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10 Richest Entrepreneurs In Nigeria (2021)

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Today, we have so many Entrepreneurs in Nigeria, that we cannot count them all.However, we are going to review the top ten of the richest Entrepreneurs in Nigeria.

1. Aliko Dangote

Line of Business: ManufacturingAliko Dangote has been the richest entrepreneur in Nigeria for close to a decade now.He is the founder of the Dangote Group.As a businessman, he owns several factories and refineries all across Africa.

Aside from manufacturing products like cement, noodles, sugar, and others, Dangote is also into the oil and gas industry in Nigeria.He is one of the most influential Entrepreneurs in the whole of Africa today.With a net worth of $9.2 Billion, he is the richest entrepreneur in the country.

2. Mike Adenuga

Line of Business: TelecommunicationsThe second richest entrepreneur in Nigeria is Mike Adenuga and the younger brother of the popular Wale Adenuga of WAP TV.He is a successful Nigerian entrepreneur who was born in April 1953.In addition to that, he is the founder of the second largest telecom company in Nigeria (Glo).Today, they have a strong presence all over Africa.Aside from being a very successful entrepreneur in the telecommunications industry.Mike Adenuga is also the CEO of Conoil (A major oil company in Nigeria).He is currently worth $7.7 Billion, thus making him the second richest entrepreneur in Nigeria.

3. Abdusalamad Rabiu

Line of Business: ManufacturingAbdusalamad is a big Nigerian entrepreneur who was born in 1960.He is a diverse businessman like Aliko Dangote, who is into different fields.This company is into the production of products like cement, sugar, and many more.He is currently estimated to worth $3.1 Billion

4. Femi OtedolaLine of Business:

Oil & GasThe popular Nigerian-born entrepreneur Femi Otedola is a big name in the business world today.However, he is the chairman of the famous Forte Oil, and also the founder of Zenon PetroleumHe is currently the number 3 richest entrepreneur in Nigeria, with a net worth of $1.8 Billion.

5. Folorunsho Alakija

Line of Business: Real Estate, Oil & Gas, FashionFolorunsho is a diverse entrepreneur who is into different fields of business.She is into the real estate sector, Oil, fashion, and more.However, Folorunsho owns a big share of the Dayspring Property Dev Company.With a net worth of $1.2 Billion, she is the 5th richest entrepreneur we have in the country today.

6. Uzoma DozieLine of Business:

Banking & TechUzoma Dozie is the founder of the tech company Called Sparkle. With a current net worth of $1.1 Billion, he is currently the 6th richest entrepreneur in Nigeria today.

7. Orji Uzor KaluLine of business:

Trading, transportation, etc.Aside from being a very successful entrepreneur, Orji Uzor Kalu is also a one-time governor of Abia state.He became an entrepreneur very early in life when he was just 19.Then, he was said to have borrowed money from his mum.He used this as a capital to start rice and palm oil trading.When he was 20, Uzor was already a young millionaire entrepreneur who was into transportation and furniture making.Before he launched this company, he was the GMD of Diamond Bank.He was responsible for their successful merger with the famous Access Bank.Today, he is the 7th richest entrepreneur in Nigeria, with a net worth of $1.1 Billion.

8. Jimoh Ibrahim

Jimoh Ibrahim is another Nigerian entrepreneur who has made a lot of fortune from the line.He is the founder of Global Fleet Group.His company has so many subsidiaries that operate in different parts of Africa.Today, he is one of the richest Entrepreneurs in Nigeria with a net worth of $1 Billion.

9. Tony ElumeluLine of business:

Banking & Finance, Real Estate, agriculture, etc.Tony Elumelu is currently one of the richest Entrepreneurs in Nigeria today.Born in March 1963, Rony is currently the chairman of UBA, and also the CEO of the Tony Elumelu Foundation.Today, he has a net worth of $1 Billion, making him one of the richest entrepreneurs in the country.

10. Theophilus Danjuma

Line of business: Oil & GasTheophilus Danjuma is one of the oldest active entrepreneurs in Nigeria today.He was born in 1938.Aside from being a businessman, Theophilus is also a retired General in the Army.However, he was even the chief of staff to Olusegun Obasanjo.After his retirement back in 1979.He ventured into Business full-time and started making a fortune as an entrepreneur.He is currently the founder of Southern Atlantic Petroleum.Theophilus Danjuma is currently worth a whopping $990 Million dollars, hence making him the number ten richest entrepreneur in Nigeria.

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