Aliko Dangote
Aliko Dangote
Celebrated Name: Aliko Dangote
Real Name/Full Name: Aliko Dangote
Gender: Male
Age: 67 years old
Birth Date: 10 April 1957
Birth Place: Kano, Nigeria
Nationality: Nigerian
Height: 1.67 m
Weight: 69 Kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children: Yes (Halima Dangote)
Profession: Nigerian businessman, investor, and owner of the Dangote Group
Net Worth in 2024: $10 billion
Last Updated: June 2024

Aliko Dangote is one of the richest men in Nigeria who is best known as the founder of Dangote Group. His company operates in several African countries as well as Nigeria. He is the 67th richest person on the planet, according to Forbes Magazine. Dangote Sugar Refinery is one of the biggest organisations in Nigeria.

Maybe you know about Aliko Dangote very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Aliko Dangote’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Aliko Dangote was born in 1957 on 10th April to Mariya Sanusi Dantata and Mohammed Dangote Hajia. He comes from a wealthy family. He is the great-grandson of the richest man in Africa, Alhaji Alhassan Dantata.

In a candid interview, Dangote shared a children story, which depicts his passion and love business. When he was in school, he used to sell candy to students in order to make money.
He was born and brought up in Nigeria.

Dangote completed his graduation from Al-Azhar University in Business Studies.

Personal life

Aliko Dangote has married and divorced twice. His first marriage was arranged by his parents. He married his second wife, Maria AD Muhammad Rufai, but their marriage didn’t last any longer.

He has also been linked with 2013 Beauty Queen, Sylvia Nduka. There were also speculations that the couple has married secretly, but nothing was confirmed rather it was reported that the couple has separated.

Dangote has one daughter named Halima Dangote according to Wikipedia. However, he is often seen with two other girls named Mariya and Fatima who are also considered to his daughters.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 10 April 1957, Aliko Dangote is 67 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024. His height is 1.67 m tall, and weight is 69 Kg.


Aliko Dangote established Dangote Group in 1977, and later relocated to Lagos to expand the realms of his company in Africa. Today the organisation is a multi-trillion business magnate that dominates Nigerian sugar market, is also a major supplier of brewers, confectionery and soft drink in many countries. He has expanded his business to freight, cement manufacturing, and food cover processing.

Dangote has shown his interest in buying an English Football team called Arsenal in 2015. He also stated his plans of firing team’s manager Arsene Wenger, if he was able to buy the team.

Apart from his business modules, he also shows a keen interest in politics and can be seen funding parties of his supporters and friends.

Awards & Achievements

In 2007, Africa Investors Index awarded his Dangote Sugar Refinery with Best African Initial Public Offer. In 2014, Forbes honoured Dangote by naming him 2014 Africa Person of the Year. In 2007, his company was also awarded as the Global Excellence Company of Year. In 2009, his company was honoured with the International Quality Award in Gold Category.

Dangote has also been honoured with Nigeria’s second-highest honour GCON (Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger) by then, President, Goodluck Jonathan in 2011.

Net Worth & Salary of Aliko Dangote in 2024

Aliko Dangote Net Worth
Aliko Dangote Net Worth

Aliko Dangote has an estimated net worth of more than $10 billion as of June 2024. He has made his net worth from his smart investments, business modules and his organisation Dangote Group. He also gets a royalty from his family business. He also has shares in some of the business biggies that also help in fueling his fortune.

Aliko Dangote comes from a family of fortune, but he hasn’t taken that wealth for granted. He ensured that his family remains the richest family in Nigeria and Africa by introducing new business prospects in his family business and also helping it expanding in Africa. He is a true inspiration for a black man; he has used his education in his fortune and created an empire that transformed him into the 67th richest man on the planet. In the list full of white billionaires, Dangote is a Black legend to reach the list.


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