Good day, we brings you the top 10 richest Igbo men in Nigeria. Igbo men are known for their craft and industrious in nature. In fact they are the most hardworking and technical set of people in Nigeria. Once money is involve Igbo can bear averse condition and all manner of pains to make sure they deliver.
Top 10 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria.
Below are the list of the top richest men in Igbo Land, Please read kneenly and don’t hesitate to leave a review via the comment section.
Tony Elumelu Net Worth $1.4 Billion Dollars.
- Source Of Income: Business Man
Tony Elumelu is one of the richest men in Nigeria with an estimated worth of $1.4 billion.
He was the Chief Executive Officer of UBA before going on to found his own company, Heir Holdings. He is currently the chairman of Transcorp and the founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, a foundation that has empowered thousands of entrepreneurs across Africa.
During his time at UBA, he was able to transform the bank from a Nigerian bank to a pan-African institution with presence in 19 African countries.
Tony Elumelu had a degree from Harvard Business School and he has been known to have served in several top governmental and non-governmental organizations.
Arthur Eze Net Worth $5.8 Billion Dollars.
Source Of Income: Entrepreneur
Arthur Eze is currently one of the wealthiest men in Nigeria. He is the founder of Atlas Oranto Petroleum, an oil and gas firm with assets in Nigeria, Liberia, Guinea and the Gambia. Oranto Petroleum was founded in 1991. Eze studied chemical and mechanical engineering at the California State University, Long Beach and graduated in 1978.
Currently, Arthur Eze has a net worth of over $5.8 billion. Apart from his foray into business, Arthur Eze is also deeply involved in politics. He was said to have donated close to $100 million during the last presidential election to the People’s Democratic Party. He is also known as the godfather in Anambra State politics.
Eze is also quite popular for his flamboyance. He is rumoured to have up to five different models of Rolls Royce. He also owns a private jet that is worth over $25 million.
Cletus M. Ibeto Net Worth: $3.7 Billion Dollars.
Source Of Income: the head of the Ibeto Group
Cletus Ibeto is one of the richest and most industrious Igbo men in Nigeria. He was born on the 6th of November 1952 in Nnewi in Anambra.
Ibeto is the head of the Ibeto Group, a conglomerate with business interests in petrochemical industries, cement, real estate, automotive parts, hospitality as well as banking and finance.
Cletus Ibeto is currently worth an estimated $3.7 billion.
Benedict Peters Net Worth $2.7 Billion Dollars.
Source Of Wealth: Chairman Aiteo Group.
Benedict Peters is also one of the richest men in the country. He is the founder of Aiteo Group. This group has business interests in energy and oil.
Peters is currently one of the richest and most influential Igbo men in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $2.7 billion.
Peters founded the Aiteo Group in 2008. The group is said to own one of the largest petroleum tank farms in the country. Also, Aiteo has a controlling stake in Oil Mining Lease (OML) 29 and the Nembe Creek Trunk Line (NCTL) in the Eastern Niger Delta.
The Aiteo Group is also involved in the power sector. The group has been able to acquire three power generating companies in the last few years.
Over the next few years, Peters plans to build a 100,000 barrel refinery in Warri, Delta State.
Apart from his business interests, Peters is also a family man and he is happily married with four wonderful children.
ABC Orjiako Net Worth $1.7 Billion Dollars.
Source Of Income: CEO of Shebah E&P Company
Prior to his sojourn in business, ABC Orjiako was a successful orthopaedic and trauma surgeon. He had worked at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital and the National Orthopaedic Hospital before founding his own company.
Orjiako was the CEO of Shebah E&P Company, an oil exploration firm with a 40% stake in the offshore block OML 108. This block produces over 8000 barrels every day. In 2010, Orjiako’s Sheba metamorphosed in to SEPLAT Petroleum Development Company Ltd which became the first Nigerian company to take over the operating of a Joint Venture asset from Shell, Total and Eni.
Orjiako is also the chairman of Zebbra Energy Limited which owns the deepwater concession OPL 248 offshore Nigeria. He is said to be worth an estimated $1.2 billion dollars
His other business interests include shipping, banking, insurance and even pharmaceuticals. He is the chairman of Neimeth Pharmaceuticals International PLC.
Senator Orji Uzor Kalu Net Worth $1.1 Billion Dollars.
Orji Uzor Kalu is also one of the richest and most influential men in Nigeria too. Mr. Kalu is also an influential politician.He is a former governor in Abia state. Now he runs a Slok group.
The company deals with a great variety of businesses. Orji Uzor Kalu owns the Sun Newspaper and New telegraph, and He’s a Nigerian Serving Senator.
Rochas Okorocha Net Worth $1.4 Billion Dollars.
Currently one of the richest and most influential businessmen inNigeria. He is well known as a businessman, education philanthropist, and politician. He was a for governor of Imo State and a current Senator in the federal Republic of Nigeria. Rochas is the founder of Rochas Foundation. It consists of special schools that are placed all over Nigeria. Such schools give education to poor children.
Rochas Okorocha Net Worth: Rochas Okorocha is currently one of the richest and most influential men in Nigeria, With an estimated net worth of $1.4 million US dollars.
Senator Ifeanyi Ubah Net Worth $1.7 Billion Dollars.
Senator Ifeanyi Ubah is a Nigerian businessman and politician. At present, he owns Capital Oil and Gas Industries and Ifeanyi Ubah Football Club. Ifeanyi Ubah started from scratch, and now he exports motor tires and spare parts in West Africa.
At present Ifeanyi Ubah does his business in Belgium and the UK. Also, he is involved in mass media and founded The Authority Newspaper and Nigerian daily newspaper.
With a net worth of $1.7 billion dollars, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah is currently one of that richest and most influential men in Nigeria.
Pascal Dozie Net Worth $1 Billion Dollars.
Mr. Pascal has UK economic education and runs his business in different spheres. Mr. Dozie is a co-founder, partner, and non-executive partner of Africa Capital Alliance and worked as CEO 1991-2016. Mr. Pascal Dozie is also the founder of Diamond Bank Plc.
Pascal Dozie Net Worth: Pascal Dozie is currently one of the richest and most influential businessmen in Nigeria, With an estimated net worth $1 Billion Dollars.
Leo Stan Ekeh Net Worth $1 billion Dollars
Leo Stan Ekeh established Zinox Technologies Limited. The company is involved in high tech and manufactures computers and other computer-based devices. Currently, Mr. Ekeh leads the Nigerian IT scene. His company sells computers in Nigeria and other countries. He is also the chairman of Konga.com
Leo Stan Ekeh Net Worth: with a net worth of $1 billion dollars, Leo Stan Ekeh is currently one of the richest and most influential Businessmen in Nigeria.
There are many others rich and wealthy Igbo brothers that are not listed here, we have the likes of Andy Uba (Net Worth $1.8 Billion) Chris Uba, Tony Ezenna and many others.
Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria
- Arthur Eze
- Cletus Ibeto
- Benedict Peters
- ABC Orjiako
- Senator Ifeanyi Ubah
- Tony Elumelu
- Rochas Okorocha
- Senato Orji Uzor Kalu
- Pascal Dozie
- Leo Stan Ekeh