Aliko Dangote

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Aliko Dangote

Dangote at the World Economic Forum, 2011
Aliko Dangote

(1957-04-10) 10 April 1957 (age 66)
Kano, Kano State, Nigeria
EducationCapital High School, Kano
Alma materAl-Azhar University, Cairo
OccupationChairman & CEO, Dangote Group
Years active1977—present
Known forRichest person on the African continent (2018)
Net worth$11.3 billion (April 2021)[1]
  • Mohammed Dangote (father)
  • Mariya Sanusi Dantata (mother)

Aliko Dangote GCON (born 10 April 1957) is a Nigerian business magnate, investor, and owner of the Dangote Group, which has interests in commodities in Nigeria and other African countries.[3] As of March 2018, he had an estimated net worth of US$14.1 billion.[4] In November 2021, Sani Dangote, the Vice President (VP) of the Dangote Group and younger brother of Aliko Dangote, passed away.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Forbes".
  2. "Aliko Dangote: Things You Never Knew About Him, His Wives and Children - Naija News". 17 March 2017. Archived from the original on 8 October 2017. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  3. "Dangote Cement Now Nigeria's Biggest Firm, Invests In S/Africa". P.M. NEWS Nigeria. Retrieved 20 June 2015.
  4. Net worth as of March 2018 per Forbes.