Igbo men are known to be largely successful in business, and this has earned them a lot of wealth, so it should be no surprise that we have compiled a list of the richest Igbo man in the world this year 2021.
10. Vincent Amaechi Obianodo
Chief Obianodo’s business base has spiraled into other sectors in addition to his firstly-established Young Shall Grow Motors Limited, He is an industrious businessman.
9. Chief Arthur Eze
Chief Arthur Eze, who is said to be one of Africa’s leading business tycoons. He serves as the CEO and manager of a business firm –Atlas Oranto Petroleum –whose asset base spans across Nigeria and a number of other West African countries.
8. Sir Emeka Offor
Sir Emeka Offor is prominent for his business role as the manager of the Chrome Group, which has significant interests in the oil and gas sector, with additional interests in bio-fuel and petroleum product trading, as well as logistics and dredging service arenas.
7. Leo Stan Ekeh
Leo Stan Ekeh is a native of Ubomiri Mbaitoli –a region in Imo state and is well known as a successful business expert and manager of Zinox Technologies Limited, which deals in computer production in Nigeria, This makes him one of the richest Igbo men in Nigeria today.
6. Tony Ezenna
With the help of his pharmaceutical company, Orange Drugs Limited, lucrative services within and beyond Nigeria, Tony Ezenna has acquired wealth on a massive scale.
5. Chief Cletus Ibeto
Chief Ibeto is a business tycoon from Nnewi, in Anambra state0, Chief Ibeto owns Cletus Ibeto Group, which is today one of the two leading conglomerates in the Eastern part of the country.
4. Pascal Dozie
Pascal Dozie was born into an Igbo family in Imo state, and a graduate of Economics. Pascal initiated his own enterprise in 1972. Pascal’s enterprise –African Development Consulting Group Limited –is aimed at carrying out international and domestic purposes as a consultant firm.
3. Cosmas Maduka
Cosmas Maduka is the CEO of Coscharis Group of Companies, and was born into an Igbo family in Nnewi, Anambra state. Based on the reports obtained by Forbes, Cosmas Maduka is currently worth more than $1 billion.
2. Orji Uzor Kalu
Orji Uzo Kalu was seemingly in his late teens when he plunged into the business sector. Kalu’s inception in the business arena only came as a result of his expulsion from the university, and he has since gone on to make a name for himself.
1. Tony Elumelu
Tony Elumelu is the Chief executive and also the Group managing director of UBA. Tony Elumelu is into oil and gas, as well as real estate. He is also the chairman of other four organizations, the four include Standard Alliance Insurance, Verticom Wireless, STB capital markets and Flame Petroleum and Gas Limited. He has a net worth of about $1.6 Billion.