Anambra is the state in Nigeria with the most billionaires. In fact, Anambra has been attributed as the most commercialized state in the south-east region of Nigeria due to the presence of some of the country’s richest and most successful business people coming from the state. These individuals are known for being entrepreneurs, industrialists and philanthropists. In this article, we will examine ten of the most richest individuals in Anambra state this 2023.
The ‘light of the nation’ state is often attributed as the most commercialized state in Nigeria. Anambra State has recorded significant accomplishment as far as infrastructural development, education and economy is concerned. A lot of these things wouldn’t have been accomplished without supports of some Anambra rich business men who consistently offer monetary backings through their charity foundations and other infrastructural aids.
LIST OF TOP 10 RICHEST MEN IN ANAMBRA STATE & NET WORTH (2023)
This list of most richest men in Anambra state and their net worth will run in no particular order and it will take priority for the most influential characters. The following is the rundown of top ten richest businessmen in Anambra State with their net worth this 2023:
PRINCE ARTHUR EZE NET WORTH – $5.8 BILLION
Arthur Eze is currently the most richest billionaire man in Anambra state. Much of his riches originates from his businesses, investments and assets. Born in 1948, Arthur Eze hails from Ukpo town in Dunukofia Local Government Area of the state. He is famously known and called by his title name “Ozoigbondu”.
Prince Arthur is the founder and CEO of Atlas Oranto Petroleum. His company is viewed as the one of the biggest holders of oil blocks in Africa. He has likewise done numerous foundation projects in many areas. As indicated by various online sources, the estimated net worth of Prince Arthur Eze is put at $5.8 billion in dollars and ₦2,240,134,000,000 in Naira.
Arthur Eze is seen as a political god-father in Anambra state politics. His many achievements in the political scene is too numerous to be written, but he was among those who founded the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), a popular political party in the south eastern part of Nigeria.
Arthur Eze has many cars, among which is a a Black 2019 Rolls Royce in his garage and also a falcon plane as a private jet which he purchased for over $30 million.
PETER OBI NET WORTH $2.2 BILLION
Peter Obi is the second richest man in Anambra state and an influential politician in the south east and the country at large. Born in Onitsha in 1961, Peter Obi was the former governor of Anambra state, a position which he occupied for 8 years. Mr. Peter Obi is one of Nigerian’s most successful and influential business people.
Being an alumni of University of Nigeria, he turned into a business tycoon while still an understudy of the university. He was the most youngest executive of a significant Nigerian commercial bank, Fidelity Bank PLC. He has likewise served in the leading body of three (3) other business banks in Nigeria.
Additionally, Peter Obi has filled in as executive of Next International Nigeria Ltd, which he owns. He also acted as administrator and head of numerous commercial banks in the country. He is share holder in many Nigerian companies.
The former executive governor of Anambra state once said in an interview that he inherited a business worth of $170 million from his family and today, Peter Obi is alleged to be worth over $2.2 billion. He is also a favourite to become Nigeria’s next president.
BRYANT ORJIAKOR NET WORTH – $1.2 BILLION
ABC Orjiakor is a wealthy entrepreneur that hails from Anambra state and has been rated as the richest doctor in Nigeria with a net worth of $1.2 billion. He hails from Uli town in Anambra and has interest in oil and gas, real estate and other industries. He is the owner and founder of SEPLAT, an indigenous oil company in Nigeria listed in both the London and Nigerian stock exchange.
Aside being a medical doctor by profession, Bryant Orjiakor heads various organizations and is recognized as an entrepreneur for his achievements in the business world. Some of his investments include: Ordec group, Zebbra Energy, Shebba Exploration, Neimeth Pharmaceuticals, etc, among other companies.
EMEKA OFFOR NET WORTH – $1 BILLION
Emeka Offor is also a billionaire business man from Anambra state worth over $1 billion this 2023. He hails from Oraifite in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the State. Sir Emeka Offor is the author and director of Chrome group. His Chrome group is a conglomerate which deals on oil and gas, power, security, media communications and broadcasting. A portion of his transmission stations incorporates Blaze FM and Kiss FM.
