Senator Orji Uzor Kalu Net Worth: Senator Orji Uzor Kalu is Nigerian politician, senator, former Abia State Governor and a business mogul who has a net worth of $1.1 billion dollars. Senator Orji Uzor Kalu is best known for his business Empire being the founder of Slok Holding, a West African conglomerate with interests in shipping, banking, oil trading, manufacturing and the media.
Senator Orji Uzor Kalu got featured forbes as a billionaire in 2014, as of 2014 according to Forbes, Senator Orji Uzo Kalu Net Worth was $1 billion dollars, but Forbes‘ estimate of his net worth dropped in 2015/2016 due to weakness in the oil business and a drop in real estate prices, Senator Uji Uzor Kalu Net worth becomes $330 million dollars as of 2015.
Senator Orji Uzor Kalu Profile
- Full Name: Orji Uzor Kalu
- Birth Date: 21st April, 1960
- Birth Place: Abia State
- Religion: Christian
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Ethnicity: Igbo
- Education: Catholic University, Harvard Business School
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- Father’s Name: Johnson Kalu
- Mother’s Name: Eunice Kalu
- Siblings: Updating Soon
- Age: 60-Years-Old
- Height: 1.95M
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- Hair Color: Dark
- Eye Color : Dark
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- Marital Status: Married
- Children: four
- Profession: Politician / Entrepreneur
- Stats: Active
- Net Worth: $1.1 Billion Dollars
- Salary: Updating Soon
Senator Orji Uzor Kalu Biography
Senator Orji Uzor Kalu is a Nigerian both by birth and by origin, He was born on 21st April, 1960, He currently 60. He was born in Abia State to Mr. Johnson Kalu and Mrs Eunice Kalu.
Senator Orji Uzor Kalu grew up in Abia State, South Eastern pert of Nigeria, Where he completed his primary school education and Obtains his first school leaving certificate. He completed his secondary school education at the Government College Umuahia and Barewa College, Zaria, and obtains his West African Senior School Certificate respectively.
After his secondary school education, He proceeded to Maiduguri State University to study Political science, but did not graduate due to his involvement different school riots. He later move to get himself a degree at Catholic University in USA, He subsequently moved on to obtain his B.A at Harvard Business school.
Senator Orji Uzor Kalu Career
Orji Uzor Kalu is the founder of Slok Holding, a West African conglomerate with interests in shipping, banking, oil trading, manufacturing and the media.
He got his start in business at age 19 after being expelled from a Nigerian university for spearheading a series of student riots. He borrowed $35 from his mother and started trading commodities like palm oil, rice and sugar. He diversified into furniture manufacturing and transportation and became a millionaire by the time he was 20.
He hit the big time in the early 80s when the Nigerian military government awarded him lucrative contracts to import and supply arms and ammunition to Nigeria’s military and defense forces. Orji Uzor Kalu is currently a Senator elect of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He was a presidential candidate in 2007, a two-time governor of Abia State (1999-2007) and was a member of the House of Rep in 1991.
Senator Orji Uzor Kalu Net Worth
Senator Orji Uzor Kalu is currently one of the richest and most influential business man, politicians in Nigeria, With an estimated net worth of $1.1 million Dollars.