PrettyLittleThing CEO Umar Kamani has just given influencer Molly Mae the role of Creative Director.

At just 22-years-old, the ex-Love Island star now holds a senior role in the company, set to oversee the company’s high-level creative decisions in both the UK and Europe.

The seven-figure deal will make Molly-Mae a multi-millionaire, but her staggering wealth has nothing on that of PLT founder Umar Kamani, whose success is astounding.

Let’s explore Umar’s net worth amid the Molly-Mae deal…

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Who is Umar Kamani?

Umar Kamani is an English businessman and fashion retailer best known for founding the online brand PrettyLittleThing.

The 33-year-old co-founded the firm with his brother Adam in January 2012 when he was just 24-years-old.

His father is Mahmud Kamani, who owns PrettyLittleThing’s parent company Boohoo.

Born in Manchester, Umar began his career working in the family business as a manager at Boohoo.com.

He then founded PrettyLittleThing, and 66% of the company was acquired by Boohoo for £3.3m in December 2016 when the company had grown to over 300 employees.

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What is his net worth?

  • $455 million.

No wonder he’s always seen jetting off to lavish destinations, and cruising around on yachts, because as reported by Capital, Umar Kamani has an estimated net worth of $455 million (£331 million).

The Times reports that he received a £3.4 million dividend from PrettyLittleThing three months before selling out to Boohoo, which is run by his father.

He reportedly sold his 34% stake in PrettyLittleThing in May 2020 for £330 million, a deal that gave him £161 million in cash and a 2.6% stake in Boohoo.

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Mahmud Kamani’s net worth explored

Umar’s net worth is pretty impressive, but it’s nothing compared to his father Mahmud.

After founding Boohoo in 2006, he is now worth a staggering £1.422 billion according to The Sunday Times Rich List.

This is up £391 million on 2020, and he now ranks at number 118 on the rich list.

The Boohoo group now owns a whole host of other fashion brands including: PrettyLittleThing, BoohooMAN, MissPap, Nasty Gal, Warehouse, Oasis, Karen Millen, Coast, Debenhams and The Arcadia Group’s Burton, Dorothy Perkins and Wallis.

As of July 2021, Boohoo is reportedly worth £3.54 billion.

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