Aliko Dangote is a Nigerian billionaire businessman, he is the wealthiest person in Africa and his net worth is USD 11. 3 billion according to 2018 Forbes ranking.
He was born on 10th April 1957 and he is 64 years. He was born in Kano state into a Muslim wealthy family.
His parents are Hajia Mariya Sanusi Dantata (Mother) and Mohammed Dangote( Father).
He went to Al Azhar University Damasati campus for his Bachelors in Arts/ Science, Government college, Birin Kudu.
Aliko Dangote has a car collection which consists of the most expensive cars around the world
This is estimated to be worth N 112million. The car has a four- mode air suspension that creates a fluid sensation when driven a cross different surface is sold USD 310, 000.
MAYBACH 57S KNIGHT LUXURY N 364 MILLION.
He' s maybach has a new look and very enhanced technical parts.
BUGATTI VEYRON- N728 MILLION.
This is one of the fastest cars allowed for use on public roads and it' s one of the best he has in the garage. It moves 431 kilometers per hour.
The price of this Bugatti is 2, 000, 000 USD
ALIKO DANGOTE' S PRIVATE JET.
Some of the African billionaires have private jets.
Dangote bought a private aircraft named BOMBARDIER' S Global Express XRS from Montreal Canada and it was delivered on his 53rd birthday. It is said to cost 45 million dollars.
This richest man on the African continent proudly said " I dont buy houses abroad because it takes time" .
Most of his mansions are within Nigeria.
Dangote has Dangote cement factory, and its Africa' s largest cement producer.
It is also said that his cement company produces 45. 6 million metric tons annually.
Aliko Dangote also started Dangote Refinery which has been under construction since 2016 and its expected to be the largest oil refinery when completed.
His bid to take over Arsenal.
In September 2016, he stated " Its not about buying Arsenal and just continuing with business as usual. It' s about buying Arsenal and turning it around. I' ve run on a very successful business and I think I can run a very successful team. Right now, with what were facing, over 20 billion USD of projects, I can' t do both. "
" There' s no doubt I' ll buy Arsenal, it' s not a problem of money. " - Aliko Dangote said.
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