Lebanese billionaire who followed in his fathers footsteps to become the Prime Minister of Lebanon in 2009. He was forced to step down in 2011 after his unity government collapsed.
He got a degree in Business Administration from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University in 1992.
He inherited over 4 billion dollars after his father was assassinated in 2005, making him one of the richest people in the world.
He is the son of Rafiq Hariri, the Lebanese Prime Minister from 1992 to 1998 and then again from 2000 until 2004 who was assassinated in 2005. In 1998 he married Lara Bashir; they have two children together.
In January 2011, he posed for a picture with former President Barack Obama in the Oval Office, causing opposition parties to resign.