We bring to you the latest list of the top 10 richest women in Ghana 2021 and their estimated net worth.
Ghana is one of the most popular west African countries, as well as Africa at large. A country that is rich in diverse culture, tribes, natural resources, and most of all, its people.
As rich as the country is in the things listed earlier, it also has some of the richest individuals both on a national and continental level. This list of the top ten richest women in Ghana is a testament to this fact.
While men usually are the party to dominate when speaking of riches in countries around the world, women in Ghana are not doing so bad themselves.
We’ve recently published an article about the top 10 richest men in Ghana. You should check it out. This article on the Richest women in Ghana helps explore some of the most endowed women in wealth.
So, let’s get right into it, and have a look at female individuals who dominate the wealth show in Ghana.
The Top 10 Richest Women In Ghana 2021
|Rank||Richest Women In Ghana 2021||Estimated Net Worth|
|#1||Patricia Poku-Diaby||$720 Million|
|#2||Theresa Oppong-Beeko||$420 Million|
|#3||Kate Quartey-Papafio||$250 Million|
|#4||Gifty Lamptey||$135 Million|
|#5||Grace Amey-Obeng||$100 Million|
|#6||Patricia Obo-Nai||$85 Million|
|#7||Joana Gyan Cudjoe||$70 Million|
|#8||Nana Ama McBrown||$2 Million|
|#9||Jackie Appiah||$1.5 Million|
|#10||Beatrice Agyemang Abbey||$48,000|
10. Beatrice Agyemang Abbey – $480,000
Despite being one of the most popular figures in Ghana, as well as on this list of richest women in Ghana, Beatrice Agyemang Abbey is the least rich on this list.
This, however, doesn’t take away from her impressive career as a journalist, presenter, and media personality.
Beatrice currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer and General Manager at General TV, while also supervising the operations and management of popular channel, TV3.
Starting off her media career way back in the year 2000, Beatrice has spent up to a whopping 21 years discussing and unearthing important issues and stories within the Ghanaian community. This saw her quickly rise from the position of anchor all the way to senior producer.
Never afraid of going head-on with major politicians across the country, Beatrice has hosted the likes of Ex-Ghana Presidents John Kufuor and John Mahama, Ex-Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and many other top politicians within Ghana.
Her work rate over the years has earned her numerous awards including the Glitz Africa Ghana Women of the Year Honours, and Ghana Women of the Year Honours.
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9. Jackie Appiah – $1.5 million
This is another popular media personality similar to Beatrice, the difference being that while Beatrice worked as a Journalist, She had a glittering career in the entertainment industry.
As one of the stars in the Ghanaian movie industry, rarely would you see a blockbuster Ghanaian movie in which Jackie is not present. She’s got the skills, beauty, and talents to exert herself as one of the top blokes in the movie industry.
With a movie career spanning over decades, Jackie has made an awful lot of earnings from her appearance in over 200 movies. Her exploits also earned her several deals as a brand ambassador for top brands across Ghana.
Her net worth of just over $1.5 million earns her a place among the richest women in Ghana.
8. Nana Ama McBrown – $2 million
Nana is another popular figure, yet from the entertainment industry in Ghana. Building a career as well in acting, Nana sealed her place among legends who are unmatched in brilliance and excellence on screen.
As a fan favorite, Nana has got a huge fan following from her compatriots across the country.
Having started her career as a child star at such an early age, it was all too obvious for all to see that she’s got everything to be great. And that exactly is what she did.
Coupled with being a superstar actress, Nana is also a TV presenter as she hosts numerous shows and programs that are usually centered around the entertainment industry in Ghana, as well as across Africa.
Nana is one huge name and media personality who has cemented her place among the top 10 richest women in Ghana.
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7. Joana Gyan Cudjoe – $70 million
Joana is a self-made entrepreneur and millionaire in Ghana. Her exploits as an entrepreneur in Ghana is something that a lot of young people envy.
Her business acumen and eye for potential have made her one of the richest women in Ghana today. This is why she earned her nickname from many news and magazines as the Queen of Gold, and rightfully so.
Joana has made herself into a mogul in the Gold business in Ghana, earning a fortune from her numerous companies including Golden Empire Legacy Limited.
As an entrepreneur who started her career in Gold mining, she is an artisanal miner, a licensed gold miner, a licensed gold salesman, a gold buyer’s license, a licensed gold exporter, an investor, a philanthropist, and a business executive.
The numerous positions she’s tagged in the show just how hard-working and consistent she is in making the most of her time. Today, she has a massive net worth of $70 million.
6. Patricia Obo-Nai – $85 million
Patricia might be a relatively unknown personality for most Ghanaians, but the huge waves she is making in the Ghana telecommunications industry make her one to look out for.
As an engineer, Patricia is excellent and brilliant at what she does, and her consistent attitude towards work made her the first Ghanaian to take the position of chief executive officer (CEO) at Vodafone Ghana.
That in itself, is such a massive achievement and it is thanks to her credibility and professionalism.
