Top 10 Richest People in Nigeria in 2022: Forbes Current Ranking

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2022 Forbes Ranking: Richest Persons In Nigeria

Year after year, Forbes and other publications add several African billionaires to the list of the world’s richest persons, and amongst those are Nigerians. Find out who the top ten richest persons in Nigeria are this year. Some are listed in Forbes, while others aren’t, but they’re all affluent and successful.

Top 10 Richest People in Nigeria in 2022: Forbes Current Ranking

Nigerians are currently taking the lead in the global ranking of richest/influential people; however, Forbes attested to it after publishing their article on those who have grown in their net worth and established businesses. Now come to think of it, despite the fall in naira against the dollar, Nigerians still lead, with Aliko Dangote holding the first position as the richest man in Africa.

 

Every year, the list of the world’s wealthiest people is updated. Some people make more money than others for a variety of reasons. Who will be Nigeria’s top ten wealthiest people in 2022? Find out right now.

 

  • Aliko Dangote $14 Billion

Aliko Dangote is the chairman of the Dangote Group, a world-renowned cement, and sugar mogul. Dangote is a philanthropist and a close friend of Bill Gates. Dangote is at the top of our list because he will be the wealthiest black man in the world in 2022 and the wealthiest man in Africa. According to Forbes, Dangote has been going down in the world ranking, but he still maintains his stands as the richest black man on the planet. He is currently building his refinery; if completed, it would be amongst the biggest refineries in the world.

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Top 10 Richest People in Nigeria in 2022: Forbes Current Ranking

Aliko Dangote is aged 64 and divorced with three children. 

 

  • Mike Adenuga $7 Billion

Mike Adenuga Globacom’s enterprise has made him famous in Nigeria and across its borders. He was awarded the renowned and incredible “Companion of the Star of Ghana,” Because of his substantial investments in the West African country, he was given this title. According to Forbes, Adenuga’s current net worth is $7billion.

Top 10 Richest People in Nigeria in 2022: Forbes Current Ranking

 

  • Femi Otedola $1.8 Billion

Femi Otedola Femi acquired a majority share in the company called Forte Oil. The company began as a BP business and now owns over 500 petrol stations throughout Nigeria. Femi’s current net worth is $1.8 billion. Femi Otedola is a philanthropist who is well-known in Nigeria.

Top 10 Richest People in Nigeria in 2022: Forbes Current Ranking

 

  • Jimoh Ibrahim $1.2 Billion

Jimoh Ibrahim, the CEO of Global Fleet Group, made his money in oil and gas, insurance, real estate, hospitality, and other industries and is on this list of African billionaires. He is well-known both within and outside of Nigeria. Ibrahim’s net worth is estimated to be at $1.2 billion.

Top 10 Richest People in Nigeria in 2022: Forbes Current Ranking

 

  • Pascal Uzoma Dozie $1.1 Billion

This business guru is the brains behind some of Nigeria’s most successful businesses, including Diamond Bank, Kunoch Limited, and others. Pascal Uzoma Dozie also serves as Chairman of MTN Nigeria. His current net worth is believed to be $1.1 billion.

 

  • Folorunsho Alakija $1 Billion

Folorunsho Alakija excels in a variety of fields. She owns printing, oil, and fashion companies. According to Forbes, she is the world’s eighth wealthiest black person in 2022 and the richest woman in Nigeria. Her present net worth is more than a billion dollars.

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Top 10 Richest People in Nigeria in 2022: Forbes Current Ranking

 

  • Orji Uzor Kalu $1 Billion

He used to have a lot more money, but he lost a lot due to a decline in real estate and oil prices. Kalu’s net worth is estimated to be $ 1 billion at the moment.

Top 10 Richest People in Nigeria in 2022: Forbes Current Ranking

  • Jim James Ovia $980 Million

Jim Ovia started the financial institution, which is now one of the country’s leading banks. Who hasn’t heard of Zenith Bank?. He is a member of some intriguing organizations and is one of the wealthiest persons in the country (both governmental and NGOs). Ovia’s net worth is currently estimated to be $980 million.

Top 10 Richest People in Nigeria in 2022: Forbes Current Ranking

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  • Hajia Muinat Bola Shagaya $950 Million

Many outstanding women exist in Nigeria, earning millions of dollars and contributing to various sectors and aspects of life. Haija Muinat Bola Shagaya is a wife, mother, and business entrepreneur who enjoys fashion and promotes art. She has served on the board of Unity Bank for several years. Bola has a net worth of 950 million dollars.

Top 10 Richest People in Nigeria in 2022: Forbes Current Ranking

 

  • Fifi Ekanem Ejindu $850 million

Fifi Ekanem has earned numerous honors for her ” neo-traditional talent.” Fifi isn’t just interested in the construction industry. She also dabbles in real estate and oil & gas. Her estimated net worth is $850 million.

Top 10 Richest People in Nigeria in 2022: Forbes Current Ranking

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