Rotimi Amaechi Biography: Net Worth, Wife, Children, Age, Song, House, Parents, Tribe, News

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Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi CON (born May 27, 1965), a prominent Nigerian politician, served as Nigeria’s federal minister of transportation from 2015 to 2022 under President Muhammadu Buhari‘s administration. He later resigned from this position to vie for the presidency of Nigeria under the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Known simply as Rotimi Amaechi, he is acknowledged as a significant and multifaceted figure in Nigerian politics, having held various key roles throughout his illustrious career. His influence extends beyond his tenure as Governor of Rivers State from 2007 to 2015, showcasing his diverse portfolio and impact on the Nigerian political landscape.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi
Stage Name: Rotimi Amaechi
Born: 27 May 1965 (age 58 years old)
Place of Birth: Umuordu, Ubima, Ikwerre, Rivers, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Rivers State
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: University of Port Harcourt
Height: 1.82 m
Parents: Mary Amaechi, Elder Fidelis Amaechi
Siblings: Chidi Amaechi
Spouse: Judith Amaechi (m. 1993)
Girlfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Chimkamkpa Amaechi, Obinna Amaechi, Lemchi Amaechi
Occupation: Politician
Net Worth: $5 million (USD)

Early Life & Education

Rotimi Amaechi, widely acknowledged as a highly influential individual, was born on May 27, 1965, in Ubima, a town in the Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria. Throughout his upbringing, he was nurtured by his parents, Mary Amaechi and Elder Fidelis Amaechi

Being from the Ikwerre tribe, he grew up with his younger brother, Chidi AmaechiRotimi Amaechi continued schooling and graduated from the University of Port Harcourt with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in English Literature.


Rotimi Amaechi‘s political journey began in the 1990s and was marked by active involvement in various political capacities. Notably, he served as the Secretary of the National Republican Convention in Ikwerre LGA and later as Special Assistant to Peter Odili, the then Deputy Governor of Rivers State.

His political ascent continued as he successfully contested and won a seat in the Rivers State House of Assembly, where he distinguished himself as the Speaker from 1999 to 2007.

Rotimi Amaechi prioritized infrastructural development during his tenure as Governor of Rivers State, particularly in transportation, education, and healthcare. Significant projects included the construction of the Port Harcourt International Airport terminal, the establishment of the Rivers Monorail system, and the improvement of key road networks.

As Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Amaechi was pivotal in fostering better relations between the federal government and the states, bolstering his national influence. This influence was further solidified when he was appointed Minister of Transportation by President Muhammadu Buhari.

In his ministerial capacity, Rotimi Amaechi remained steadfast in his commitment to infrastructure development, overseeing the successful completion of major railway projects like the Abuja-Kaduna and Lagos-Ibadan railway lines.

Social Media

  • Facebook: Rt Hon Chibuike R Amaechi
  • Instagram: Chibuike.R. Amaechi (@officialchibuikeamaechi)
  • LinkedIn: RT Hon. Rotimi Amaechi
  • X: Chibuike R. Amaechi (@ChibuikeAmaechi)

Personal Life

Rotimi Amaechi, aged 58, a prominent political figure, has been fortunate to have the support of his wife, Judith Amaechi. Their marriage, which has thrived for more than three decades, is a testament to their strong bond and commitment to one another. 

Rotimi Amaechi is a father to three sons, Chimkamkpa AmaechiObinna Amaechi, and Lemchi Amaechi; he doesn’t have a daughter. Judith is recognized for being a dedicated partner and for her remarkable philanthropic efforts that have positively impacted numerous lives.

Net Worth

Rotimi Amaechi, the former governor of Rivers State, has amassed an estimated net worth of $5 million. Since assets and investments are diversified among numerous sources, acquiring an accurate and precise estimation of his total worth becomes even more arduous

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