Emeka Offor is also into refinery maintenance and construction of gas pipelines. All these is being carried out by his company for both private, state and the federal government. He provided books, computers and other school items around west Africa to promote his love for education.
Sir Emeka Offor’s plaza which is situated at Onitsha main market is owned by this business tycoon and generates more money for him. Among his many assets, Emeka offor has fleet of cars and many buildings scattered around his state and the country at large. This and more makes him one of the wealthy business men in Anambra state.
ERNEST AZUDIALU OBIEJESI NET WORTH – $900 MILLION
Ernest Azudialu is a philanthropist, entrepreneur and investor who also hails from Okija in Anambra state. Born in February 17, 1960, he is the CEO of the Obijackson West Africa Limited, a company that trades goods across West Africa. He also has interest in oil and gas industry through his company, NESTOIL. As an investor, he holds the office of non-executive at Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, a major construction company in Nigeria.
He is additionally the executive Neconde Energy and Smile Communication Nigeria limited. Subsidiary companies under Obijackson group incorporates, Nestoil, Neconde Energy and Smile Communication. The youthful and aspiring entrepreneur has an establishment known as Obijackson foundation. He additionally has a pediatric hospital of global standard where children get free clinical medicines.
INNOCENT CHUKWUMA NET WORTH – $1 BILLION
If you must list Nigerian billionaires by net worth, then Innocent Chukwuma makes the list. Unsurprisingly, he is also from Anambra state and was born in Nnewi, the richest town in Nigeria with billionaire business men. Innocent Chukwuma is the head and Chief Executive Officer of The Innoson Group. His company is famous for making top local vehicles.
This Nnewi business entrepreneur is the owner of Nigeria’s first local auto assembling company, Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM). Beside vehicle assembling and production, the business magnet is likewise into recycling and deals of motorcycles, plastics and household things. He is additionally into tyres and tube production.
Innocent Chukwuma has lots of houses and various cars. Although not known to the public, Innoson maintains a low profile but is very popular in the south eastern region and is among the many billionaires in Igboland, south eastern region of Nigeria.
COSMAS MADUKA NET WORTH – $900 MILLION
Likewise, on the rundown is another Nnewi born business tycoon, Cosmas Maduka who heads Coscharis group. Coscharis group is a combination of fruitful organizations owned by Cosmas Maduka, one of Anambra’s richest men. He attends the Redeemed Christian Church of God.
His Coscharis Motors is a franchise holder to well known vehicle brands which incorporates BMW, Roll Royce, Range Rover, Jaguar and Ford in Nigeria. Coscharis net worth is estimated to be over $900 million. He was once portrayed as the one who turned $1 dollar to $500 million dollars by Forbes.
ALLEN ONYEMA NET WORTH – $800 MILLION
Allen Onyema is the current CEO of Air peace and among the wealthy business men from Anambra state. Born in 1964 in Benin City, Allen attended various schools to further his education. Among them were the the University of Ibadan where he studied law and graduated in 1987. He also attended the Nigerian Law School, before he was called to bar in 1989.
Aside owning Air Peace, Allen Onyema has other businesses and assets scattered round the country and even abroad. He is a philanthropist and has make an impact to society. No wonder he is seen as a mentor to many and is listed among the most successful business tycoons to hail from Igbo land. Allen Onyema is worth an estimated $800 million.
GODWIN MADUKA NET WORTH – $700 MILLION
Dr. Godwin Maduka is another wealthy business man that hails from Orumba-South LGA in Anambra state. He is listed among the wealthiest medical professionals in the country and has a popular hospital to his name in the United States. He has made strides in the medical world and also in the business realm.
