Top 10 Richest Nigerian Kings And Their Net Worth

If you thought the massive wealth showcased on televisions when Nigerian kings are being referenced is a joke, then you are mistaken. In reality, Nigerian kings are extremely worthy and honorable. A gist of their richness would be covered in this article.

Top 10 Richest Nigerian Kings And Their Net Worth
Richest Nigerian Kings

1. The Olugbo of Ugbo; Oba Obateru Akinrutan

First on the list of richest Nigerian kings is none other than The Olugbo of Ugbo; Oba Obateru Akinrutan. His Chieftaincy can be found in the Yoruba kingdom and precisely in The Ondo State. Chief Oba is also a business mogul aside his Chieftaincy position, the owner of Obat Petroleum. He owns an estimated net worth of $300million and has cars like Bentley Musanne (2014 edition) and a customized Rolls Royce(2012) in his possession.

2. Sultan of Sokoto; Sa’ad Abubakar

The second richest is Sa’ad Abubakar who is the Sultan of Sokoto. The Sultan has been registered the most powerful King in the Northern part of Nigeria because he reigns over the Sultan Caliphate hence becoming the spiritual head of all Muslims in the North. His net worth is estimated to be a $100million and owns a Rolls Royce (2017 edition). He is also the co-chair for The Nigerian Traditional Council.

3. Emir of Kano; Lamido Sanusi Lamido

The third most richest is the former Emir of Kano who happens to be Lamido Sanusi Lamido. Sanusi is also a former governor of The Central Bank Of Nigeria making him recognizable and very populous even amongst international states. Second to the Sultan of Sokoto,Sanusi is very powerful in The Northern part of Nigeria. In 2020, he sparked a public conversation and talk after the purchase of Rolls Royce which was very expensive. Aside that, he owns a fleet of luxurious cars and has a net worth estimated to be $80million.

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4. Ooni of Ife;Ona Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan

The Ooni of Ife;Ona Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan is ranked the fourth most richest monarch in Nigeria. His Chieftaincy can be found in The Yoruba Land and certainly makes him influential. Ona is the Chancellor of The University Of Nigeria according him as a very respected mam in Nigeria. He is worth $70milion and own cars like the Mercedes Benz S550, two Bentleys and a Rolls Royce Phantom (2011 model). He is also into the real estate business.

5. Oba Ewuare ll Ogidigan

The fifth richest Nigerian king is Oba Ewuare ll Ogidigan who happens to be the Ona of Benin Kingdom. His education background is pretty admiring as he holds a degree in Economics from University of Wales and a master’s degree in Public Administration.

The Oba lives in a plush mansion whose standard could be compared to any honorable monarchy in the world. His estimated net worth is $60 million and he has hold ambassadorial positions to several nations for Nigeria. When it comes to fleet of Cars, the Oba has to his possession many endeared cars like Rolls Royce Phantom (2016 model).

6. Obi of Onitsha, Nnaemeka Alfred Ugochukwu Achebe

The sixth richest king in Nigeria is The Obi of Onitsha, Nnaemeka Alfred Ugochukwu Achebe. He held honourable positions like being the Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University ,Zaria and a former Executive Director of Shell Petroleum Development Company. He is a very affluent king in the East and has an estimated net worth of $50million. He also has in his possession cars like Rolls -Royce(2016 model).

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7. Alaafin of Oyo

The Alaafin of Oyo is the seventh richest monarch in Nigeria. The Alaafin happens to be Oba Lamidi Adeyemi who is ranked the second most influential in The Yoruba Land and has a very expensive and historic palace to his name. He owns cars like a stretched limousine, a Toyota Land cruiser and a Lexus GX 470. He has an estimated net worth of $40 million

8. Oba of Lagos; Oba Babatunde Aremu Akiola

The eighth most affluent king in Nigeria is The Oba of Lagos. The Oba of Lagos is Oba Babatunde Aremu Akiola whose importance cannot be overemphasize. The Oba holds an LL.B and has also served for almost 32 years in The Nigerian Police Service before being crowned king. He is estimated to be $40 million and he has asset like a 2016 Mercedes Benz S550 priced at 34million Naira.

9. Orlu of Warri; Godfrey Emiko

The ninth richest monarch is none other than Godfrey Emiko. Godfrey Emiko is the Orlu of Warri where is monarchy spread across Niger-Delta region of Nigeria. Most of his wealth is attributed to the oil and gas industry. With an estimated net worth of $30million, Emiko still seems not to have a taste for luxurious cars.

10. Benjamin Ikenchuku Keagborekuzi

The last and tenth richest king this article will cover is Benjamin Ikenchuku Keagborekuzi l who is known in the Guinness Book of record as the youngest monarch. He was crowned king at the age of 2 at the expense of his demised father. He also holds record for being the youngest Chancellor for The University of Ilorin, Nigeria. He holds several degrees and certificates from renowned UK institutions. He is currently estimated to be of net worth $10 million and has cars like the Mercedes Benz S550 Maybach(2015 model).

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