There are many posts on our blog about the biography of the Richest Man in the Africa continent, but little is being known about his personality, family and lifestyle, including his children and wives, the reason behind we putting something solid for your reading pleasure about Aliko Dangote’s Children, names of all Aliko Dangote’s Children, the marital status of the children of the richest man in Africa, and what their net worth is at the moment.
We all know Aliko Dangote, of the Dangote Group of Companies, as an insightful business mogul, whom until the beginning of the new decade, due to the widespread of Coronavirus pandemic, which woefully affected Africa economy, especially the Nigeria economic system, was among the first 100 richest men in the world according to Forbes listing, but went down the listing by a unit to stand at 101.
Apart from his business empire, the richest man in Africa is technically a serial polygamist, who took marital vows at two instances with different women, but after officially untying the marital vow legally. I believe some people’s question if Aliko Dangote, Africa’s wealthiest business mogul, is a bachelor or married.
Therefore, discard the rumor infiltrating around about his relationship with the beauty queen Sylvia Nduka, Nigeria 2011 winner of the Most Beautiful Girl, for the romantic relationship ended, as discovered, after when classified information about Africa No 1 richest godman is been revealed to the public through the miss world pageant.
Before we delve into the family details of Africa No 1 richest godman, let us take a little digression into his biography
Biography of Aliko Dangote – Africa’s Wealthiest Business Mogul
On August 10, 1957, Kano city birthed their illustrious son, who little knowledge is known of, to be the next century Africa’s wealthiest man, and the Chief Executive Officer of Dangote’s empire called The Dangote Group, a multi-billion multinationals in Africa who are into the production of the major household consumables and cement, was conferred with the honor of GCON by the Goodluck Jonathan’s led administration in the latter part of the year 2011, which success story transcend the African giant country to its neighborhoods in Ghana, Benin Republic, Tanzania, Cameroon, Togo, South Africa, and Zambia.
African’s most opulent man story can’t be complete without this saying that he built his entrepreneurship mindset according to his story, of how carton of sweets and candies will be bought for him by his parent, and return it for a monetary gain during his primary age. This implies that Aliko Dangote was born from wealthy family background, with slivers spoon not too far from his corium, which gave his entrepreneurship mindset a better facelift to leverage greatly, for we all known as such that his empire started when his uncle, the then richest man in Africa, Alhaji Alhassan Dantata loan him $3,000 to start importation and selling of agricultural commodities, which was his maternal grandfather ‘s, Alhaji Sanusi Dantata business flight, at the age of 21, after graduating from Egypt’s Al-Azhar University, before moving to Lagos in 1977 for cement trading among other essential commodities trading.
As the largest employer of labor in the African most populous country, with Forbes rating of an estimate of US$3.3 billion in 2008, which later over a decade grew to present $15.3 billion to make the listing of Forbes richest African man and world’s richest people.
This rating, therefore, connotes that our richest man in Africa is richer than the president of the United State, Donald Trump, with some world-renowned billionaires you might know.
Haven discusses in a jiffy, the biography of Africa’s Wealthiest Business Mogul, let us go to the matter of the day, the Sons and Daughter of the African’s richest man.
Aliko Dangote’s Children
Aliko Dangote’s marriage with his serial wives led to pregnancies, and his offspring from these unions are not top far from the public notice. Information gathered, revealed that Aliko Dangote has four children, three females and one male. The male child, according to our findings, was made know not to be his biological son, but an adopted child into the Aliko Dangote’s family.
The names of his children are Mariya Dangote, Halima Bello Dangote, Fatima Abubakar Dangote, and Abdulrahman Fasasi – the adopted male child of Aliko Dangote’s family.
One general unique characteristics of Aliko Dangote’s daughter is that, like their father, despite his opulence and influence, they kept a low-profile lifestyle, away from the social media and are well educated, attended one of the best universities in the universe at oversea. But the question of the heart is why do they keep such a low profile despite their father’s wealth, which makes information about them little meager, for they don’t wear their father’s opulence on the sleeves.
Let us further x-ray the biography of the children of the richest man in Africa.
Aliko Dangote’s First Daughter, Halima.
Halima Bello nee Dangote is the firstborn, thus the elder daughter of Aliko Dangote. Her age, her childhood life, and other similar things about her are yet to be revealed to the general public consumption, but we assure you that as new information about her is being made revealed, we shall as well update this article for your reading pleasure. Halima is barely seen in the public, maybe being preoccupied with making daily ends need.
Little information gathered about her was that she, like other daughters of the African’s wealthiest man, studied overseas. She graduated from the American Intercontinental University in London, studying Marketing, before raising her acumen to obtain a Master’s of Business Administration at Webster Business School, London.
Halima is a strategist and the group executive director, Sales and Marketing in her husband’s company – Sulieman Sani Bello, a Kano-based businessman – as well as one of the active directors in her father’s group of companies.
Aliko Dangote’s Second Daughter, Mariya.
Mariya Dangote, the second daughter and the last born of Aliko Dangote’s first wife, Zainab, is also one of the attractive daughters of Aliko, who took much resemblance to him. Mariya in April 2015, a badge from the Coventry University, a Master’s degree in Administration, and afterward has been seen closer with her father, and also like Haliya, is one of the directors and top executives of Dangote Groups of companies.
Despite been born with a platinum spoon, Mariya kept a low profile, to the extreme of being tagged as “the secretive daughter” of Aliko Dangote, for she defiles much social gathering that will put her in searchlight, nor does she post to update her social media pages – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other.
Aliko Dangote’s Third Daughter, Fatima.
Fatima Dangote in August 2018 got wedded to Jamil Abubakar, a pilot whose progenies are the former Inspector General (IG) of Police, MD Abubakar. The wedding attracts multiple top world dignitaries, including world richest man – Bill Gates, five (5) current presidents in and outside the continent, past Nigerian presidents, and other top dignitaries at Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos.
The MD/CEO of Cupcake Factory located in Lagos also got her education abroad, which when being interviewed said her passion for baking made her started her business.
Aliko Dangote’s Adopted Son, Abdulrahman
Information about the legal heir to the richest man on the continent’s wealth, Abdulrahman Fasasi are sparsely known. One thing from the name he bores indicated that he is not the biological son of Aliko Dangote, as he’s surname differs from others, thereby indicating that Abdulrahman may be the adopted son of a very rich man.
His family details – wife and children of his own -, his educational qualifications, his responsibilities in his father’s company, along his present assets at the moment are undefined.
Like his half-sister, Abdulrahman is tolerant, calm, and doing wonderfully well with the rest of the family members.
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Conclusion on Aliko Dangote’s children
The life and style of Aliko Dangote’s children had revealed explicitly that being rich is quite different from being popular, and vice versa. Some people love living a low-key life, whereas some rich people in society love the combination of the duo. Whatsoever your choices might be, live honorably.