Godwin Maduka is actually a Nigerian US based doctor prestigious for his extraordinary generosity and love for the poor. The influential and aspiring politician is the CEO and Medical Director of Las Vegas Pain Institute and medical center, the biggest pain therapy centre in Nevada USA.
On the whole, Godwin Maduka is one of the richest entrepreneurs in the country, and has various buildings, cars and other assets worth more than a hundred million Dollars. His Rolls-Royce Phanthom is valued at $45 million, His Toyota Prado Jeep and Mercedez Benz is valued at ₦200 million and ₦500 million respectively.
IFEANYI UBAH NET WORTH – $700 MILLION
Ifeanyi Ubah is another rich billionaire from Nnewi and he is into oil, sports, and even politics. He is The CEO of Capital Oil, a popular oil company in the country. The young business man has the largest petroleum storage facility in the country.
His business is very vast, and he is into sports also and owns a football club, FC Ifeanyi Ubah. He is likewise into broadcasting business as he runs Authority FM and Newspaper.
ANTHONY ENUKEME NET WORTH – $500 MILLION
One of the renown industry, Tonimas group is a conglomerate that is owned by Anthony Enukeme. The business group has subsidiaries in oil and gas, beverages, hotels and hospitality and aluminum productions. With all these business engagements, the Tonimas founder is in list as one of the most richest businessmen in Anambra State and he is also influential as well.
OBI CUBANA NET WORTH – $100 MILLION
Obi Iyiegbu also known as Obi Cubana is another rich businessman from Anambra state. He is also an entertainer, entrepreneur, and a philanthropist. He is the chairman, owner and founder of the popular Cubana group. He has hotels, clubs for lounge at different Nigerian cities, from Abuja, Lagos, Enugu, Port Harcourt, Owerri etc. His lounges attracts various celebrities. Obi Cubana is one of the youngest billionaires in Anambra state, Nigeria
Other Richest Persons In Anambra State
Aside from these top ten, there are other richest individuals in Anambra state. They include the following:
- Cletus Ibeto
- DJ Coublon
- Nonso Diobi
- Obi Egbuna
- Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme
- Joy Emodi
- Okey Emordi
- Obiora Chukwuka
- Joy Chinwe Eyisi
- Onyeka Nnadozie Eze
- Godwin Ezeemo
- Chris Ezike
- Dan Onuorah Ibekwe
- Alphonsus Obi Igbeke
- Chika Ike
- Chukwuemeka Ike
- Alfred Achebe
- Nancy Achebe
- Judith Amaechi
- Februaryine Danish
- Francis Arinze
- Arthur Nwankwo
- Chigozie Atuanya
- Obinna Chidoka
- Precious Chikwendu
- Glory Chukwu
- Kenneth Dike
- Chimezie Ikeazor
- Eugene Keazor
- Arinze Madueke
- Ginigeme Francis Mbanefoh
- Obinna Metu
- Ifeanyi Chudy Momah
- Eddy Nawgu
- Echezonachukwu Nduka
- Ebube Nwagbo
- Alex Nwankwo
- Nkem Nwankwo
- Queen Nwokoye
- Chike Obi
- Ikechukwu Obiorah
- Chika Oduah
- Grace Chibiko Offorma
- Josephat Obi Oguejiofor
- Chuba Okadigbo
- John Okechukwuemeka
- Krystal Okeke
- Charles Chukwuma Soludo
- Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansi
- Emmanuel Nnamdi Uba
- Fabian Udekwu
- John Anenechukwu Umeh
- Valerian Okeke
- Adaeze Yobo
- Toks Asher Young
- Tessy Okoli
- Annie Okonkwo
- Godfrey Okoye
- Ifeoma Okoye
- Okechukwu Oku
- Bennet Omalu
- Adaora Onyechere
- Ikechukwu Onyeka
- Nwafor Orizu
- Cossy Orjiakor
There are for sure many other rich people from Anambra state, but these notable persons are ones that are viewed as the most richest in the state.