Quote Of The Day

When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.

John Lennon

Aliko Dangote

CEO, Dangote Group
$14.4B
Real Time Net Worth
as of May 15, 2017
$12.2B
Net Worth
as of 2018
  • Age 60
  • Source of wealth cement, sugar, flour, Self Made
  • Citizenship Nigeria
  • Education Bachelor of Arts / Science, Al-Azhar University
  • Residence Lagos, Nigeria
  • Status Married
  • Children 3

Net Worth Over Time

$12 B
2012
$16.1 B
2013
$25 B
2014
$14.7 B
2015
$15.4 B
2016
$12.1 B
2017
$12.2 B
2018

Every morning when I wake up, I make up my mind to solve as many problems, before retiring home.

Aliko Dangote
  • Dangote, Africa’s richest man, founded and chairs Dangote Cement, the continent’s largest cement producer.
  • He owns about 90% of publicly-traded Dangote Cement through a holding company.
  • Dangote Cement produces 44 million metric tons annually and plan to increase its output 33% by 2020.
  • Dangote also owns stakes in publicly-traded salt, sugar and flour manufacturing companies.