Most of us dreamed of what we would do if our parents were wealthy and famous. But what the kids of the richest African people are up to? Learn their stories and find out how it is to be a child of the richest parents!
Here is what the kids of African billionaires are doing with their lives and wealth:
1. Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola (Nigeria)
Most of us know the girl and DJ Cruppy or just Otedola. This lady has become a success in Nigeria and she has managed to beat many men in her industry of entertaining people. Not everyone knows that she is the daughter of Femi Otedola (Nigerian billionaire). The net worth of the family amounts to over 1,6 billion US dollars.
However, the golden girl does not waste time on shopping or beautifying. Surely, she enjoys the luxury life, but of late she has done an 8 city tour to raise money for girls’ schools and increase the awareness of the importance of empowering women in Africa. She does charity and helps others, who are less lucky in life.
2. Jide Adenuga (Nigeria)
He is the son of the Nigerian tycoon Mike Adenuga and the man is 33. His dad is the second richest in his country. They are in the alcohol business. The son has founded his own successful company and has become a young CEO of it.
3. Jonathan Oppenheimer (Shouth Africa)
His father is the richest in SA. The son is 45 now. The family owned De Beers, the diamond company. Presently the son runs the family business and it’s a huge investment firm.
4. Ahmed Indimi (Nigeria)
His father is Mohammed Indimi. A while ago he has founded Oriental Energy Resources. After getting the best education in USA, the son has taken a high position in OER.
5. Vimal and Tarun Shah (Kenya)
Their father is Bhimji Depar Shah. The family has started and owns the largest manufacturing company in the country. The dad has trained his sons well and now he enjoys his life, while they run the business.
6. Abubakar Bakhresa (Tanzania)
His father is the third richest man in the country and his name is Said Salim Bakhresa. They own milling business and the son runs is pretty well.
7. Sameer Merali (Kenya)
His father loves the son and his business too, so he gave them one name. The dad’s name is
Naushad Merali and he is one of the richest people in the country. The son was one of the directors of the firm and now is on the board of it.
8. Theo Danjuma (Nigeria)
His father has started a successful oil business in the country. Later on the family has become famous for collection art objects. The son and the father share this passion.
9. Rajiv Ruparelia (Uganda)
His dad is Sudhir Ruparelia, the richest person in his country. The son got higher education in finance and banking, but his first job was a porter at his father’s company. He gradually moved up the career ladder. Here is what the father says:
“I wanted him to learn humility and to understand the various businesses at the most basic level.”
That’s how he can learn to respect his employees and know the business from inside out.
As you may see, the kids of these richest people are doing pretty well and they are not wasting their lives on foolishness!