Want to know who the richest women in Ghana are? This article is centered on the top wealthiest women in Ghana today, how they got their fortune, their net worth, business, family and other hidden information about them.
Ghana is a country blessed with natural resources and manpower, the Ghanaian people are also well cultured and good-hearted, this has made the country’s economic growth over the years experience rapid increase.
We cannot ignore the hard work of well-meaning Ghanaians and those who took risks to invest and make wealth for themselves and in turn employ people who get paid every month and also add to the country’s economy, this is the reason why we at AllRoundGist has taken our time to make research and list here for you the most successful women in Ghana today.
As we all know, Ghana is one of the most popular West African countries blessed with cultural diversity, tribes, religion, entertainment, e.t.c.
It is a common thing to see men holding the wealth of most countries, the world is taking a turn now as we now have some good numbers of women doing well for themselves and the Ghanaian women are not an exception here.
In our recent posts, we published the top 10 richest men in Ghana which we urge you to take a look at probably after reading this article in full.
Without taking much of our time on the topic introduction, let us dive into the list of the wealthiest women in Ghana.
Top 10 Richest Women In Ghana
Below is the updated list of the richest women in Ghana currently:
10. Beatrice Agyemang Abbey – $480,000
The 10th on the list of richest women in Ghana is Beatrice Agyemang Abbey, she is a famous woman in the Ghanaian media and entertainment industry, her career kickstarted as a journalist and also she is a TV and radio presenter.
Beatrice Agyemang is a known figure in the industry with years of experience which made her fit for top positions in the media space, she is the current CEO of General TV and likewise the General Manager of the media company.
Aside from that Beatrice also supervises the management and operations of TV3 which is one of the most popular TV channels in Ghana.
It has been decades since she started working in the media as far back as the year 2000 making it two decades anchoring important shows and she speedily got promoted to senior producer after various training in the profession.
As far as politics is concerned Beatrice is not afraid of any politician especially when she is the host to drill such politicians, her expertise has made her stay on the path of the law while discharging her duty, she has interviewed a lot of politicians in Ghana e.g. ex-president John Mahama, John Kufuor, ex-Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and top politicians in Ghana and in other African countries.
Due to her exceptional performance while working in the media she has won for herself many awards like the Glitz Africa Ghana Women of the Year Honours, Ghana Women of the Year Honours and many other awards and nominations.
Beatrice Agyemang Abbey current net worth is estimated at $480,000 and her fortune is attributed to her decades of hard work in the Ghanaian media space.
9. Jackie Appiah – $1.5 million
Jackie Appiah remains one of the most popular and successful Ghanaians, she is also one of the richest women in Ghana today, in short, she is a millionaire in dollars.
She is also a media personality with great influence on the youths and majority of Ghanaians, her profession is centered in the Ghanaian entertainment industry, and she is a force to be reckoned with in the industry.
As far as movie acting is concerned before you count 5 top stars in the Ghanaian movie industry you just have to mention Jackie Appiah. She is a beautiful woman filled with talents, skill, class and every positive vibe you could as for.
Jackie Appiah has starred in over 200 movies in Ghana and even outside the shores of Ghana in other African countries. She has been so active in the movie industry for decades and her hard work paid off through top-rated awards, brand ambassadorial deals and other nominations still in line for her.
Jackie Appiah net worth is currently estimated to be $1.5 million and her wealth is attributed to her decades of work in the movie industry, she worked hard for her money.
8. Nana Ama McBrown – $2 million
Another powerful woman on the list of the top wealthiest women in Ghana is Nana Ama McBrown, just like her colleague Jackie Appiah Nana Ama McBrown is also an actress and she is a talented and intelligent one at that.
She is one of the most followed celebrities in Ghana today as she has a huge fanbase who are considered to be die-hard fans.
It looks as if everything got in place for Nana Ama McBrown as she started acting as a kid and was a star even right from her kid days till she becomes a full-grown woman.
Aside from being a movie actress, Nana Ama McBrown didn’t put her eggs in one basket, she also gathered the needed skill which made her a TV presenter and she has hosted numerous shows and top programs mainly focused on the Ghana entertainment industry likewise other African countries like Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia e.t.c.
Nana Ama McBrown net worth is currently slatted at $2 million which placed her among the top richest women in Ghana and also one of the most influential celebrities in the country.
7. Joana Gyan Cudjoe – $70 million
Joana Gyan Cudjoe is a businesswoman who made fortune through entrepreneur skills, she has over the years tried her hands on various things which made her who she is today and a figure for the young Ghanaians to continue to look up to.
She has eyes for potential businesses and her intelligence comes to play whenever she tries something new. Her exploits have given her the nickname “Queen of Gold” and she has covered the front page of many magazines and newspapers.
As we all know Ghana is one of the largest exporters of gold in the world, she took advantage of this precious stone and she was able to own her own company which is named Golden Empire Legacy Limited and other companies which fetches her good money.
She started her career as a gold miner and obtained her license to mine gold, export gold and sell gold locally, she is also a philanthropist and a smart investor.
Joana Gyan Cudjoe net worth is currently estimated at $70 million, her wealth is mainly from gold and her other businesses.
