Aliko Dangote is a Nigerian entrepreneur, businessman, and investor known in Africa and the world at large. He’s the CEO of Dangote Group which is one of the most valued business groups in Africa.
The business group has interests in agriculture, salt manufacturing, cereal production and more. This is about the net worth and biography of popular business mogul Aliko Dangote.
Aliko Dangote Net Worth: Biography, Profile & Age
BIRTH NAME: Aliko Dangote
CAREER: Entrepreneur & Businessman
BIRTH DATE: 10th April, 1957
STYLE RATING: 3.4%
DISPLAY NAME: Aliko Dangote
NET WORTH: $12.2 Billion Dollars
ENDORSEMENT DEALS: None Yet
Aliko Dangote Net Worth
Aliko Dangote has an estimated net worth of $12.2 billion dollars (July 2018 update). He earns from several businesses and he’s the founder and chief executive officer of the Dangote Group owns flour mills, cement factories, and is directly into exportation and importation of food items including pasta, rice, fish, cocoa, cashew, and ginger.
Aliko Dangote of a multi billionaire businessman and he’s into oil & gas, real estate, and transportation. He’s one of the richest black men alive and has topped the Forbes list several times as the richest man in Africa.
On the Forbes list of world billionaires, Dangote sits as the only African on the top 50 list. He is in possession of properties worth billions of naira, and has several cars expensive enough to start up a mega supermarket in Victoria Island, Lagos state.
Aliko Dangote was birthed on the 10th of April, 1957 into a very wealthy family of billionaire Muslims from Kano state, Nigeria. He’s the grandson of a multi billionaire who in his time was the richest man in Africa – Alhaji Alhassan Dantata.
He is a very business oriented man who graduated from the Al-Azahar University, Cairo, Egypt, with a degree in Business Studies. At age 21, Aliko Dangote was into trading of local commodities and the business of selling building material.
At this age, it was year 1977 and he was given the sum of N500,000 naira by his grandfather. In the same year, he moved to Lagos state and ventured into cement business. After some time, his business started yielding good fruits and with the N500,000 naira given to him by Alhaji Dantata, he established his business more solidly known today as the Dangote Group.
The company was started in Kano state, but blew tremendously in Lagos state after a loan of N500,000 was given to him. Today, the Dangote Group operates the Dangote Sugar Refinery, Dangote Cement, and Dangote Flour which are known for business across Africa.
The Dangote Group deals in food processing, manufacturing of cement, freight, flour milling and sugar processing through its different subsidiaries. The billionaire, Dangote has spread his business wings to now cover telecommunications and oil & gas.
Aliko Dangote has been married three times. At the moment, he isn’t married. All three marriages went the wrong way and ended with an official divorce signature. However, from all his martial affairs, Aliko Dangote has three children namely: Mariya, Fatima, and Halima Dangote.
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