Farouk Shami is a famous Palestinian-American businessman and he is the famous founder of the Spa Products Company and hair-care Company. He is known for his best hair and skin products. He is also known for being participated in the Texas election for the post of governor in 2010.
Farouk Shami Biography And Net Worth
|Net worth||$700 Million|
|Full Name||Farouk Shami|
|Birthplace||Beit Ur al-Tahta, Ranallah, West Bank|
|Profession||Entrepreneur and businessman Owner of Farouk Shami Systems|
Farouk Shami Early Life
Farouk Shami was born on 15 December, 1942 in Beit Ur-al Tahta which is a village near Ramallah located in the West Bank. He has one brother named Jamil Shami. He did his graduation from University of Arkansas. He got enrolled in cosmetology school in Arkansas for PhD but failed to complete his degree.
Farouk Shami Career
After dropped out from cosmetology school, he moved to US with only 71 dollars in his pocket. He was on a hunt of job, and got the opportunity to work as a hair stylist in Houston. Some hair products which were full of ammonia gave him harmful effects which caused him severe allergy doctors advised him to leave his job. This case led him to invent first ammonia free hair color. He went on creating more skin care products and some tools.
After the success and popularity of his products, he opened his first company “Farouk Systems” in Houston which produced the best hair and skin products. He started his company in 1986. His company products are known all over the World in more than 106 countries. In 2009, he participated in the election in Texas for a post of governor but lost the election due to some controversies.
Farouk Shami Awards and Achievements
Farouk Shami has won many awards throughout his career. Some of his awards are:
- “Outstanding Arab American Philanthropist Award.”
- “The Palestinian Diaspora Awards”
- “Apollo Green Award”
- “Beauty maker Award”
Farouk Shami Controversies
He was involved in some controversies that highlighted 11 September attacks and some religious issues. Once he revealed that he didn’t belong to any religion. About 11 September attacks, he gave a statement that he was not sure if the USA’s government is involved in the 11 September attacks.
Farouk Shami friends
Farouk Shami was friend with Donald Trump who was the ex president of USA. They both participated in Miss USA pageants and Miss Universe as well as in one reality TV show “Celebrity Apprentice.”
Farouk Shami Wife
Farouk got married to Izziah Shami in 1961. They have only one son named “Basim Shami” who is known for his best work in beauty industry. Basim Shami is the Chief Executive Officer and President of the Beauty Elite Group.
Farouk Shami Net Worth
Farouk Shami has earned a lot from his Farouk Shami Systems and his net worth is 700 dollars million. Farouk Shami Systems is the major source of his income. He has been working in beauty industry since 1970s.