As a member of the Ghana Institution of Engineers, Patricia attended Rose’s Senior High for her secondary education and proceeded to study electrical engineering at the revered Kwame Nkrumah University.
She’s got an MBA and Executive Education degree from the University of Ghana and Kellogg School of Management, Chicago City, Illinois which is one of the 50 US states.
Her educational qualifications show just why she has been able to achieve what she has today.
5. Grace Amey-Obeng – $100 million
Grace is another entrepreneur on this list of the top ten richest women in Ghana. Through her company which she founded back in the 90s, Forever Clair Beauty products, Grace has been able to earn a mammoth.
Her products are some of the most used, local-based products in Ghana. The quality of her products speaks for itself, as Ghanaians patronize her company in millions.
Her exploits earned her a status as an executive member of the Association of Ghana Industries.
Grace also serves as the chairwoman of the Ghana Cosmetology and Wellness Foundation and earning numerous awards for her tremendous roles in the industrial sector.
4. Gifty Lamptey – $135 million
While most people may give the credit of Gifty’s net worth to her late husband who was a business mogul and multi-millionaire, she has built a career and legacy for herself that nobody can stain.
Gracy is an entrepreneur, as well as a social influencer who currently holds the position of CEO at SIDALCO Fertilizers Ltd.
Despite the whole talk that Gifty got the majority of her wealth as an inheritance, Gifty has continued to build on what she acquired.
Year by year, her net worth keeps growing through the strings of companies which she heads in Ghana.
Asides from functioning as the CEO of SIDALCO, Gifty put her wealth to good use by giving a helping hand to the less privileged in the society. As a philanthropist, Gifty has been an icon to many, and a savior to others.
She created the Ladies of the Cross International Ministries which is a philanthropic organization that is contributing so much to charity. Her efforts in Philanthropy have been recognized by different organizations through top awards.
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3. Kate Quartey-Papafio – $250 million
Kate is one of the biggest and most recognized female entrepreneurs in Ghana. Starting out her career as far back as the early 90s, Kate was on a mission to transform the growing industrial sector of Ghana.
Owing to the country’s dire need for electricity materials, Kate decided to establish her company, Reroy Group Ltd, which will operate to produce and distribute high standard electric cables.
As the years went by, the company kept growing until it completely transformed from a mere cable production and distribution company to a full-scale electrical service company.
The operation of Reroy Group Ltd. Has contributed massively to the stability of electricity and power solutions in Ghana. She is not just one of the richest women in Ghana, but also one of the most influential.
2. Theresa Oppong-Beeko – $420 million
Theresa is one of the richest women in Ghana today, thanks to her stream of business portfolio Manet Incorporated which has subsidiary groups such as Manet Towers Limited, Manet Construction Limited (a civil engineering company), Manet Beach Paradise (a three-star hotel resort), and Manet Housing (a real estate development firm).
From the information you just read, it is clear that Theresa is a real estate magnate whose business management skills are second to none.
Over her business career, she has been able to establish a solid foundation and niche in the hospitality industry, as well as real estate.
Despite the real estate industry is almost completely dominated by men, she is not one to be deterred. Today, her streams of businesses are worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
1. Patricia Poku-Diaby – $720 million
Patricia Poku-Diaby is currently the richest woman in Ghana today, with a current net worth of $720 million.
Patricia is not just a woman of wealth, but of value and excellence. Patricia is a proud entrepreneur who has grown her business over decades to become one of the biggest conglomerates in Ghana.
She is the CEO of Plot Enterprise Ghana Limited which operates across Asia and Africa. Prior to creating this business, she was immersed in her family’s business of trading and transportation.
The group has gained higher ground with subsidiaries including Plot Enterprise Ghana (Ghanaian-owned cocoa processing company), Plot Enterprise in Ivory Coast, and Plot Commodities (registered with the Dubai-based Dubai Metal and Commodities Centre).
As one of the most valuable companies in Ghana, her company possesses machinery which processes more than 32,000 metric tonnes of Agricultural products on a yearly basis.
Her exploits have transformed the Agricultural industry of Ghana almost singlehandedly.
Richest Women In Ghana (Summary)
The net worth of women on this list of richest Ghanaian women shows just how important and instrumental women are to the growth and development of Ghana.
Many of the women represented here have made a major impact in the respective industries in which they find themselves. Over time, it is obvious that the impact of women will be felt continually.
Any notion that women do not make a major impact in their respective industries compared to men is swiftly debunked by this article.
Here’s a quick recap of Ghana’s richest women today:
- Patricia Poku-Diaby
- Theresa Oppong-Beeko
- Kate Quartey-Papafio
- Gifty Lamtey
- Grace Amey-Obeng
- Patricia Obo-Nai
- Joana Gyan Cudjoe
- Nana Ama McBrown
- Jackie Appiah
- Beatrice Agyemang Abbey
The earnings that women are able to accrue over time as expressed through this list show women are more than capable of being equals with men.
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