The Most Famous


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This page contains a list of the greatest Nigerian Businesspeople. The pantheon dataset contains 604 Businesspeople, 1 of which were born in Nigeria. This makes Nigeria the birth place of the 57th most number of Businesspeople behind Qatar and Indonesia.

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The following people are considered by Pantheon to be the most legendary Nigerian Businesspeople of all time. This list of famous Nigerian Businesspeople is sorted by HPI (Historical Popularity Index), a metric that aggregates information on a biography’s online popularity.

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1. Aliko Dangote (1957 - )

With an HPI of 56.27, Aliko Dangote is the most famous Nigerian Businessperson.  Her biography has been translated into 17 different languages on wikipedia.

Aliko Dangote GCON (born 10 April 1957) is a Nigerian billionaire business magnate and philanthropist. He is the wealthiest person in Africa, and the richest Black person in the world with an estimated net worth of US$13.5 billion (July 2020).

Pantheon has 1 people classified as businesspeople born between 1957 and 1957. Of these 1, 1 (100.00%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living businesspeople include Aliko Dangote.

Living Businesspeople

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