Aliko Dangote Net Worth 2023

Aliko Dangote Net Worth 2023: The founder, chairman, and CEO of the Dangote Group, the biggest industrial conglomerate in West Africa, is the Nigerian business magnate Aliko Dangote.

Aliko Dangote is estimated to have a net worth of $22 billion as of March 2023, making him the richest black person in the world and the richest person in Africa, according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Aliko Dangote Net Worth

Aliko Dangote Net Worth Detailed info

Aliko Dangote Net Worth $22 Billion
Name Aliko Dangote
Date of Birth 10 April 1957 (65 years old)
Birth Place Kano, British Nigeria
Gender Male
Education Government College, Birnin Kudu
Occupation Industrialist, Nigerian business magnate
Known for Founder and CEO, Dangote Group
Children 3
Nationality Nigerian
Category  Billionaires


Aliko Dangote Net Worth

In 2007, Aliko Dangote was the first billionaire in Nigeria. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Aliko Dangote added $9.2 billion to his wealth in 2013. This made him the 30th richest person in the world and the richest person in Africa at the time. With an estimated net worth of US$22 billion in March 2023, Aliko Dangote is the richest person in Africa.

Name Aliko Dangote
Aliko Dangote Net Worth (2023) $22 Billion
Profession Nigerian business magnate
Monthly Income And Salary $100 Million +
Yearly Income And Salary $1 Billion +
Last Updated 2023


Aliko Dangote Net Worth Growth

Net Worth in 2023 $22 Billion
Net Worth in 2022 $21 Billion
Net Worth in 2021 $20 Billion
Net Worth in 2020 $19 Billion
Net Worth in 2019 $18 Billion
Net Worth in 2018 $17 Billion


Aliko Dangote Earlyer Life

On April 10, 1957, Alhaji Aliko Dangote was born into a rich Hausa Muslim family in Kano, Kano State. Alhassan Dantata, who died in 1955 and was the richest person in West Africa at the time, is Aliko Dangote’s great-grandfather.

Dangote went to the Sheikh Ali Kumasi Madrasa and then the Capital High School in Kano for his education.

He got his diploma from the Government College in Birnin Kudu in 1978.

He went to Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt, and got a bachelor’s degree in business studies and management.

Real Name Aliko Dangote GCON
Nick Name: Aliko Dangote
Birth Place: Kano, Nigeria
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 10 April 1957
Age/How Old: 65 years old 
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 167 cm

In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″

Weight: In Kilograms – 69 kg

In Pounds – 152 lbs.

Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Education: Al-Azhar University, Government College
Religion: Muslim
Nationality: Nigerian
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Profession: Nigerian business magnate
Kids/Children Name: Fatima Dangote, Halima Dangote, Abdulrahman Fasasi, Mariya Dangote
Net Worth: $22 Billion


Aliko Dangote Business career life

Aliko Dangote net worth and Business career life

In 1977, Aliko Dangote began the Dangote Group as a small business company.

In the 1990s, he talked to the Central Bank of Nigeria about how it would be cheaper for the bank if his transport company ran its fleet of staff cars. This idea was also accepted.

In 2013, The Dangote Group made a little less than $21 billion.

The Dangote Group is now one of Africa’s biggest business groups, with operations in Benin, Ghana, Zambia, and Togo.

Dangote Group controls most of the sugar market in Nigeria. Its refinery is the main source of sugar for soft drink companies, brewers, and candy makers, making up 70% of the market. More than 11,000 people work for the company in West Africa.

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Awards and Recognition

Forbes Africa named Dangote its 2014 Person of the Year.

Forbes called him the “Most Powerful Man in Africa” for six years in a row: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018.

The country’s previous president, Goodluck Jonathan, gave him the Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON), which is the country’s second-highest honor.
In October 2015, Bloomberg Markets put Dangote on a list of the “50 Most Influential People in the World.”

“The Guardian Man of the Year 2015” was given to him.

He was given the “2016 African Business Leader Award” by the Africa-America Institute (AAI).

Aliko Dangote Personal Life

Aliko Dangote lives in Lagos, Nigeria.

He has been married twice and split up both times. He has three children – Mariya, Halima, Fatimah.

Dangote is known for living a simple, hard life. He is said to work 12 hours a day starting at 5 a.m. and go to the gym six times a week.

Other Things to Do

Football: Aliko Dangote is a big fan of the English football team Arsenal F.C. and has shown interest in buying it.

Aliko Dangote said he would give the Super Eagles of Nigeria $75,000 for every goal they scored at the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON).

He also gave money to the Nigerian Ministry of Sports so that the National Stadium in Abuja could be fixed up.

Philanthropy: Dangote gave 150 million nairas (about $750,000) in 2014 to stop the spread of Ebola in Nigeria.

Dangote gave $10 million to help Nigerians who were hurt by the Boko Haram uprising in 2016.

Dangote gave $500,000 (200 million naira) in March 2020 to help stop COVID-19 from spreading in Nigeria.

Dangote has worked on many public health problems with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.



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