Femi Otedola (born on 4th November 1962) is a well-known/popular celebrated Nigerian billionaire businessman.
He is the owner of Forte Oil and was also the former chairman of Forte Oil PLC, an importer of fuel products.
He is also the founder of Zenon Petroleum and Gas Ltd, and he owns a large number of other businesses across shipping, real estate, and finance.
He recently invested in power generation as part of the support sector in Nigeria.
Real Facts About Femi Otedola
- Full Name: Femi Otedola
- Parents: Michael Otedola, Lady Doja
- Born: 4 November 1962 (age 54 years old)
- Place of Birth: Ibadan
- State Of Origin: Lagos State
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Children: DJ Cuppy, Fewa Otedola, Tolani, Temi Otedola
- Wife: Nana Otedola
- Occupation: Businessman • Entrepreneur
- Net Worth: $1.8 Billion
Femi Otedola Early Life & Education
Femi Otedola was born in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, southwest Nigeria, into the family of the late Michael Otedola, Governor of Lagos State from 1992 to 1993. His mother, Lady Doja happens to be a Nigerian entrepreneur.
He is the second son of four boys from his parents, he was raised in Lagos alongside his three brothers.
While growing up in Lagos, he had an intense passion for the priesthood and was wanting to study at the seminary school to become a priest in the future, although he later declined to venture into priesthood since he couldn’t give up his flair for business.