Friday, 7 December 2012

The Richest Black Woman In The World--Folorunsho Alakija

A Nigerian at the age of 61 has finally beaten the  financial wings of  Tv star Oprah winfrey  who’s worth about $2.7 billion to become the world’s richest black woman. She is Folornshuno Alakija, an oil tycoon, fashion designer and a renowned philanthropist. Mrs Alakija is worth at least $3.3 billion--that’s about  #94 billion in Nigeria.
She is married to Modupe Alakija and they have four grown-up sons together.she also has grandchild from her first son. She has a private jet “Bombardier Global Express 6000” which she bought earlier this year for a reported $46 million with estate portfolio worth over $100 million.
She started her venture into oil as early as 1993---*how old where your then* cough eh
Though she came from a wealthy polygamous family, she is smart and intelligent. I also heard she is very educative and her humility is simply amazing.thumbs up
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