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Fayed was born in Alexandria, Egypt, and was the eldest son of the Egyptian billionaire Mohamed El Fayed, former owner of Harrods department store.
He was the half-brother of Omar, Camilla, Karim and Jasmine Fayed.
Diana and Dodi's romance was short but well publicized and steeped in controversy.
Dodi’s reputation as a millionaire playboy with a penchant for famous, attractive women caused quite a stir at home.
The scandal only intensified when a former partner of Dodi’s, Kelly Fisher, appeared in tears at a press conference alongside feminist powerhouse lawyer Gloria Allred to announce she was suing Dodi for allegedly jilting her at the altar.
She had an impressive engagement ring to show as proof of the engagement, and she said she was seeking 0,000 because she had sacrificed her modeling career to marry Dodi, the reported.
As a child, Dodi split his time between the Khashoggi homes in Paris, the Riviera, and Cairo and his father's home in Alexandria, Egypt, according to an obituary in writer Dominick Dunne reportedly said of him: “Whatever else he was, he was a nice guy.
There was something very gentle about him.”Dodi and Diana had first met when she was still married to Prince Charles.
Fayed also worked for his father on Harrods' marketing.
Dodi was the eldest of former Harrods owner and billionaire Mohamed Al-Fayed’s five children.
Mohamed was, and is, a well-known, colorful, and controversial figure in the UK.
August, 2017 will mark the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana’s death.
It was an event which shocked the world: The Princess of Wales, one of the most recognized women on the planet, killed in a car accident in Paris. The driver, Henri Paul, and Princess Diana’s boyfriend Dodi Al Fayed are believed to have been killed instantly.
Dodi's father was also the former owner of Fulham Football Club and the Hôtel Ritz Paris.