List of Nigerian Billionaires and Net Worth (2023)

In this post, a review of biggest billionaires in Nigeria and their net worth will be presented.

Billionaires in Nigeria

Nigerian top billionaires list is dominated by top Nigerian business men and few women.

These are the richest people in Nigeria and how much they are worth.

In coming up with this piece on top Nigerian billionaires, we consulted net worth ranking magazine, Forbes and Wikipedia to be able to present our readers with the current list of richest billionaires in USD in Nigeria.

There are rich people across Nigeria and every tribe. In this Nigeria richest people roll call, billionaires in the list are some of the billionaires from Hausa-Fulani, Igbo and Yoruba tribes in Nigeria.

This shows that wealth in Nigeria is evenly distributed.

To discover Nigerian richest billionaires, read this article with keen interest.

Net Worth of Billionaires in Nigeria

Below is the popular billionaires in Nigeria and their net worth currently.

Here are the richest billionaires in Nigeria according to Forbes and Wikipedia.

Alhaji Aliko Dangote – $14 Billion

Alhaji Aliko Dangote is currently the richest billionaire in Nigeria with an estimate net worth of $14 billion according to Forbes magazine.

Alhaji Aliko Dangote major source of wealth includes, Cement, Floor and Pastries, Oil and Gas, Sugar, Automobile. He is as well the richest man in Nigeria and Africa.

Abdulsamad Rabiu – $7 Billion

Abdulsamad Rabiu is currently second richest billionaire and man in Nigeria with net worth of $7 billion.

He is as well Africa 5th richest man. Abdulsamad Rabiu source of wealth and business includes, Cement, flour and sugar. He is one of the Kano state richest men.

Mike Adenuga – $6.7 Billion

Mike Adenuga has lost his position as the second richest man and billionaire in Nigeria.

He dropped down to 3rd position of richest Nigerian billionaires with an estimate net worth of $6.7 Billion according to Forbes.

Mike Adenuga sources of income and wealth include Telecommunication and Oil.

Femi Otedola – $5.9 Billion

Nigerian oil magnet Femi Otedola is one of the high ranking richest billionaires in Nigeria with an estimate net worth of $5.9 billion.

The major business of Femi Otedola is oil and gas. He is a top players in Nigeria downstream and upstream industry.

Arthur Eze – $5 Billion

One of the top ranking billionaires in Nigeria is Anambra born Oil mogul, Arthur Eze.

Currently, $5 Billion is the estimated net worth of Arthur Eze according to Wikipedia.

Arthur Eze major business and source of wealth is Oil and Gas, Aviation.

Jim Ovia – $2.5Billion

Also in the list of Nigerian’s richest billionaires is Jim Ovia with net worth of about $3 Billion.

Some of the top businesses of Jim Ovia includes Finance, Telecommunication, Real estate. He is one of the top richest people in Nigeria.

Orji Uzor Kalu- $2 Billion

The former Abia state governor, Orji Uzor Kalu is one of Nigerian’s richest people and billionaires.

Orji Uzor Kalu net worth is currently estimated at $2 billion.

The list of Orji Uzor Kalu businesses includes : Media, Shipping, Real estate and Oil.

Folorunsho Alakija – $1.9 Billion

Folorunsho Alakija is currently the richest woman in Nigeria and one of the billionaires in Nigeria.

Her net worth is currently put at $1.9 billion. Folorunsho Alakija source of income and business includes oil and gas, fashion.

End Note on Billionaires in Nigeria

These are the confirmed Nigerian billionaires in US dollars currently.

They are among some of the top most richest people in Africa and Nigeria country.

We will keep you updated when another Nigerian emerges a billionaire in dollars.


The Author

Emmanuel Igwenagu

Igwenagu Emmanuel is the founder of Nigerian Informer. He holds B.A, M.Sc in Mass Communication. He is a Communication researcher and 112 emergency help line dispatcher.

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