6. Patricia Obo-Nai – $85 million
When talking about women with beauty and brain you have to mention Patricia Obo-Nai, she is a beautiful Ghanaian woman who has made a pact in the technology sector of the country, the telecommunication industry to be specific.
Patricia Obo-Nai is so intelligent and smart, she is an engineer and due to her consistency, skill and brilliancy, she was made the first Ghanaian CEO of Vodafone Ghana. Her work cannot be ignored as the company has seen drastic growth since when she took over the mantle of leadership.
Her journey into the engineering space didn’t just start overnight, she attended Rose’s Senior High School for her junior and senior secondary school education before furthering her studies at a higher institution. She attended Kwame Nkrumah University where she studied electrical engineering.
To further gather more education needed for her to excel she got an executive education degree from the University of Ghana and also Kellogg School of Management for her MBA in Illinois, Chicago.
Patricia Obo-Nai net worth is currently estimated to be $85 million, her wealth is solely from working as an engineer and clinching strategic positions to push Ghana technology higher.
5. Grace Amey-Obeng – $100 million
The NO 5 on the list of richest women in Ghana we have Grace Amey-Obeng, she is the owner of Forever Clair Beauty Products, a smart entrepreneur who has taken over the Ghana beauty and skincare space.
Earlier on we talked about her smartness, Grace Amey-Obeng made sure all her products are affordable and accessible to all, she got her products’ ingredients locally sourced which made them be of high quality and very effective for whatever each works for.
Due to her exploits and intelligence, she was made an executive member of the Association of Ghan Industries and she leads the Ghana Cosmetology and Wellness Foundation.
Grace Amey-Obeng has won numerous awards for herself, she is a force to reckon with as far as skin products in Ghana are concerned. Grace Amey-Obeng net worth is estimated to be $100 million which is why she is listed as one of the richest women in Ghana today.
4. Gifty Lamptey – $135 million
Although we can trace a high percentage of Gifty Lamptey wealth to her late husband, it takes an industrialist to run an industry successfully, aside from that she is also a self-made woman.
Right from start, Gifty Lamptey is known to be an entrepreneur, a successful one at that, she is also a social influencer and has worked in various business sectors.
Gifty Lamptey also holds the CEO position at SIDALCO Fertilizers and over the years she has gathered a huge fortune for herself even before her husband became late.
After the death of her husband, Gifty Lamptey got the inheritance of her husband and she has done a lot to manage her husband’s assets and other businesses. It is also important to let you know that Gifty Lamptey is also a philanthropist and the hope of the less privileged.
Gifty Lamptey net worth is estimated at $135 million, her fortune is from her business and inheritance from her husband.
3. Kate Quartey-Papafio – $250 million
The third richest woman in Ghana is Kate Quartey-Papafio, she is also an entrepreneur and even a famous one, she is one of the biggest business women Ghana boasts of, she is an industrialist and is doing more than enough to elevate the industrial sector of Ghana.
Kate Quartey-Papafio started her business career in the early 90s and over decades she has grown to become a pillar in Ghana, her input to the economy of Ghana is huge and she has a lot of employees working in her various companies.
As far as Ghana electricity materials are concerned Kate has everything handled, she is the owner of the popular Reroy Group Lmt, an high-quality cable producer and distributor.
Due to the fact that the industry is not saturated, she was able to gather good income from her company and through that transform it into a full-scale electrical service company in Ghana and also have tentacles in neighboring countries.
Kate Quartey-Papafio net worth is estimated at $250 million and her wealth is from income made from her company, she is now the 3rd richest woman in Ghana.
2. Theresa Oppong-Beeko – $420 million
The second richest woman in Ghana is Theresa Oppong-Beeko, she was able to achieve this through her stream of business portfolio “Manet Incorporated”, this is a company with many daughter companies under it.
Some of the companies are Manet Beach Paradise which happens to be a three-star hotel, Manet Construction Limited a company based on civil engineering services and also the company has a real estate development firm named “Manet Housing.
Her career has taken a huge advantage of hospitality and real estate, she has carved a niche for herself and is now one of the top leading companies in Ghana.
Theresa Oppong-Beeko net worth is currently estimated at $400 million which made her one of the most powerful and wealthiest businesswomen in Ghana.
1. Patricia Poku-Diaby – $720 million
The richest woman in Ghana is Patricia Poku-Diaby, with a net worth of $720 million Patricia Poku-Diaby is considered to be the most successful woman in the country.
Ghana is proud to have a woman of value, essence, wealth and also excellence. Patricia Poku-Diaby is a known entrepreneur and the owner of the biggest conglomerates in Ghana with decades of experience and service trying hard to build a business empire compared to none as far as the richest women in Ghana is concerned.
She started by handling her family’s transportation and trading business before growing big to own Plot Enterprise Ghana Limited taking over Ghana and going beyond the shores of Ghana to continents like Africa and Asia.
Her company is well immersed in the Ghana cocoa processing sector “Plot Enterprise Ghana”, also Plot Commodities and Plot Enterprise in Ivory Coast e.t.c., her brand name has been a household name in Ghana and rated as one of the most valuable companies in Ghana currently.
With this list you need no one to tell you that the Ghana women now go shoulder to shoulder with Ghanaian men, they are now performing well in the business sector through entrepreneurship and industrialization, and the fear of investment (risks) cannot hold the Ghanaian women anymore.
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