Donald Trump and Aliko Dangote: Who is the Richest?

Donald Trump and Aliko Dangote: Who is the Richest?

Who’s richer between Donald Trump and Aliko Dangote, what’s their net worth. Aliko Dangote is officially known as the richest man in Africa currently. He owns several assets, investments and also has a lot of business chains and connections.

Across the African continent, the Nigerian billionaire’s relevance and worth cannot easily be matched. On the other side, Donald Trump is the 45th president of the United States of America.

He’s outspoken, super wealthy even before becoming the president, and hell!! Donald Trump has a couple of assets worth billions of dollars. Well, both Donald Trump and Aliko Dangote are fairly popular and super wealthy. In this post, we unbiasedly determine the richest between 45th American president Donald Trump and Nigerian business tycoon Aliko Dangote…

Donald Trump and Aliko Dangote: Who is the Richest?

Donald Trump’s Net Worth

Donald Trump is an American politician and the 45th president of the United States of America. He was birthed as Donald John Trump on June 14, 1946, in Queens, New York City, New York. He worked with his father’s real estate company, Elizabeth Trump and Son just before delving into the political affairs of the United States.

He rose to become the company’s president in the year 1971 and rebranded the company’s name as Trump Organization. In 2003, he emerged the host and also, the executive producer of “The Apprentice” reality show aired on NBC.

The show basically was about competitors fighting their way to getting a top level management position in one of the commercial ventures owned by Donald Trump. Trump was paid $50,000 dollars per episode of the show in the first year, and then, $700,000 dollars for the maiden season. As the show gained popularity overtime, Donald began earning $3 million dollars per episode.

That’s a huge change isn’t it? Earning $3 million dollars per episode of a TV show made him one of the highest earning Television personalities. In 2012, he took interest in becoming the President of the US, and as perceived a worthy candidate. In 2016, he gained victory over Hillary Clinton, the former Secretary of State of the United States, to become the President of America; the 45th head of State of the USA.

Donald Trump has five children; three sons and two daughters, but from different women. With Ivana, his previous spouse, he had a daughter and two sons, a son with Melania, and a daughter with Marla. The 45th president of the United States of America has an estimated net worth of $3.1 billion dollars.

Aliko Dangote’s Net Worth

Aliko Dangote is the richest man in Nigeria, and in Africa. He was born Aliko Dangote on April 10, 1957. Dangote is a Nigerian businessman and investor. His earnings grew tremendously by 557% in 2010, making him Africa’s richest businessman and personality for the first time ever.

The increase in 2010 also put him on the list as the biggest gainer in the world in terms of percentage growth. Dangote is the owner of the Dangote Cement producing company, which is a popular brand across Africa. The industry, Dangote Cement, is one of Dangote’s most widespread investments which has spanned across the African States.

Aliko Dangote has Plants under constructions in a few Nigerian States including Congo, Zambia, Tanzania and Ethiopia. Also, Aliko Dangote’s cement terminals are also under construction in Sierra Leone, Liberia and other African countries.

He’s the CEO and founder of the Dangote Group which has interests in real estate, oil & gas, sugar and salt processing, textiles, cement production, and flour milling. Aliko Dangote for his birthday acquired a Bombardier private jet worth $45 million dollars. He currently has an estimated net worth of $13.1 billion dollars.


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