Top 10 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria 2022 can be accessed below.
The Igbo people are a meta-ethnicity native to the present-day south-central and southeastern Nigeria and also Equatorial Guinea. There has been much speculation about the origins of the Igbo people, as it is unknown how exactly the group came to form.
You need not be told that the Igbos are the most industrious tribe in Nigeria this makes one wonder who the richest Igbo men are. The Igbos are tribe spreads from the South Central to the South-Eastern part of Nigeria, you will also find them in Equatorial Guinea and in Cameroon
The main origin of the Igbo people is still unknown though they do claim to be related to the Jews, they are believed to be the “lost tribes” of Israel though there has been no confirmation of this as it is still seen as a theory.
According to genetic reports, we are made to know that the Igbos have the predominant Y-chromosomal haplogroup E1b1a1-M2 which matches with that of the Niger-Congo-speaking peoples though their real origin isn’t known.
List of Richest Igbo Men
|Arthur Eze||$5.8 billion|
|Cletus Ibeto||$3.8 billion|
|Benedict Peters||$3.3 billion|
|Allen Onyema||₦3.1 billion|
|Emeka Offor||$2.9 billion|
|Andy Uba||$2.1 billion|
|Ifeanyi Patrick Ubah||$1.7 billion|
|Rochas Okorocha||$1.5 Billion|
|Innocent Ifediaso Chukwuma||$1billion|
|Cosmas Maduka||$800 million|
|Tony Elumelu||$700 million|
Arthur Eze represents a force to be reckoned with in the Nigerian Oil and Gas sector. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Oranto Petroleum, one of the biggest privately-owned petroleum companies in Nigeria.
Born on 27th of November 1948 in Ukp, Dunukofia LGA, in Anambra State, Arthur Eze had his secondary school education in St. Augustine Secondary School in Nkwere, Imo State in 1970 after which he went for his degree in Mechanical and Chemical Engineering at California State University from 1974.
Besides being a wealthy Igbo man, Arthur Eze is also from a royal family, hence he is often called Prince Arthur Eze. His traditional title is ‘Ozoigbondu’ of Ndi Igbo
Arthur Eze Net Worth
Prince Arthur Eze has an estimated net worth of $5.8 billion
Arthur Eze Cars
Arthur Eze is a lover of class and style, and his car choice strongly emphasizes this. Arthur Eze is reported to have about 5 different models of Rolls Royce motors. Each of these Rolls Royces has an estimated value of N 180 million. Besides the Rolls Royce, Arthur Eze also has a private jet, a Falcon Plane which he acquired in 2015, valued at about $25 million.
Cletus M. Ibeto – (Net worth $3.8 billion)
Second on our list of Top 10 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria 2022 is Cletus Ibeto. Cletus Ibeto was born on the 6th of December 1952 in Anambra State, Nnewi to be precise. He wasn’t born with a silver spoon and as destiny has it he is now ranked as one of Igbo’s top billionaires in dollars.
He is an entrepreneur and one of the most influential businessmen in Nigeria, he is focused on the transportation industry where he sells motor spare parts, as time goes on he started exploring other businesses like the banking sector, real estate, cement production, petrochemicals, automotive coupling and many others under the IBETO Group.
As far as automotive spare parts in Nigeria is concerned the IBETO Group is the largest manufacturer in this sector. All these successful investments with the income from them all made Cletus Ibeto one of the richest Igbo men on Earth and now Cletus Ibeto net worth is estimated at $3.8 billion.
You definitely know the Nigerian giant indigenous auto-manufacturer Innoson Motors, Cletus Ibeto helped build this company and owns some of the Innoson vehicles in his car collections.
Benedict Peters – (Net worth $3.3 billion)
Benedict Peters made it on the Top 10 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria 2022. Benedict Peters was born in Ebonyi State though he is originally from Delta State, he is a wealthy businessman and also a philanthropist.
Benedict Peters is the founder of Aiteo Group and also he is the CEO, Aiteo Group is a company that is based on the energy and the gas sector. He attended the University of Benin with a degree in Geography and Urban Planning, the company is not that popular to a common Nigeria but it is one of the big wigs in the Nigerian gas sector with stakes in Oil Mining Lease 29 (OML) and also Nembe Creek Trunk Line (NCTL). Benedict Peters current net worth is estimated at $3.3 billion.
Allen Onyema – (Net worth $3.1 billion)
Allen Onyema is a patriotic citizen of Nigeria that has always been fronting for the unity of Nigeria even with the fact that the country seems to be divided with no hope of unity. The fact that he is always representing the country in positive news he was named “Conflict Resolution Expert” and to unify the country he has tried his best to sight his business in every tribe found inside Nigeria.
Allen Ifechukwu Onyema is a lawyer, an entrepreneur, a philanthropist and also he is the owner and CEO of the leading indigenous airline Air Peace. Allen Onyema current net worth is estimated at $3.1 billion.
