Osebo The Zaraman: Ghanaian Fashionista Sold 9 Of His Cars, Explains How He Invested The Money

Osebo The Zaraman: Ghanaian Fashionista Sold 9 Of His Cars, Explains How He Invested The Money

  • Ghanaian fashion icon Richard Brown, a.k.a. Osebo The Zaraman, has recounted his days of being a luxury car collector
  • The fashion trendsetter said his turning point was influenced by his daughter, Akosua, and spiritual father, Apostle Kwadwo Safo
  • The owner of 24/7 Boutique added that he has come to realise cars are not sustainable investments
  • Osebo made the revelations during an interview on Wheels On YEN, the special cars series by YEN.com.gh

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Ghanaian celebrity stylist Richard Brown, popularly known as Osebo, has firmly stated the value of luxury cars in a man's life.

Once a luxury car collector with 14 cars, Osebo the Zaraman strongly opposed using cars to build wealth.

In an exclusive interview with YEN.com.gh, Osebo narrated how he changed his mindset and sold off his cars to buy real estate.

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Osebo the Zara man says a car is not property, advices people to invest in houses and lands
Osebo flaunts his unique style in front of his luxury cars
Source: Instagram

Osebo's penchant for luxury items extends beyond fashion. YEN.com.gh found out that he is an automotive enthusiast with vast knowledge of vehicles.

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Osebo lists his Range Rover, Mercedes Benz, and other cars he has owned

According to Osebo, he spent a lot of money on automobiles and held more than necessary at a point in his life.

Among the many cars Osebo has enjoyed owning expensive luxury are BMW 740, Mercedes-Benz S-Class (S550 and S360), Range Rover Vogue, and Ford F150.

But his daughter's love for houses was one of the things that pushed him to stop investing in his expensive cars.

Osebo says car is not a property, advises people to invest in houses and land
Osebo looks classy in a two-piece white ensemble with an iconic cane Image credit: @osebo_thezaraman
Source: Instagram

Osebo's spiritual father Kwadwo Safo also advised him about cars

He added that his spiritual father, Apostle Kwadwo Safo, also advised him to stop throwing money away and prepare for his future.

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My father, Apostle Safo, told me, 'do not buy any car again. Buy lands and build homes. So that when you are in a financial fix, the houses can sort you out.'
Ever since then, I have lost interest in cars because I'm growing old, and so I have made some properties so that when you grow old, it can sustain you.
Osebo Says cars are not property, advises people to invest in houses and lands
Osebo: Ghanaian Celebrity Stylish Choses House Over Cars, Saya Car Isn't Property Image credit: @osebo_thezaraman
Source: Instagram

Mr Brown stated that after turning his love for cars into a wealth-building mindset in real estate, he has seen that cars are not property.

I was going to use the money to buy a car, but when you see the houses I've put up, you will see that it's true, cars aren't property.

Following the advice and change of mindset, Osebo added that he had sold nine of his cars, leaving only five.

Watch the video of Osebo's interview with YEN.com.gh below:

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What is Wheels On YEN?

Wheels On YEN is the latest editorial project from YEN.com.gh dedicated to the lifestyles of Ghanaian celebrities.

Centred around cars (vehicles), Wheels On YEN allows celebrities to share their preferences in cars and reasons for choosing what they drive.

We aim to bridge the gap between Ghana's favourite celebrities and their followers by offering the fans a way to experience celebrities' softer sides.

YEN.com.gh hopes the content of this project will inspire fans and encourage them to appreciate the achievements of their superstars.

Osebo reveals that wearing skirts is a business strategy to boost his market

In other news, YEN.com.gh recently reported on Osebo's reasons for wearing outlandish clothes in public.

He disclosed that although many may think he makes poor fashion choices, his style is a business strategy to boost sales.

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