Today, we shall be discussing the richest women in Nigeria and their net worth. After all, fame, money, and wealth never know the gender.
Though in the movie we found ourselves, men often lead in all ramifications, that doesn’t mean there are no women who are doing wonders too.
As we have Aliko Dangote has the richest man in Africa so do we have Folorunsho Alakija has one of the most influential women on Earth.
The Richest Women in Nigeria and their Net Worth
The following are the richest women in Nigeria as of 2021.
1. Folorunsho Alakija
Net worth: $1.5 billion.
Folorunso Alakija top the list of the richest women in Nigeria. This businesswoman was born and resides in Lagos. She was listed as the second most powerful woman in the whole of Africa in 2015.
Specifically, Folorunsho’s source of wealth could be traced to the fashion industry, oil, and gas sector, and printing industries. Forbes has listed her as the richest woman in the whole of Nigeria with her net worth estimated to be $1.5 billion.
2. Bola Shagaya
Net worth: $1 billion
Hajia Bola Shagaya is the second richest woman in Nigeria and fourth in the whole of Africa. She is a business enthusiast and a philanthropist.
She was the brain behind the Konica (a brand name) photographic materials in Nigerian and West African markets.
She is also the present M.D of Practoil Limited, one of the largest oil importers and distributors in Nigeria.
Just like Folorunsho, she also has an interest in the world of fashion. Bola Shagaya is having an estimated net worth of $1 billion.
3. Fifi Ejindu
Net worth: $600 million.
Fifi Ekanem Ejindu is another woman that is making a lot of waves in Nigeria. She is the third on this list with an estimated net worth of $600 million.
Fifi Ejindu is a princess, businesswoman, and philanthropist. Being a daughter of a university lecturer, professor to be precise, Fifi had a sound educational background.
Her source of wealth could be traced to real estate, building construction, oil and gas, and many other investments that made up her sudden fortune.
4. Dr. Stella Okoli
Net Worth $500 Million
Dr. Stella Okoli, is the founder of a popular pharmaceutical company in Nigeria, Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries Limited.
This pharmaceutical company has produced nothing less than 30 different drugs that are being taken in Nigeria and Africa as a whole.
Dr. Stella Okoli’s eyes for business made her succeed with her pharmaceutical company which put her into the fourth position as the richest woman in Nigeria.
According to Forbes, Stella Okoli’s net worth is estimated to be $500 million.
5. Bimbo Alase
Net Worth $400 Million
Bimbo started out as a small owner of a furniture workshop in Lagos before her venture exponentially grew in leaps and bounds.
When the furniture workshop reaches its peak, she decided to brand it and named it Leatherworld Furniture Company.
As of 2020, Leatherworld Furniture Company is the biggest furniture world in the whole of Lagos State.
She is now a multimillionaire with an estimated net worth of $400 million.