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Biography Of The Ghanaian Millionaire Who Recently Bought A Private Jet.

Ghana is not only blessed with natural resources but also packed with human resources who help grow entrepreneurship in the country. One of these people is Dr. Daniel Mckorley who recently obtained a private jet, the first person to attain that feat in Ghana.

Daniel McKorley is a Ghanaian business tycoon, who founded the McDan Group of Companies. As a graduate of Business Management, he has been in business entrepreneurship for over a decade now. Mckorley was adjudged the Entrepreneur of the year - 2016 at the Ghana Aviation Awards. How much is Mcdan worth? Mcdan net worth 2021 is estimated to be around $600 million. His main source of income is from his private businesses.

Early life and education

Mckorley was born on June 16, in Labadi, Accra. He attended his primary school at the same community and further his education at the senior high level. After his High school education he gained admission to study at the University of Ghana but dropped out because he could not pay his school fees.

He holds Executive Masters in Business Administration (EMBA) and a Certificate degree in Entrepreneurship both from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). He also holds diplomas in Leadership and Transport & Logistics. Was conferred an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Commonwealth University, London Business School, UK. Proven records of dramatically improving clearance & delivery times in the transport, haulage & logistic field whilst managing high value asset investments and adding value to customer's overall experience.


Daniel McKorley is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the McDan Group of Companies. He revealed that he dropped out of the University because he could not pay his school fees. Arguably one of the most successful businessmen in Ghana, Daniel McKorley could only attain a degree 15 years, after dropping out of the University of Ghana. He started the McDan Shipping Company which was established in November 1999, with headquartered in Accra and Branches in Tema and Takoradi. The company has a presence in over 2000 major air and sea ports worldwide due to a partnership with Universal Freight Organization, Cross Trades and World Cargo Alliance(WCA).


McKorley presented an air-conditioned Benz Bus (Sprinter) to the Ghana Tennis Federation at the McDan Tennis Open West African Championship at the Accra Stadium in May 2017. Daniel McKorley presented an amount of GHC10, 000 to the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) in support of the 2017 SWAG Awards Night at the Banquet Hall of the State House.

He helped about nine finalists of the McDan Entrepreneurship Challenge- Season I, with each receiving GH¢25,000 from McDan Foundation.

Honors and recognition

The achievers Award by West Africa Regional magazine

Ernst & Young entrepreneur of West Africa Nominee - 2015

The Entrepreneur of the year - 2016

Freight Forwarding and entrepreneur of the year - 2013

CIMG Marketing Man of the Year 2017

Apart from business, he is also chief in Tamale after he was enskinned as the unity chief of Tamale a the Tamale palace by Dakpema Naa Dawuni Alhassan.

He is married to two wives and and together, they enjoy his millions

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