It is time to separate the boys from the men. Not every rich man likes flaunting the machines in their garage. One of those extremely wealthy people in the world who do not fancy the idea of posting their supercars on any of the social media platform is Aliko Dangote - the richest black man on earth and the richest man in Africa. No point dwelling on who tops the poll as the richest man in Nigeria. We all know! How about we talk a little more about him, here on Naijauto.
1. Who is Aliko Dangote?
This Nigerian investor and a business tycoon Aliko Dangote was born on April 10th, 1957, which means he just clocked 62 years recently.
Aliko Dangote networth is estimated at $10.6 billion. He holds the position as the 100th richest man in the world and once climbed to 23rd-richest person on Earth in 2014. This man also has consecutively retained the position as the richest man in Africa for straight eight years. And it really doesn’t look like someone is overthrowing him soon in Africa.
Aliko Dangote is the owner of the second largest sugar refinery in the world. He is also the owner of the largest cement factory in the world, one of the largest flour mills and the second largest fertilizer plant in the world. Upon completion, the visionary man will own the biggest refinery in the world.
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Do you know a ₦792m Bugatti Veyron hypercar is present in Aliko Dangote's car collection?
2. How much does Aliko Dangote earn in a day?
Using the top 100 earners list compiled by Forbes, Price-comparison website and GoCompare, it shows the growing pattern of the accumulated net worth by Aliko Dangote between the periods of 2017 and 2018. According to report from the GoCompare, the super-rich Chairman of Dangote Group with a net worth of $11.6 billion, equivalent to above 4,179 billion naira.
Also according to these sources, Aliko Dangote earns around ₦602,740 every hour, translating to nearly ₦14.5 million per day.
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Aliko Dangote's family in the day his daughter graduated from Coventry university
In a bid to celebrate his 62nd birthday, we suddenly think of how much time it would take this magnate to buy his $2.3 million Bugatti Veyron - one of the most expensive cars in the world.
An easy calculation will tell you that he needs just 1314 hours to earn the same amount of money that will pay off his Bugatti Veyron supercar worth $2.2 million. That is just 55 days by approximation to accumulate ₦792 million.
15 Things You Didn’t Know About Aliko Dangote
Many people do not even know that Dangote owns a Bugatti Veyron. He is definitely not making a fuss about his super endowed garage. Quite a humble man! His Bugatti Veyron has a peak speed of 254.04 miles per hour (408.8km/hr) and accelerates from a standstill of zero to 60mphs in 2.5 seconds.
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