Read about the youngest millionaires in Nigeria and their stories. Despite their ages, they have achieved a lot in their lives. These persons did not fall into riches, they earned money by making the most of opportunities and working hard for their goals
Nigeria is a rapidly developing country. Every year we have more truly rich people. Let’s talk about the youngest millionaires in Nigeria. Their bank accounts have millions of US dollars. Who are the youngest self-made millionaires in Nigeria? Top 10 youngest millionaires in Nigeria There are many rich young people in Nigeria. Let’s highlight 5 of the most successful and famous men and women. Please note that there is no particular order in the list below.
Iyinoluwa Aboyeji was a co-founder of two promising startups in Africa before starting Flutterwave in 2017. With 15.7 million US dollars of funds (according to www.forbes.com), the company gives opportunities to Pan-African traders to run businesses on the world’s level. One of the earliest Mr Aboyeji’s startups Andela attracted attention when the company got 24 million dollars of investments from Mark Zuckerberg (info from www.forbes.com.)
Tony Rex Idaminabo
Tonye Rex Idaminabo is a perspective lawyer in Nigeria. Mr Idaminabo founded the African Achievers Awards. Persons who achieved great success in politics, diplomacy and business in Africa can get such an award. He also established Reputation Pool for creating reputation voting and ranks.
Mark Essien is a Nigerian businessman and software developer. Mr Essien owns Hotels.ng. It’s the most prosperous Nigerian online hotel booking site. According to rumours, the company costs more than 4 million US dollars (info from nigerianfinder.com.) Before it, Mark made Gnumm. The software dealt with file sharing. Then it was bought by Snoopstar.com. Forbes also noticed Mark Essien as one of the promising young African businessmen.
Tayo Oviosu launched Pagatech Limited. Moreover, he runs Paga at present. Before, Pagatech, Oviosu worked in Cisco Systems. He provided operations in 4 high-tech sectors of the company. Oviosu promoted Cisco on the African continent. He led multimillion-dollar investments.
Abiola Olaniran began to show his interest in programming at the age of 15. Also, he studied Computer Science and Mathematics in OAU. Currently, Mr Olaniran successfully designs games for computers and smartphones. One of Abiola’s first games was downloaded 40 thousand times in several weeks. After he won some software contests, Abiola Olaniran started his company Gamsole. Olaniran introduced Nigerian game software to the world. Today, his games have been downloaded more than ten million times in two hundred countries. And the young entrepreneur continues to develop.