Some years ago you wouldn’t have heard anything like a woman making it among the wealthiest in Ghana. However, there are some wonderful ladies who have broken so many untold records. These ladies have featured on our list of top 5 richest women in Ghana.
In fact, these women are rubbing shoulders with some of the richest men in Ghana in terms of wealth. In that regards, we’re going to show you the list of the top 5 richest women in Ghana and their net worth according to Forbes 2020.
The parameters used in ranking include, the number and quality of companies they own/manage, the amount of share they control, the market value of their companies and other investments as well as their general net worth.
Top 5 Richest Women in Ghana and Their Net Worth 2020
Having said that, let’s now take a look at the beautiful ladies that have featured on our list of the top 5 richest women in Ghana, and their net worth 2020.
5. Grace Amey-Obeng
Grace Amey-Obeng ranks the 5th richest woman in Ghana. She has an estimated net worth of $100 million which is sourced mainly from the cosmetic industry.
Mrs. Amey-Obeng who is the CEO of Forever Clair Group received her beauty education at Croydon College, London. She returned back to Ghana and started her own business with just $100. Now the forever group of companies includes a firm that supplies salon equipment and cosmetics (Forever Clair Skin Care), a beauty clinic (FC Skin and Beauty Klinik) and a beauty clinic (FC Skin and Beauty Klinik).
The Forever Clair Group has eight branches in Ghana. Her products are also exported to other countries like Togo, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Togo, Ivory Coast, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.
Grace Amey-Obeng Net Worth: $100 Million.
4. Gifty Lamptey
On the number 4th position of the richest women in Ghana is Mrs. Gifty Lamptey with an estimated net worth of $135 million. She is the CEO of Sidalco Group of Companies which includes Sidalco Construction and Roads Ltd; Del Estates; Empire Concretes Ltd and Dominion International Petroleum Ltd.
Additionally, she is serving on several boards such as Ladies of the Cross International Ministries; an organization that focuses on giving as well as helping the needy, she is the chairperson of the board. Mrs. Lamptey is a widow blessed with three children.
Gifty Lamptey Net Worth: $135 million.
3. Kate Quartey Papafio
The 3rd richest woman in Ghana is the first cable manufacturer in the ECOWAS subregions. Not just that, Kate Quartey Papafio is also the leading producer of electrical cables in Ghana. Kate Quartey has an estimated net worth of $250 million.
The CEO of Reroy Group of companies founded in 1992 which include Reroy Energy Limited and Reroy Cables Limited is among the most powerful women in the country.
The company has a strong presence in the West African sub-region. Where it provides products and services to the private sector, general consumers and utilities throughout the region.
Kate Quartey Papafio Net Worth: $250 million.
2. Theresa Oppong-Beeko
On the 2nd position of the richest women in Ghana is Theresa Oppong-Beeko. The CEO of Manet Group has an estimated net worth of $420 million. The Manet Group is 100% Ghanaian real estate development holding company, involved in developing the commercial and residential property.
In fact, the company is the second largest in the industry. It was established 18 years ago and has risen to the ranks to be listed among the top 20 companies in the country.
Her group of companies includes Manet Paradise, a three-star hotel resort, Manet Housing, a real estate development firm, Manet Construction a civil engineering company and lastly, the Manet Towers.
Theresa Oppong-Beeko Net Worth: $420 million.
1. Patricia Poku-Diaby
Patricia Poku-Diaby ranks as the richest woman in Ghana with an estimated net worth of $720 million. She also ranks as the 8th richest person in Ghana today.
She is the CEO and founder of Plot Enterprise Group in Ivory Coast and Ghana which is a Ghanaian cocoa processing company. Previously worked in the family business before venturing out to start her own company. The company has a state-of-the-art grinding facility located in Takoradi. Which is currently valued at $90 million and processes 32,000 metric tons of cocoa annually into liquor, butter, and cake.
Patricia Poku-Diaby Net Worth: $720 million.
The list of the richest women in Ghana shows that more women are breaking boundaries in the corporate world. In fact, from years to come, more women will be placed with more responsibilities of wealth generation. This should also serve as a wake-up call for other women to rise to the occasion in their respective endeavours.