With Father’s Day in the UAE fast approaching, we thought it was only fitting to take a look at some of the most doting dads out there.

Sheikh Hamdan

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His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai, is the epitome of a doting dad to his one-year-old twins Rashid and Sheikha. His Highness welcomed the twins in May 2021 and over the last year he has shared snippets of the growing little ones on social media. From travels abroad to trips to see the giraffes to passing down his love for horses, Sheikh Hamdan has taken to fatherhood seamlessly.

Khalid Al Ameri


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Known as an avid storyteller, Emirati content creator Khalid Al Ameri regularly shares tidbits about his life, particularly about his two children Khalifa and Abdullah.

Al Ameri has previously opened up about his youngest son Abdullah’s autism, revealing it changed him for the better in a heartfelt video, which was originally posted to his YouTube channel in 2019.

“He looks at the world differently — the focus he has and the way he cares about things he loves has changed me,” Al Ameri says in the video. “It has changed me as a father and it has changed me as a human being.”

Mohamed Hadid


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Mohamed Hadid is famous for his real estate, where he builds luxury hotels and mansions in Bel Air and Beverly Hills. However, he is perhaps better known as father to Anwar, Gigi, Bella, Marielle and Alana. This celebrity dad is constantly posting about his children, making it very clear how proud he is of their achievements on his Instagram.

Ali F. Mostafa

British-Emirati filmmaker Ali F. Mostafa has had great success within the movie industry. However, he’s also a doting dad to his three children Ayah, Faisal and Zayed.

John Legend


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Father to Luna and Miles, John Legend is one of the most doting dads out there. Raising his two children with his wife Chrissy Teigen, Legend is frequently captured wearing matching outfits with his son Miles and treating his daughter to a birthday at Disneyland.

David Beckham


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Former professional footballer David Beckham adores his four children; Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz and Harper-Seven. The famous family are renowned across the world for their close family dynamics, regularly sharing snippets into their family life on Instagram.

Elias Bakhazi

Husband to Karen Wazen and father to George, Karile and Kay, Elias Bakhazi always puts his children first. On Instagram, his bio reads “Proud Daddy and Husband” showing just how important his three children and family are to him.

Will Smith


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Father to Trey, Jaden and Willow, Will Smith is very close with his children as they frequently accompany him to movie premieres to show support for their father.

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