Who Is Aliko Dangote?
Aliko Dangote is a Nigerian business mogul specialized in industrial and sales businesses. His main source of income comes from the success of his factories businesses across all regions in Nigeria and even Africa at large.
Popularly known as Dangote, his actual name is Aliko with his surname more popular than the former. He was born on 10th of April 1957 into the family of Muhammed Dangote and Mariya Sanusi Dantata.
Contrary to what many people know about this business mogul, his father is Muhammed Dangote while his maternal origin is from Sanusi Dantata. Many people think Dangote is actually the son of the richest man (Dantata) which is highly debunked. His mother Mariya Sanusi Dantata is actually the birth right.
As a bonafide indigene of Kano state, northern Nigeria, Aliko Dangote cited his first own company in his hometown, Kano state. However as time went on, he moved on to relocate his company to Lagos in 1977 for more economic expansion. One must not be told that Lagos is the economic capital of Nigeria. Ever since then, Dangote has been living and managing his Career in Lagos state.
Aliko Dangote Net Worth In Naira 2022
Aliko Dangote Net Worth in Naira is about 6 Trillion Naira as of 2022. As it stands, no african has ever been close to Dangote in terms of money and net worth. He is currently the richest man in the whole of African with a net worth of about $12.1 billion according to the net estimation of his wealth in Dollars. In fact According to Forbes’ record of the African richest man and the world at large, Aliko Dangote became the first in Africa, a position he has maintained for over 10 years now. In addition, at 63 he’s currently the world’s 175 richest man.
Rather than being beaten, his wealth seems to be growing higher with a wider margin between his counterparts.
Source of his Wealth
Dangote, the most successful businessman in Africa, has a lot of mobility in his business. His most source of income and equally his most popular business is the Dangote cement company where he owns up to about 85% of the company’s share. For records, Dangote cement factory produces not less than 45.6 million metric tons of cement annually.
It is one of the most prominent and most successful business company in Africa with its operation covering up to over 10 African countries including Ghana, Benin, Zambia, and Togo. He also has other additional businesses like the Dangote sugar company, Dangote flour and other businesses which has contributed to his wealth immensely.
Another most successful area that has increased his wealth over the years is the Dangote new modern refineries. His newly established refinery will stand as the largest in the whole African and among the most successful worldwide. His sugar refinery is also the largest in Africa and third worldwide with net production of up to 800,000 tons of sugar every year.
The business mogul has a record of complicated marriages. Aliko Dangote has married and divorce twice. His first marriage was with whom he married during his youthful age when he was about twenty years old and later divorced due to marital issues and then later married Mariya A D Muhammad Rufai. Mariya whom he later married as his second wife is the daughter of former Bauchi State’s Commissioner for Women Affairs and Human Services.
After divorcing Mariya, he has been single till now with his three beautiful daughters Fatima Dangote, Halima Dangote, and Mariya Dangote.