Issam Hourani was born on June 13, 1967, in the most eminent and renowned family of Beirut. He is a worldwide wide entrepreneur and the chairman of Hourani Group. Issam is the eldest son of his family and has three siblings Devincci, Hussam, and Hiam.

In the 1990s, Issam’s younger brother Hussam moved Kazakhstan to earn his master’s degree. During that period, Kazakhstan got independence from the Communist Movement, and its economy was on the rise. Issam and Devincci, during their visit to this country, got an idea to invest here. The Hourani family was one of the chief and first investors during Kazakhstan resurgence. The rapid growth of the country’s economy helped Hourani family to build a giant Business empire from pharmaceutical, mass media, aviation, oil, and poultry farming.

Issam Hourani married Gulshat Aliyeva in 1996. They have one daughter named, Ayaa. Issam and his family did not interfere with political affairs but, they were frequently invited to the events and public gatherings. Due to political conflict in Kazakhstan, Issam currently resides in Lebanon with his family.

In 2014, Wealthy businessman, Issam Hourani was alleged to be involved in the death of Anastasiya Novikova, who was found dead on June 19, 2004, under mysterious circumstances. But, Issam’s Counsel, Heather Rogers QC during the proceeding, reveal that Issam’s name was wrongly linked in the death of the Russian TV star. He has no relation not only in the death of Novikova but also in money laundering, rape, torture, and kidnapping.

All the allegations against Issam Hourani were untenable- Judge ruled and also reveal that the campaign was run by John Michael Waller, who controlled a company named Psybersolutions in exchange for money. This company was used to attain the purpose of the campaign and responsible for all the conduct.

The court further made the judgment to disclose the Waller’s client name(s). So, the battle is not over yet.