Who is the richest between Dr. Deji Adeleke and Dangote, what is their net worth? This is a wealth collision. Nigerian business moguls Dangote and Adeleke are two very popular and wealth personalities. Aliko Dangote is a mega entrepreneur with investments and properties worth billions of dollars.
Dr. Deji Adeleke is the father of popular Nigerian singer, Davido, and founder of the popular Adeleke University in Osun State. Juxtaposing the wealth values of billionaires alike can be confusing sometimes to arrive at a conclusion simply because you don’t know how much they have stored in their bank accounts.
Just like Aliko Dangote, cost means nothing to Dr. Adedeji Adeleke as he has made up to a couple trillion naira from his many investments and business ventures. This brings us back to the question, who’s richer between Aliko Dangote and Adedeji Adeleke?
Adedeji Adeleke’s Net Worth
Adedeji Adeleke is a Nigerian magnate and investor birthed in Enugu State, Nigeria, on March 6, 1957. He’s a philanthropist, and who has built multimillion naira structures for his local church and also donated a college hall to the school his last born son, Davido, graduated from, Babcock University.
He’s the younger brother to Isiaka Adeleke, the former governor of Osun State, and he was birthed into a stinkingly wealthy family of millionaires and magnates. Davido’s grandfather, Chief Adebayo Adeleke, who is Dr. Deji Adeleke’s father was the brain box behind the construction of Banana Island in Lagos State, Nigeria.
He’s the CEO at a company that invests in several spheres and economic sectors in Nigeria, Pacific Holdings Limited. The company also acquires and manages businesses that has the potentials on yielding huge returns for its shareholders in the long run. Dr. Adeleke is famed as the founder of Adeleke University in Osun State, Nigeria.
The private University is one of the biggest and most popular private universities in Nigeria. Dr. Adedeji Adeleke was married to Dr. Veronica Adeleke with whom he got 2 children before she died in 2003. Currently, Adedeji Adeleke has an estimated net worth of $700 million dollars.
Aliko Dangote’s Net Worth
Alhaji Aliko Dangote is a Nigerian businessman and entrepreneur birthed on the 10, April 1957. Aliko Dangote is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Dangote Cement; the most popular cement brand in Nigeria and other countries.
The cement producing company has hundreds of trucks for distributing and also has thousands of employees including professional/learned and unprofessional/unlearned individuals. He was born just two years after his grand father died.
He is also the founder of the Dangote Group; a multi billion dollar group that deals in the production of food items and other commodities in Nigeria, Ethiopia, Senegal, South Africa and other parts of Africa. A couple of goods this group manufactures include sugar, salt, cement and cereals.
His grandfather, Alhaji Alhassan was a prolific businessman, a billionaire entrepreneur and the richest man in Africa before his death came in 1955. Hence, another magnate was born with similar business spirit and entrepreneurial sense, Aliko Dangote, who started his business with just N500,000 naira.
Reportedly, his cement company, Dangote Cement, manufactures a total of 44 million metric tons per annum and is said to increase this figure by 33% before 2020. Aliko Dangote has an estimated net worth of $12.1 billion dollars.