|Celebrated Name:||Mike Adenuga|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Michael Adeniyi Agbolade Ishola Adenuga Jr.|
|Age:||68 years old|
|Birth Date:||29 April 1953|
|Birth Place:||Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Adefolake Emilia Adenuga
Titi Joyce Adenuga
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Bella Disu, Adetutu Oyindamola Emilia, Eniola, Folashade Adeniyi, Prince Michael, Tunde, and Abimbola.)|
|Is Mike Adenuga Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$6 Billion|
|Last Updated:||July 2021|
Mike Adenuga is a popular Nigerian billionaire businessperson. He is included as among the richest persons in Africa. His telecommunications company is Globacom, which is Nigeria’s second-largest telecom operator. The company is also present in Ghana and Benin. He owns stakes in the Equitorial Trust Bank and Conoil.
Maybe you know about Mike Adenuga very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Mike Adenuga’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 & Biography
Mike Adenuga’s full name is Michael Adeniyi Agbolade Ishola Adenuga Jr., who was born on the 29th of April 1953 in Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria to parents, Mike Adenuga Sr. and Juliana Onashile Adenuga. His father worked as a school teacher while his mother worked as a businessman. When it comes to his education, he has attended Ibadan Grammar School, Ibadan, and Comprehensive High School, Aiyetoro. He has worked as a taxi driver to support his university education. He also holds degrees in Business Administration from Northwestern Oklahoma State University and Pace University, New York.
Mike Adenuga is married to Titi Joyce Adenuga. He was previously married to Adefolake Emilia Adenuga. He has seven children, Bella Disu, Adetutu Oyindamola Emilia, Eniola, Folashade Adeniyi, Prince Michael, Tunde, and Abimbola.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on the 29th of April 1953, Mike Adenuga is 68 years old as of today’s date 24th July 2021. His height is 5.8 M tall, and his weight is around 80 Kg.
The incredible rise of the career of Mike Adenuga began in 1990 when he got the drilling license, and in the following year, his oil company, Consolidated Oil Company (now, Conoil) struck oil in the waters of Ondo, Nigeria which made his company the first indigenous oil company to do so in a commercial quantity at the time. In 1999, he was issued a conditional GSM license, which was later revoked.
He was issued a second GSM license when the government-held auction in 2003. After that, his telecom company began expanding quickly and was soon challenging the MTN group. The company had launched services in Benin in 2008 and has even spread to Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire, while work is being done to start services other West African countries too. He has also made a takeover bid in May of 2015 to purchase Ivorian mobile telecom’s operator Comium Côte d’Ivoire for $600.
Awards & Achievements
Here is a list covering some of the Awards and Achievements earned by Mike Adenuga:
- He was named as the African Entrepreneur of The Year at the 2007 African Telecom Awards (ATA).
- The Nigerian government made him the Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger in 2012.
- He is the recipient of the Special Golden Jubilee Independence Anniversary Award.
Net Worth & Salary of Mike Adenuga in 2021
As of July 2021, Mike Adenuga has gathered a net worth of $6 Billion. He has garnered most of his earnings from telecommunications and oil business. His oil company, Conoil (formerly Consolidated Oil Company), was the first indigenous oil company to struck oil in the waters of Ondo in a commercial quantity. His telecom company, Globacom, has too expanded greatly ever since he got a commercial GSM Licence. The company is not only Nigeria’s second-largest telecom operator but is also present in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire.
Mike Adenuga has been a great businessman, and his list of Awards and Achievements proves that. One lesson which we can all take from his life is that we can be successful if we put in the time and the work even if we didn’t have the best of starts. With that being said, we wish him the best of health and luck for all his future endeavors.