Who is the richest between Dangote and Cristiano Ronaldo, what’s their net worth? Alhaji Aliko Dangote is a world-class businessman, entrepreneur and investor with interests in consumable goods and non-consumable commodities including textile manufacturing.
He’s globally famed as one of the richest black men in the world and also one of the biggest business gainers in Africa. He’s got several billions of Nigerian naira rolling into his account each month. On the second scale, Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the highest paid athlete in the world.
He’s a skillful, popular and lovable footballer whose skills has earned him several millions of dollars from endorsement deals alone. He’s also a top footballer worldwide and every english-speaking football fancy knows this guy. Ronaldo is also one of the fittest athletes alive. Without much talks, let’s get to see who’s richer between Aliko Dangote and Cristiano Ronaldo, shall we?
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Dangote and Ronaldo: Who is the Richest?
Dangote’s Net Worth
Dangote is a Nigerian business mogul and investor birthed as Aliko Dangote on the 10th of April, 1957. In 2010, Dangote got recognized as the biggest gainer by percentage, having a rapid 557% growth in percentage.
This made him the richest man in Africa and also the richest black personality for the very first time. He owns the mega commodities production company, Dangote Group. The company has interests in real estate, flour milling, salt and sugar processing, and oil & gas.
The Dangote Group also manufactures textiles, and cement across the African continent. Dangote Cement is one of the biggest brands in Nigeria at this moment, and is worth billions of naira. The company is a brand name with thousands of employees around the continent.
These employees are first-class, second class and third class candidates, all learned and mentally competitive. Aliko Dangote has plants in some African countries including Liberia, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Zambia and Congo. He has assets and investments worth billions and has an estimated net worth of $13.1 billion dollars.
Ronaldo’s Net Worth
Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese soccer player and a top earner in the game. Known for his goalscoring and dribbling skills, Ronaldo has been through a few powerful clubs, playing as a lead footballer.
From football alone, he reportedly earns $45 million dollars yearly as at 2017. Cristiano Ronaldo as a celebrity has signed multimillion dollar endorsement deals with renowned brands including Nike, Tag Heuer Watches and Monster Headphones.
In 2017, Cristiano Ronaldo was the 5th highest paid celebrity worldwide with an annual earning of $93 million dollars. Cristiano Ronaldo started out with his football career in 2002 playing for the Manchester United. He became the first Portuguese footballer to sign a 5-year football contract worth $31 million dollars with the Manchester United FC.
In 2009, C.R. signed a $150 million dollar football contract with Real Madrid, and was paid more money than when he was with Manchester United. Currently, Ronaldo is one of the richest and most famous football idols with an estimated net worth of $450 million dollars.