Emeka Offor – (Net worth $2.9 billion)
Emeka Offor was born on the 10th of February 1957 in Kaduna State, Kafachan to be precise though he is originally from Anambra State, he is a native of Irefi Oraifite in Ekwusigo LGA. He is a known philanthropist and a respected businessman.
His line of business is the importation of bitumen through Rivways Lines Nigeria Ltd, he was advised by Pa Abadi and also helped by him to get some capitals which he used to import his first bitumen and within two years being in the business he was able to supply big construction firms like Julius Berger Nig. Ltd bitumen for their projects, he also supplies Fougerolle Nigeria Ltd, Guffanti Nigeria Ltd and many others
As a devoted businessman he was able to amass huge income for himself and today Emeka Offor net worth is estimated at $2.9 billion.
Emeka Offor Cars
Emeka Offor Cars
Andy Uba – (Net worth $2.1 billion)
Emmanuel Nnamdi Uba also made it on our list of wealthiest Igbo men in Nigeria, he was born on the 14th of December 1958, he is a known politician and a lawmaker, he also serves as a senator for the Anambra South Senatorial District under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Andy Uba current net worth is estimated at $2.1 billion.
Andy Uba Net Worth
The total net worth of Senator Emmanuel Andy Ubah is currently estimated at $2.1 billion
Andy Uba Cars
The number of cars Emmanuel has is unknown, but he has been seen a few times in some nice rides.
Ifeanyi Patrick Ubah – (Net worth $1.7 billion)
Ifeanyi Ubah is a popular Nigerian businessman, investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist, he is a sports lover and the owner of a Nigerian football club Ifeanyi Ubah F.C., he is the owner and CEO of Capital Oil and Gas Industries Limited a leading oil and gas company in Nigeria. He actually started his journey to riches by selling auto spare parts and tire supplies, with his zeal in the business he was able to expand beyond Nigeria and he started exporting tires from Nigeria to Ghana, Liberia and even Sierra Leone. Ifeanyi Ubah current net worth is estimated at $1.7 billion.
Ifeanyi Ubah Cars
As an official Senator in Nigeria, Ifeanyi Ubah is entitled to some official cars like a Toyota Prado Jeep, and an escort. Although there are not many credible reports about his choices on automobiles, Ifeanyi Ubah was a constant patroniser of Innoson Motors till he had a fall out with the company in July 2020.
Rochas Okorocha – (Net worth $1.5 billion)
Rochas Okorocha was born on the 22nd of September 1962, he is from Imo State and an ex-governor of the state under the umbrella of All Progressives Congress (APC). Rochas Okorocha is a philanthropist and a businessman before joining politics, he was ranked in 2018 as the richest politician in Nigeria. He also served as a senator representing Imo West Senatorial district at the 9th Nigerian Senate.
He is also the founder of Rochas Foundation an NGO organization focused on educating the less privileged. Rochas Okorocha net worth is currently estimated at $1.5 billion.
Innocent Ifediaso Chukwuma – (Net worth $1 billion)
Dr. Innocent Ifediaso Chukwuma was born on the 1st of October 1961 at Umudim, Nnewi, Anambra State Nigeria. Popularly known as Innocent Chukwuma a.k.a Innoson, he is the owner and Chairman of Innoson Group of Companies the top leading African automobile company. As the founder of IVM, the top vehicle manufacturing company in Africa and Nigeria Innocent Chukwuma has over the years amass wealth for himself and his net worth is currently pegged at $1 billion.
Cosmas Maduka – (Net worth $800 million)
Cosmas Maduka is also one of Top 10 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria 2022 currently, he is a businessman, investor, philanthropist and the founder of Coscharis Group a company base on Automobile sales and parts. His company also based on ICT, petrochemicals, agriculture, and many other business lines. He is also a brand distributor of top auto brands like the BMW, Range Rover, Ford and so many other top brands. Cosmas Maduka net worth is currently estimated to be about $800 million.
If you have ever banked with UBA i.e United Bank of Africa, then you need to know the former CEO. Tony Elumelu was the most recent former Chief Executive Officer of UBA before he moved on to establish his own company, Heir Holdings.
Tony Elumelu is a philanthropist and a social impact entrepreneur. He is the pioneer behind the Tony Elumelu Foundation, a financing body that many businesses and start-ups have benefited from all across Africa. As an investor, Tony Elumelu has investments in various assets including real estate, healthcare, stocks, etc. He is also an author of various books and a recipient of local and international awards. He has received the prestigious awards of Commander of the Order of the Niger amongst others
Tony Elumelu Net Worth:
He has a net worth of about $700 million.
Tony Elumelu cars:
Amongst the exotic cars Tony Elumelu possibly have are The Range Rover, BMW and Mercedes Benz S. Class.
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