Richest men in Ghana 2019 is a tough list to come out with but a Ghanaian management and consulting blog, Goodman AMC, has released what it says is ‘Ghana Wealth Report’, which it says captures the richest people in Ghana.
The report follows Goodman AMC tracking the wealth of successful entrepreneurs and investors in Ghana who have $100 million or more in assets and investments.
The findings reveal that the top 80 richest people in Ghana have a combined wealth of $29.3 billion and employ over 150,000 Ghanaians directly.
Goodman AMC’s Ghana Wealth Report discovered 3 billionaires and 77 multimillionaires who all form part of a group of individuals called the Ultra-High-Net-Worth Individuals (UHNWI).
The report captures five women – Patricia Poku-Diaby, Theresa Oppong-Beeko, Kate Quartey-Papafio and Gifty Lamptey and Grace Amey-Obeng.
The report does not cover politicians who acquired their wealth by virtue of them being in active politics and monarchs who acquired their wealth through their royal status, according to Goodman AMC.
How Net Worth Was Calculated
Goodman AMC says it calculated net worth by using some degree of estimation to value each person’s assets and properties as well as stakes in public and private firms, and performance on the Ghana Stock Exchange.
Find out more about how net worth was calculated here.
While Goodman AMC’s Ghana Wealth Report appears comprehensive, GraphicOnline has not independently verified the findings and cannot vouch for their accuracy.
Indeed Good man AMC issues a caveat that: “The Ghana Wealth Report is for information purposes only. It is not investment advice…”
Readers are therefore to note what value they put on the Report. was developed by Goodman AMC.
Find the top 20 people in the list below:
#1 CHARLES AMPOFO
Source: OIL & GAS
Charles Ampofo: Sitting in the top position is Charles Ampofo. He is currently regarded as the richest Ghanaian and has earned a reputable stance for himself through business. He is the CEO and manager of Kampa Group which has its main office in Dubai, UAE. Meanwhile, Charles Ampofo’s net worth is currently value at $51.46 billion.
#2 ERNESTO TARRICONE
Source: REAL ESTATE
Ernesto Tarricone: With his massive net worth of $51.3 billion, Charles
Ernesto-who serves as CEO and manager of Trasacco Group-claims the second spot. Ernesto Taricone specializes in civil engineering and industrial investment and has provided employment opportunities for more than 4000 Ghanaians (together with foreigners) through his Trasacco Group. Ernesto Taricone Among The Richest Person in Ghana Ernesto Tarricone Net worth 一$51.3B
#3 SAM ESSON JONAH
Sir Sam Jonah: an innuential personality who has massively contributed to the mining industry. With the innuence of his Jonah Capital, he possesses about 14 minera resource assets throughout a number of African countries. His present net worth hangs around 51.2 billion. Sir Sam Jonah-$1.2 billion
#4 NABIL EDMOND MOURKAZEL
Nabil Edmond Moukarzel
Nabil Moukarzel’s net worth of $900 million is believed to have emerged from his investment with the FinaTrade Group-a voluminous enterprise specializing in commodities. Moukarzel is reported as the investor with the largest share portion in the well-known FinaTrade group. Among the Richest People in Ghana
Nabil Moukarzel Net Worth-$900
#5 MICHAEL IBRAHIM MAHAMA
5. Michael Ibrahim Mahama
Ibrahim Mahama is the fifth richest man in Ghana, believed to have developed a great passion for the private sector right from the moment he was with his father. As part of his involvement in the mining industry, he manages Africa’s largest indigenously owned mining firm, known as Engineers and Planners. Currently, his net worth hovers around 8860 million. Ibrahim Mahama Net worth 一$860M
#6 MOHAMMED AHMED ODAYMAT
Mohammed Ahmed odaymat Mohammed Ahmed odaymat is believed to have reached the milestone of 800million (as net worth) through his diversified business dealings initiated through his establishment of Rana Motors and Metal Works Engineering. In addition, Mohammed odaymat has a business engagement with BBC Industrial (Ghana) Limited where he currently serves as the Board Chairman. Mohammed Ahmed odaymat Net Worth-$800 Minion
#7 THE IRANI FAMILY
Est. Net Worth: $800 Million
The Irani Family
The Irani Family comprises the pair of Edmund Irani and Anthony Irani who are brothers of Lebanese descent. The Irani Family is believed to have acquired its net worth of 800 million through its Irani Brothers &others Limited which specializes in the production of wheat flour. The Irani Family Net Worth-$800 Million
#8 PATRICIA POKU-DIABY
Source: COCOA, COTTON
Patricia Poku-Diaby’s net worth of $720 million is believed to have stemmed from her ownership of Plot Enterprise Ghana-a business venturi
concerned with the processing of cocoa. Prior to her establishment of Plot Enterprise Ghana, Patricia Poku-Diaby actively engaged in her family’s business venture which is specialized in transportation and trading.
Patricia Poku-Diaby Net Worth- $720Million
#9 THE KALMONI FAMILY
Kalmoni Family: this is the second family on our list and is the ninth
richest Ghanaians, Having acquired the net worth of $700 million, the Kalmoni Family’s wealth is greatly associated with Japan Motors-a large automobile firm which consists of seven subsidiary companies. The existing Kalmoni Family is believed to have evolved through Kalmoni & Sons established in 1912 by the grandfather of the present Kalmoni Family.
#10 KWABENA DUFFUOR
Est. Net Worth: $680 Million
Kwabena Duffuor: The tenth richest man in Ghana. Other than Kwabena Duffuor’s massive shareholding in Unibank, he serves a the CEO of House of Duffour Asset Holdings. He has acquired lots of benefits from his business dealings and he is widely known as the founding father of IFS (The Institute for Fiscal Studies). Apart from his own essential presence, his sons are famous for their significant roles in the commercial industry in Ghana. Currently, Kwabena Duffuor is worth $680 million.
The others are
#11 THE AWUAH-DARKO FAMILY
#12 MILAD MILLET & FAMILY
#13 JOSEPH SIAW AGYEPONG
#14 RAMCHAND UDHARAM MOHINANI
#15 ADAMU IDDRISU
Source: FINANCE, COCOA
#16 THE HITTI FAMILY
#17 THE AZAR FAMILY
#18 KWABENA ADJARE DANQUAH
#19 GHASSAN YARED
#20 SERGE BAKALIAN
Data Credit: Goodman AMC