Aliko Dangote Biography: Age, Wife, Net Worth, House, Cars, Children, Height, Arsenal, Girlfriend, Parents, Wiki
Aliko Dangote (GCON) regarded as the No. 1 Africa’s business man is the wealthiest man in Africa.
He has successfully maintain that for 10 uninterrupted years. He founded and currently heads the Dangote Group PLC which is one of the largest private sector in Nigeria as well as Africa as a whole.
He’s known for being a leading philanthropist who founded series of charitable foundation helping to empower and support people in different sectors, creating employment, improving the lives of the people and also Nigerian economy.
He’s known globally as Africa’s forefront Entrepreneur.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Aliko Dangote|
|Children:||Fatima Dangote, Mariya Dangote, Halima Dangote|
|Place of Birth:||Kano|
|State Of Origin:||Kano State|
|Parents:||Hajia Mariya Sanusi Dantata, Mohammed Dangote|
|Girlfriend • Spouse:||Mariya A D Muhammad Rufai (div.)|
|Occupation:||Businessman • Entrepreneur|
|Net Worth:||11.7 billion USD|
Aliko Dangote was birthed in Kano, Kano state of Nigeria on 10th April, 1957.
This in turn made him an Hausa, Muslim man. He was born in a very wealthy family of Muhammad Dangote and Miriya Dangote. He has a sibling named, Sani Dangote. He is related to renowned Nigerian trader, Alhassan Dantata.
He strategically followed his parents footsteps by diving into business.
Aliko Dangote got his primary education from Sheikh Ali Kumasi and later proceeded to Capital High School, Kano.
He graduated from The Government College, Birnin Kudu and got a Bachelor’s degree in Business studies and Administration from Al-Azhar University, Cairo.
Aliko Dangote in 1977, started with a small scale business in Nigeria where he ventured in importing and selling Agricultural produces.
Within a short period of time, his business expanded. He started by selling commodities like sugar, salt, and flour where he made a lot of profits and grew into a top class entrepreneur. In the bid to expand his business, he ventured into producing and selling cements. With this, his company grew largely and was widely known.
In fact, he gets more of his wealth from cement production as it is been sold across the continent. Aliko Dangote invested in many industries, oil and gas, manufacturing of consumer goods, telecommunication, among others.
Today, he owns the world’s third largest sugar refinery and he dominates Nigeria’s sugar market, being a major distributor, even across Africa. The Dangote Group PLC manufacture Salt, Sugar, Noodles, Pastas, Flour, and other food commodities.
The company, likewise is known for exporting crops like cocoa, cotton, ginger, etc. to different countries. Recently, his petroleum Refinery is under construction in Nigeria as this will help in solving major problems and improving the economy of Nigeria.
Everyone could get interest about such an influential man, Aliko Dangote‘s personal life.
He resides in Lagos, Nigeria. As regards marriage and family, he has been married twice but divorced. He has 3 daughters; Mariya, Fatimah, and Halimah Dangote.
He adopted also a son – Abdulrahman Fasasi. He is known for loving sports as he is a very good Arsenal FC fan. He also strongly supports the Nigeria Super Eagles Players.
The renowned business visionary and African wealthy man, Aliko Dangote has accumulated an estimated net worth of 11.7 billion USD.