Femi Otedola

Femi Otedola is a Nigerian businessman, philanthropist, and chairman of Forte Oil PLC, founder of Zenon Petroleum and Gas Ltd, and the owner of a number of other businesses across shipping, real estate and finance. 

Otedola was born on November 4 1962 in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, south west Nigeria, into the family of the late Sir Michael Otedola, Governor of Lagos State from 1992 to 1993

He is also the founder of FO Transport and Seaforce Shipping Company Ltd, Swift Insurance, Atlas Shipping Agency and FO Properties Limited.

He is the second Nigerian after Aliko Dangote to be included on the Forbes list of dollar-denominated billionaires with an estimated net worth of $1.2 billion.
He was listed at number 29 as the richest man in Africa by Forbes Magazine in 2014.

He is married to Nana Otedola and they are blessed with 4 children.
Among his children is tourism ambassador of Nigeria and music producer, Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola best known as DJ Cuppy. Her younger sister, Temi, is a style blogger and aspiring designer. He also has another daughter Christine and a son, Fewa.

Otedola has homes in Lagos, Abuja, Dubai, London and New York City.

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