Aliko Dangote is the owner of Dangote Group and owns 85% shares of Dangote Cement through a holding company, Dangote is also building a which has been under construction since 2016 and is expected to be one of the world’s largest oil refineries once complete. Dangote’s grandfather Alhaji Alhassan Dantata was a successful trader of rice and oats in Kano, Nigeria’s second-largest city. Aliko Dangote is not only the richest man in Nigeria he is also the richest man in Africa and the #191 richest person in the world, In 2018 Forbes ranked him as the #66 most Powerful Person, The wealth he’s attained has become a great source of inspiration to entrepreneurs in Nigeria and across Africa, especially those who really want to start small but with big dreams.
Now let’s dive in, Let’s see the luxurious lifestyle of Aliko Dangote, The cars he won, Private jets and a Yacht
It’s common for billionaires to acquire a jet for personal use, and so does the richest man in Africa. Aliko Dangote bought a private aircraft named Bombardier’s Global Express XRS from Montreal Canada. The jet was delivered to Murtala Muhammad International airport in Lagos on the celebration of Aliko’s 53rd birthday. It’s reported to cost $45 million, which translates to 16.3 billion naira.
Aliko Dangote’s Yacht
Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, sure knows how to live a big life. The President of Dangote Group owns a luxury yacht, which he bought for a mouth-watering $43 millIon, Aliko Dangote’s luxury yacht is nothing but luxury at its best as the pictures below show.
Aliko Dangote Cars
One would expect nothing less than expensive exotic cars for a man as rich as Aliko Dangote, and he isn’t letting us down.
Maybach 57S Knight Luxury
Maybach is known for luxury and the black rich man has it among his car collections. Maybach 57S has a refined new look and enhanced technical parts. The car rides on 24-inch wheels with the same carbon-finish treatment and black powder wrapped in Pirelli tires sized 285/30R24. White brake callipers contrast the wheels nicely and an electronic level control drops the model closer to the ground. Lightweight carbon is the source material for the fibre hood, boot lid, and doors. A new hood and trunk lid, a rear diffuser, and a new rear spoiler. For good measure, the tuner also swapped out the stock engine cover for a carbon-fibre one. It is indeed a good fit for the world’s richest black man.
Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG
It is a known fact that one automobile company that shows class is the Mercedes Benz. Some of its amazing features include a turbocharged engine AMG V12 (6.0 l, 612 hp) and it’s great speed. This car is nothing short of all-around beauty.
On the list of Aliko Dangote’s cars is the sleek Bugatti Veyron. Moving at 431 kilometres per hour, it’s the perfect choice for a hot chase. Indeed, it’s one of the fastest cars allowed for use on public roads.
The Mulsanne range is the ultimate statement of Bentley’s innovation, craft skills and automotive artistry. The design language captures the essence of the marque. Inside and out, you’ll find artisanship of the highest order. The interior of the car has a special four-mode air suspension that creates a fluid sensation when driven across different surfaces.
Toyota Landcruiser Prado
Aliko Dangote own different years of this Toyota Landcruiser Prado, The Land Cruiser is powered by a 5.7-litre V-8 engine paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. This setup generates 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft of torque. Full-time four-wheel drive is standard. With a ride quality that’s smooth and well-planted, the Land Cruiser delivers comfortable driving dynamics. Its steering feel is light, however, and there’s a fair amount of body roll. Rival SUVs in this price range offer handling that’s more rewarding. In spite of its beefy exterior, the Land Cruiser is relatively quick off the line.