Hussain Sajwani was born in 1954; he was born in a family of conservative middle-class people in Dubai. Sajwani attained an undergraduate degree in the field of economics from the University of Washington. Hussain has an eager desire to acquire knowledge. Hussain wanted to get the degree so that he could be able to pursue his career in the white collar professional. He was interested in working for regular hours. His official biography says that Hussein seems like a young man who was very ambitious. Sajwani went ahead to Baghdad to attend a medical college after being awarded a government scholarship, but he did not complete the course.
After he had finished his University degree in Economics from the University of Washington, he went to join GASCO where he served as the contract manager. He later left the job after a short time and joined the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company. However, his destiny was to flourish as a very successful businessman.
In 1982, Sajwani founded his business which was named as DAMAC. DAMAC LLC finally became DAMAC Group owing to the hard work and smart skills of Damac owner. In the year 1992, Hussain established an investment company known as ZDICO Invest. He also founded the Al Jazeira Services Co SAOG that has a capital of more than US $125 million. Hussain is currently a board member of Emirates Takaful. He is also serving as a member of the board of Majan University College located in New York City.
In a published article from Al Jazeera, it mentioned that DAMAC Properties Dubai engages in the development of leisure, commercial and residential properties in the Middle East and Dubai. Damac also invests heavily in real estate projects. The Damac Group was established in 2002 by Hussain Sajwani. The headquarters of the firm are in Dubai.
In the start of 2013, DAMAC teamed up with Donald Trump so that they could develop Trump-branded golf courses. It is also worth noting that Hussain Sajwani family has a close relationship with Trump. The Trump International Golf Course located in Dubai was opened in February 2017. The Golf Course which was designed by Tiger Woods is set to be opened at the end of 2018 at a separate Damac development.