C. of the English Football League Championship. He is the lead investor of professional wrestling promotion All Elite Wrestling.
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Early Life & Biography
Shahid Khan was born in Lahore, Pakistan, on 18 July 1950. He was born to a middle-class family who was involved in the construction industry. His mother was a professor of mathematics. At the age of 16, he moved to the United States. He wanted to study at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.
When he reached the United States, he used to spend his first nights with great difficulties, and his first job was washing dishes. He graduated from the UIUC College of Engineering with a degree of BSc in Industrial Engineering in 1971. Khan was later was awarded the Mechanical Science and Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award in 1999.
Khan met Ann Carlson when he was in college and dated her for ten years. The couple got married in 1977. They have two children, eldest son Tony Khan and daughter Shanna Khan. Khan became an American citizen in 1991.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 18 July 1950, Shahid Khan is 71 years old as of today’s date 19th September 2021. His height is 1.75 m tall, and his weight is 70 kg.
Khan started his work at the automotive manufacturing company Flex-N-Gate Corporation while studying at the University of Illinois. When he graduated, Khan was hired as the engineering director for the corporate. In 1978, he started Bumper Works and made car bumpers for customized pickup trucks and body shop repairs. The Business involved a $50,000 loan from the tiny Business Administration and $16,000 of his savings.
In 1980, he bought Flex-N-Gate from his former employer. Khan made the company grow so that it supplied bumpers for the major three automakers. In 1984, he supplied a small number of bumpers for Toyota pickups. By 1987 the company was the sole supplier for Toyota pickups. And eventually, it was the sole supplier for the entire Toyota line in the US. Since then, the company had grown exponentially from $17 million in sales to an estimated $2 billion in 2010.
Flex-N-Gate had 12,450 employees along in its 48 manufacturing plants in the United States and many other countries. In 2017 the company’s net worth was $7.5 billion and reached a rank of 49 among the largest private USA company.
Awards & Achievements
Shahid Khan received a number of awards from the University of Illinois. The awards include a Distinguished Alumnus Award in 1999 from the Department of Mechanical Science and Industrial Engineering, and in 2006, he received the Alumni Award for Distinguished Service from the College of Engineering. He shared the Distinguished Service Award in 2005 with his wife, Ann Carlson, from the University of Illinois Alumni Association.
Net Worth & Salary of Shahid Khan in 2021
As of September 2021, Shahid Khan has a net worth of around $8 billion and holds the position of 65 in the Forbes 400 list of richest Americans. He is also the 224th wealthiest person in the world.
He started his life in America with $15 in his pocket. From there, he rose to such as great position. He started his work in Flex-N-Gate Corporation, and eventually, he ended up buying the company. This made him earn the position of 65 in the richest 400 American. And brought great success to the company. Khan is currently the richest person of Pakistani origin.
Shahid Khan, an illustrious Pakistani-American businessman. He is the owner of a manufacturer of automobile parts named, Flex-N-Gate in Illinois. He is even the owner of the football team Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League. He and his son started the professional wrestling league, All Elite Wrestling, in competition with WWE.