To hell with the naysayers! Money could be the root of all evil but trust me, it is damn good!
We try to give various meanings as to why money is bad or evil but the fact is we can never do without it, except we should diligently seek for it.
GhanaCelebrities.Com has compiled the top 5 richest African kings for you in ascending order.
5. Otumfuor Osei Tutu II, Ghana
Otumfour is a Ghanaian king who rules the Ashanti Kingdom. He was born in May 1950. Otumfuor Osei Tutu becomes the 16th king of the Asanti Kingdom having ascended the throne in 1989. He rules the Ashanti kingdom of Ashanti Region in Ghana — a place known for mining gold. He is worth $10 million.
4. King Mswati III, Swaziland
Mswati is Swaziland king who is known to be too ‘dorsted’ though his people are poor. King Mswati who takes the 4th position of African richest kings was crowned as a king in of Swaziland as young as 18 and he has remained the king of the monarchical state till date. Born as a royal in April 1968 in Manzini, Mswati is worth over $ 2 million
3.King Okunde Sijuwade, Nigeria
Unfortunately, King Okunde Sijuwade popularly known as Olubuse II passed away in 2015. Born in January 1930 Olubuse II ruled Ife — a traditional Yoruba State in Ogun State Nigeria for 35 years. He is worth over $75 million.
2. King Fredrick Obateru Akinruta, Nigeria
He is the traditional ruler of the Ondo State. Obateru is known for living lavish lifestyle. He is worth $300 million. He is a business mogul who has gained feat in the oil and gas business.
- King Mohammed VI
King Mohammed is the king of Morocco. He was crowned in1999 after the death of his billionaire father. He is on record as the richest king in Africa and he is worth over $ 10 billion.
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