He built his fortune, by joining the family business founded by his father Onsi Sawiris, and carried by his younger brothers, Nassef and Samih Sawris. Born inin Cairo, Naguib is the eldest of three brother. His father, founded the Orascom group, and made sure his sons followed in his footsteps. He joined his father group in Naguib Sawiris, helped the group achieve growth Onsi sawiris wife sexual dysfunction prosperity.
Along with his brothers, they made Orascom, one of the most important Conglomerates in Egypt.
He later built telecommunication empire, known as Global Telecom Holding, with 86 million customers worldwide. He was the chairman of the OTMT holding, until he stepped down. This business tycoon, invested in several sectors, as he holds a wide range of startups in his hometown. Furthermore, he owns an bank, along with other projects.
Naguib Sawiris, owns an Egyptian channel, as well. According to Forbes magazine, the telecommunication magnate, is counted between the richest people in Africa. He said that he learned how to succeed in the business world, by relying on his father guidance and advises.
He also said that his father taught him how to build a reputation, how to persist in the market and how to build a personal brand. Sawiris offers one advice for entrepreneurs, aspiring to succeed in what they do: Upon the Egyptian Uprising inSawiris launched a political part, known as, Free Egyptians Party considered as a liberal party.